The Emelisse Hotel is situated along the rugged shoreline of the emerald Ionion Sea. It sits in a spot of supreme serenity amongst acres of native cypress and cedar trees on the beautiful island of Kefalonia.
The pools and outdoor restaurants and bars provide front row seating for an unparalleled display of nature's splendour. The sunset is mesmerising and has the power to bring you back to an inner stillness that is so rare in modern life. At night the hotel is lit by soft lamps and candlelight, transforming it into a romantic, whimsical wonderland. Snuggle up on a plush sofa on one of the numerous expansive terraces from which you can gaze up endlessly at a stellar canopy of velvety, indigo sky.
The hotel provides a wide choice of accommodation ranging from double rooms to maisonettes and executive suites.
Styled for tranquility, with natural materials and earth tones, show obviously that deatils was the primal goal. Teak wood furniture, Korres cosmetics and all the facilities (mini bar, safe box, hair dryer, Satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, direct phone, Internet access) make an ideal setting for your stay. Furthermore, 2 bars, 2 restaurants, 6 swimming pools, a tennis court, a fully equipped fitness room and other resort activities, such as scuba diving, boat renting, bike renting and mini cruises guarantee that you will plenty to do with your time.
Air conditioning, Heating, Mini bar, Safe deposit box, Satellite TV, Radio, Direct dial telephone, Hairdryer, Balcony or terrace
All suites and family rooms will receive upon arrival Complimentary basket of fresh fruit and local wine, Bathrobes will be placed in guests' rooms upon arrival, Complimentary bottle of champagne and petit hours of mints , for birthdays, honeymooners and wedding anniversaries, Bike rentals offered complimentary.
The interiors are designed to reflect and not distract from the unspoilt beauty of the hotel's setting. Natural materials and earth tones provide a simple, non-intrusive environment. Crisp white cotton sheets and plush, luxurious robes and bath towels enhance your sensory pleasure. You will also find the wonderful, natural Korres bath products available at your disposal.
Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, satellite television, DVD and CD player and Internet access capability.
The hotel and its environs also provide a wealth of leisure pursuits. Two fully stocked bars, two restaurants, a fully equipped gymnasium and a tennis court. There are two main swimming pools as well as other separate pools shared by guests in the maisonettes and executive suites.
A great variety of appetizers, salads and main dishes is prepared by the hotel's chef, all of which are unique in taste. Try our excellent small cheese pies made of local cheese, as well as our Homer's chicken with yogurt and aromatic herbs. Don't forget to taste our mushrooms in wine sauce or our almond pie.
Breakfast - Two different alternatives guarantee the ideal start for your day. A healthy, low fat breakfast, and a home made buffet, of omelets, jams, cakes and pies, allow us to spoil you from early in the morning
Riza - Overlooking the small gulf of Emblissi, this newly established bar and restaurant, fitted with a heated infinity pool and a jaccuzzi, serving cocktails, snacks and small delicasies from all around Greece. You can finish your day, savouring a glass of Kefalonian Robola wine, and watching movies in the open air cinema
Ostrako - Open throughout the day for lunch and dinner, it proposes a menu that tiptoes among elegant seafood, traditional mediterranean dishes, pasta and grilled plates.
Location & Activities
Other activities available include scuba diving and boat trips to remote, secluded beaches and to the surrounding islands. Bicycles are available for hire and the island is also accessible on foot for the hiking enthusiasts. The rocks and pebbled beach of the Embelisse bay are just a short walk away. Here you can submerge yourself in the crystal clear, refreshing and still waters of the Ionian.
The picturesque port and fishing village of Fiskardo, with a wealth of shops and restaurants, is within close proximity. The hotel lies just one hour away from the airport at Argostoli and the ferry port of Sami is just 40 minutes away.
We hope that you will join us and share the wonder of the Emelisse.