The Spirit

The Spirit

Penelope Villas sit in the center of Kefalonia Island

Only twenty minutes away from the eminent Myrtos Beach and less than ten minutes from the novel Antisamos Beach, the area of Sami remains in the heart of the island and is the perfect starting point for adventurous trips both to the north where Fiskardo and Assos are found as well as to the south where the capital Argostoli lies. Discover the undiluted Ionian culture where real villages, real fishermen, and real artisans live and work in harmony. This is a unique part of the island full of magnificent beaches, caves and ancient sites. For those who have experienced it, in the stunning natural perfection of Central Kefalonia, one does feel the experience of the Greek Summer.
  • Sami

    In the heart of Kefalonia, the peaceful fishing village and harbor of Sami serves as a nest for sailing boats and yachts. It is also the ideal gateway to Ithaca for daily excursions. Local specialities and seafood will complete your travelling experience. 

  • Melisani Lake

    A few minutes away from Sami, Melissani Lake - Cave is an outstanding geological phenomenon. Guided in a boat throughout the lake, you can admire the geophysical sculptures while the sunlight produces a spectacular spectrum of colors on the crystal clear water.

  • Drogarati Cave

    Close to Sami, Drogarati is another renowned 60 meters depth cave that was discovered after a strong earthquake. Formed over thousands of years, stalactites and stalagmites inside it create a natural masterpiece that has hosted significant concerts due to its excellent acoustics.

  • Mirtos Beach

    Among the most legendary beaches of Greece, Myrtos is a heavenly place of breathtaking view and one of the main features of Kefalonia. Its white pebbles and turquoise waters create a beautiful landscape renown worldwide. Take some time to stay late at the beach and enjoy the stunning sunset.

  • Antisamos Beach

    Crystal blue waters, shimmering white pebbles and impressive green hills all around, it is no wonder that Antisamos is one of the most amazing beaches of Kefalonia. Gain unique experiences as the beach has luxurious beach bars and water sports facilities.

  • Ancient Acropolis of Sami

    The Acropolis of ancient Sami is a place of historic significance and exquisite view of Sami and Ithaca. Indulge yourself into a unique hiking experience to the hill or reach the top by car. Take time to visit as well the Monastery of Saint Fanentes with its impressive mosaic.