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With its pretty port, sandy beach and dramatic scenery, Sami is a jewel on Kefalonia’s eastern coast. This charming seaside ¬village is against a stunning backdrop of rolling hills clad with fragrant pine trees, and there’s something for every kind of holidaymaker here.
If you want to simply chill out, you can sit back and relax on the sandy beach, while thrill-seekers take to the sea for a water sports adventure.
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Beautiful beaches are a big draw for visitors on holidays to Sami. Stunning white pebbles and turquoise waters are just waiting for you over at Antisamos Beach, which is considered as one of the most beautiful spots in Kefalonia; it’s the perfect place to sunbathe, swim and snorkel.
But Sami holidays aren’t just about sun, sea and sand; there’s so much more to them than that! When you’re feeling up for a spot of adventure, you can head off on a trek through the hills on horseback, and admire views along the way.
Or, you could pay a visit to of some of the famous sites. Take a trip to the acropolis, one of the most important fortified cities in Bronze Age Greece, and the 150-million-year-old Drogarati Cave.
Sami boasts some amazing views and stunning scenery all around the resort. You’ll be spoilt for choice with all the different things to do in order to make the most of it all. There’s a wide range of horse riding trips available where you can experience the surrounding area for yourself, including one that will guide you to the top of the highest peak for some incredible views.
Take in the history
Sami has a rich history and you can see evidence of its past all around you. A great Bronze Age city can be found on the cliff and looks over the clear blue sea. During the month of August, the Monastery of Argillon hosts a belly bursting feast followed by some rustic dancing and music to help wash the meal down.
For those wanting to explore further afield, you can take a trip to the small island of Ithaca that played a big part in Greek mythology. During your trip you can find many different restaurants and shops to visit, making for the perfect day out.
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Perfect for those who want all the party-centric possibilities offered by neighbouring Kos Town, holidays to Psalidi, Kos offer all that but with somewhere quiet to retire to at the end of the day. Compared to the rest of Kos, this lovely resort is a much more sedate resort, offering a sweeping sand and shingle beach that seems to melt into shallow waters. While it’s ideal for families with younger children, there’s plenty for those with teens to see and do, including an exciting array of watersports. By night, this resort maintains its laid-back ambience, replacing Kos’ lively bars and clubs with quiet restaurants and local tavernas. Popular with both couples and families, holidays to Psalidi, Kos island are a chance to soak up some sunshine, surrounded by peace and tranquillity.
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While Psalidi might have all the ingredients for a quiet beach-based holiday, there are plenty of things to see and do in the area. The capital, Kos Town, is just 10 minutes away, giving you access to superb shopping, vibrant nightlife, and ferries to other Dodecanese islands. However, if you’d rather enjoy quiet bars and relaxed restaurants by night and sun-splashed beaches by day, Psalidi is the place to be. Have a bash at some watersports or take the children along the coast to the Lido Water Park. Couples can take advantage of the island’s position in the Aegean and enjoy some of the best sunsets in the world.
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A small town on the south coast of Kos, Kardamena has all the makings of a great beach holiday. This lively Mediterranean destination is popular with holidaymakers looking for the best nightlife combined with relaxing lazy days on the beach.
Whether you’re here with your partner, your family, or with a group of friends, Karadamena is a chilled out and easy-going destination with plenty to see and do. Holidays to Kardamena are all about fun in the sunshine and nights on the town, great days out with the kids, and splashing about in the water.
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Kardamena is the nightlife hotspot in Kos and with its lengthy, golden sand beach and lines of bars, it’s the ideal place for groups of friends to really let go and have fun. The resort is great for all night partying but there’s also lots of things to do during the day. With warm, clear water, snorkelling and diving are exciting activities for the whole family. You can also try windsurfing or head out to sea on a boat trip. History buffs can learn more about the Kardamenas history at the Folklore Museum.
Tavernas and beach bars will become your second home during your holiday and you’ll soon see why. With the freshest Greek seafood and classic dishes like gyros and fries, this cuisine is perfect for recuperation after a wild night out.
There are lots of ways to enjoy the warm sea waters, whether you want to explore the depths on a diving trip, stay at sea level with some jetskiing, or take to the skies on an exciting parasailing trip. With crystal clear water and colourful marine life, Kardamena is ideal for trying out new watersports, as well as swimming and snorkelling at the beach.
There’s a lovely, long sweep of golden sand that stretches along Kardamena’s coastline, where you can easily spend long days lounging around in the sun. You’ll find all the amenities you need along the beach, whether you’re after some lunch, or a few cold beers to start off your evening out nice and early. The watersports companies operate from the beach, so you never really need to leave the sands.
If you do feel like exploring, there are plenty of ways to spend your time. From interesting museums to day trips to other islands, you won’t be short of things to do. Kos Town is around half an hour’s drive away if you want to visit the island’s capital, but make sure you get back to Kardamena in time for the evening. The resort is the nightlife capital of Kos, and has a fantastic array of lively bars and late night clubs.
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