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Residence IONIAN st & apts
Great for families
3 out of 5
Lassi, Kefalonia, Kefalonia
The price is £30 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
5/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, playground, near the beach
Travellers say...
"The team were very welcoming and efficient."

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2021

Residence IONIAN st & apts
Melmar View Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Magganos, Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Kefalonia
The price is £84 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
4.9/5 Exceptional! (75 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
super little hotel
"Very nice hotel, small but had everything, great room in good condition, very friendly staff. Would stay there again"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Melmar View Hotel
Zest @ Xi Beach
Great for families
3 out of 5
Lixouri, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.9/5 Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, playground, near the beach
Very Good
"Caught in the cyclone while we were there so no electricity and no water for a couple of days. Obviously nor their fault and Petros did all he was able to do to assist us. Lovely place, ideal for families, short walk to the beach and good, clean swimming pool."

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2020

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Zest @ Xi Beach
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Ideales Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Trapezaki, Mousata, Kefalonia
4.9/5 Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...
"Clean modern spacious, well maintained and the pool is fantastic."

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

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Ideales Resort
Kalypso Studios & Apartments
Great for families
2 out of 5
Karavomylos, Sami, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.8/5 Exceptional! (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

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Kalypso Studios & Apartments
Studios Diamanto
Great for families
2 out of 5
Karavomylos Village, Sami, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.8/5 Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
A lovely place to stay.
"My stay here was lovely. The host was very friendly and helpful throughout and the room itself was very clean, great modern style and came with everything we would need for self catering. If I were to return to this side of the island, I would definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

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Studios Diamanto
Mounda Beach Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Skala, Kefalonia, Eptanisa
4.7/5 Exceptional! (38 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Mounda Beach hotel is a real gem! Wonderful Greek hospitality, stunning location and superb food. Even in the new ‘Covid’ world the levels of attention were excellent without compromising clients health and safety. Alex was brilliant, thoughtful and attentive with ourselves and our children and happy ..."

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

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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 £43 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
4.7/5 Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
Great
"Great host, great accommodation, great price in the lovely little harbor town of Agia Effimia."

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

Greka Ionian Suites and Villa
Emelisse Nature Resort
Great for families
5 out of 5
Emblissi Bay, Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.6/5 Exceptional! (100 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, babysitting, near the beach
Travellers say...
"The resort has an incredibly beautiful location and access to two fabulous swimming spots. Everyone in the restaurant is top notch. The front desk could use some improvement in efficiency and attitude, which could be more responsive and friendly. But we would come again."

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2021

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Emelisse Nature Resort
Nostos Studios & Apartments
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
Mousata, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.6/5 Wonderful! (22 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

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Nostos Studios & Apartments
Apollonion Asterias Resort and Spa
Great for families
5 out of 5
Xi Beach, Lixouri, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.6/5 Wonderful! (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

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Apollonion Asterias Resort and Spa
Leivatho Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Svoronata, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.5/5 Wonderful! (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

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Leivatho Hotel
Oskars Studios & Apartments
Great for families
3 out of 5
Fanari Road - Lassi, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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The price is £29 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
4.4/5 Wonderful! (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
4.4/5 Excellent! (54 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach
Travellers say...
"Very pleasant hotel with clean spacious rooms and a pretty awesome location. Staff was super sweet."

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

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Panas Hotel
Summery Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Grigoriou Lambraki 35, Lixouri, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.3/5 Excellent! (61 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, babysitting, on the beach
Travellers say...
"Never been fan of 'all-inclusive' hotels. This one justifies my preference. A beautiful beach, a pool, and a lovely city 2 steps away to explore and enjoy. The friendliest staff and the experience of local hospitality completes an excellent destination. Will definitely visit again!"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2021

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Summery Hotel
Apostolata Island Resort & Spa
Great for families
5 out of 5
Main Street, Skala, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4.2/5 Excellent! (206 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...
"Restaurants in hotel were not all open. Food in the open restaurant was nearly always cold"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

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Apostolata Island Resort & Spa
Ammes Apartments
Great for families
3 out of 5
Svoronata, Seaside, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
4/5 Very 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

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Ammes Apartments
La Signora Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
Lourdata, Kefalonia
4/5 Very Good! (65 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, free breakfast for the whole family
Great stay with my family in July 2021
"The overall stay was great! The service might need an improvement as well as the breakfast and its way of presentation. We enjoyed and will recommend staying in this hotel."

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2021

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La Signora Hotel
Irinna Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Svornata, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
3.4/5 Good! (113 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...
"The staff was very friendly and helpful and the free breakfast had a lot of choices but the beds and pillows were extremely uncomfortable. The shower curtain was also very gross."

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2021

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Irinna Hotel
Cephalonia Palace
Great for families
4 out of 5
Chi Beach, Paliki, Lixouri, Kefalonia, Kefalonia Island
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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Cephalonia Palace
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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

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