Livadaki Village Hotel

Perched on a hilltop, the peaceful Livadaki Village Hotel enjoys picture-perfect views across the Ionian Sea. The hotel’s large pool is the perfect place to soak up the stunning views, and at night you can see the lights of Zante glistening in the distance. There’s a poolside bar serving food until early evening and a continental buffet breakfast guaranteed to get your day off to a great start. Rooms are comfortable and come with terraces or balconies and partial sea views as standard. You can request a full sea view as an optional extra. The perfect place for a romantic getaway, there’s no live entertainment at Livadaki Village Hotel, but the poolside bar is open until midnight for cocktails overlooking the sea. The nearest beach is 500m away and Skala is a 20-minute walk away.

Overview of Skala, Kefalonia

The Greek resort of Skala boasts one of Kefalonia’s best Blue Flag beaches, with bright sand and calm waters. On the southernmost tip of the island, its reputation as one of the most popular resorts on Kefalonia only adds to the friendly, welcoming vibe in the resort. You’ll find buckets of traditional Greek charm here, thanks to family-run tavernas, Roman ruins and pine forests.

Things to do in Skala, Kefalonia

Exploring Skala’s white, sandy shores and secluded bays is a must, as are days spent exploring the area’s ancient remains. On the outskirts of the village lie the ruins of the old village as well as an original Roman villa complete with mosaic floors dating back to the third century. The island of Kefalonia is a wonderful place to hike, too. There’s a number of coastal and cliff paths which offer breathtaking views, such as the Skala to Poros coastal path. Skala is a real treasure trove of stunning views, friendly locals and mouth-watering food. Sun, sea and smiles come as standard when you book your holidays to Kefalonia.

Resort Summary

Skala is an Ionian Island known for idyllic natural beaches, fresh local food and pretty countryside villages. Offering a Blue Flag beach complete with isolated coves along the coast and pine forest views behind, Skala is the perfect place for snap-happy travellers on cheap holidays to Kefalonia. With year-round sunshine, you can escape the crowds out of season too – a time when holidaymakers come to enjoy hiking and relaxed coastal walks.

Shops and restaurants are centred on the high street, with many serving locally-reared meat, freshly-caught seafood, home-grown veg and island wine and cheese. The village reveals interesting ruins of a Roman Villa dating back from the 3rd century BC as well as making a good base to explore the rest of the island. The nearby port of Poros has ferries to the mainland, or you could travel to Kefalonia’s capital, Argostoli.