Hotel Cephalonia Palace

The Hotel Cephalonia Palace provides guests with great views across Xi Beach. The hotel is home to a big pool, complete with a bar that serves light snacks. In the evening, entertainment is hosted here.

The buffet restaurant looks out across the pool and the lush lawns that surround it. It serves a wide range of international dishes for breakfast and dinner. In the high season, chefs also cook Mediterranean specialities at the show-cooking stations.

During the day, there’s also a packed activity schedule. You can play water polo, volleyball and table tennis.

Overview of Lixouri

Lixouri is the second-largest town on the island of Kefalonia. Known for its sleepy nature, holidays to Kefalonia are ideal for people who want to relax in the sunshine. In Lixouri, there’s a slow pace of life, but there are still plenty of traditional Greek tavernas, a bustling harbour and restaurants that attract a crowd.

Lixouri has a reputation as a seaside dream and, with a stay at the Hotel Cephalonia Palace, you’ll find yourself surrounded by red-sand beaches and views across the mountains. In the town, music dominates, so expect talented buskers and performers to provide the soundtrack to your holiday.

Things to do in Lixouri

At the Hotel Cephalonia Palace, the sandy Xi Beach is only a couple of minutes away. Taking its name from the X-shaped cove of the bay, the beach has red coloured-sands and a whole host of facilities.

For a day out, the resort centre of Lixouri is only six kilometres away. During the high season, a local bus will take you there.

Built on an ancient town, relics of the past still stand to this day in Lixouri. If you’re looking to explore the area, the main square of Plateia Petritsi is a good place to start. The side streets here have plenty of tavernas and you’re within strolling distance of the restaurants that line the harbour and seafront. Down by the harbour, you can also take a ferry across the gulf to Argostoli.

A destination that offers unique cuisine, plenty of tradition and a variety of knockout beaches, a stay in Lixouri will capture your heart.

Resort Summary

Lixouri is the second-largest town on the sleepy island of Kefalonia. On a peninsula to the west of the island, it has direct access to the capital by ferry across the gulf of Argostoli. It has a pretty square and wide variety of tavernas, with much of the action centring on the harbour and ferry port.

It’s a little distance to the beach but well worth it once you get there – full of reddish-hued sands and views to the mountains beyond. With a rich cultural tradition, Lixouri is home to one of the oldest philharmonic orchestras in Greece. Musical influences seep through the streets, with talented buskers keen to soundtrack your holiday.