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Mounda Beach Hotel
Ranked #18 of 23 Hotels in Skala
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 11, 2012

My family and myself returned home from our second trip to Mounda Beach just last week. Over the years we have travelled extensively around the world and stayed in many lovely places. If you want a retreat to relax in for a few days or weeks it would be hard to beat this hotel. so close to the magnificent (quiet) beach yet miles away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If you need to get away from all the doom and gloom going around this is the place to go. We spent two glorious weeks with Alex, Larisa and Theo (+Alana). They genuinely go out of their way for each guest to make them relaxed and at ease. The food was excellent streets ahead of most places in the town nearby.Also the creative way it is presented is first class(see photos). The dining area is one of the most relaxed places to eat breakfast, lunch or dinner(photo). Their prices are also very reasonable and they will cook any Greek specialities for you not on the menu once you give some notice. its hard to say how good this hotel is in words. the atmosphere created by the staff is top class and Larisa becme our kids(11 & 8) best friend from day 1. Thanks you guys for another fantastic experience and we cant wait to see you again soon. your Irish family Colm Pauline Hannah and Sean

Room Tip: There are only 2 one bed apts. We had room 202 (see view in photos). The other 9 rooms are studios...
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 9, 2011

Just recently returned from a super two weeks staying in this Hotel. Found it by accident and reviews were very good, however never expected it to be as good as it was. We were a family of 4 (10&7 year old kids). As we booked late we could only get a studio for all 4 of us. Studio was very spacious and we were surprised at how much space we had. We would describe this hotel here as a small boutique hotel (11 studios and apartments). It is modern yet authentic, tranquil yet with a nice buzz. Its main assets are its people Theo, Alex, Larisa and Zivile.
So down to basics. Food 5 stars. Breakfast was really nice, lunch/dinner even better. We were asked at the start of our holiday if we wanted any Greek dish cooked for us to let them know at breakfast and they would prepare it. At first we were a bit suspicious however we went for it on night two and had some of the best Greek food we have eaten over the remainder of the holiday thanks to Theo and Alex. Even if you dont stay here go and book dinner you will not find a better setting or food on the island. Only about 12 tables so do it early. No pool means the atmosphere is really quiet and relaxed. You can use the pool at the ajoining hotel free is you want. Beach (reason we never used the pool). The hotel is located 100 yds from one of the best sandy beaches on the island. The sea is glorious and sandy also so no irrating stones to climb over to get yourself immersed. Never packed, so plenty of space. Forgot to mention that Alex must have been a DJ in a previous life as his choice of music is fantastic and adds greately to the relaxed atmosphere. Overall we would rate this hotel way above the average 3 star and we cant wait to go back to Kefalonia soon and enjoy Mounda Beach Hotel a second time.

Room Tip: There are two blocks of accommodation, higher up the better the view of the sea
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  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled with family
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8  Thank mrcwicklow
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Reviewed September 20, 2010

This is our 18th visit to one of the best holiday destinations in kefalonia. Alex and Theo are first class hosts always making us feel relaxed and welcome. The hotel is in an excellent position just a stones throw from a glorious sandy beach that is never crowded. Because it is situated off the main roads all you hear at night are the gentle rolling of the waves as they hit the sand.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank Plum12
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Reviewed August 10, 2009

Very friendly staff. Sandy beach in front of the hotel.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank XZandr
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Reviewed July 8, 2007

Mounda Beach is just 5 minutes (or 25 walk) from the resort of Skala. The hotel is set directly on the beach with fabulous views. Both the pool and the beach are very quiet - infact my friend and I had the pool to ourselves for the first 3 days, as most people favour the beach.
The rooms are basic but comfortable - air conditioning is a must as the temperatures were up to 45 degrees some days! At €6 a day it's well worth it. Not really equipped for any real self catering - but the restaurant is really very good, with daily specials. Try the greek food - it really is the best option.

All staff are very friendly and will do anything for you.

Skala is well worth a visit in the evenings - the hotel will call a taxi for you, which at €6 is a bargain. There are plenty of lovely restaurants and bars - I can honestly say we didn't have one bad meal.

Recommend an island tour - it's beautiful and wellworth it.

  • Stayed: June 2007, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 1, 2017
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  • Stayed: September 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled with friends
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Address: Skala 28082, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Skala
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #18 of 23 Hotels in Skala
Price Range: $61 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mounda Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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