Holidays in Skala
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On the southern point of the island of Kefalonia lies Skala, home to some of the sandiest golden beaches in Greece. Skala is a perfect destination for those who enjoy a leisurely stroll in a setting full of natural beauty. Explore holidays to Skala with easyJet holidays, and begin your Greece holiday now!
Discover the beauty of Skala
Holidays to Skala are perfect for nature lovers, boasting picturesque views in every direction. Skala has an extremely beautiful beach, which spreads out towards Poros, just 12km away. The beach in Skala is extremely family friendly and clean, and has been awarded the Blue Flag for its efforts. The beach offers snack bars, sunbeds and beach umbrellas for hire, making it ideal for the whole family to enjoy. There are plenty of water sports on offer, in particular at the local diving school, “Bubbles”, offering mini scuba-diving and snorkelling courses for all ages, and trip out to explore the beautiful sealife and amazing underwater caves, deep underneath Kefalonia.
If you’d prefer to view the ocean's beauty from above the water, you can take the trip provided by the local glass bottom boat Nautilus, with Captain Vangellis. These short cruises last for about an hour and usually depart around mid-day time. You’ll get to seek out the shipwreck of Perseus and Mounda beach, which has been known to host some beautiful turtles, so get your cameras ready!
Potamaki Beach is just along the coast from Skala, and also the location of the rare loggerhead turtles' nest. This beach has been declared a conservation area, and is now a beautifully unspoiled paradise, perfect for seeing some of the rarer wildlife on the island. The land and sea of Skala are separated by an amazing forest of pine trees, with fantastic walking and cycling trails to take for adventurers, and some perfect picnic spots for those who want to take it slow and appreciate the stunning natural beauty of the island.
Skala is a modern village, offering a nice synthesis of old and new culture. The main street is lined with boutique shops, handicraft merchants and local produce markets, while throughout the village a number of restaurants and tavernas serve freshly-caught seafood and a beautiful selection of traditional Greek island food. The nightlife in Skala is laid-back and enjoyable, with a number of cafés and bars staying open until the early hours, so you can enjoy handmade cocktails of the famous local wines, and enjoy your evenings in comfort and style.
Holidays to Skala are relaxing and inspiring, perfect for that all-important summer getaway. easyJet holidays offer great deals when you book your flights and hotels together, and with flexible booking offers you can book a Kefalonia holiday to suit you. Book today and start planning your holiday to Greece!