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Airport Kefalonia airoport (EFL)
Ferry Pesada 2 km
Car Car advised

Activities near Karavados

Sports Water sports, Fishing
Great for Beach or lakeside relaxation

How to get there

Kefalonia Airport is about 10 km and can be easily reached by taxi or a rented car.

There are all international car rental offices (Avis, Europcar, Hertz), as well as local car rental offices ( &, prefix to serve you.

There are also always taxis available and the transfer time is about 15 mins (the cost does not exceed 30 euros).

Taxi pick up from the airport to the villa (and vice versa) can also be arranged on your behalf !

Direct low cost charter flights to Kefalonia from UK cities and other European countries have been recently intensified thanks to Easy Jet, Thomsonfly, Monarch, Small Planet, Germania & Aegean Airlines operating flights from all major UK airports, while Ryanair only connects the island directly to London Stansted.
Very frequent in the high season, in the low season these cheap flights are guaranteed at least once a week from April to October.

If there is no direct flight to Kefalonia, you have to land at Athens airport and wait to take the connecting flight to Kefalonia.
Flights Athens-Kefalonia (approx. 45 minutes) are always available at least once a day, but they are more frequent during summer time, when there are also flights from other greek cities.
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To reach Kefalonia by ferry from Italy there are various options:
• direct ferries Brindisi-Kefalonia (operated only by the maritime company Endeavour Lines) calling at the port of Sami.
• ferries from Bari, Ancona or Venice stopping over in Patras or Igoumenitsa
Stopover in Patras: you can take a direct ferry from Patras to the port of Sami in Kefalonia (approx. 31/2 hours).
Stopover in Igoumenitsa: you have to reach Lefkas, where you can choose to embark from Nidri or proceed to Vassiliki. Both from Nidri and Vassiliki there are local ferries to Fiskardo (the northern end of Kefalonia). Alternatively you can go from Igoumenitsa to Astakos, where there are daily ferries to the port of Sami (approx. 21/2 hours).

From Athens you have to reach the port of Patras by bus or car (approx. 21/2 hours) and take the ferry going to the port of Sami in Kefalonia (approx. 31/2 hours).
Alternatively, you can arrive by car or bus to the port of Kyllini (approx. 31/2 hours) in the Peloponnese, and take the ferry to the port of Poros in Kefalonia (approx. 11/2 hours).
Also from Astakos there are daily ferries to the port of Sami in Kefalonia (approx. 21/2 hours).

Grand Avali villa is also Ideal to reach on a private boat/yacht since it lies right on the coastline in an area promising calm seas during the Summer.[Free mooring in the sea below the villa for one sailing/motor boat up to 8 meters long].