Emelisse Retreat Hotel is a sophisticated nature resort that will allow you to experience luxury & complete relaxation on the magical island of Kefalonia.

  • family
  • couples
  • luxury
  • modern
  • quietly located
  • beachfront
  • striking views
  • sunset watching


Nestled between the wild, luscious nature of the island of Kefalonia, in a region close to the striking village of Fiskardo, popular for its incomparable waters, you will find Emelisse Retreat Hotel. This luxury resort aims to celebrate the natural beauty of the island, with its architecture and design complementing its natural surroundings in a discrete and tasteful manner. Its position offers striking, unobstructed sea views to all of its guests, which in combination with the luscious greenery and calming vibe make the perfect recipe for the ultimate relaxation.

All of Emelisse’s offerings are, of course, air-conditioned and come with a big balcony, a chich bathroom equipped with a hairdryer & Korres toiletries, a flat-screen, satellite TV, an espresso coffee machine and a minibar. Some of the rooms even feature a terrace that makes up for the perfect spot for sunset-gazing. In Emelisse, you’ll find a private beach that will host your swimming endeavors in comfort and style. If however, the sea seems overwhelming to you, the hotel offers 2 magnificent pools. The outdoor pool is set on the sun terrace along with the hotels’ restaurant and lounge bar, which makes the perfect setting for a tranquil morning or afternoon.

In the upscale restaurants of the hotel you will get to taste delicious local flavors and authentic Greek dishes made with care and fresh ingredients taken from the Greek land. You can enjoy a breakfast buffet, lunch or dinner, or you can savor the taste of delicious and creative cocktails with the crashing of the waves as the background music. In the Elemis Spa, you will have the opportunity to indulge in one of the many signature treatments and spa packages, where expert professionals will use the famous brand of high-end products to relax and reinvigorate you. The hotel even has a fitness center for those looking to have their workouts set in an idyllic environment. Partake in a series of activities with your loved ones, such as a game of tennis on the hotel’s court and make your vacations in Kefalonia a haven of fun and leisure!

Why we love this hotel

The hotel’s family apartments will host your family vacations in comfort and luxury!

If you’re a fitness fanatic, take advantage of the personal trainer for a fun workout surrounded by a striking landscape.

In Emelisse the fun never ends; partake in the hotel’s themed dinner nights and make your nights on the island memorable.

Emelisse offers free bikes for you to explore the beautiful island of Kefalonia in an organic and environmentally-friendly way!


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In and around

Emelisse Retreat Hotel is located above the bay of Emblisi, close to the beautiful fishing village of Fiskardo in Kefalonia. The village of Fiskardo is a sight to behold. Walk in the alleys of the village to see the mansions with the crimson roofs and the narrow balconies that have bright colors. In a few minutes, you will feel like you are in another era. On the seafront road overlooking the port, you will enjoy delicious food & evening drinks. For your swimming adventures visit Myrtos, one of the most gorgeous beaches in Greece that has been awarded a blue flag multiple times. 

For a cup of delicious coffee, a delicious breakfast, or a snack, visit ‘Le Passage’, ‘Theodora's Cafe Bar’ and ‘Picnic Cafe’. Try the riches of Kefalonian cuisine in ‘Vegera’, ‘Odysseas Taverna’ and ‘The Old Stone House’ & taste delicious dishes from age-old recipes made with fresh, local ingredients. For your night entertainment, you may need to leave Fiscardo and move to a more central spot on the island. Don’t forget to visit ‘The Bee’s Knees Bar’, ‘Aliis’s Bar’ or ‘Bar Zanza’, to taste creative cocktails in a delightful atmosphere that will make your nights on the island a dream come true.

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Our collection includes 4 and 5-star hotels, boutique accommodations, and villas & suites that provide guests with comfort and indulgence. Εvery accommodation has been carefully selected by our team in order to meet the highest standards and guarantee a memorable and relaxing stay. 

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