I stayed for six nights and would have loved to have stayed longer in the peaceful Antipata village of Erissos, some 2.5kms from the main town of Fiskardo to the East. I was allocated Apartment 6, a spacious, comfortable, clean, and well equipped with a balcony view out to the hazy blue Ionian Sea. A bottle of wine awaits you which is a nice gesture. It is cleaned on a daily basis. There is a good (free) Wi-Fi signal across the site, now essential for the traveller.
The owners are attentive, helpful and make you very welcome. The staff just excellent and friendly – Kelly on reception and Sofie looking after you at breakfasts as well as looking after one area of Apartments. I had breakfast on the terrace each morning and did enjoy the food. The Greek yogurt (grandmother’s recipe) is the best I have ever tasted and combined with local fruit – you cannot get better. Sofie’s omelettes – also very special.
The village has two restaurants, a mini-market, gift shop and an excellent café called “Picnic” (five minutes walk). I got an enjoyable packed lunch the day I climbed Mt Ainos (1,632m), the highest point on the Ionian Islands. "To Pefko" the restaurant/bar I used is excellent serving many authentic and well cooked Greek food. It also sells Myhos beer which is good. This restaurant features in “Walk & Eat Kefalonia” (published by Sunflower Books – www.sunflowerbooks.co.uk) – a very informative book on the Island. If you want a good map go for – Anavasi Maps (www.amazon.co.uk)
There are lots of well sign posted local walks and many more further afield and I did a lot of these as well as walking to three beaches – Dafnoudi, Kymilia and Embissi – all well worth the walk. The scenery all around the Island is just stunning.
If you are to travel to the North of the Island I would hire a car from the Airport as to take a taxi is very expensive.
For me a wonderful relaxing holiday before I flew to Athens. Do not miss out on the wonderful Island of Kefalonia.
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