The SpaceA complimentary welcome pack will be offered on your arrival. The cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom, accommodating 4 people in comfort. Both rooms are fully furnished, include wardrobes and individual air conditioning units and have patio doors that lead to the veranda. The property is fully air-conditioned for comfortable staying during summer and heating for winter days. Open plan fully equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer, hob, oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster. Wireless internet is provided for free. Private parking space within the property land and inside a gated entrance. The property also includes: Storage room, washing machine, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, safe-deposit box.
Outside: Beautiful ground area with stone-made flower beds. Furnished balcony for up to 6 guests with unique view. Patios, terraces both sunny and shaded offer perfect spots for relaxing in a peaceful environment with lovely views of the natural scenery. Umbrella and sun-beds provided. Guest AccessThe cottage is an entire property thus the guests have full access in all inside and outside areas. Interaction with GuestsFeel free to contact at any time for any assistance needed. We will be glad to assist you in any question regarding your stay and your holidays on Kefalonia Island. The NeighborhoodMakriotika village and Katerina’ s Cottage are located on the slopes of the mountain Agia Dynati, thus you can enjoy a serene and quiet stay with privacy in a peaceful environment. Within a short walking distance you will find Makriotika village square with a mini market, a cafe or indulge in traditional dishes at the local taverna. Supermarket, bakery and gas station can be found in approximately 1 km. Nature lovers and hikers will discover numerous walking trails and unspoilt mountain roads leading to the other local villages within the valley. A walking trail leads to the holy monastery of Themata (approx. 4 km from the cottage) in such a location offering breathtaking views. A path from the monastery leads further up to the top of Agia Dynati mountain and its Aeolic Park. You can choose one of the paths through the valley that leads you to Agia Efimia.
In Agia Efimia, a 5 minute drive, you will find many more traditional taverns, shops, bars, cafes, bakery, supermarkets, a pharmacy, atm machine, car/motorbike rental places and enjoy a walk along Agia Efimia picturesque fishing port and waterfront. A diving school is located in the village offering guided dives. In the summer time public festivals are held here and in the little villages in honour of the Saints of the Island Kefalonia. Here you can see how locals celebrate with traditional food, local wine and Kefalonian dances.
Within a 10 minute drive you will reach Myrtos beach, voted one of the top ten beaches in the world and within 25 minute drive along the east coast you will find Antisamos beach (near the port of Sami) with stunning mountain view. In Agia Efimia, you can choose from numerous beautiful pebble coves to enjoy swimming and snorkeling. Motorboats are available to hire to explore some more idyllic hidden little beaches that can not be reached by car. As you drive from Agia Efimia to Sami more small white pebble coves can be found along the way, ideal for snorkeling.
Makriotika and Katerina’s Cottage is at the heart of Kefalonia island and is thus an ideal base for daily excursions to the villages, sightseeings and beaches of the island, like the famous Melissani Lake (just outside the village of Karavomilos) where a mini tour is done, the Drogarati Caves with stalactites and stalagmites still forming, the unspoiled, picturesque village of Assos with its Venetian Castle, the cosmopolitan harbour of Fiskardo from where you can take a boat to Lefkas, the stunning Myrtos beach, Antisamos beach and much more.
A medical centre is located in Sami and from the port of Sami you can take the ferry to visit Ithaca island.
A trip to Mount Aenos, Kefalonias highest mountain with unique protected fauna and flora, is recommended to enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Hiking to its peak is highly recommended for nature lovers and hikers. Visit the village of Frangata for some local wine-tasting.
In the capital of Kefalonia island, Argostoli, approx. 26 km, you can visit the Archaeological Museum and Corgialeneion Historical and Folk Art Museums. You will find many shops and in the central square many restaurants, cafes and bars where much of the busy nightlife of the island is mainly been found. From the port of Argostoli there are daily boats to take you across to Lixouri.
We can provide you with detailed advice and assistance regarding sightseeing and beaches in Kefalonia. We will be glad to assist you in any question regarding your holidays on Kefalonia Island.
EOT approved (Greek Tourism Organization)
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5 km (5 minute drive) to the beautiful harbour of Agia Efimia.
10 km to the underground Lake of Melissani, in Karavomilos.
14 km (15 minute drive) to the port of Sami.
16 km to the Drogarati Cave nearby Sami.
13 km to the quaint little fishing harbour of Assos with its Venetian Castle.*Due to possible roadworks, if you follow another route the distance is 24 km from Katerina’s Cottage to Assos but the view along the way will be worth the drive.
32 km to the picturesque yacht harbour of Fiskardo with beautiful scenery and view while driving.
26 km to Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia Island.
35 km to the Airport of Kefalonia.
38 km to Poros.
52 km to Skala.