Lygia (or Ligia) is an important tourist resort in the north side of the island, which is located just a few kilometers from Lefkada town.
The houses of the village were built next to the sea and on the surrounding hills both, so in Lygia there are a lot of apartments and studios for rent. The main road which leads in the east passes through the village, and because of that Lygia (Ligia) has quick and easy connection with Lefkada town in the north (6km), and Nidri in the south (11 km).
In Lygia village most of the services and shops can be find next to main road, where you can find several taverns, coffee bars, supermarkets and bakeries. The village is a well prepared for tourists during summer, so you don’t have to drive to Lefkada town to buy something if you don’t want to.
What to see in Lygia, the port and the beaches nearby
Ligia has a small port with dozens of colourful fishing boats, which was built next to the main road. This marina is well protected from the waves by a breakwater, and the from the winds also. In the port there are a few restaurants, and you can rent a boat if you want.
The beaches of Ligia are calm places on the east coast, where the seabed is filled primarily with pebbles and rocks. You can find at some places a few sunbeds and parasols for rent, but the most beaches of Lygia are unorganized. Just walk down through the narrow alley to the sea and swim in the emerald waters!
Due to its location Lygia village is also a good starting point to discover the east and west side of Lefkada. The apartments of Lygia are usually at medium price range, and you can find here basic studios and well equipped apartments both.
Don’t forget, the beautiful Lefkada town is located just a few kilometres away from Lygia – a lot of tourists discover the best sights of the capital, and enjoy its unique atmospheres.
Where to stay in Ligia, recommended apartments and studios
Marmara Studios (studios, up to 2-3 guests)
Christina Studios (up to 2-3 person)
Anesis Village Studios and Apartments (up to 2-4 guests)
Alkyon Apartments and Villas Hotel (up to 2-5 guests)
Hotel Avra (2 – 3 guests, studios)
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)
Guide to Lygia / info box
Coordinates: 38.789278, 20.719222
6 km south from Lefkada town
Population: 100 (increases much during summer months)
Facilities: taverns, bars, apartments and studios, supermarkets, souvenir shops, bakery, car rental agency, port, boat rent, pharmacy, gas station, water fun park
Nearest beaches: Lygia beach (0km), Nikiana beach (3 km)
+ Reasons to visit Lygia (Ligia) in Lefkada island
- easy to reach
- small distance to Lefkada town
- not so picturesque like other coastal villages in Lefkada
- the beaches of Lygia are average