One of the most impressive and beautiful beaches of Kefalonia is Lepeda, unique for its red and orange waters. The beach stretches for 100 meters south of Lixouri and 33 km west of Argostoli, the capital of kefalonia. The beach is characterized by its red sand while impressive rocks in bizarre shapes add to this unique landscape. It offers exquisite views to the gulf of Argostoli, the St. Theodori lighthouse and Mount Aenos. Lepeda provides several facilities like sunbeds and umbrellas, a snack bar while plenty of restaurants are found in Lixouri. Some meters from the beach is a lovely monastery and the cave of Agia Paraskevi. Behind the beautiful cave is a church carved into the rocks. According to the locals the water dripping from the wall of the cave are remedy for eye infections. Lepeda beach is a popular hub both for tourists and local people during the summer period. Anice choice of accommodation are found right behind the beach. The best way to reach Lepeda is via car but there is also a ferry connecting Argostoli with Lixouri. The attractive landscape of Lepeda captivates all visitors.
A small harbor is located N of harbor Lixouríou, with a width of about 100 m. The small harbor is protected from waves caused by winds from between S and NE by a breakwater of natural boulders, 340 m in length, and by a curved windward breakwater, 200 m in length, which extends NE.
The Municipal theater Kefalos of Kefalonia is located in Argostoli, between the main square and the famous street Plakostroto. It was built in 1857, while Kefalonia was under British rule and it was bombed in 1943 during World War II.
Petani is a magnificent beach located in a distance of 20 km west of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia in the beautiful peninsula of Pelliki. It consists of blue crystal waters and a stunning landscape of huge verdant cliffs that reach the blue sea.
Megas Lakos, this delightful beach is located 35 km from Argostoli, the lovely town of Kefalonia. The beach is noticeably different and distinguishes for its red soft sand and the shallow waters that make a unique combination for the summer holidays.
Vatsa is actually the beach everyone is looking for but very few are able to find! This is a sort of a local legend. It's an untouched, almost primitive landscape, mostly accessible by sea, while lunch in the only local tavern -owned by a somewhat peculiar man- will certainly be the highlight of your vacations.
Platia Ammos is a secluded beach located 30 km west of Argostoli, the main town of Kefalonia. This beach amazes every visitor with its natural beauty, which landscape is quite similar to this of Myrtos and Petani but far more unspoilt and peaceful.