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A laid back seaside village with a gently shelving sand and pebble beach, known for its excellent choice of fish tavernas. 

The village settles into the bottom of a wide south facing valley that runs down to the coast, where fertile fields yield a variety of fruit and vegetables. Interspersed are a scattering of private Villas and houses. A quiet resort in the evening the main entertainment is wandering the beachside road, selecting which of the half dozen tavernas to eat at. Unsurprisingly for a fishing village, they all serve the freshest of fish as well as a choice of other delicacies.

There are a couple of rather smart cocktail bars open for coffee in the morning and pre and post meal drinks. There's also a couple of gift shops and a bakery where the syrupy pastries and other delights are wicked temptations when just calling in for fresh bread or a cheese pie.

Around the bay a quieter shingle and sand beach is furnished with some sunbeds and umbrellas and if you take the path over the rocks and around the headland  you arrive at a beautiful sandy beach with shallow calm water (or 5 mins by car via the top road) ideal for children and with small groups of sunbeds close to  facilities. The extreme ends of the beaches are sufficiently private to acquire an all over sun tan.

Skala, with its many choice of shops and tavernas, interspersed by some more sophisticated restaurants and bars is an easy 10 min drive away, but it's really more excting to take the regular bus boat which takes 10 minutes to round the headland and drop you off at the beach and there's a chance of spotting dolphins on the way.

The long beach from Ratzakli to  Mounda is  a nesting ground for the protected  loggerhead turtles and there is an enthusiastic conservation group in Katelios Village who are keen to share their knowledge at regular informative talks about the life of a turtle and their conservation work.

Accommodation in Katelios

3 properties available in this area

Villa Atlantis
Katelios, Kefalonia

"Sea view family Villa, 5 mins walk to sandy cove backed by tavernas strung along the waters edge. "

  • 6
  • 3
  • 4
  • Private
  • Included
  • WiFi
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Villa Poseidonia
Katelios, Kefalonia

"Sea view family Villa, just 5 mins walk to the village and choice of tavernas on the sand at the waters edge."

  • 6
  • 3
  • 4
  • Private
  • Included
  • WiFi
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Villa Alionas
Katelios, Kefalonia

"Overlooking Katelios, with superb sea views and thoughtfully designed for a larger family or group of friends"

  • 8
  • 4
  • 5
  • Private
  • Included
  • WiFi
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