Myrtos Beach – the most iconic beach in Kefalonia

Myrtos beach
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Myrtos Beach is definitely one of the most iconic and beautiful beaches in Kefalonia and one of the most famous beaches in Greece and all of Europe if not the world.

With its bright white sand and dramatic blue waters, it’s no wonder that Myrtos is a popular destination for the summer holidays. If you’re looking for a breathtaking beach to relax on during your Kefalonia holiday, Myrtos is the perfect spot. Here’s everything you need to know about this stunning beach.

Situated around 29 km north of Argostoli, in a beautiful area surrounded by verdant hills.

Myrtos beach is well-known for its bright white sand and dramatic blue waters. The beach is also famous for its limestone cliffs, which add to its stunning natural beauty.

Take in the incredible views from one of the many viewpoints around the beach. Make sure to check out the viewpoints before you drive down- one on each side of the beach. The viewpoints are great places to stop and take photos and the view from high up it’s a sight to behold. And if you’re lucky, you might even spot some goats roaming freely around the area!

Myrtos beach is the perfect place to relax and soak up the Mediterranean sun. However, there are also several activities available for those who want to stay active during their holiday. Water sports such as swimming, windsurfing, and kayaking are all popular activities at Myrtos beach

Myrtos beach is well-equipped with a range of facilities to make your holiday more enjoyable. There are a number of restaurants and cafes available, as well as sun loungers and parasols for hire. There are also showers and toilets located on the beach.

To get to Myrtos Beach, you’ll need a car, scooter, bus or a boat. We recommend renting a Scooter or a Car. You can follow Google Maps to get there, and the ride along the mountain roads is incredible. There’s a car park at the bottom for both scooters and cars.

Tips for Myrtos beach

  • The beach is a popular destination, so be sure to arrive early to get a good spot on the sand.
  • If you’re visiting during the summer months, be sure to wear plenty of sunscreens and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • When swimming in the ocean, be cautious of the strong currents which can occur.
  • There are caves at one end of the beach but be careful as there are also mountain goats that can be pesky!
  • Wait until sunset to take the most incredible pictures of the setting sun.

It’s no wonder that Myrtos Beach has been named one of the best beaches in Greece (and even the world!)- it really is that beautiful.

Whether you’re looking to relax on the sand, take a dip in the crystal clear waters or even explore the dramatic cliffs, Myrtos Beach is the perfect spot for your Kefalonia summer holiday.

So what are you waiting for? Come and see what all the fuss is about at Myrtos Beach!

Where to Stay for Your Summer Holiday

Here at Amari Villa, we not only want you to enjoy the comfort of your very own summer holiday villa in Kefalonia but also make memories that will have you returning again and again to this beautiful part of the world. The Villa is ideally situated to drive up to Myrtos beach via the scenic mountain route.