Lakythra

Holiday Guide to Lakythra, Kefalonia – All Inclusive

Quick Details

  • Flight time: Approx 3 – 4 hours from UK
  • Time difference: = 2 hours ahead of GB
  • Language: Greek
  • Currency: Euro

At a Glance

  • Fantastic little resort
  • Ideal for couples
  • Perfect for a relaxing holiday
  • So friendly you will want to come back

Our selection of All Inclusive Lakythra holidays are set inland in a small resort in a region more famous for good wine rather than holidays. Sit back and relax with the outstanding views over the area, just stunning.

The resort of Lakythra is very small but is in the general area other tiny villages close to St. George Castle. The resort itself does not have much in comparison with other resorts in the area, however this definitely will be appealing to those tourists who like nothing more to do than put their feet up and enjoy the relaxing and hot sun.  Apart from a few shops and traditional tavernas there is not much more to Lakythra.

All Inclusive in Lakythra has a very friendly feel to it, mainly due to the small size of the resort, it will not take you long to get to know everyone. This friendliness is not unique in Greece, and the island of Kefalonia. The famous poet Lord Byron got to know how friendly the residents of Lakythra were way back in the 1820’s and like him once you holiday in Lakythra you will want to return again and again.

Suitable for:

As fares and accommodation in Lakythra area can be on the expensive side you will find it is more appealing to couples with a bit of cash to spare. If you are prepared to go a little out of season prices are a lot less expensive so you likely will be able to get a slightly cheaper holiday in Lakythra. Although this is definitely a destination to get away from it all you may want to include a package that includes car hire.

Accommodation in Lakythra:

Although the majority of accommodation in Lakythra is self-catering you will also have a small selection of all inclusive and B&B type hotels. These always book up fast so it is our recommendation that if you are thinking of a holiday in Lakythra then book it as soon as possible.

Beaches:

Although there are no beaches in the general area of Lakythra it does not mean that you cannot enjoy a swim. Much of the accommodation include a good pool that allows for a quick dip to cool off in the Greek sunshine. If a beach will make the difference you could try on of the organised trips to the nearest sandy beach areound five miles away at Makris Yialos.

Shopping:

Let’s face it if you are coming to Lakythra for a holiday you will not be all that concerned about shopping. Holiday essentials are available from one of the small supermarkets. You can arrange locally a shopping trip to Argostoli a with much more selection of shops.

Entertainment:

As you may expect, during the day you will be wanting to do nothing more than relax in the sun. If you feel you want to do something different then you can avail of organised tours around surrounding villages. These are available from most hotels and can be booked locally in a few places around the resort.  Nights does not mean nightlife in Lakythra, the few tavernas will serve you up lavish Greek cuisine or your hotel may have limited entertainment.

 

Out and about in Lakythra:

There is no taxi’s available in Lakythra, however you can book a reasonably priced taxi from Argostoli, a daily bus service also will take you to Argostoli.

If you want to see around you why not take up a full day tour of the nearby vineyard which includes limited wine tasting, St Georges Castle and the Monastery of  St Andreas.  Visit the Lord Byron monument and see outstanding views over the Kefalonia countryside. Include these when booking your all inclusive holidays in Lakythra for a special discounted price.

Lakythra, Kefalonia Weather

April 68°F
May 75°F
June 82°F
July 84°F
Aug 84°F
Sept 81°F
Oct 75°F

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