This village is the most popular resort on the west side of Lefkada. Agios Nikitas has a lot of tourist facilites, beautiful landscapes, and many gorgeous beaches in the area!
The surroundings of Agios Nikitas are beautiful, the village is protected by spectacular hills with lush vegetation. Most of the houses was built in a small fertile valley, where grow dozens of ancient olive trees, delicious grapes, cypress trees and fragrant flowers. The village has very easy access, the west main road goes through its suburb. The only drawback of Agios Nikitas is a limited number of the free parking sites, therefore parking can be very difficult during high season days, especially on weekends. You can park next to the main street, and if you are lucky, can catch a free parking site near to the entrance of the village. Useful to know that the paved main street is also a pedestrian street, which is closed for traffic, and visitors can only walk into the center. This is a long promenade of Ag. Nikitas, because the rest are narrow, but charming alleys on the hills.
Beauty of Agios Nikitas
Agios Nikitas is a very special village, because only this village has direct exit to the sea on the western side of Lefkada.
Before the presence of mass tourism the village was a small fishing settlement, where most of the locals were engaged to agriculture. This area is filled with olive and grape groves, so some locals even today are producing wines and olive oil in excellent quality.
During summer months Agios Nikitas is a bustling settlement with fresh fish taverns, coffee bars, bakeries and souvenir stores. You can find here also some car rental agencies, ATM, and of course a bus stop. Its excellent location and comprehensive services make Agios Nikitas so beloved and popular village, and of course don’t forget the amazing beaches of the area!
Beaches of Agios Nikitas
The village has its tiny own beach, but the most beautiful beaches are located within a few kilometres. The closest famous beach to Agios Nikitas is called Mylos, which can be accessed on foot from the center (walk takes about 25′), or by taxi boat. The other great beaches nearby are called Kathisma and Pefkoulia. All these beaches are listed as the best beaches of Lefkada island, so if you spend your holiday in this village, don’t miss these gems!
If you are looking for the amazing beaches of Lefkada, Agios Nikitas is a great place for holidays. Keep in mind that parking can be difficult in high season, but the charm of the area and the great beaches of the west are exceptional even in Lefkada island!
Recommended apartments and studios in Agios Nikitas
Villa Christianna studios (studios and apartments with sea view, up to 2 -4 guests)
Agnantio (studios and apartments, up to 2 – 4 guests)
Althea studios (studios up to 3 guests)
Odyssey Hotel (up to 2 – 4 guests, 2 minutes from the beach)
Konstantina studios (up to 2 guests, 50 meters from the beach)
OIive Tree hotel ** (up to 5 guests)
Villa Milia (apartments & studios, up to 5 guests )
Liogerma Villas (deluxe apartments, up to 6 guests)
Hotel Agios Nikitas (up to 2 – 4 guests, beach 150 meters)
Lefkas Petra (up to 2 guests, 200 meters from the beach)
Green View apartments (studios and apartments, up to 2 – 4 guests)
Recommended villas in the area of Agios Nikitas
Mylos Paradise Luxury villas (exlusive villas behind Mylos beach, up to 5 guests, sea view)
Agios Nikitas Resort villas (exclusive villas, up to 2 – 4 guests, sea view)
Kampaki Stone Houses (exlusive and superior villas, up to 5 guests)
Euphoria Villas (villa, up to 5 guests)
Katerina’s village (villas with private pool, up to 6 guests)
Drimonari Villas (superior villas, up to 8 guests)
Villa Niiris (deluxe villas, up to 10 guests)
Lagady Luxury sea side (up to 6 guests, sea view)
Ionian villas (up to 4 guests, surrounded by olive forest, sea view)
Villas Vento (villa, up to 10 guests)
Valia (villa, up to 4 guests)
Guide to Agios Nikitas
Coordinates: 38.787376, 20.612386
12 km southwest from Lefkada town
Population: 150 (in low season, increases much in high season)
Facilities: taverns, bars, apartments, hotels, studios, rent-a-car agency, supermarket, camping
Nearest beaches: Ag. Nikitas beach (0 km), Mylos beach (1 km), Kathisma beach (2,2 km), Pefkoulia beach (3 km)
+ Reasons to visit
- great atmospheres
- a lot of taverns
- amazing west beaches of Lefkada
- romantic scenery
- located directly next to the main road
- parking may be difficult during high season (July, August) months
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