LEFKADA BEACH GUIDE

LISTED AS BEST BEACHES IN GREECE & EUROPE

Lefkada island is well known in Greece and all over Europe for its amazing beaches. Steep white cliffs surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, millions shades of blue and emerald colours. We are proud to present the best Lefkada beaches, which make this place one of the most beloved Greek islands in 2022!

Why are Lefkada beaches so special?

The magic of the beaches are due to several interesting things, one of the most important is the geographical location of Lefkada. The west coast faces to the open sea, while the east coast is well protected from the waves and winds.

Lefkada beaches are totally different in the west and in the east, offering exceptional diversity for every beach enthusiasts.

Lefkada beaches guide

Guide to the best Lefkada beaches for 2022

Lefkada beaches on the west coast

The west coast beaches in Lefkada are primarily characterized by steep cliffs, white pebbles and breathtaking panoramic views.

Due to mountanious areas most of the west beaches are monumental and has long coastline, which faces to the endless Ionian Sea.

Beyond the incredible natural beauties the west coast has a unique attraction, which can be seen often - the famous waves of Lefkada! One of the best things of Lefkada are these large waves, which make incredible blue colours to the sea. The waves are not always present on the west coast, but when they come, it's a lot of fun and incredible sight.

If you would like to visit the bluest beaches in Greece and Europe, just visit to the west coast, where the best Lefkada beaches are awaiting for you.

Scroll down and meet the best Lefkada beaches of the west coast for 2022!

Beaches on the east coast

The east coast of Lefkada has not so dramatic landscapes as the west, but there can be find amazing beaches also, tiny emerald bays and green hills.

Most of the villages and tourist resorts are located on the east coast, many of them have a calm and shallow beach. This side of Lefkada is protected from the western waves and the winds well, and usually much more suitable for swimming.

The east beaches of Lefkada has great snorkeling capabilities, where the marine life can be discovered. If you would like to dive or snorkel in Lefkada, just drive to the east!

On the east coast there are located several sea caves and tiny bays, and if you rent a boat, you can discover not just these small gems of Lefkada, but even some amazing islands of Ionian Sea!

Now let's check our Lefkada beach guide for some really great beaches in the east for your holiday in 2022.

Visit Lefkada beaches in 2022

Read these beach guides with a lot of photos, tips and useful information, and choose your favourites.

Passa beach Lefkada island

Passa beach

PASSA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Perigiali Pasa beach, Paralia Passa Passa beach is known for its emerald waters and a lush vegetation in the background. It is located between Nikiana …

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Lakka beach, Geni, Lefkada

Lakka beach

LAKKA BEACH 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 …

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Lygia beach Lefkada

Lygia beach

LYGIA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Ligia Ligia beach, Paralia Lygia The beach of Lygia village is a typical, emerald coloured coast on the east side of Lefkada. Lygia beach has …

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Nikiana beach, Lefkada

Nikiana beach

NIKIANA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Nikiana Limni beach, Paralia Nikiana Nikiana is known as a popular tourist settlement on the east coast of Lefkada, and has a long beachfront with …

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Nidri beach

Nidri beach

NIDRI BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Nidri Paralia Nidri, Nydri beach The main beach of Nidri village is a well organized place in front of several picturesque islands. If you visit …

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Afteli beach

Afteli beach

AFTELI BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Evgiros Paralia Afteli Afteli beach is a tiny, but very lovely beach with emerald waters on the east side of Lefkada. It can be accessed …

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Ponti beach, Lefkada

Ponti beach

PONTI BEACH Location / where to find: Ponti / Vasiliki Pondi beach, Paralia Ponti The beach of Ponti (Pondi) offers for visitors coarse sand with shallow waters, and the best windsurfing options in Lefkada! Ponti …

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Avali beach guide, Lefkada

Avali beach

AVALI BEACH Where to find: Lefkada west, close to Kalamitsi village Paralia Avali The beauty of Avali beach will touch you, with amazing blue waters and spectacular views. Avali beach is characterized by the extraordinary …

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Gaidaros beach Lefkada (Theotokos beach)

Gaidaros beach

GAIDAROS BEACH 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 …

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kastro beach lefkada town 1

Kastro beach

KASTRO BEACH Location / where to find: next to Lefkada town Paralia Kastro Kastro beach is located close to the pontoon bridge of Lefkada, in the north side of the island. Kastro has very easy …

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Amoglossa beach

Amoglossa beach

AMOGLOSSA BEACH Where to find: Lefkada town Ammoglossa, Paralia Ammoglossa The tiny beach of Amoglossa (or Ammoglossa) is located near to the entrance of Lefkada island, in a walking distance from the pontoon bridge. The …

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Vasiliki beach

Vasiliki beach

VASILIKI BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada south, Vasiliki Paralia Vasiliki The main beach of Vasiliki is a wide bay with calm waters, which make the area ideal and suitable for children. Vasiliki beach …

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Porto Katsiki beach, Lefkada Greece

Porto Katsiki beach

PORTO KATSIKI BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada west coast Paralia Porto Katsiki Porto Katsiki beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Lefkada with huge vertical cliffs and breathtaking panoramic views. Porto Katsiki …

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Mylos beach, Lefkada Greece

Mylos beach

MYLOS BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Agios Nikitas Milos beach, Paralia Mylos The area of Agios Nikitas is filled amazing beaches with breathtaking natural scenery and turquoise waters. Mylos beach is (or …

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Megali Petra beach

Megali Petra beach

MEGALI PETRA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Kalamitsi Paralia Megali Petra Combined with calm atmospheres and pure beauty of the nature, Megali Petra beach is definitely a hidden gem of Lefkada! The …

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Kathisma beach, Lefkada

Kathisma beach

KATHISMA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Agios Nikitas Paralia Kathisma, Katisma The northwest side of Lefkada is characterized by incredible blue sea colours, hills with lush vegetation and amazing panoramic views. This …

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Gialos beach in Lefkada

Gialos beach

GIALOS BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Dragano / Athani Paralia Gialos The main feature of Gialos beach is a calm atmosphere, far from the crowds. Gialos can be only accessed by a …

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Gira beach, near Lefkada town

Gira beach

GIRA BEACH (GYRA) Location / where to find: next to Lefkada town Paralia Gira, Gyra beach Where the Mother Nature formed an interesting peninsula-like geographical shape with a shallow lagoon in the north side of …

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Egremni beach Lefkada

Egremni beach

EGREMNI BEACH GUIDE Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Athani Paralia Egremni, Egremnoi, Gremni, Egkremni beach Extreme beauty in Lefkada west coast – Egremni beach is characterized by incredible blue and white colours. Egremni …

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Dessimi beach

Dessimi beach

DESSIMI BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Geni Desimi beach, Paralia Desimi Dessimi beach is one of the largest bays of Geni peninsula, on the east coast of Lefkada. The beach is …

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Ammoussa beach guide in Lefkada

Ammoussa beach

AMMOUSSA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast (Vasiliki, Marantochori) Amousa beach, Paralia Amousa, Ammousa, Amouso Calm atmospheres and emerald waters are awating for you at Ammoussa beach, in the southeastern side of …

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Agios Nikitas beach in Lefkada

Agios Nikitas beach

GUIDE TO AGIOS NIKITAS BEACH Where to find: Lefkada northwest, Agios Nikitas Paralia Agios Nikitas Agios Nikitas is a beautiful village at the west coast of Lefkada, and the only settlement in the west, which …

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Agios Ioannis beach

Agios Ioannis beach

GUIDE TO AGIOS IOANNIS BEACH Where to find: Lefkada northwest, close to Lefkada town Paralia Agios Ioannis Exceptional shallow sea and turquoise water colours are the main features of Agios Ioannis beach, just a few …

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Agiofili beach, Lefkada

Agiofili beach

AGIOFILI BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada east coast, Vasiliki Paralia Agiofili, Aghiofilli beach, Agiofylli A small, but beautiful Agiofili beach is one of the most popular beaches in the area of the charming …

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Kavalikefta beach

Kavalikefta beach

KAVALIKEFTA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Kalamitsi Kalamitsi beach, Paralia Kavalikefta Giant rocks, small bays and amazing views are guaranteed if you visit Kavalikefta beach, next to Kalamitsi village. Due to the …

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Pefkoulia beach guide in Lefkada

Pefkoulia beach

PEFKOULIA BEACH Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Agios Nikitas Paralia Pefkoulia The long and sandy Pefkoulia beach has one of the easiest access on the west coast of Lefkada, but at the same …

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