Kefalonia’s The Most Beautiful Beaches

Book your vacation in Kefalonia and enjoy the most beautiful beaches in Greece! The beaches of Kefalonia are much more than the sun, sea, and sand. The most popular is Myrtos beach; Xi is the most suitable one for children, and the closest to the Rouchotas Apartments are the beaches on Lassi. Surrounded by 250 km of incredible coastline, most of Kefalonia’s beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag for their cleanliness and orderliness. The beaches on Kefalonia are majoritarily well organized.

Nevertheless, the real wealth of Kefalonia lies hidden under the steep hills and paths with lush vegetation along the beautiful coast. At the end of the hiking trails, you will discover these turquoise blue lagoons, untouched and exotic in nature. Sun, sea, peace, silence, and absolute green-blue bliss await you on these hidden beaches.

The best places to explore are the coasts of Fiskardo, Lixouri, and Lourdas Bay. The beaches of Vuti, Agia Eleni, Platia Amos, Paradisi, Fteri, Amidi, and Dafnoudi are just some of them. If you rent a boat, you can explore inaccessible beaches and bays of exceptional beauty. The choice for the most beautiful beaches of Kefalonia is not at all easy, so this is a list of those that amazed and conquered our guests and that you must visit.

Beaches of the Argostoli Region

Located about 1.5 km from the capital Argostoli, Lassi is one of the most popular tourist resorts on the island. Beautiful, sandy beaches attract visitors, especially families with children due to their shallow, warm waters, and interesting facilities for the whole family to enjoy. Platis Gialos and Makris Gialos beaches are very popular, while Kalamia and Gradakia are quieter.

The golden sand of Makris Gialos Beach in Lassi

Located around 3km from Rouchotas Apartments south of the capital Argostoli, this sandy beach, suitable for families with small children, has been awarded the Blue Flag for cleanliness and good organization. The beach itself is over 600m long and has soft, golden sand and a shallow entrance to the water, as well as all the […]

The blue of Costa Costa Beach in Lassi

Part of Makris Gialos Beach, Costa Costa Beach is one of the most well-kept and organized beaches on our island, hence its place in the Top 10 of Kefalonia. With a spectacular view of the sea and the offer of the Cabanas bar, you will enjoy a day spent on the beach and an unforgettable […]

Platis Gialos Beach in Lassi

Platis Gialos is a sandy beach, suitable for families with small children. It is located 2.5 km from Rouchotas Apartments. This beautiful beach is well organized with sunbeds, umbrellas, a bar, a volleyball court, and access for disabled. If you are looking for an ideal beach for children, Platis Gialos is definitely it. The beach […]

Ai Helis Beach in Svoronata

Situated 1.5 km south of Rouchotas Apartments in the immediate vicinity of the village of Svoronata, lies the Ai Helis beach. Shallow, crystal-clear water and beautiful gray-brown sand make this beach ideal for families with children. The large sandy beach of Ai Helis is surrounded on both sides by high rocks and enchanting lush greenery […]

Avithos and Megali Petra Beach

Sandy beach, is a partially organized beach with an unusually light blue sea. It is 11.6 km from Rouchotas Apartments, south of Argostoli. On the way to the beach, be sure to visit Sarris Winery. They are located near the picturesque villages of Kaligata and Svoronata. These are sandy beaches marked with the Blue Flag, […]

Eglina Beach with turtle’s nests

A small beach next to the airport and close to the capital city of Kefalonia, Argostoli. It has crystal clear water and a sandy coast with fine brown sand. It is ideal for families with small children. It is partially organized and has a beach bar. Eglina beach is located 10.3 km south of Rouchotas Apartments, […]

The most popular beaches of Kefalonia

Kefalonia has some of the most beautiful places in Greece. The most mesmerizing is Myrtos beach which is on the top list of the most beautiful beaches in the world every year. Long or wide sandy beaches, with red, brown, or gray sand; small pebbly secret coves; magnificent bays with high cliffs and white pebbles; organized beaches with sports and catering, remote and quiet, with about 250 km of Kefalonia coast, you will be able to find a beach to your liking. The beaches of Kefalonia are an exotic paradise on the Ionian Sea!

The Precious and Protected nature of Skala Beach

The town and beach of the same name, Skala, are located on the southeastern coast of the island of Kefalonia, near the town of Poros. A wide beach, 3 kilometers long with impressive gray-brown pebbles mixed with fine and golden sand. The crystal clear sea and the well-maintained coast result in the beach being awarded […]

The fantastic scenery of landscape, Antisamos Beach

Awarded with the Blue Flag, suitable for families with children, mostly gravel, well organized, with water sports and beautiful nature, it belongs to the Top 10 Kefalonia category.  Antisamos is one of the beaches that fascinates its visitors. On the way to the bay, the view is breathtaking with a combination of the turquoise-blue color […]

A Breathtaking, famous Myrtos Beach

Myrtos beach is located 29.3 km from Rouchotas Apartments. The natural beauty of Myrtos Beach is Kefalonia’s trademark and one of the most photographed places in Greece. The beach has been awarded with the Blue Flag many times.  The name of the island of Kefalonia has become synonymous with that Myrtos beach. It is considered […]

Beaches of the Lixuri Region

The location of the Rouchotas Apartment offers you another convenience: in the immediate vicinity of our hotel is a station for the Ferry boat to Lixuri. This small town is located on the Paliki peninsula and near it are the most beautiful beaches that are among the Top 10 of Kefalonia. By using the ferry, you significantly shorten the trip while enjoying the ride in the beautiful Argostoli bay.

The untouched Vatsa and Vrahinari beaches

This beaches are perfect choice for a families! Excellent restaurant! A truly relaxing, hippie atmosphere in untouched nature. Vatsa is the sister beach of Vrahinari beach. They are separated only by a rock formation and on a calm day it is easy to walk from one to the other. Vatsa beach is located 9 km […]

The Unique Reddish- brown sand of Xi Beach

You will definitely spend a beautiful and exciting day at Xi Beach! You can have a lot of fun with Baywatch Beach Bar & Water sports and also enjoy a lunch, dinner or drink! Red sand, white cliffs, shallow warm water, well organized and with water sports, Xi beach is an ideal place for families […]

A Stunning Landscape on Petani Beach

Partially organized, Petani is a magnificent beach located at a distance of 11 km from Lixouri, west of Argostoli and Rouchotas Apartments, on the beautiful Paliki peninsula. The beach has been awarded the Blue Flag year after year. Crystal blue waters, stunning landscape and the iodine scent are something you will remember for a long […]

The Beaches of Fiskardo Region

The beaches in the north of the island, around the village of Fiskardo, are completely different from the beaches in other parts of the island of Kefalonia. Lush vegetation, untouched nature and turquoise, blue-green water are a delight for all the senses. The beaches on this part of the island are not organized precisely because of the beautiful nature. That is why we have provided our guests with umbrellas and beach chairs.

The amazing green waters of Emplisi Beach

This beautiful beach with white pebbles is located 2 km from the village of Fiskardo. Rock formations on both sides of the beach create a truly idyllic environment. The beach is not organized so you can enjoy the natural beauty with lush vegetation and crystal clear green water.


The most prettiest, Alaties Beach near Fiscardo

This beautiful little bay is located in the Erissos region, less than 9 km from Fiskardo. In the village of Maganos, turn left and follow the signs for Alaties beach and Chalikeri. The name Alaties comes from the salt that dries in small rock cavities next to the beach. After a day spent in Fiskardo […]

The most picturesque spots in Kefalonia, Foki Beach

Located 1.5 km from the village of Fiskardo, the name of the beach is related to the frequent occurrence of the Mediterranean seal (in greek Fokia), Monachus monachus. The beach is not organized and is ideal for those who like shade, silence and a pebble beach. This deep bay overlooking Ithaca is surrounded by a […]

The east coast of the Paliki Peninsula

We all have places engraved in our memories! The east coast of the Paliki Peninsula is a breathtaking sight! Turquoise water, incredible, beautiful and spectacular coastline, unique landscapes, all together create a magical environment that you should not miss while visiting Kefalonia.

The most untouched place of Kefalonia, Fteri Beach

Fteri, Amidi, Kamari are the blue lagoons of Kefalonia with their white pebbles, crystal clear sea, surrounded by limestone rocks. It is a hidden paradise, one of the most untouched places of Kefalonia. Due to their breathtaking beauty, these beaches belong to the Top 10 category of Kefalonia. At 16.5 km from Lixuri, there is […]

Diving in Kefalonia

Scuba or Snorkelling, Kefalonia is a paradise for diving!

Due to the specific coastal and marine flora, fauna and geomorphology, most of the coast is protected by the Natura 2000 Network. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced snorkeler or scuba diver, you can always discover something new in the beautiful turquoise sea! The nearest diving club is the Pirate Divers Club, on the beautiful Mediterranne beach on Lassi.

Horgota or World Famous Pelagias beach

Horgota Beach, or Pelagia’s Beach, is famous for the scene from the movie Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. A hidden treasure in the northern most part of Kefalonia near the village of Antipata. The beach is a refuge for Mediterranean seals Monachus monachus and if you are lucky, you might come across one! Among the other beaches, […]

The Naturist Beaches

Although there are no official nudist beaches on Kefalonia, there are several places where you can strip off without anyone bothering you. Three beaches are popular for nudism are Mouda beach (east of Katelios fishing village), Spithi beach (Skala) and Paradisi beach (below Sisia monastery). On Kefalonia there are many isolated and less frequented beaches as well as small bays that naturists use on a regular basis. For nudists there is a special tour with the Lady O yacht that departs from Argostoli. With them you can throw away your worries and your clothes and simply enjoy!

A hidden gem of Kefalonia, Mania Beach

Mania Beach is similar to Xi Beach: red sand, clear water and white cliffs. You can reach the beach by car or by boat. Mania are perfect for lovers of sand. Near the beach there is a small port and nothing else.The sea water becomes deep slowly and it’s perfect for the families with small […]

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