Agios Nikitas is a beautiful situated village on the west coast of Lefkada island, and quite special, because only this settlements has direct sea exit in the area. Agios Nikitas beach (Paralia Agios Nikitas, Παραλία Άγιος Νικήτας in Greek) is located on the north side of the village, and you must walk through to the main street to reach this nice place.

Agios Nikitas beach Lefkada (Paralia Agios Nikitas)
  • Known as: Agios Nikitas beach, Paralia Agios Nikitas, Παραλία Άγιος Νικήτας
  • Coordinates: 38.790119, 20.613436
  • Agios Nikitas 311 00, Lefkada, Greece
  • Where to stay in the village: apartments, studios, villas in Agios Nikitas

Location and access of Agios Nikitas beach

Agios Nikitas beach (Paralia Agios Nikitas, Παραλία Άγιος Νικήτας) is located about 12 kilometers away from Lefkada town, and the villages are connected to each other by a main road. You can travel to Agios Nikitas by car, by scooter or by local bus transport (from the capital), and after you have arrived, to reach Agios Nikitas beach you have to find the main pedestrian street.

Agios Nikitas beach location and access in  Lefkada

Parking lots for cars can be find outside the village center, next to the main road, because the narrow streets of Agios Nikitas (Άγιος Νικήτας) were designed primarily for pedestrian traffic. The long street leads directly to Agios Nikitas beach, which is a tiny place in a picturesque location.

Guide to Agios Nikitas beach with photos

As you can see on the photos, Agios Nikitas beach is a medium sized bay, which is surrounded by the apartments, studios and restaurants of the village. The seabed of Agios Nikitas beach is relatively shallow, and filled primarily with coarse sand, small pebbles and some rocks.

Agios Nikitas beach in Lefkada, Greece (Paralia Agios Nikitas)

Because the sea is quite calm here and the seabed is shallow, it can be recommended also for families with children, and for all who don’t swim well. Usually you can’t find on the coast of Agios Nikitas beach (Paralia Agios Nikitas, Παραλία Άγιος Νικήτας) parasols or sunbeds for rent, but you can use your own umbrella almost everywhere.

Agios Nikitas beach in Lefkada guide

It’s worth to known that Agios Nikitas is one of the most popular villages in Lefkada island, with hundreds of visitors week after week, and for this reason during the summer months the beach of the village can be very crowded – especially on the weekends of July and August.

On the west side of Agios Nikitas beach there is a small walking route which leads you to north cliffs, where the beach is characterized by large stones and rocks. On the east side there are also some large rocks, forming small and secluded bays. These secluded places are beloved by nudists / naturists, and if you would like to spend a few hours here, it’s worth to arrive earlier.

Agios Nikitas beach, Lefkada

Behind the village beach you can find a large variety of taverns and coffee bars, offering you nice places to drink some cold or eat something tasty. Well known restaurants and bars behind Agios Nikitas beach are On The Rock cafe – bar, Sapfo restaurant (Σαπφώ), Captain’s Corner, En Plo (Εν Πλώ), En Portoni (Πορτόνι), Maistros (Μαΐστρος) and Lefteris taverna (Λευτέρης).

The small church of Agios Nikitas (Ιερός Ναός Αγίου Νικήτα) was built also behind the beach, where the bell tower can be seen. Some supermarkets and souvenir shops are also near to Agios Nikitas beach, situated on the pedestrian street within 100 meters, where travellers can buy some gifts, beach equipments, or other goods for your needs.

As you can see, Agios Nikitas beach is protected from the biggest waves of the west coast, but not as much as the east coast of Lefkada. Behind the beach there can be seen a lifeguard during summer period, who takes care about the safety of visitors, and sets the green, yellow or red flags to the tower. In case of red flag the swimming in prohibited due to the waves or actual weather conditions.

Agios Nikitas beach with taxi boat to Mylos beach

What to see near Agios Nikitas beach

If you are at Agios Nikitas beach, you can see well the amazing Pefkoulia beach about 3 kilometers away, which is listed by travellers usually among Lefkada’s best beaches as well.

On the west hills of the village a hiking trail leads to the other beautiful beach of this area, which is called Mylos beach (Paralia Milos, Παραλία Μύλος). Mylos beach is one of the most beautiful places near Agios Nikitas, and can be accessed by two different ways from the village. The first and the harder access is on foot, where the hike begins in the village center, and travellers have to climb the hills. This can be exhausting in the summer heat, so it’s worth to hike in the morning hours, the length of the hiking trail between Agios Nikitas and Mylos beach is about 700 meters.

The another way to Mylos beach is much easier, because taxi boats can be also used, which depart every hour and costs a few Euros. The taxi boats to Mylos beach depart only when the waves of the west coast are suitable. These small boats carry about 12-15 passengers to Mylos beach, and depart from the east part of Agios Nikitas beach.

The other great place near Agios Nikitas is Kathisma beach (Paralia Kathisma, Παραλία Κάθισμα), one of the largest and most developed beaches in Lefkada island.

Where to stay in Agios Nikitas? Apartments, hotels, studios

If you are looking for apartments, studios and villas which are recommended by travellers in Lefkada island, take a look the accommodations below.

Hotels in Agios Nikitas

Hotel Agios Nikitas **

Hotel Agios Nikitas

Type: rooms, suites
For 2 – 4 guests
Reviews: very good, 8.5
150 meters from Agios Nikitas beach

Odyssey Hotel **

Odyssey Hotel in Agios Nikitas

Type: rooms, apartments, studios
For 2 – 5 guests
Reviews: very good, 8.2
Pool, 200 meters from the beach

Santa Marina Hotel ***

Santa Marina Hotel Agios Nikitas

Type: standard and superior rooms
For 2 – 3 guests
Reviews: very good, 8.2
Pool, 1 kilometer to the beach

Olive Tree Hotel **

Agios Nikitas Olive Tree Hotel

Type: rooms, apartments, studios
For 2 – 5 guests
Reviews: good, 7.8
100 meters to Agios Nikitas beach

Apartments, studios and villas in Agios Nikitas

Green View Apartments

Green View Apartments


Type: studios and apartments
For 2 – 4 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.2
300 meters to Agios Nikitas beach

Evridiki’s Studios

Evridikis Studios Agios Nikitas

Type: studios and apartments
For 3 – 4 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.1
60 meters to Agios Nikitas beach

Fetsis Apartments

Lefkada Fetsis Apartments in Agios Nikitas

Type: apartments
For 3 – 4 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.2
Beachfront

Villa Christianna Studios

Agios Nikitas Villa Christianna Studios

Type: studios, apartments
For 2 – 3 guests
Reviews: exceptional, 9.7

Konstantina Studios

Konstantina Studios Agios Nikitas

Type: studios
For 2 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.0
50 meters to Agios Nikitas beach

Pansion Margarita

Pansion Margarita Agios Nikitas

Type: rooms, studios
For 2 – 4 guests
Reviews: very good, 8.3

Afroditi Pansion

Afroditi Pansion Agios Nikitas

Type: studios, apartments
For 2 – 5 guests
Reviews: fabulous, 8.8

Agios Nikitas Resort Villas

Agios Nikitas Resort villas

Type: villas
Up to 2 – 4 – 6 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.4

Agios Nikitas View

Agios Nikitas View

Type: two bedroom villas
Up to 6 guests
Reviews: fabulous, 9.8

Agios Nikitas Nature Villas

Agios Nikitas Nature Villas

Type: villas
Up to 6 guests
Reviews: fabulous, 8.9

Caltabania Suites

Caltabania Agios Nikitas

Type: apartments
For 2 – 5 guests

Villa Thetis

Villa Thetis Agios Nikitas

Type: villa
Up to 9 guests
Reviews: exceptional, 9.9

Beyond Villas

Beyond Villas Agios Nikitas

Type: villa
Up to 6 – 7 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.2

Villa Milia

Villa Milia in Agios Nikitas

Type: studios and apartments
For 4 – 5 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.0

Deep Blue

Deep Blue studios in Agios Nikitas

Type: studios
For 3 – 4 guests
Reviews: exceptional, 9.7

Agios Nikitas Dolphins

Agios Nikitas Dolphins

Type: rooms, apartments
For 2 – 4 guests
Reviews: superb, 9.1

Evridiki’s Villas

Evridikis villas

Type: rooms, holiday homes, houses
For 2 – 6 guests
Reviews: exceptional, 9.6

Katerina’s village

Katerinas village

Type: villas
Up to 4 – 5 guests
Reviews: exceptional, 9.5

Delphinus Villas / Villa Nefeli

Delphinus Villas Nefeli

Type: apartments
Up to 2 – 4 persons
Reviews: fabulous, 8.9

Dimarion villas

Dimarion villas

Type: villas, studios
Villas and studios for 2 – 4 – 5 guests
Reviews: exceptional, 9.5

The best apartments, studios and villas in Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
Travellers can find a lot of recommended accommodations in Agios Nikitas which have great guest reviews

Agios Nikitas beach info

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.790119, 20.613436
12 km southwest from Lefkada town
Sea colourSea water color: blue, emerald
Sand typeSand type: sand, pebbles, rocks
Beaches depth iconDepth: normal
Waves Sea surface: varied / calm
CrowdsCrowds: usually crowded (especially in high season months)
Facilities on the beachFacilities: taverns, coffee bars, supermarket
InformationOther Information: you can catch a taxi boat here to Mylos beach (Paralia Milos)
AccessibilityAccessibility: on foot

+ Pros

  • coffee bars and restaurants near the beach
  • interesting rocky forms in the area
  • quite shallow and usually calm sea

– Cons

  • usually crowded

Agios Nikitas beach reviews

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3.9
Rated 3.9 out of 5
3.9 out of 5 stars (based on 27 reviews)
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Very good41%
Average22%
Poor7%
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