What is the weather like in August in Katelios?

Katelios is in the region of Kefalonia which has average temperatures during August of around 32 degrees C by day and a minimum of 16 degrees by night with mainly clear skies. Light breezes may temper the heat but sun screen is advisable as the sun is still very strong.

August is the last dry month of the summer, with only about two per cent chance of a shower. It may become a little cooler and cloudier towards the end of the month.


How far is Katelios from the Melissani underground lake?

The lake is around 45 minutes’ drive from Katelios. Car hire is available and you can book this via your Thomas Cook Representative in resort


Should I hire a car in Katelios?

Yes if you want to explore the island and visit some of the many secluded beaches at your own pace. Bear in mind that the streets are quite narow so it’s always advisable to be cautious when driving.

Another option is to hire a scooter or quad bike from Katelia to access to harder to reach places.


Which other Greek islands can I visit from Katelios?

You can take the ferry to Zante or the mainland from Kefalonia and boat trips are available. Excursions run to Ithaca from here.


What attractions can I find close to Katelios?

Katelios is home to the Turtle Rescue Centre and you can see the nests of the Carretta turtle on Keminia Beach during the summer. Being a very small traditional resort, the tavernas and beach are the main attractions. Agia Barbara beach is 250m of sand, shingle and pebble with stunning views.

Day trips are available to the capital of the area, Argostoli.