AMMOUSSA BEACH

Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast (Vasiliki, Marantochori)

Amousa beach, Paralia Amousa, Ammousa, Amouso

Calm atmospheres and emerald waters are awating for you at Ammoussa beach, in the southeastern side of Lefkada.

Ammousa is located near to Vasiliki and Marantochori villages, but the road which leads here starts in Marantochori. Ammousa beach (or Amousa, and a lot of spelling) is fully equipped with sunbeds and barasols, with Ammousa Beach Cafe & Restaurant behind the beach. There is a parking lot also, which is free.

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.

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.

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.

In the area of Ammoussa beach you can find some other great beaches of Lefkada, just take a look at Afteli beach, Mikros Gialos, or Agiofili beach.

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!

Recommended accomodations next to Ammoussa beach

Near Ammoussa beach you can find some great villas, just take a look these of you like the area!

Ionian Calm Villas (4-6 guests)

Ammousso Beach Villas (4 guests)

Amarandos Villas (up to 5 guests)

Zidanos Luxurious Villa (up to 6 guests)

Casa Nostos (apartments for 4-5)

Guide to Ammoussa beach (Amousa, Amouso)

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.602516, 20.626462
10 km from Vasiliki village
Sea colourSea water color: blue, green
Sand typeSand type: pebbles, rocks
Beaches depth iconDepth: normal
Waves Sea surface: usually calm
CrowdsCrowds: normal (during high season can be crowded)
Facilities on the beachFacilities: parking lot, tavern, parasols and sunbeds for rent, showers
InformationOther Information: –
AccessibilityAccessibility: paved road, by car

+ Pros

  • tiny and quiet bay;
  • well organized;
  • good for snorkeling;

– Cons

  • water shoe maybe needed due its pebbles;
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