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Top Kefalonia Family-Friendly Hotels

Melmar View Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Magganos, Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Kefalonia
The price is £86 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov
4.9/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Wonderful, clean, friendly welcoming hotel. Rooms are spacious We stayed for 17 nights and had a fantastic holiday"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Melmar View Hotel
Kalypso Studios & Apartments
Great for families
2 out of 5
Karavomylos, Sami, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, near the beach, bike rentals
So friendly

"The apartments were spotless, the hospitality was out of this world. Nothing was too much trouble, we went in a large group and this was not a problem. Despina sorted out the transfers, lovely air conditioned mini bus. The location is great."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jun 2018

Kalypso Studios & Apartments
Ionian di mare
Great for families
3 out of 5
Lassi, Kefalonia, Kefalonia
The price is £28 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, playground, near the beach
Travellers say...

"Rooms were renovated with large double beds Nice Pool & sandy beach only 100 metres Breakfast was very nice ,served in veranda by Lady owner that was kind and helpfull in her guests ."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

Ionian di mare

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Studios Diamanto
Great for families
2 out of 5
Karavomylos Village, Sami, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Great balcony and view. Fab pool. Short walk to the sea."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2019

Studios Diamanto
Mounda Beach Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Skala, Kefalonia, Eptanisa
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4.7/5Exceptional! (37 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Good location for the money. Liked the easy walk to the beach! The latch on the door to our room was a bit sticky. Our mattress was a tad thin and lumpy."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2019

Mounda Beach Hotel
Greka Ionian Suites and Villa
Great for families
3 out of 5
Aghias Efimias, Samis Beach Road, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
The price is £46 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
great

"Great host and great location. Good value for money."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2019

Greka Ionian Suites and Villa
Emelisse Nature Resort
Great for families
4 out of 5
Emblissi Bay, Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.6/5Exceptional! (99 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, babysitting, near the beach
Travellers say...

"Lovely solid 4 star resort - beautiful pool and bar/restaurant area which is a 30 second walk to (rocky but lovely) beach for swimming in ocean for those who prefer. Good gym, lovely breakfast, very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

Emelisse Nature Resort
Apollonion Asterias Resort and Spa
Great for families
5 out of 5
Xi Beach, Lixouri, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.6/5Wonderful! (56 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, games room, babysitting
Travellers say...

"excellent property very clean comfortable good food beautiful restaurant but costumer service by the waiters and bartenders is very bad they are not attentive"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

Apollonion Asterias Resort and Spa
Nostos Studios & Apartments
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
Mousata, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.6/5Wonderful! (21 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry
Very friendly owners who will go out of their way

"Lovely apartments. Clean. Friendly and kind owner Christos was attentive to all of our needs. He managed to get us a hire car in peak season and sorted many other things. Cute apartments with view of the sea and views over lovely olive groves and mountains. Love the little cats that roam around. ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2018

Nostos Studios & Apartments
Leivatho Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Svoronata, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.5/5Wonderful! (84 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kitchen, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Wonderful stay

"We really enjoyed our stay at the hotel. All the staff were lovely and obliging. Would definitely return. Would have loved a bath and to be able to take the pool towels to the beach! Otherwise loved our stay."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2019

Leivatho Hotel
Oskars Studios & Apartments
Great for families
3 out of 5
Fanari Road - Lassi, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
The price is £29 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (89 reviews)
Families like: playground, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"The staff and owners were amazing and help. The food was very good. The accommodation was very good. Can't fault anything."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Oskars Studios & Apartments
Panas Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Klimatsia Beach, Spartia, Leivathos, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.4/5Excellent! (52 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Very pleasant hotel with clean spacious rooms and a pretty awesome location. Staff was super sweet."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

Panas Hotel
Summery Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Grigoriou Lambraki 35, Lixouri, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.3/5Excellent! (51 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, babysitting, near the beach
Travellers say...

"Room had air conditioning and was not far from the ferry. Beach a bit disappointing, could do with a bit of TLC ie cleaning away the seaweed to make it look less drab."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Summery Hotel
Apostolata Island Resort & Spa
Great for families
5 out of 5
Main Street, Skala, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4.2/5Excellent! (199 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Pros - staffs are very friendly and helpful. Beautiful setting and good location. Cons - poor selection of buffet both breakfast and dinner, need more fresh vegs, seafood etc. Food was pretty disappointed Lack of amenities, they request €3 per day to use safe! Found couple of hairs in the ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2019

Apostolata Island Resort & Spa
Ammes Apartments
Great for families
3 out of 5
Svoronata, Seaside, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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4/5Very Good! (21 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Fantastic views!

"Very close to a lovely beach. Fantastic views. The apartments are in need of updating but the cleaning staff have to be commended for a super job."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2016

Ammes Apartments
La Signora Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
Lourdata, Kefalonia
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4/5Very Good! (63 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Gone downhill

"Window broken so couldn’t shut Small shower and mould Reception changed so had to check in at bar at had to wait for them to serve drinkers first"…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

La Signora Hotel
Irinna Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Svornata, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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3.4/5Good! (112 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Staff are fabulous! Pool is great, location stunning between two safe family beaches. Both walkable with cafe facilities. Bus stop at the end of the hotel drive so car hire is not essential. The hotel has a stunning veranda for evening drinks, looking out over the pool and ocean beyond. Ammes is ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

Irinna Hotel
Cephalonia Palace
Great for families
4 out of 5
Chi Beach, Paliki, Lixouri, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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3.3/5 (33 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, playground, near the beach
Travellers say...

"The hotel was clean and the staff pleasant and willing to help , the rooms were kept exceptionally clean , with fresh bedding and towels every day . The only down side was the pool side bar wasn't stocked very well and the entertainment was poor ."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2019

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Where should we stay in Kefalonia?

The secluded destination of Kefalonia is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The island setting, sand beach and archaeological sites are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Argostolion (EFL-Kefalonia Island Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Zakynthos (ZTH-Zakynthos Intl.), which is located 36.3 mi (58.3 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Kefalonia, you might want to consider one of the 186 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these places to stay:

Ionian Studios: Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant and a playground. Guests like the comfy beds and central location at this 3-star aparthotel.

Cephalonia Palace – Features a children's pool, a children's club and a restaurant. This hotel is rated 4 stars.

Nostos Studios & Apartments – Offers a children's pool, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the central location at this 2.5-star apartment.

Zest @ Xi Beach – Features an outdoor pool, free parking and laundry facilities. This apartment is rated 3 stars.

When should we visit Kefalonia?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Kefalonia.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 29°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, December and March, with an average temperature of 6°F
  • Driest months: July, August, September and June, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, March, December and October, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Kefalonia?

Port of Argostoli, Lixouri Ferry Terminal and Lixouri Port are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Kefalonia. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Svoronata Marina and Kato Kateleios Marina.

Kefalonia is also well-known for the:
  • Marina
  • Sandy beaches
  • Archaeological sites
  • Scuba diving

Frequently asked questions

What's Kefalonia like for family-friendly holidays?
The remote destination of Kefalonia is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with the children. The island setting, pebble beach and libraries are just some of the things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Fly into Argostolion (EFL-Kefalonia Island Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Zakynthos (ZTH-Zakynthos Intl.), which is located 36.3 mi (58.3 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to Kefalonia?
Oskars Studios & Apartments is a top 3-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include La Signora Hotel and Melmar View Hotel.
How many family-friendly hotels can I expect to find in Kefalonia?
Expedia has 147 hotels in Kefalonia that are perfect for families.
What's the weather like in Kefalonia?
The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 10°C. Average annual precipitation for Kefalonia is 674 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Kefalonia?
While you and your family are holidaying in Kefalonia, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Port of Argostoli and Fiskardo Port. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Lourdas Beach, Myrtos Beach and Xi Beach.

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