Ammes is situated in the south-west part of the island, in the area of Svoronata, a couple of kilometers from the capital of Kefalonia. The beach is only a few minutes from the island’s airport and you may observe the occasional low flying jet, but this district is peaceful and full of vibrant vegetation.
Around this area there a couple of small similar beaches including Porto Heli , Aghia. Pelagia, and Mina .
Ammes was the first beach of the area to be discovered by tourists some 20 years ago when the large hotel called the Irina was built. , next to the airport The sand is notably more orange here than the bright white of some beaches on the island. There is a slight wind here and the water remains shallow for a long distance out to sea A great beach for families. You will be able to purchase refreshments from the beach bar, or if you fancy a meal at lunch time there are plenty of restaurants on the waterfront or a little further away in the local village of Svoronata.
The beach is approximately 100 meters long and can get crowded in the summer months especially August, although you should be able to find a little piece of beach for yourself during other times.
Ammes beach is made up of sand with few big rocks and incased by small dunes. There are loungers and sun shades to rent, or simply throw your towel down! Easy access from the nearby coastal road which runs from Svoronata to Ammes. Parking is allowed along beach top road.