Lounge at Antisamos Beach in Kefalonia
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The Greek island of Kefalonia is one of those special places where you feel you can really get lost. There are so many nooks to explore, some of which are tucked away from the main tourist track, that it only adds to the mystique of the island. Just like every Greek island, though, there are certainly a fair share of beaches to enjoy here. The island is also incredibly scenic and there is natural beauty no matter where you end up. You can spend some of your time exploring one of the out of the way places and lounging at gorgeous beaches such as Antisamos Beach. Here’s more information about visiting this beach during your stay on Kefalonia:
Getting to Antisamos Beach
Antisamos is about 30 kilometers or so east of Argostoli. However, if you find yourself in Sami, Kefalonia’s main port, this beach will be even closer to where you are. Before you can go to the beach itself, though, you need to first make your way to the Greek island of Kefalonia. Those looking to spend time on this island have a choice of either taking a ferry or an airplane to get here. Since the island is so large, there are multiple ferry routes and there is also the possible that you can get a flight from large hubs like Athens or even from elsewhere in Greece. Once you arrive at your hotel or resort and get settled in, you can determine when you’ll be ready to spend time at Antisamos Beach.
Visit Antisamos Beach
As mentioned above, Kefalonia has a tendency to make people feel as if they can get lost. At Antisamos Beach, though, this isn’t the case. Visitors report that this is one of the loveliest beaches on the island and travelers and locals alike love spending time here. This is one of the most popular choices for beaches on the island when the goal is to swim and soak up the sun. It is also a physically beautiful beaches because the sun shines down on the water and it glows a pretty turquoise blue. The surrounding area of the beach is lush and scenic and makes for a nice backdrop. In fact, this is also a famous beach. The film, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, which starred Nicholas Cage, was partially filmed at this beach.
This beach is also well organized, which means that there are nearby services to enjoy as well as sun beds and umbrellas to rent. The overall crowd is a mix of beachgoers and those who are here to enjoy the scenery. Every now and then, people who want to witness a Hollywood filming location will head to this beach, as well, especially if they really enjoyed the movie.
When visiting the island of Kefalonia, you’ll want to spend time at the beach when you aren’t eating great food and seeing the sites. Antisamos Beach is on you won’t want to miss, especially if you want an organized beach that is ideal for swimming and soaking up the sun.
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