Renovated in 2010, this 39-room beach hotel symbolises the Greek peoples' passage in time, history and place. From Greek mythology of the Asterides (stars), the hotel shines like a lighthouse on the gentle, rocky hillsides overlooking the Ionian Sea. It is a family-run hotel, ideal for families and adults looking for a relaxing holiday in a resplendent environment. The hotel lounge has plush sofas and a big-screen TV and also offers various leisure activities such as free Internet access and a small library. The hotel is family-friendly and features a kids' club, children's playground and gardens. In addition to a lobby area with 24-hour reception and check-out services, further facilities available to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a safe and currency exchange, as well as a café, supermarket, bar, games room, TV lounge and a restaurant. Moreover, guests can take advantage of the wireless Internet access and a cellar for storing bicycles. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park.
The hotel has a great location in the southeast of the Greek island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea, offering panoramic views and easy access to the famous Skala beach and resort. The surrounding beaches are superb, and the hotel is just 2 km from the pretty village of Skala with its restaurants, bars, pubs and nightspots, as well as links to the local public transport network and shopping venues, and 7 km from the traditional village of Poros, both worth visiting. Guests can discover the sandy vastness and shallow waters of Mounda Beach (4 km away), which is the reproduction habitat of the loggerhead turtle Caretta Caretta.
The studios and 1-bed apartments have a typically Mediterranean décor, with light, bright pastel colours, comfortable furnishings in spacious areas, and modern amenities. Each room contains a spacious balcony complete with outdoor seating, kitchenette with a microwave and tea and coffee making facilities, and a luxurious bathroom with a bathtub, shower and hairdryer. All studios have a double bed, satellite television, fridge, telephone, safety deposit box and a dining table set. The 1-bed apartments are spacious 70m˛ accommodation units including all room amenities and a sofa bed. All rooms have air conditioning and heating units.
A large swimming pool and a children's pool are available, both with panoramic views of the Ionian Sea. Guests can relax on the sun loungers under parasols and enjoy a drink from the poolside bar. They are also invited to come to the weekly barbecue (extra charge) and be entertained by local Greek artists. The more adventurous at heart can try their hand at a range of water sports for an extra fee, including banana boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, motor boating and scuba diving. Guests can also go horse riding (fees apply) or enjoy a game of chess or pool/snooker. Entertainment programmes are provided for children.
The restaurant serves a continental breakfast and local and international cuisine. There is a mini market on site where guests can purchase daily necessities at their convenience. Credit cards are accepted.
The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA payments.
From Kefalonia Island International Airport (EFL), travellers should follow the signs to Poros, and after passing the village of Platies must turn right in the direction of Skala. Then they will pass the village of Katelios, Ratzakli and reach Skala. Guest should follow the seaside road (in the direction of Poros) and will reach the hotel on the right-hand side, 2 km away.
Check-in hours are from 1 pm and check-out is by 10 am. There is a 24-hour reception desk and free parking for hotel guests.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV