Local Excursions

We know time on the water can wear you out, so here are some fab local excursions for you to enjoy! There’s a local vineyard where you can sample some fantastic wines or if you want to get out and about, you can head out on hack for a couple of hours with a local riding school!

Vineyard tours

(Non-Inclusive & Offsite)

Villa Elia Al Fresco View

Haritos winery is a well-established family home on a beautiful estate. It’s a Venetian house steeped in history with a chapel on the grounds, surrounded by vineyards. Haritos and Kostas run the winery and do a tour with wine tasting. They are charismatic Greek brothers that will engage your taste buds with wine and local knowledge.


Haritos offer a fabulous 1.5 hour vineyard tour and wine tasting session led by a member of the family. The wine tasting will include all five Haritatos Vineyard labels. Guests of all ages are welcome to enjoy a tour of the winery and vineyard, however, all those participating in wine tasting must be over 18.


The vineyard is up in the hills behind Lixouri, roughly a 15 minute drive from both beach clubs.


€10 per person – kids go for free. Please speak to the Activities Manager to book or call the vineyard directly on 00336976108768

Tours are strictly by appointment only. The wine shop is open 09:00 – 13:00 & 17:00 – 20:00 everyday during high season.

Horse riding

(Non-Inclusive & Offsite)

Beach riding in Kefalonia

Explore Kefalonia and escape by horseback onto the beaches or up into the hills. Kefalos riding club offer well-trained horses and a wild adventure around the surrounding areas of Lixouri Bay Beach Club.


Riders are recommended to have some previous experience. Get in touch, or ask the Activities Manager for more information about booking a horse riding.


Kefalos horse riding club is a 5 minute taxi drive away from Lixouri Bay Beach Club. It is about a 10-15 minute drive from Paliki Beach club.


1 hour hack

Private hack: €35pp
Group hack = €25pp
2 hour hack
Private hack = €30pp per hour
Group hack = €25pp per hour
Where possible guests should wear some sort of long, non-slippery, trousers and closed shoes.

Our Beach Clubs​

Lixouri Bay Beach Club

Paliki Beach Club

Active Beach Clubs Greece Paliki Beach Club pool

Open May to end Sept. in Kefalonia, Greece

Prices from £380pp

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Open July & August in Kefalonia, Greece

Prices from £350pp

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Fancy exploring the island? Join our Walking Holidays where we explore high and low across Kefalonia!