Petani Beach, Lixouri

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Experience both the mountains and the coast at Petani Beach, where a steep road leads to the sandy shore. Along the edge, limestone hills covered with lush overgrowth surround the beach, and the remote location and wide seashore make the sand-and-pebble beach feel private. Keep in mind that the only way to reach the beach is by car. There is free parking, and two tavernas offer refreshments and facilities, so don't worry about bringing a big bag of gear.  Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Petani Beach by using our Lixouri trip planner .
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  • The magnificent Petani beach is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches on Kefalonia. Located 20 km west of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia. Take the boat from Argostoli to Lixuri and drive ...  more »
  • Magical and perfect for the whole family. We have been back 4 times. Erasmia Tavern great. And even the next!
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  • Beautiful beach, though it was a little hard to find, of crystal-clear water and family atmosphere!
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  • Beautiful and wild. Best seafood taverna in kefalonia. Family run. Best seafood I've ever tasted. Can't get it all the time. It depends on catch of the day.
  • Oh yes! Gorgeous beach (unless you can't cope with pebbles!)
  • One of the most beautiful beach on the island . And what a sunset!
  • Worth the drive to get to, this is a stunning beach. It has 2 tavernas, beach beds and umbrellas. We visited in mid-September and it obviously draws plenty of visitors as it was quite busy without feeling uncomfortably overcrowded. The approach road winds steeply down some fairly sharp hairpins with great views as you descend. We were able to park pretty close, but I expect it's a slightly different story in peak season
  • This is a unique beach composed of white/grey pebbles. The waters are clear and cool. The waves are fun for children and adults as well but caution is required due to the sudden steep water entrance. Parking the car has now become a lot easier since there is now more available space (with a small fee, of course).
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