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Karavomylos is a picturesque fishing village in the west part of Sami and 1 km from the harbour.


Karavomylos is a picturesque fish village in the west part of Sami and 1 km from the harbour.The village is a big attraction for visitors as very close to it are some of the most famous natural sights in Kefalonia. The cave of Drogarates and the lake of Melissani. Karavomylos has a small circular lake, with lush vegetation and fresh water which flows into the sea.

The surrounding area has interesting geological phenomenons, really impressive is the cave of Drogarati with rare stalagmites and stalactites. The interior can easily host a concert. The acoustics of the cave is similar to that of ancient theatres.

Very close to the cave is the underground lake of Melissani, which was discovered in 1951 by the speleologist Yiannis Petrohelos. A large part of the roof has fallen making it easy for exploration. This lake is a really impressive sight and not to be missed.

Who goes to Karavomylos?
People looking for a relatively quiet, relaxing holiday in picturesque surroundings.

Things To Do

Popular activities for those taking holidays in Karavomylos include:

  • Scuba diving
  • Boat trips
  • Horse riding

Karavomylos Holidays - Excursions

Island Tour: Discover the wonders of one of the most beautiful islands in Europe. See it all in one day so you can then return to your favourite areas later in the holiday. Your chance to discover the stunning unspoilt island of Kefalonia. Breathtaking mountain scenery, underground caves, natural beaches and traditional villages. A guaranteed fantastic day out! A chance to discover all that the island has to offer!

3 Islands Cruise: A day out on a boat is equivalent to 3 days on the beach so slap on the high factor sun cream. See some of the most spectacular rocky coastline from the sea

Island Hopping: Join us as we set sail, stopping off at the Islands of Meganissi, Lefkada and Skorpios, the island owned by the famous Onassis family. Relax and unwind, swim and soak up the rays as we stop off at some different beaches along the way. Ideal for boat and sun lovers alike!

Capital Delights: Shop for the most authentic goodies to take home with you. Check out the colourful local way of life in the island's vibrant capital. Do you enjoy a relatively faster paced couple of hours and shopping as well as people watching whilst relaxing in one of the many cafes and bars? A chance to wander around the island's' capital is a must! Browse through the narrow streets, taking in all that this lovely capital has to offer!

BBQ Cruise: A relaxing day out, highly recommended for all. A day of fun and relaxation, if the idea of 'Busy Doing Nothing' appeals to you then this is the perfect day out! Spend the day relaxing on the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea. If you fancy something a bit more energetic, then why not try your hand at some Champagne Diving or a spot of Volleyball. Sun and Sea all rolled into a great day out! BBQ lunch included.

Ithaka: An island completely untouched by mass tourism. Step back in time and experience the 'real' Greece. Cross over on the ferry to the sister island of Ithaka. Discover the traditional and beautiful smaller island, as depicted in Homer's epic poems. A relaxing and peaceful day out, Stepping back in time!

These are just a few of the exciting days and nights out available from you representative. We strongly advise you to confirm your place at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival, as places are limited.

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