AGIA EFIMIA - PYLAROS
Water taxi service is available from the harbour in Aghia Efimia for trips over to Ithaca. Just up the coastline north of one of the four ports on Kefalonia Sami, is the pretty harbour and resort of Agia Efimia. It is located around 30 km from the capital Argostoli. It is frequented by a great number of the yachting comunity, which cruise the Ionian islands every year stopping off at the many quaint ports on these island. There is a great selection of excellent harbour front cafes and tavernas around the bay. All along the coastline from Agia Efimia to tthe port of Sami there are lots of small pebble beaches with crystal clear water which are ideal for swimming and snorkling. The famous Myrtos beach is about 20 minutes drive away. There is boat hire available in the harbour with the Yellow Boats. Skuba diving is also available in the resort.
A local bus services operates from Argostoli to Sami and on to Aghia Efimia. You can stop off at the Drogarata Caves and Lake of Melissani en route. On July 10th at the village church of Saint Efimia they celebrate the patron saints day, the evening before the feast day of Saint Efimia on 9th July, the locals and patrons of the church offeer grilled meat and celebrate with traditional dancing.
In short this is an ideal location for those who wish to relax in amongst the calm and friendly atmosphere of the local population.