Pelagos Bay Hotel

Pelagos Bay Hotel prides itself on its inclusive, family feel, promising on its website that you can expect to “enter as strangers, leave as friends”. The warm and welcoming atmosphere of the hotel is just of the many things that will make your stay memorable. The hotel is located across the road from a small, secluded cove where guests can soak up the sun and listen to the calming sound of the waves. At the front is a sea-facing swimming pool, and a poolside bar serving a selection of tasty nibbles and refreshing cocktails. Rooms in the hotel are clean and comfortable, each with air conditioning and a balcony.

Overview of Kefalonia

The Greek island of Kefalonia boasts an abundance of natural beauty that will capture your heart. Despite being the largest and most popular of the Ionian islands, there are many areas that offer sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Take time out to wander along Kefalonia’s elegant promenades and enjoy the soft-white sand of the island’s world-renowned beaches beneath your feet. Kefalonia is known for its array of bars and restaurants, held up as a prime example of Greek hospitality. As the sun sets, seek out a cosy taverna for an evening of spectacular Greek cuisine – one of the highlights of holidays to Kefalonia.

Things to do in Kefalonia

The small town of Skala, home to Pelagos Bay Hotel, is a popular resort for holidaymakers in search of sun, sand and sea. The soft-white beaches in Kefalonia are spotless, and Skala beach is a prime example. Along with a number of restaurants and bars, you’ll also find the ruins of a second century Roman villa here, just a short walk from the hotel.You may want to rent a car, as Skala is a great base from which to explore all that this beautiful island has to offer. The capital, Argostoli, is under an hour’s drive away, and is known for its rich history. Don’t miss the clock tower with its panoramic views, or the Corgialenios Historical and Cultural Museum for a dive into Kefalonia’s cultural past. If you’re looking for a picture-perfect town, head to Asos. Quaint and colourful houses line the cobbled streets leading down to the picturesque harbour, which is the perfect place to spend an afternoon. However you spend your time here, you can be sure that you’ll leave with a plan to return. Whether it’s the sweeping beaches, the rural charm, or the fascinating history of Kefalonia that draws you in, you definitely won’t be disappointed with what you find on this spectacular island.

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.