This famous beach is the “trademark” of Kefalonia
One of the most well known attractions of Kefalonia
The sandy beach of Atheras in Kefalonia
The beach of Petanoi is located in the west part of Kefalonia, in the peninsula of Paliki. It is a beautiful beach with white pebbles and crystal turquoise waters. It has been awarded with a Blue Flag and it is highly organized. The sea waters in some points are cold because freshwater springs gush from the sea. Its name comes from the Homeric Greek word “Epietanoi” which means area with abundant water throughout the year.
On your way to the beach, you can admire a picture of inconceivable beauty. The scenery is magnificent and this is due to the unrivaled natural beauty of the area. The beach is surrounded by huge cliffs and rich vegetation.
The highly organized beach of Petanoi provides all the comforts for a pleasant stay. You can find cafe, umbrellas, sea beds, canteen and some taverns with fresh fish. You can swim in the deep crystal waters and enjoy the picturesque scenery. If you stay at the beach until late, you will enjoy the sunset between the col of the mountains.
The beach Petanoi is one of most beautiful beaches in Kefalonia and it is an ideal destination for your summer holidays in the island.