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The largest of the Ionian Islands with unique landscapes, Kefalonia features wonderful beaches, picturesque villages and idyllic coves ideal for exploration by sea, satisfying even the most demanding traveller. The island has been emerging in recent years as a leading destination in the Ionian sea, recognized for its authentic beauty that made it the ideal setting for the filming of the movie «Captain Corelli's Mandolin». A Kefalonia luxury villa is the perfect way to discover all the island has to offer, ensuring privacy and tranquility. Myrtos is the most famous beach of the island and one of the finest in Europe, but it is hardly the only one. Antisamos, Makris and Platis Gialos, Xi and Skala are some of the most beautiful beaches you will encounter in Greece, with clear turquoise waters, white pebbles and golden sand. The island is a year round destination, with plenty of activities and nightlife, while it also produces excellent food and wine, the distinct variety of Robola. Starting from the island's capital, Argostoli, visitors can explore the central and southern part of Kefalonia, with the picturesque seaside village of Skala and the area of Lakithra with panoramic views stealing the impressions. One should not however fail to visit the lush green northern part of the island, Fiskardo, a true magnet for those who own a boat, as well as the picturesque headland of Assos. The relatively poor road network and the great distances required to cover in orded to trully discover Kefalonia can be daunting to the visitor. However, its beauty and authentic character will surely make it worth his while. On the positive side, there are daily flights to Athens and regular ferry connections to mainland Greece, Zakynthos and Lefkada from different ports of the island, which makes Kefalonia an ideal base for exploring the nearby islands. Equally positive is the mild climate and the absence of strong winds – known as Meltemia during the summer months - elements that enhance the overall holiday experience.
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