On the west coast, near the village of Agios Giannis is the beautiful clear waters of Aspros Gialos. This combines the green of the mountain Nirito with the blue sea. Road 3 km from the Vitiligo leads to the village Agios Ioannis beach and Aspros Gialos. From Vitiligo paths leading to several small beaches, such as Militera and Koutoupi.
Fiskardo is the most picturesque town on the island which survived the catastrophic earthquake in 1953. Its harbor is small, charming and well sheltered at the northwest end of Kefalonia and almost always crowded, especially during the peak months of July and August.
Vathi or Vathy is the main harbor of Ithaca and lies at the head of a long inlet on the East coast, four miles south of Kioni and five miles south of Frikes. It is a popular destination for yachts of all sizes during the season, as it provides a number of berthing opportunities as well as good anchorage off the town.