Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Geni (Yenion)

Laka beach, Paralia Lakka

Geni peninsula hides Lakka beach well, with exceptional snorkeling experiences.

Lakka beach is located on the southern side of Geni peninsula, just 7 kilometres away from Nidri village. Lakka is less visited than other beaches on the east coast of Lefkada, because it can be accessed only by boat.

Lakka beach has white pebbles and vertical cliffs in the background, which make spectacular views to Geni (Yenion) peninsula. On the surrounding hills a lush vegetation grows, millions of trees and bushes can be find.

Lakka beach is totally unorganized, you can’t find here beach bars or other tourist services. Just you and the pure beauty of nature! The waters around Lakka are well known from bustling marine life, the seabed is filled with large and small fishes, squids, octopuses, starfishes and crabs.

If you want to see this lovely beach almost empty, or if you don’t like the the crowds by boat excurcions, just rent a small boat in Nidri or in Desimi. This tiny beach is a special one among Lefkada east coast beaches, so if you have a chance to discover it, don’t hesitate.

Lakka beach guide

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.673742, 20.721747
25 km southeast from Lefkada town (Geni peninsula)
Sea colourSea water color: emerald, blue
Sand typeSand type: coarse sand, pebbles, rocks
Beaches depth iconDepth: normal
Waves Sea surface: usually calm
CrowdsCrowds: not crowded
Facilities on the beachFacilities: –
InformationOther Information: great for snorkeling
AccessibilityAccessibility: by boat excursion or by rent a boat

+ Pros

  • wonderful scenery
  • calm atmospheres
  • recommended for snorkeling

– Cons

  • can be accessed only by boat
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