Mylos beach

Next to Agios Nikitas is an amazing beach with amazing views, exotic sandhills, and turquoise waters. Mylos beach (Milos) is a spectacular member of the best beaches in Lefkada, which every fan of natural beauties must see!

Mylos beach is located only two kilometres from the village, and can be accessed by foot or by taxi boat either. The footpath to Mylos starts from one of the taverns in the center of Ag. Nikitas, and hikers must climb across a small hill. Those who choose this path will have a nice view to the city in some places.

Taxi boats to Mylos beach depart approx every hour from Agios Nikitas beach. The boat trip takes only a few minutes, and cost only a few Euros. During the short boat trip passengers can see the village and Mylos from the sea, this angles also offer exceptional views to the famous west coasts of Lefkada.

Mylos beach is considered as one of the best beaches in Lefkada

Mylos beach has wonderful views from the top of the hills, and you will see clearly why is it proudly introduced as one of the best beaches in Lefkada island. The turquoise colours of the Ionian Sea are incredible, visitors say that Mylos beach has definitely exotic atmospheres. In the background of the beach there is a huge sand dune, which gives interesting look this beach. The seabed is filled with coarse sand and deepens quickly, so when big waves are coming, you have to pay attention!

In recent years the north side of Mylos is usually organized with some parasols, sunbeds and a small cantina. On the top of the surrounding hills you can see some old and ruined windmills, from which the beach got its name. Mylos = Mill, in a Greek language.

The southern side of Mylos was also a good place for nudists for many years. Nowadays the beach become so popular, that during high season it is no longer always appropriate.

When you visit Lefkada island and you are looking for the best beaches, take a look to the fantastic Mylos beach. Go by taxi boat or on foot, you will be enchanted by the beauty in the same way!

Guide to Mylos beach

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.787373, 20.608136
10 km south from Lefkada town, directly next to Agios Nikitas
Sea colourSea water color: blue, turquoise
Sand typeSand type: small pebbles, coarse sand
Beaches depth iconDepth: normal, somewhere deepens quick
Waves Sea surface: moderate
CrowdsCrowds: average
Facilities on the beachFacilities: during high season parasols and sunbeds can be rented, beach bar
InformationOther Information: some old windmills in the area
AccessibilityAccessibility: on foot, or by taxi boat from Agios Nikitas

+ Pros

  • beautiful natural enviroment
  • usually not crowded
  • calm atmospheres
  • huge sand dunes in the background
  • can be accessed on foot and by taxi boat from Agios Nikitas either

– Cons

  • on foot you must climb a hill to reach the beach;



Recommended apartments and studios in Agios Nikitas, next to Mylos

Villa Christianna studios (studios and apartments with sea view, up to 2 -4 guests)

Agnantio (studios and apartments, up to 2 – 4 guests)

Althea studios (studios up to 3 guests)

Odyssey Hotel (up to 2 – 4 guests, 2 minutes from the beach)

Konstantina studios (up to 2 guests, 50 meters from the beach)

OIive Tree hotel ** (up to 5 guests)

Villa Milia (apartments & studios, up to 5 guests )

Liogerma Villas (deluxe apartments, up to 6 guests)

Hotel Agios Nikitas (up to 2 – 4 guests, beach 150 meters)

Lefkas Petra (up to 2 guests, 200 meters from the beach)

Green View apartments (studios and apartments, up to 2 – 4 guests)

Recommended villas and suites in the area of Ag. Nikitas

Mylos Paradise Luxury villas (exlusive villas behind Mylos beach, up to 5 guests, sea view)

Agios Nikitas Resort villas (exclusive villas, up to 2 – 4 guests, sea view)

Kampaki Stone Houses (exlusive and superior villas, up to 5 guests)

Euphoria Villas (villa, up to 5 guests)

Katerina’s village (villas with private pool, up to 6 guests)

Drimonari Villas (superior villas, up to 8 guests)

Villa Niiris (deluxe villas, up to 10 guests)

Lagady Luxury sea side (up to 6 guests, sea view)

Ionian villas (up to 4 guests, surrounded by olive forest, sea view)

Villas Vento (villa, up to 10 guests)

Valia (villa, up to 4 guests)


Mylos beach location / on map


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