Great beaches and wonderful water sports
Lassi holidays are on the southwest coast of Kefalonia and only three miles from the airport. This purpose built resort is bordered by mountainous terrain and rolling countryside.
Holidays in Lassi are perfect for couples and families looking for great beaches and water sports with plenty of amenities, this resort has something for everyone. Lassi has two of the best beaches in Kefalonia with sweeping bays and small sheltered coves. Makrys Yalos (Long Beach) and Platys Yialos (Wide Beach) have soft golden sand that shelves gently into the beautiful warm waters of the Ionian Sea.
Tourkopodaro Beach and Pauostafida Beach are two other gorgeous beaches near the resort. Water sports are very popular in Lassi with jet skiing, pedalos and paragliding being a firm favourite amongst holiday makers. The clear waters make snorkelling ideal where you'll be amazed by the colourful underwater world of fish and coral. There are plenty of facilities near the beach such as beach bars and nearby pools and Lassi is renowned for its child friendly cleanliness and safety of its waters.
Quick Lassi Tips
The currency used in Lassi is the Euro
Greek is the national language of Kefalonia, however English is widely spoken
The religion in Lassi (and the rest of Greece) is Greek Orthodox
Transfers from Kefalonia airport take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
As with all holidays in Greece try some of the fresh local fish or a typical Greek Mezze
Traditional Greek food with great family entertainment
Nightlife in Lassi revolves around great restaurants, Greek tavernas, cafes, live music bars and cocktail bars and all welcome families. The restaurants serve a fantastic choice of cuisine from traditional Greek fare, Chinese and Italian to Indian, Pizzerias and English dishes. There is simple something to suit every palette. There's plenty of traditional Greek dancing to be found throughout the resort and some great family entertainment. There's plenty of good quality accommodation throughout Lassi from simple self catering apartments, private villas and luxury all inclusive hotels with many of these hotels offering fun family entertainment.
Most of the accommodation can be found amongst olive groves and pine trees and on hill sides offering magnificent views over the resort. No holidays to Lassi would be complete without bringing home a souvenir or two with plenty of gift shops, craft shops and markets. Ceramics, jewellery and embroidered lace can make warming reminders of your holiday to Lassi. Or if you're looking to savour the taste of your holiday olive oil and honey can be found at one of the daily markets. Book Lassi holidays online at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places To Visit
Memorial Of Acqui Division
On a hill overlooking Lassi, there is a memorial to the 632 soldiers of the Italian Acqui Military Division that were executed by the Nazi troops on September 23rd, 1943, outside the village of Troianata Kefalonia. This war crime was unknown to Italy till the early 1980s and it became widely known through the movie "Captain Corelli's Mandolin".
The Cave of Agios Gerasimos
is very narrow and has a small hole from where you can get a great view over Lassi and the Ionian Sea. Next to the entrance of the cave, a small church has been built dedicated to the memory of the saint. Holy Masses are officiated in this church mostly on important religious occasions.