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About Captains House Hotel Skala

Situated in the center of Skala and only 50m away from the dreamiest and best organized beach of Kefalonia, Captains House is a beautiful, traditional, family hotel with a touch of history.

The recent renovation works did not spoil the familiar atmosphere you can breathe here, with the direct contact between owners and guests. Its particularly comfortable position, only a few km away from Argostoli and few steps from the beach makes the hotel the ideal place for a relaxing and interesting holiday. Restaurants, super markets and car services are all easy to reach by foot.

All 28 rooms are fully refurbished in a minimal, sic style. Cream and earthly hues, comfortable beds, large windows with panoramic views will make you feel like home! Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the Captain's Veranda and take the chance to taste some of the well-known Kefalonian products all freshly cooked and served.

At the end of the day, watch the beautiful purpled coloured sky as the sun sets into the Ionian Sea and relax with one of the XXLarge Captain’s Cocktails.

Discover in one glance the best things to see and do in Kefalonia. Captains House Hotel & Apartments beckons relaxation, offers an all-inclusive concept and is ideal for those who seek a blissful stay…


The history of the Captain’s House Hotel is tightly attached to the premises in which it is located. After the 1953 earthquake, the village was transferred from the old village to today’s location at Skala.

"Captain Costas" who owned the land built a small house which he used to repair his fishing boat and store his supplies. Captain’s boat was not only used for fishing, but also as a mean of transportation for the locals of Skala to the mainland as well as a way of transferring supplies from Peloponnesus.

Moreover at the catastrophical earthquake of 1953, the boat was also used for transferring the injured people from Skala to the mainland. Over time and generations, the small house grew bigger and bigger and eventually became one of the first hotels in Skala and helped pioneer the tourism industry.

(It is always heartwarming to see guests come back time and time again. )

Captains House Hotel Skala Kefalonia
Captains House Hotel Skala Kefalonia
Captains House Hotel Skala Kefalonia
Captains House Hotel Skala Kefalonia