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Svoronata

Svoronata is a village in Kefalonia, it's about a mile inland and surrounded by gorgeous scenery including Olive groves and wild flowers. it's a short 5 minute drive from the airport and just under 15 minutes from the capital Argostoli.

Trapezaki

Trapezaki is a small village set on a hillside. This is a quiet and peaceful resort with only a few tavernas and a couple of mini-markets, if you stay here then you’ll be the sort of person that wants to get away from the crowds and just enjoy the scenery.

Karavados

Karavados is a delightful village that stands at the foot of mount Ainos, surrounded by pine trees, olive groves and citrus groves. It’s close to the southern coast of Kefalonia, it's not on the beach but there is Agios Thomas beach just down the road.

Karavomylos

Karavomylos is close to Sami on the road that leads to Agia Efimia out on the east coast of Kefalonia. It’s a very quiet area of the island with just a few restaurants and tavernas and certainly no clubs, the nearby beaches are mainly pebble.

Spartia

Spartia is a small village a few miles south east of the airport in Kefalonia, It’s not one of the more popular resorts so it hasn’t been spoiled by too much focus on tourism and retains more of a Greek charm to it than the likes of Lassi or Skala.

Asomatos

Asomatos is a small, traditional village in the centre of Kos island. The main attractions of Asomatos are the traditional stone buildings, the delightful paved streets and the church of Agios Asomati that gave the village it’s name.

Platani

Platani is a small village on the outskirts of Kos town, it’s out towards the Asclepeion and roughly 3km from the town centre so walkable. The village is home to a lot of people of Turkish decent which means you’ll find the best Turkish restaurants here.

Psalidi

Psalidi is a small resort on the east coast of Kos, it’s fairly modern and home to some of the best hotels on the island. It’s roughly a 30 minute walk from the capital Kos town. It’s perfect for families as there’s a pleasant and safe beach, plenty of amenities.

Pyli

Pyli, sometimes spelled Pili, is a traditional little village close to the middle of Kos island. The village is centred around the small square that is home to many traditional stone buildings, cafes and tavernas as well as some local art shops.

Antimachia

Antimachia is a lovely village that lies 23 kilometers south west of Kos town. It’s an ancient settlement and retains all of it’s character and charm. In the village you’ll find Milos tou Papa, which is a traditional windmill, nearby is the Antimachia Venetian Castle too.

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