Greece has become one of the most popular destinations for weddings and honeymoons. There is a vast range of choices for romantic holidays. You can choose a quite island or a more cosmopolitan one to have fun till the morning hours. Kefalonia has it all.
Kefalonia is a forested island in the Ionian Sea, an island of natural beauty and mystery. Needless to say accommodation is not a problem as there are plenty of hotels, with comfortable and modern suites with Jacuzzi, villas, studios and rooms to suit all budgets.
In Argostoli, the capital of the island and other touristic resorts like Lassi and Skala or the picturesque villages of Lixury, Sami, Fiscardo, you will be surrounded by beautiful gardens, relaxed atmosphere and a breathtaking view of the Ionian Sea.
In some areas you can spend the night star gazing, sipping wine in moon light. However, if you want more excitement Argostoli is the place that will keep you entertained till the early morning hours. Kefalonia lets you escape from modern city life and enjoy a relaxing vacation in nature by the sea.
Visit the fishing villages of Fiscardo, Assos, and Skala and have a taste of a delicious meal at a waterfront tavern, try traditional dishes such as meat pies, the aliada and pastitsada.
In Kefalonia you find all kinds of beaches, touristic and well organized or isolated and secluded. Long sandy beaches in the south, and white pebbled in the north. Kefalonia is an island with diverse landscape and unique beaches offering spectacular sites, beautiful sunsets and refreshing dives in the crystal clear waters!
Myrtos is the most famous beach surrounded by green hills often pictured in postcards. Antisamos beach has become popular recently because Captain Corelli’s Mandolin was filmed there. You can enjoy swimming and sunbathing at Emplisi beach and then have lunch at a fish taverna in nearby Fiskardo.
Another beach near Fiskadois Foki its name comes from the Mediterranean seal monachus monachus who enjoy the waters in the area. If you are lucky, you may come across some as you swim! Don’t worry it is safe due to shallow water you can even walk! And of course there’s the beautiful Xi beach, what sets it apart from other sandy beaches is the reddish colored sand.
Kefalonia has a long history dating back to prehistoriacal and classical years, rich in interesting legends. It is believed to be the burial place of Odysseus. You should visit the Archaeological Museum of Argostoli, castles and monasteries with magnificent views as the castle of St. George and the Monastery of Kipouraion, remnants of the Byzantine and Venetian period. Explore the caverns of Diogavati, go on a day cruise to Ithaca. Visit Faros the lighthouse a landmark of Argostoli.
Kefalonia is the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon or getaway. Modern life and tradition blend nicely offering a most relaxing holiday. Before you leave don’t forget to take a bottle of the world famous wine Robolla to share with friends.