Location of Lyra Villas
Unique Holiday Villa Rentals in Keflonia, Greece

Lyra Villas are situated in “Pylaros”, one of the most beautiful and authentic parts of Kefalonia Island. Pylaros is a region of stunning natural beauty with high, wild mountains, idyllic little pebble coves with turquoise crystal clear waters, traditional villages and gentle tourism.

The two Lyra Villas “Vounaki” and “Kyparissi” are set in private grounds at the edge of the traditional village Makriotika (nearby Agia Efimia) in elevated position. It´s an idyllic location offering stunning views across the green valley of Pylaros, the picturesque port of Agia Efimia, the glistening Ionian Sea and the surrounding mountains with their small traditional villages. Across the sea you can see Ithaca and on some days you can even make out the mountains of Peloponnes. This is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the authentic Greek life.

The closest beach is the famous Myrtos Beach (10 min drive from the Villas), one of the most beautiful beaches in Kefalonia Island. Within and surrounding Agia Efimia (10 min drive) you will find a numerous white pebble coves with clear crystal waters, ideal for bathing and snorkelling. Recommendations and detailed information on several beaches in Kefalonia Island are provided in your holiday Villa.

Local Sightseeing and Activities:

  • 5 min. walk to the village square Makriotika with great views of the mountains and the fishing port of Agia Efimia, a friendly tavern, traditional café, mini-market and bus stop.
  • 5 km drive (10 min drive) to the charming port Agia Efimia with good amenities: super-markets, bakery, cafés, bars, restaurants, several beaches car, motorbike and motorboat rental, diving school, pharmacy, cash station
  • 5 km drive (10 min drive) to the superb Myrtos Beach: one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece
  • 10 km (15 min drive) to the underground Lake of Melissani and to the dreamy Lake of Karavomilos

Further Sightseeing and Activities nearby

  • 15 km to the traditional village of Assos: one of the oldest and most beautiful villages of Kefalonia Island with delightful architecture, a Venetian castle, little fish taverns and a small harbour with fishing boats
  • 15 km drive to the port of Sami with a lot of shopping facilities, entertainment, Health Centre
  • 18 km to the monasteries Fanendes and Grillia nearby Sami with breathtaking views of Ithaca and the Ionian Sea
  • 18 km to the beautiful beach of Antissamos close to Sami with crystal clear water and two popular cafés
  • 18 km drive to the Drogaratti Cave close to Sami with rare stalactites and stalagmites
  • 18 km drive to the Bavarian Horse Riding Stables close to Sami: a completely different way of exploring Kefalonia Island, by following old donkey trails with wonderful views through olive groves and fruit orchards
  • 25 km to the exclusive yachting port Fiskardo, a touristic highlight of Kefalonia Island
  • 35 km drive to Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia Island with a lovely market and pedestrian shopping area
  • 40 km to the international airport of Kefalonia close-by Argostoli
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