Megali Petra beach

Megali Petra beach

Megali Petra beach

Combined with calm atmospheres and a beauty of nature.

The name of Megali Petra beach means ‘big rock’, because of its rocky character. It can be accessed by walking across Kavalikefta beach – narrow foothpath to Megali Petra leads from the southern side of the beach. The beach is well known for beach enthusiasts, but the atmosphere is calm and peaceful.

You can’t find here bars or tavernas, only the music of waves, and exceptional natural beauty. Sometimes there are some parasols and sunbeds for rent, but usually only a few. The beach deepens quick, so it is recommended for experienced, especially when big waves are coming. Megali Petra is listed among the best beaches of Lefkada – so if you like secluded and beautiful beaches, Megali Petra definitely worth for a visit!


Guide to Megali Petra beach

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.751690, 20.588242
21 km southwest from Lefkada town, next to Kalamitsi village
Sea colourSea water color: blue, turquoise
Sand typeSand type: sand, small pebbles, pebbles, rocks
Beaches depth iconDepth: normal
Waves Sea surface: moderate
CrowdsCrowds: not crowded
Facilities on the beachFacilities: sometimes a few parasols and sunbeds
InformationOther Information: –
AccessibilityAccessibility: by walking across Kavalikefta beach

+ Pros

  • amazing water colours and scenery;
  • easy to find secluded places;
  • calm atmosphere;

– Cons

  • a little difficult to reach;



Megali Petra beach on map


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