Ammes


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Antisamos is another famous beach in Kefalonia, with unparalleled beauty. It is located near the port of Sami, 22 kilometers from Argostoli. The route from the port of Sami to the beach enchants the visitor, since one crosses one of the greenest parts of the island with very tall pine trees and other trees. For this reason, many visitors stop at an appropriately shaped plateau to take the necessary photos. The view from the Agrilion Monastery is also spectacular.

It is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of the island, since it is full of pebbles, but in some places it also has small pebbles or high sand surrounded by green hills and cypresses which almost reach the water. Its crystal-clear, blue waters enchant even the most discerning holiday maker.

In recent years it has been characterized as organized with a snack bar, sun loungers, umbrellas and water sports. It is always honored with the distinction of the Blue Flag and cars can easily park in a properly designated spot.

Though in the past guests were few, Antisamos is now flooded with tourists as well as locals, who travel many miles to visit it every summer.

It became famous to the general public from the film “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin” which used this beach in many scenes in order to reveal the magic Kefalonian landscape.

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Antisamos


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Antisamos is another famous beach in Kefalonia, with unparalleled beauty. It is located near the port of Sami, 22 kilometers from Argostoli. The route from the port of Sami to the beach enchants the visitor, since one crosses one of the greenest parts of the island with very tall pine trees and other trees. For this reason, many visitors stop at an appropriately shaped plateau to take the necessary photos. The view from the Agrilion Monastery is also spectacular.

It is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of the island, since it is full of pebbles, but in some places it also has small pebbles or high sand surrounded by green hills and cypresses which almost reach the water. Its crystal-clear, blue waters enchant even the most discerning holiday maker.

In recent years it has been characterized as organized with a snack bar, sun loungers, umbrellas and water sports. It is always honored with the distinction of the Blue Flag and cars can easily park in a properly designated spot.

Though in the past guests were few, Antisamos is now flooded with tourists as well as locals, who travel many miles to visit it every summer.

It became famous to the general public from the film “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin” which used this beach in many scenes in order to reveal the magic Kefalonian landscape.

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Xi Beach


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A few meters from the point where the waves hit the sand, gorges of several meters are formed, consisted of muddy material, which usually causes sliding. For this reason, special attention at certain points is required.

This muddy material is considered to have certain therapeutic properties and many swimmers rub it in various parts of their bodies, having muddy baths in small makeshift mud puddles.

The water is too shallow for many meters from the beach, a fact the seems reasonable based on the morphology of the external landscape.

It has been awarded with the Blue Flag and it has two beach bars, a restaurant and stylish umbrellas, in this way providing all kinds of comforts for an enjoyable day to the beach to the bathers. Last, for those who love nature, one can do water sports like jet ski, water ski, parasailing, etc and beach volley.

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Petani beach


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Petanos beach is one of the most famous beaches in the area of Paliki as well as in the whole island. It can be found in the western part of the island, in the peninsula of Paliki.

The route from Lixouri to the beach is magnificent and while descending, the view becomes even more impressive with its wild beauty, displaying such an image of inconceivable charm that captures the imagination. The white small pebbles and crystal clear, turquoise waters fascinate visitors.

The beach is excellently organized, since it has a canteen and taverns in front of the beach as well as higher above with a view to the sea. There is also a cafe with umbrellas, thus providing all necessary comforts and care for a pleasant stay and nourishment. The beach has also been awarded with the Blue Flag.

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Murtos


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Myrtos beach is a stamp for the island. Nowadays, the name of Kefalonia is closely related to Myrtos beach. They is nobody who has chosen the island for holidays and has not seen or swum in that marvellous beach. Is has been characterized as one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe and it holds a Blue Flag for that. First of all, the visitor, before even arriving at the beach, is enchanted by the wonderful green route leading to the beach. The picture he sees cannot be described with words; huge rocks encircle the bay in order to protect the beach from the wind, while the white sand at the bottom of the sea and its dark blue waters challenge the most daring swimmers to explore them; they have to be careful though because it gets deeper suddenly.

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Makris & Platis Gialos


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Makrys and Platys Gialos are two of the most beautiful and most visited beaches of Kefalonia, well known for their golden sand and clear blue waters.  For years now, they have been attracting Greek and international tourists.  They are situated in the Lassi area, which is close to the capital Argostoli and on the way to the airport and have been awarded several Blue Flags over the years.  Visitors can enjoy all the comforts of an organized beach with the Ionian Sea at their feet and a wonderful pine forest behind them.

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