The sapphire waters of the Ionian Sea welcome you to paradise. Kefalonia, Corfu, Zakynthos (Zante), Lefkada, Ithaca, and Paxos. all are wonderful holiday destinations off the west coast of Greece that you’ll adore discovering. The major islands of Greece’s Ionian Sea lived for centuries under Venetian rule and it shows in their castles and churches. Carpeted with olive trees, pines and vineyards, the Ionian Islands are fertile and green, a stunning setting for award-winning white-sand beaches and peacock-blue waters. You’ll also find that the hospitable citizens have music in their souls.

Ionian islands

15 best small Greek islands for your holidays

Discover the best small Greek islands for holidays that offer total relaxation: Ikaria, Paxos, Ithaca, Kalymnos, Amorgos, Skyros, Symi, Koufonisia, Kimolos, Leros, Kastelorizo, Alonissos, Nisyros, Anafi, Schinoussa
Kayaking in Kefalonia

Top outdoor activities in Kefalonia

Discover all the outdoor activities in Kefalonia to help you get the most out of your holidays in Greece (sea kayak, scuba diving, hiking, cycling & mountain biking, horse riding, paragliding and more)
Aerial drone photo of beautiful paradise beach of Afales and white beach in beautiful Ionian island of Ithaki

12 of the best beaches in Ithaca

Looking for quiet beach holidays surrounded by otherworldly natural beauty in the Ionian Sea? Ithaca is the Greek island for you. Here are 12 of the best beaches in Ithaca
The cliffs by Lefkada’s Porto Katsiki beach reach a height of 100m

12 of the best beaches in Lefkada

If it’s sun and fun you’re looking for on your holidays, Lefkada island and its world-famous beaches cater to all tastes. Discover 12 of the best beaches in Lefkada
It’s time to explore everything you’ll recall about Kefalonia for a lifetime

10 top things to do in Kefalonia

Get ready for your dream holidays in Kefalonia. More than 80 beaches, gorgeous villages, amazing good and a national park are just the start of the things to do in Kefalonia
The sight of the paragliders, who launch from the green mountain backdrop and arc overhead before settling on the beach

10 top things to do in Lefkada

You’ll have seen Lefkada even if you haven’t been. Its beaches routinely feature in Top 10 lists around the world, capturing everything magical about the Ionian Sea