Kefalonia is the setting in the famous book ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’, it is essential beach reading when you book package holidays on this idyllic island and the movie was filmed here also. Kefalonia is popular with parents wanting inexpensive family holidays in the most picturesque surroundings. We have cheap package holidays, tailor-made for families and holidaymakers of all ages with a variation of tastes. There really is something to suit everybody!
Mainland Kefalonia is lush and verdant with a breath taking variety of flowers and wildlife, as well as monasteries and archaeological sites for those who are inspired by history. The coast is sprinkled with pretty little fishing villages and isolated, sandy inlets, and there are some truly spectacular caves for adventurous kids and adults to explore.
If you are the type who enjoys raucous nightlife, be sure to book an all inclusive holidays here, you won’t be disappointed. There are enough tavernas and discos to keep older teens amused also. The forested mountain trails offer numerous opportunities for exploration – there are some of the most fascinating ruins and monasteries hidden away. You can book cheap family holidays in the spring, and you can enjoy the Greek Easter celebrations – which is just one of many religious festivals held throughout the year, a true delight for the whole family to enjoy!
Where to go on family package holidays in Kefalonia
Skala is a pretty little fishing village that is ideal for young families who want to relax and enjoy the slower pace of life. With its 3km Blue Flag beach it has water sports, beach bars and safe swimming. In contrast, the lively town centre has bars, shops, nightclubs and restaurants. The old town however, is completely different, there are charming Roman ruins to embrace the delight of.
Lourdas is yet another scenic resort, close to the airport and Argostoli. Despite how small the destination is, it has plenty of amenities, including a lengthy, toddler-friendly beach, water sports, sun beds and boat trips to name but a few. The old town boasts a traditional and well stocked market. Sisson monastery is a treat for those who enjoy culture, while nightlife lovers can enjoy the clubs and bars of Lixouri and Lassi.
All inclusive holidays in Lassi
Lassi is a large resort just a short way from the busy and bustling capital of Argostoli. There are two stunning golden beaches that are backed by breath taking mountain scenery, and there is also a castle and lighthouse nearby to enjoy the delights of.
The beaches are famous for their cleanliness and safety, with facilities that are child friendly and include pools and water beds. Children can get cooling delicious ice creams at the shops while the adults and couples enjoy a glass of something cold and refreshing at the beach bars.
The beaches are perfect for younger children to play, paddle and build sandcastles. For older children and teens there is no shortage of things to do either, with a fair selection of water sports to enjoy. If you book your package holiday in the spring, you can enjoy watching loggerhead turtles nesting at the Koutavos nature reserve.
If inexpensive family holidays with a relaxed, laid-back approach is what you’re looking for Kefalonia is the destination for you.