Discover the largest of the Ionian Islands with a boat hire in Kefalonia. The island is so beautiful, it has been the setting of Hollywood films like “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin” and once you sail around the island, it isn’t hard to see why they chose it as a backdrop on the big screen. Kefalonia is also a destination with tremendous history as it was home to Odysseus in Homer’s epic poem "The Odyssey" where you will find Melissani Cave, a glittering underground lake named after the nymph Melissani who, according to Greek mythology, is said to have drowned in the water.
Kefalonia is also home to beautiful beaches like Makris Gialos Beach which is the epitome of luxury and comfort and also a place where you can practice watersports like snorkelling or paddleboarding. Other beaches offer a wild and scenic landscape such as Petani Beach, surrounded by limestone cliffs, or Myrtos Beach which is nestled between the slopes of two mountains. Make the most of your island getaway with a Kefalonia Yacht hire at Scansail. Happy sailing!
The price of a yacht rental in Kefalonia can vary depending on the type of vessel you choose, how many people are on board, time of year, and whether or not you hire a skippered vessel. Average prices for a yacht charter in Kefalonia are below.
A weekly sailboat hire in Kefalonia costs about £3,826 in high season and £2,174 in low season for 8 passengers.
Hiring a motorboat in Kefalonia for a week costs about £910 for 4 passengers.
If you’d like to rent a rib in Kefalonia you’re looking to pay about £5,173 for the week for up to 8 people.
A gulet hire in Kefalonia costs approximately £7,305 per week in high season and £5,479 per week in low season for 45 passengers.
A private yacht hire in Kefalonia costs about £13, 697 per week in high season and £7,610 per week in low season for 10 guests.
At Scansail, there are options to hire a boat in Kefalonia with or without a skipper. Having a skipper with your yacht charter is always recommended as they are experts and allow you to sit back and relax while they take care of navigating, docking, and anchoring the vessel. For a relaxing and carefree holiday, a skipper on board is the best option!
As it is one of Greece’s bigger islands, there are a multitude of places to dock a private boat hire in Kefalonia. Below is a list of some of the island’s most popular marinas.
Fiskardo Marina, located in the northernmost point on the island in a small, quaint town.
Marina Argostoli situated in the capital.
Sami Marina, sitting on a beautiful waterfront and home to some of the island’s best seafood.
Nautical Club of Argostoli, a small and cosy dock near a sports park.
The best time to charter a yacht in Kefalonia is between May and October when the weather is a pleasant and warm 28°C at its highest average in August, and 14°C at its lowest in January. At this time there is hardly any precipitation, and only light rainfall when it does rain.