Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Kalamitsi

Paralia Gaidaros, Nektar Paradise beach, Theotokos beach

Gaidaros beach is relatively unknown place among Lefkada beaches, even it is located next to the extreme popular Kathisma and the interesting Avali. But the fans of Gaidaros know well, that this beach is a hidden gem in Lefkada!

How to access Gaidaros beach? It’s not complicated at all, to find Gaidaros just follow the road signs from Kalamitsi village to Kavalikefta beach, and turn left to Avali. After a few hundres meters when you will see Avali beach bar just drive further, follow the asphalt road, where this great beach is waiting for you with some parking lot. Gaidaros beach is one of the most secluded and abandonded beaches in the western side of Lefkada, a real hidden gem – there are only a few sunbeds and parasols for rent, and a small, but friendly beach bar called ‘Nektar Paradise‘.

Gaidaros beach Lefkada
Gaidaros beach, Lefkada west coast

This amazing beach is perfect to enjoy the waves of Ionian Sea, the warm sun and nothing else matters. The atmospheres of Gaidaros in the north side are also ideal for naturists (this part is known as a nudist beach in Lefkada), but of course everybody who like the pure beauty of nature.

The seabed is filled with small pebbles and coarse sand, with some larger rocks under the surface. If you visit Gaidaros, you can connect your visit to some other beautiful beaches easily in the area. On the southern sides of Gaidaros are located the beautiful Avali, Kavalikefta, Megali Petra and Kathisma, which are listed among Lefkada island’s best beaches.

Lefkada, Gaidaros beach

Gaidaros beach is also known as Theotokos

Where to stay in the area?

Gaidaros (Theotokos) beach is located a few kilometers away from Kalamitsi village, where villas, apartments and studios are waiting for guests in the mountains. From the area of Kalamitsi the distance to the beach is about 5 kilometers. The other option to stay in the area is the accommodations next to Kathisma beach.

Recommended rooms in Kalamitsi and Kathisma

Rania apartments (up 4 people)

Nikolas & Sofia Studios (up to 3)

Evi’s Studios (2-3 guests)

Lenia Studios (2-3 guests)

Panoramic View Apartment (2 people)

Villa Matula (apartments, up to 6 guests)

Sea Breeze Apartments (up to 5 guests)

Melikiron Luxury Apartments ()

Fantastico Studios #2 (2 people)

Fantastico Studios #6 (2 guests)

Recommended villas of the area

Angelo Villas (4 guests)

Villas Vento (up to 8 guests)

Ionian Villas (4 guests)

Drimonari Villas (4-8 guests)

Almond Villa (up to 6 guests)

Villa Ioanna (6 people)

Villa Endless Blue (up to 8 guests)

Eliandreia Luxury Villa (up to 22 guests)

Matafia’s House (7 guests)

Villa Fabiana (10 people)

Villa Etoni (up to 8 guests)

Guide to Gaidaros beach (Theotokos)

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.766708, 20.596452
25 km southwest from Lefkada town
Sea colourSea water color: blue
Sand typeSand type: sand, small pebbles
Beaches depth iconDepth: normal
Waves Sea surface: moderate
CrowdsCrowds: usually not crowded
Facilities on the beachFacilities: Nektar Paradise beach bar, parasols & sunbeds for rent, parking lot
InformationOther Information: the north part of the beach is for nudists / naturists
AccessibilityAccessibility: by car, by walking from Kathisma

+ Pros

  • calm atmospheres
  • beautiful natural scenery

– Cons

  • at some places large stones make difficult to get into the sea
  • road conditions from Kalamitsi are poor
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