Myrtos Beach is in the region of Pylaros, in the north-west of Kefalonia island, in the Ionian Sea of Greece. Myrtos beach lies between the feet of two mountains, Agia Dynati and Kalon Oros.
Myrtos has been described as "one of the most dramatic beaches in Greece", with its "mile-and-a-half long arc of dazzling white pebbles." It was used as the location for the mine explosion episode in the film Captain Corelli's Mandolin.
Myrtos has been voted 12 times the best Greek beach while it regularly features in best beaches lists.