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 easy access, because it can be reached directly next to the main road – the only drawback is the limited number of parking spaces next to the road.

The seabed is filled with coarse sand, gravel and some pebbles, with some rocks in the water. Lygia beach (or Ligia) is organized at some places, which means in the center of the village you can find some parasols and sunbeds for rent.

Families with children visit this beach often, because the Ionian Sea is usually calm and shallow on the east coast of Lefkada. Almost the entire coastline of Lygia is great for swimming and sunbathing, or just for a relax for a few hours.

On the southern side of Ligia village you can visit a water park called Panos Water Sports, which is fun for children.

Where to stay in Lygia?

Lygia (Ligia) is a popular holiday destination for tourists, because it offers several apartments and studios, and has easy access. The village has several restaurants, supermarkets and a small port, it is prepared well for visitors who spend their holiday in Lefkada island. The beautiful capital of Lefkada is also close the village (6 km), which can be reached by car or by local buses.

Recommended apartments and studios in Lygia

Christina Studios (2-3 guests)

Marmara Studios (studios, up to 2 – 3 guests)

Anesis Village Studios and Apartments (up to 2 – 4 guests)

Alkyon Apartments and Villas Hotel (up to 2 – 5 guests, superior)

Hotel Avra (up to 2 – 3 guests, studios)

Thalero Holidays Center (2-3 person)

Mavra Studios (2-4 guests)

Faros Studios (up to 2 – 4 guests)

Sandy Toes (superior apartment)

Tsonas Apartments (up to 2 – 4 guests)

House of Dreams (up to 4 guests)

Recommended villas, top suites around the village

Anthemis Luxury Villas (up to 7 guests)

Gea Villas (up to 4 – 6 guests)

Thealos Village (up to 2 – 6 guests)

Katouna Suites

Lefkas Villas (up to 4 – 8 guests)

Villa Buena Vista (up to 10 guests)

White Rock Villas (4-6 person)

Guide to Lygia beach

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.785233, 20.722035
7 km southeast from Lefkada town
Sea colourSea water color: blue
Sand typeSand type: sand, pebbles
Beaches depth iconDepth: shallow
Waves Sea surface: usually calm
CrowdsCrowds: normal
Facilities on the beachFacilities: –
InformationOther Information:
AccessibilityAccessibility: by car, on foot from Lygia village

+ Pros

  • shallow seabed
  • ideal for children
  • easy access
  • always calm waters

– Cons

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