The east coast of Lefkada is filled with hidden gems: Lakka beach is one of the most interesting places here, which can be reached only by boat. This exceptional beach of the Yenion peninsula has great snorkeling experiences, and one of the best destinations for some local boat excursions.
- Coordinates: 38.673912, 20.721839
- Ellomeno 311 00, Greece
- Yenion peninsula, Near Desimi beach
Where to find and how to get there
In Lefkada Lakka beach is located on the southern side of Yenion peninsula, just 7 kilometers away from Nidri village. If you are looking for Lakka beach on map, this beach is situated a few hundred meters from Desimi beach, in the direction of northeast. Lakka is less visited than other beaches on the east coast of Lefkada, because it can be accessed only by local boat trips or by a rented boat.
About Lakka beach in Lefkada
Lakka beach has white pebbles and vertical cliffs in the background, which make spectacular views to Yenion peninsula. On the surrounding hills a lush vegetation grows, millions of trees and bushes can be find.
The area of Lakka beach is totally unorganized, you can’t find here loud beach bars or other bustling 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
- 25 km southeast from Lefkada town (Yenion peninsula)
- Sea water color: emerald, blue
- Sand type: coarse sand, pebbles, rocks
- Depth: normal
- Sea surface: usually calm
- Crowds: not crowded
- Facilities: –
- Other Information: great for snorkeling
- Accessibility: by boat excursions from Nidri or by rent a boat
- wonderful scenery
- calm atmospheres
- recommended for snorkeling
- can be accessed only by boat