If you would like to spend your holiday closer to nature, you can find some well-equipped official camping sites all over Lefkada island.
Most of the campings of Lefkada are surrounded with lush vegetation, shady olive groves and other mediterranean trees and bushes. You can choose your favourite camping on the island by location, because with the exception of one the campings are located in the eastern side of the island. Only one official camping operates in the west. In these campings you can find the basic facilites for travelers with caravans, like common showers, washing machines, reception, warm water, electricity, toilets, etc.
This camping is a popular place for campers in Lefkada, because it is located in a calm and picturesque bay called Dessimi and has several basic services. In the area there are two of campings, this will be the first which you will meet in the southwest. Camping Desimi was the first camping in Lefkada, founded in 1973. The place lies in the shade of the mountains, surrounded by old olive trees. You can dock your boat if you have one, or you can also rent a small boat or kayak at this place. A small family tavern operates here as well with traditional Greek meals. Camping Desimi is open from the first days of April till the end of October.
Coordinates: 38.672680, 20.710203
Camping Santa Maura
The camping is situated on the eastern side of Dessimi beach, only two kilometres from the other camping site. It is managed by two Greek owners, who speak also English and a little bit Italian. The campsite is spacious and has many shady parts, which are connected by narrow concrete roads. If you have a small boat, in this camping you can also take your boat into the water. Camping Santa Maura is a pet friendly place, where dogs and small pets are allowed. Next to the camping there is a small beach bar, where you can buy some drink and food.
Coordinates: 38.675234, 20.713949
Camping Vassiliki beach
The camping operates directly next to the main road of Vasiliki village. This place is known as one of the best campings in Lefkada island with all the facilites you need. The center of Vasiliki village is only a few minutes walk, and also the beach is only about 50 meters.
Coordinates: 38.630650, 20.607212
Camping Poros beach
The camping is located only a few steps from Mikros Gialos beach. It was founded more than 40 years ago, so it is one of the oldest campings in Lefkada island. Poros Beach camping is situated on the slopes of a hill and it is surrounded by old olive trees, orange trees and vineyards. There is a pool for the guests of the camping, a small playground for children, supermarket, and a corner for computers. This camping has ranked by guests in the top 3 campings in Lefkada island. The facility has also a tavern and some furnished studios and apartments.
Coordinates: 38.639850, 20.696061
This camping is the only one which is located in the western side of Lefkada. You can find it between Agios Nikitas village and Kathisma beach, directly next to the main road. It provides for its guests a green area with a lot of olive trees and many shady places. You can find here basic facilites like common showers, hot water, reception, washing machines.
Coodinates: 38.776214, 20.606068
This camping was founded in 1979, in suburban area of Kariotes village. Camping Kariotes is located only 4 kilometres from Lefkada town, so this is the closest camping to the island’s entrance. Of course this camping is also surrounded by olive groves, cypruss trees and other plants. In its courtyard there is a pool for guests, because this place is situated a few hundred meters from the Ionian Sea. There is a small tavern inside with some basic Greek meals.
Coordinates: 38.804401, 20.714448