How to get there
FLIGHTS TO KEFALONIA:
Kefalonia Airport is about 10 km away from Avali Sea Resort and can be easily reached by taxi or a rented car.
Direct low cost charter flights to Kefalonia from UK cities Italy and other European countries have been recently intensified thanks to Easy Jet, Ryanair, Thomsonfly, Monarch, Small Planet, Germania & Aegean Airlines.
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.
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 Taxi pick up from the airport to the villa (and vice versa) can also be arranged on your behalf !
FERRIES FROM ITALY TO KEFALONIA:
To reach Kefalonia by ferry from Italy there are various options:
• direct ferries Brindisi-Kefalonia 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).
FERRIES FROM GREECE TO KEFALONIA:
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) and the port of Pessada, just 2 km away from the villa, operates twice a day ferries to Shinari Zakynthos (approx. 11/2 hours).