Located on the south coast of Kefalonia, Skala is home to a dazzling 3-kilometre long, sand-and-shingle Blue Flag beach, making it the perfect spot for days of sunbathing and swimming. Skala holidays offer plenty of history, too – there’s a beautiful Roman villa near the beach that dates back to the 3rd century, and you can explore the ruins of an old village and nearby temples.
If your idea of a holiday is kicking back with a chilled beer or cocktail then don’t worry – Skala’s main street is lined with great bars and restaurants serving Greek classics and other enticing dishes from around the world. In the daytime you’ll have your pick of water sports and, if you’re keen to stretch your legs, holidays to Skala also offer a selection of undulating hiking trails, including an 8-kilometre coastal walk to the small town of Poros.
See a Roman villa
You don’t need to travel far to discover history in Kefalonia. Skala has its own Roman villa dating back to the 3rd century, virtually on the beach.
Set up on the beach
The gorgeous 3-kilometre sand-and-shingle beach in Skala has been awarded a Blue Flag. You could easily spend many days here happily snoozing, swimming and sunbathing.
Try a glass-bottomed boat
You don’t have to be a water sports enthusiast to get out on the ocean – explore the area’s marine life on a glass-bottomed boat trip.