Luxury holidays in Ionian Islands
When to go
The Ionian Islands are at their hottest in July and August, when the temperature is around 30°C. To take full advantage of the beaches, book a week in early June, when it’s slightly cooler and the coast isn’t too crowded.
PlanesBudget airlines Ryanair and EasyJet operate regular services from all over the UK to most of the Ionian Islands (including direct flights to Kefalonia). Alternatively, British Airways has flights from London to Corfu, from which it’s easy to catch a ferry to any of the other islands.
BoatsKefalonian Lines operates ferry services between Ithaca, Sami on Kefalonia, the mainland port of Killini and Zakynthos (www.kefalonianlines.com).
AutomobilesMost of the Ionian Islands are so small, they don’t take more than an hour to cross by car. If you’re keen to explore, hire a car from a local firm on the island – either from the airport or port.