One of the most unique beaches in Greece, Xi, is located in the area of Palliki , south of Lixouri . Named after the letter “Xi” of the Greek alphabet, as the bay, in which is situated looks like its shape. It is just 8 kilometers (the whole route is asphalt) from the city and is quite lively and cosmopolitan, as the beach bars are usually crowded.
It consists of ruddy sand and clay cliffs, which make Xi a unique, exotic landscape. In Xi, you can enjoy a natural and free therapy spa, as the gray clay soil helps in cleansing and tightening of the skin. The waters are shallow and its orientation makes the beach sheltered, hence ideal for small children, who can enjoy swimming.
The sunset in Xi is unforgettable, as the shades that gets the red sand of the beach and the red cliffs make the landscape uncanny.
The beach is very long, organized with sun beds and parasols, and has a canteen, cafeteria and restaurant. In Xi, you will also find water sports and Jet Ski, water ski, parasailing etc.
Around Xi, there are big hotels of Kefalonia, and many apartments and rooms. You will also find various stores that meet the needs of visitors.
Xi at a glance:
• Red Sand
• Shallow waters
• Sun beds
• Beach bar
• Access by car