All posts tagged South East Kefalonia

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Monastery of Virgin Mary at Atros

The Monastery of Panagia Atrou is the island’s oldest monastery, dating back to the 8th century AD. This religious landmark is certainly worth visiting.

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Church of the Virgin Mary Lagouvarda

The services held on the first fortnight of August at the Church of the Virgin Mary Lagouvarda, during which time small, harmless snakes appear in the church, are exceptional.

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Skala Beach

Skala Beach is located in the southern part of the island, in Skala, a popular tourist resort. The beach has magnificent waters, and is framed by a small pine tree forest which separates the village from the beach.

This is an organized beach, with sunbeds, umbrellas and snack bars on site. Skala Beach also offers a variety of water sports, as well as unique tours of the ocean’s floor aboard glass-bottom boats–the highlight being the remains of the shipwrecked “Perseus” submarine.

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Potamakia Beach

Just after Katelios, on the way to Skala, one can see the cape of Mounda. A descending road that starts at Ratzakli village leads to the expansive sandy and shallow-watered beach of Potamakia. A small section of the beach is allocated to sunbeds and umbrellas. This spot is considered ideal for windsurfing.
Potamakia is also home to the endangered Caretta – Caretta turtles that return to the beach every summer in order to lay their eggs, so take great caution when you visit.

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Poros Beach

Poros Beach is a white pebble beach located in the Poros region, and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the area. Here you will find crystal clear waters, as well as sunbeds and umbrellas for hire.

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Lagadakia Beach

Lagadakia is a small, protected, pebble beach with bright blue waters. To get here from Lixouri, follow the road to Gerogombos, which diverts from the main road between Chavriata and Chavdata villages.

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Koroni Beach

Koroni is a calm, sandy beach with exceptionally clear waters. During the busy summer months you will find sunbeds, umbrellas and a snack bar.

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Katelios Beach

Katelios is a village on the Argostoli – Skala road. To access the beach, turn right towards the village of Katelios and drive on towards the waterfront. Upon arrival you will find sunbeds, umbrellas, a snack bar, and fresh fish taverns.

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Kaminia Beach

Just after Katelios, on the way to Skala, one can see the cape of Mounda. A descending road that starts at Ratzakli village leads to the expansive sandy and shallow-watered beach of Kaminia. A small section of the beach is allocated to sunbeds and umbrellas. This spot is considered ideal for windsurfing.
Kaminia is also home to the endangered Caretta – Caretta turtles that return to the beach every summer in order to lay their eggs, so take great caution when you visit.

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