Calm atmospheres and emerald waters are awating for you, if you visit during your holiday Ammoussa beach in Lefkada. This small, but very nice place is located on the east coast, near to Vasiliki and Marantochori villages: the road which leads here starts in Marantochori. On the east coast of Lefkada Ammousa beach is fully equipped with sunbeds and barasols, with a nice coffee bar behind the sea. There is a parking lot also, which is free.
- Known as: Paralia Ammousa, Παραλία Αμμούσα, Amouso
- Coordinates: 38.602516, 20.626462
- Lefkada Apollonii 310 82, Greece
- Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast (between Vasiliki and Marantochori)
Ammoussa beach travel guide with photos
The quality of the narrow and windig road which leads here is varied with some defects in the asphalt, but don’t worry, it’s not as hard as at some beaches on the west coast. Amousa can be accessed from Vasiliki village also, but in this case you have to drive to Marantochori, where road signs indicate the right way to this beach.
The small bay of Ammoussa is surrounded by grey rocks and lush vegetation, showing for visitors nice views to the area. The seabed is filled primarily with white pebbles and stones, which make Ammoussa beach especially great for snorkeling in Lefkada. Small fishes, squids and other sea creatures live in these waters, so don’t forget your diving mask! Ionian Sea is usually calm here, Amousa is very well protected from the waves do to its natural breakwaters.
Behind the sea Ammousa Beach Café & Restaurant operate during summer months, where you can drink some cold refreshment or eat a meal.
The beach is also good for swimming, even if the west coast of Lefkada is characterized by big waves sometimes. In the distance you can see the mountains of other amazing Ionian Islands, such as Ithaca or Kefalonia.
Ammousa beach was a quiet and peaceful place due to its location far for the crowds, but recent years it has become much more popular. Despite its growing popularity the place kept its charm, so if you need some unique, take a look to the tiny Amousa beach!
Where to stay
In the area of Ammoussa beach there are just a few villas, so not just the sea surface is calm, but also the atmospheres. For the nearest apartments and studios you have to find Marantochori or Vasiliki villages.
- 10 km from Vasiliki village
- Sea water color: blue, green
- Sand type: pebbles, rocks
- Depth: normal
- Sea surface: usually calm
- Crowds: normal (during high season can be crowded)
- Facilities: free parking lot, tavern, parasols and sunbeds for rent, showers
- Other Information: –
- Accessibility: paved road, by car
- tiny and quiet bay;
- well organized;
- good for snorkeling;
- water shoe maybe needed due its pebbles;