Kalamitsi is a traditional mountain village with great panoramic views to the western side of Lefkada island. The settlement is located on the west cost, surrounded by mountains and olive groves.
The atmospheres of Kalamitsi are calm and peaceful, as most of the mountain villages in Lefkada island. There are several apartments and studios on the top of the hills, some of them have amazing panoramic views to the Ionian Sea.
The main road which leads in the west, goes through Kalamitsi, but the road is very narrow here and you have to pay attention for the traffic. Somewhere it looks like you drive in one lane, but there is an oncoming traffic too! The number of parking places are strongly limited in the center of the village, but it’s not a serious problem, because Kalamitsi is not as visited as Agios Nikitas.
Kalamitsi is a quite small settlement, but even it has some small supermarkets and taverns, which can be find next to the main road. The nightlife is not significant at all – visitors of the village come here to enjoy the relaxing atmospheres and the quiet of the surrounding mountains. If you prefer bustling places, take a look for other villages like Lefkada town, Nidri, Vasiliki or Agios Nikitas.
Beaches around Kalamitsi
Altough the village is located in exceptional natural enviroment, but its other main features are the beautiful beaches of the area. Kalamitsi hasn’t own port or direct exit to the Ionian Sea, but nearby there are some of the best beaches of Lefkada. The nearest beach are Kavalikefta beach (someone mention it as Kalamitsi beach) and the amazing Megali Petra, which are known well from the giant rocks and wild natural beauties. A little further away there are located Avali beach and Gaidaros (Theotokos) beaches, these offer also great experiences to the visitors. If you want to discover these amazing places, just follow the road signs which show the way from the center of Kalamitsi to the best beaches of the area.
Recommended apartments and studios in Kalamitsi village
Lenia Studios (up to 2 – 3 guests)
Villa Matula (superior apartments)
Fantastico Studios #6 (for 2 guests)
Fantastico Studios #2 (for 2 guests)
Panoramic View Apartment (rooms for 2)
Sea Breeze Apartments (up to 5)
Kalamitsi info box
Coordinates: 38.756203, 20.603172
20 km southwest from Lefkada town
Facilities: taverns, apartments, studios, mini markets
Nearest beaches: Kavalikefta beach (4,5 km), Megali Petra beach (5 km), Avali beach (5 km)
+ Reasons to visit Kalamitsi village in Lefkada island
- traditional mountain village
- picturesque landscape, green scenery
- situated directly next to the main road
- the area is filled with amazing beaches of the west coast of Lefkada
- narrow roads
- only a few parking places on the streets
- not a coastal village