Families, couples and solo travelers return year after year to Greece and the island of Kefalonia, which is without a doubt one of the best sailing vacation destinations in the world. Kefalonia offers boating holidays in beautiful surroundings with fantastic weather.
Diving in Kefalonia
Diving is particularly popular in Kefalonia due to the rocky coastline and safe water. Kefalonia’s diving centers are located at almost every tourist attraction on the island, from Fiscardo and Agia Efimia in the north to Lassi and Lixouri in the south. These centers offer courses for all ages and organize diving trips to attractions.
Important dive sites in Kefalonia are the temple cave in Fiscardo with two entrances, the catacombs with a maximum depth of 21 m, the blue cannon in Lassi and the wreck of the Italian warship Ardena, which is only suitable for advanced divers.
Sea Canoeing Kefalonia
Location: Trapezaki beach 3,3 km from Hilltop Resort
Sea Kayak Kefalonia is a sea kayak operator based in Kefalonia, the largest of the Ionian Islands in Greece. It organizes daily and multi-day kayak tours as well as sea kayak courses in the crystal clear and warm Mediterranean Sea of the Ionian Sea.
It is run by Yvonne and Pavlos, a young and enthusiastic couple from the region. Pavlos is the only Greek sea kayak instructor certified by the BCU (British Canoe Union). He is a BCU level 4 5 star trainer, warm and calm waters, picturesque coastline, quaint villages, rich history and culture, real hospitality, friendly service from start to finish, attention to safety and equipment and lots of storytelling the ingredients, that will make your rowing holiday unique.
Although the developed tourist regions in Kefalonia are not many compared to the size of the island, there are several centers for water activities. These centers range from water sports in Kefalonia to companies offering sea kayaking tours around the island. Most of the water sports in Kefalonia can be found at popular tourist attractions such as Lourdas, Makris Gialos, and others. These games are perfect for all ages, from teens and teenagers to families with children.
The winemaking tradition of Kefalonia dates back to ancient times and continues to this day. While walking around the island, visitors will find many Kefalonian wineries, especially in the central and southern parts. One of the largest wineries in Kefalonia is the Robola cooperative, which is open to visitors and has a small museum in the courtyard. Robola is actually the most famous variety of wine in Kefalonia and has won numerous awards in worldwide wine tasting competitions.
Kefalonia Horseback Riding
Enjoy the mountains, olive groves and the unspoiled nature of Kefalonia on horseback.
Mount Ainos is the only national park on a Greek island. Jeep safari, zip lining, hiking-walking, paragliding are just a few of the activities you can enjoy there.