Palatino Hotel

With standout bay views, a roomy pool and a peaceful setting, the Palatino Hotel is a big hit with families who return year after year.

The pool is at the centre of the property and acts as the hotel’s hub. It even comes with a shaded section for children. Plus, because the hotel has a hilltop setting, you’re treated to fantastic views across the Bay of Argostoli to the mountains beyond.

Apartments and studios come with kitchenettes, but there’s also a cafeteria that serves up continental and cooked breakfasts. You can also order snacks throughout the day from the stylish pool bar.

Overview of Lixouri

Lixouri is one of the largest towns on the island of Kefalonia. As a result, during your stay at the Palatino Hotel, you can expect a rich mixture of activities. Whether you fancy a cultural city trip or just a lazy break by the sea, Lixouri can cater for you.

Lixouri has a culturally rich heritage and also benefits from easy access to the capital of Argostoli, which is just across the bay. With authentic tavernas, plenty of museums and a plethora of restaurants, Lixouri’s a great resort if you’re looking for an action-packed holiday to Kefalonia.

Things to do in Lixouri

The Palatino Hotel might be tucked away from it all on a small hill, but the centre of Lixouri is only a 10-minute walk away. There’s a pretty square and a wide range of tavernas, with much of the action centring on the harbour and ferry port.

The beach is slightly out of town, but it’s well worth the effort to get there. It’s full of reddish-hued sands and provides views to the mountains beyond.

The town’s main square is a great base for exploring the area. It’s surrounded by traditional cafes and local buskers provide plenty of atmosphere. The side streets are also lined with tavernas and churches.

A culture-filled town with plenty of beaches nearby, Lixouri is a charming place for a holiday. You’ll want to return time and time again.

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.