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Lakithra Holidays

Enjoy Your Summer in Kefalonia

Traditional church at Lakithra village on Kefalonia island in Greece

Lakithra – Southern Regions of Kefalonia

Those looking for a quiet and relaxing summer break should certainly consider what Lakithra holidays have to offer. Stunning scenic views are the norm when visiting Kefalonia and things only get better when you reach the coast. Spend your days enjoying fantastic weather on the golden sands of the islands south coast before cooling down in the shallow turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

You can expect a short and swift transfer from Kefalonia Island International Airport as Lakithra is only a 30 minute drive away, if that. This close location isn’t so much so that your Lakithra holidays will be disturbed by air traffic either, the resort is in an ideal location.

The accommodation in the resort is tailor made for the type of relaxing holidays that tourists have come to enjoy. Warm and welcoming hotels will provide you with comfortable surroundings to help you to unwind on Lakithra holidays. Most of the accommodation in the region is rated between 2 and 4 stars which allow you can stay in great luxury or enjoy a budget holiday in Kefalonia. Either way, most hotels will give guests the option of enjoying their stay on an all inclusive, half board or self catering basis as well as offering all the typical facilities and amenities that modern travellers have come to expect.

A regular daily bus service is there to be taken advantage of on Lakithra holidays allowing you to do some further exploring. Taxis can be booked to travel a bit quicker and in your own time.

Lakithra – Sightseeing & Activities

The views from your hotel room will last long in your memory as you are able to see far along the countryside where lush green forests climb up and down the hilly landscape. Of course over summer it’s the beach which we are all looking for on Lakithra holidays. You will need to make the short distance south of the resort till you reach the shore, but it’s a worthwhile journey. At the beaches of Avithos and Helis you will have plenty of room to choose from to relax under the cloudless skies. At these beaches you will be required to make your own fun aside from taking it easy on Lakithra holidays.

The scenic beauty is something that you will explore whilst on Lakithra. Various tourist trails will lead you to great spots which have great views of the whole area. Hire bikes and find yourself creating your very own holiday adventure over summer. Visit the village Kourkoumelata on your travels, it’s a particular highlight.

Excursions to places like the Castle of St George and the St Andreas Monastery allow you to get a great understanding of the islands history. A superb winery is also located in the resort which can be a very intriguing day. Boat trips give you the chance to do some serious exploring to the mainland of Greece and other islands of the west coast.

You won’t find too much to quench a thirst for a big shopping splurge on Lakithra holidays though there are some options. Travelling to various other locations and resort will allow you to find shops selling different items.

Lakithra – Cuisine & Nightlife

There plenty of great places to enjoy a fine meal on Lakithra holidays. The taverns and restaurants found throughout the resort offer mainly traditional Greek dishes as well as many seafood options. You will find that most places also serve Italian cuisine too with the aim of pleasing all tastes visiting the resort. Similarly hotels will provide a varied menu to appease its guests. Those staying on a self catering basis will be able to pick up ingredients and food goods from the mini markets found around the resort.

The nights are very quiet in Lakithra which what you would expect from holidays there. Some pubs and bars are available which serve drinks and play music until a reasonable hour. After winding own for the day you can expect to relax in peace at night. Hotels will have some entertainment on selected nights, generally with a fun loving and family theme.

Lakithra – Weather & Climate

Choosing Lakithra holidays allows you to enjoy the fantastic weather which blesses Greece and other countries with shores on the Mediterranean Sea. Over summer the days will experience 10 hours of sunshine which gives you plenty of time to work on a great tan. The hottest summer months are July and August which experience temperatures that are known to climb as high as 30°C during the day.

The autumn period remains fairly popular with many people enjoy a late holiday during October and early November. Winter experiences the most rainfall and the least amount of sun during days, but the temperatures still hover around 10°C which is much better than the weather back in the UK at the same time. Spring is when the weather will increase significantly before the summer heat returns once again. The early months of the year is a great time enjoy Lakithra holidays, Easter break perhaps?

Where is Lakithra?

Take a look at this map of Lakithra before you go. Click to view an interactive version.

Map of Lakithra

Other Holiday Resorts in Kefalonia

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