What to discover during your holiday in Xi
Zest @ xi beach is wonderfully located, on just 400 metres from the beautiful Xi beach. The area is a lovely valley near the beach that is the southern area of Paliki province, 6 km from Lixouri town or ‘Little Paris’ as locals call it.
In Xi area up to 500 metres from Zest @ xi beach you can find:
- Beachfront restaurants for your breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Bars and cafes very close to the beach.
- Several spa resorts for you to relax and revitalize.
- Car rental to rent and have your own car.
- Mini markets for your essential provisions.
- Mini golf for people who are keen on the sport.
- Souvenir shops
The huge Xi beach is known for its beauty that you can’t find anywhere else. It is well known for its reddish sand and its natural clay all over the cliffs, so many people enjoy both swimming in the nice clear blue water of the Ionian sea and the skin-healing benefits of clay with a cleansing, reinvigorating clay treatment. Xi beach is very long so you can enjoy your swimming either being alone, without many people around you, or in the more bustling side of the beach which is full of sunbeds and beach umbrellas. There, you can delight in good food, snacks and cold drinks. Also, lots of water sports and sea games are available for young people as well as adults. Xi beach is 2 kilometres long and its shape is like Xi ( ξ ) a letter of the Greek alphabet, after which the beach was named.
How to reach Kefalonia Island
Kefalonia International Airport is just 8 km from Argostoli and there are daily flights to and from Athens International Airport. The duration of the flight is 45 min. For more information about flights and schedule you can contact:
- Olympic Airways (www.olympic-airways.com)
- Easyjet (http://www.easyjet.com)
- Ryanair (www.ryanair.com)
Kefalonia is connected everyday with mainland Greece by ferry through the ports of Argostoli, Lixouri, and Poros. Most ferries travel to Killini-Poros (duration 1h and 30min.).During summertime there are ferry connections between Zakynthos and Lefkada. Also, throughout tourist season there are connections to and from Italy via Sami. For any further information you can call on the following:
- Patras: (+30) 2610 341 002
- Killini: (+30) 26230 92211
- Argostoli: (+30) 26710 22224
or on the websites
Bus station (KTEL Kefalonias)
Athens +30 210 515 0785: From Kifissos, Athens there are daily bus connections with Kefalonia. The bus travels either to Patra or Killini and gets on the ferry. The bus ride is cheaper than flying to or from Athens but it's a longer trip (duration 6-7 hours). For more details about the timetable you can call on the following:
- Athens: +30 210 515 0785
- Argostoli: +3026710 22281
- or visit www.ktelkefalonias.gr