Lefkada Beaches: The island of lefkada has some of the most
beautiful beaches in Greece
Katsiki Porto Katsiki is situated 40 km southwest from the capital of Lefkada Greece and is one of the most beautiful beaches of the island.
It is a long sandy beach surrounded by impressive vertical cliffs.
The beach is only accessible by 80 small steps that go down the cliff. A car parking is located at the top of the cliff where snack bars are also located. Porto Katsiki is a popular beach and attracts thousands of visitors every summer.
The beach can also be reached by caique (small fishing boat converted into tourist transportation for the summer) from Vassiliki and Nydri.
Mikros Gialos is one of the most beautiful beaches of Lefkada. It is situated 25 km south from the islandís capital, near the village of Poros. It is a long sandy beach with
sun beds and umbrellas rentals, a taverna and some snack-bars.
Kathisma is one of the most beautiful beaches of the island. It looks as if the blue colour of the sea was just mixed with bleaching water. The beach is situated at 14 km east of the islandís capital near the village of Agios Nikitas. It is a long white sandy beach surrounded by impressive cliffs. The beach is fully organised with sun beds and umbrellas rentals and also air and water sport facilities. The area has several accommodations, bars and restaurants.
Pefkoulia is an impressivly wide beach situated at the North of Agios Nikitas, 10 km from the islandís capital. It is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches of Lefkada with waters of an amazing blue colour that almost looks white sometimes. The beach is easily accessible and gets overcrowded during summer time. The area also offers a couple of tavernas.
Agios Nikitas is a small picturesque fishing village situated 12 km west of the islandís capital.
The village has a beautiful small beach with some tavernas in the background.
The village has become an important resort for the reason of its proximity to the most beautiful beaches of the island: Porto Katsiki, Kathisma and Pefkolia.
Agios Ioannis Ė Frini
The beach of Agios Iannis Ė Frini is situated just a couple of km from the islandís capital. It is the nearest beach from Lefkada town and one of the most beautiful.
The beach has some incredible colours that remind of a Caribbean landscape.
It is an endless golden sandy beach characterised by the ruins of several windmills.
The area is quite windy, and is for that reason the second windsurfing spot of the island after Vassiliki.
A part of the beach is also full of kite surfers making incredible tricks in the air. This multicoloured show is quite impressive.
The area of Agios Ioannis Ė Frini offers a large range of accommodations. Some of the accommodations are specially organised to welcome the windsurfers and their materials.
The beach is lined by some cafes and a windsurfing/kite surfing club.
Vassiliki is situated 38 km south from the islandís capital. It is a picturesque fishing village located in a verdant area. The village is located in the bay of Vassiliki in front of a long pebble beach.
The beach is famous all around the world for its ideal conditions for windsurfing and sailing, and also has water sports facilities and some windsurfing clubs rent material.
The area offers a large range of accommodations, camping sites, tavernas, shops, cafť and bars. Some of the hotels are located on the beach and have special facilities for windsurfers.
Nidri is one of the most popular and cosmopolitan resorts of the island and attracts thousands of visitors every summer.
It is situated 17 km from the islandís capital. The resort has an attractive beach with crystalline waters and a view over the islets of Heloni, Scorpio, Sparti, Scorpidi and Madouri. The beach offers all kind of facilities and the area has a large choice of hotels, tavernas, cafes, bars and clubs.
Ligia is situated 6 km from Lefkada town. It is the biggest fishing centre of the island with many small fishing boats in the harbour. The area has a picturesque beach in front of the settlement. Ligia also has some accommodations and nice tavernas offering fresh sea food.
Nikiana is situated 9 km north of the town of Lefkada. It has become an important beach resort with a large choice of accommodations, tavernas, cafť and bars. The resort offers a small sandy beach.
Egremi is a beautiful beach located 30 km south from Lefkada town. It is a long sandy beach surrounded by impressive cliffs and only accessible by 250 steps going down the cliff. The beach offers sun beds and umbrellas rentals.