Nidri beach

The main beach of Nidri village is a well organized place in front of some picturesque islands.

If you visit Nidri or you will stay in this village on your holiday, you will find its beach in the northern side of the village, in the direction of Perigiali.

Nidri beach is situated just a short walk away from the village center, or if you arrive here by a car or scooter, park your vehicle next to the main road. From the road small alleys open towards the sea, which lead to the beach.

The coastline of Nidri is one of the most organized beaches in Lefkada island, with many services and facilities for tourists. There are some sunbeds and parasols for rent, in the background beach bars and taverns are waiting for the visitors. By prefering your own parasols, of course you can place and use it in empty areas. There are a few places under the trees, where you can find some natural shade. If you want to relax in the shade, you must arrive in the morning hours, because these are the most popular places.

The seabed is filled with coarse sand and gravel, at these places you may forget water shoes. The emerald coloured sea is shallow and very calm, especially recommended for families with children. The swim is also good here, in summer months there are no waves as big as the west side of Lefkada. The surrounding mountains, like the famous Skaros and the small islands make nice and friendly Nidri beach, the scenery is so green as the sea colours!

By the beach of Nidri operates a water sports center also, where you can try parasailing, donuts, bananas, wakeboard, and other interesting and fun water things. Feel the adrenaline, try these experiences and your holiday will be an unforgettable adventure in Nidri, Lefkada!

The islands around Nidri offer wonderful sights – the first is called Madouri, which is exactly faces to the beach. Behind this tiny islet you can notice the famous Skorpios island, it was the private property of Onassis family for decades. Several years ago Skorpios was sold, and now it belongs to a Russian billionaire.


Guide to Nidri beach

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.709494, 20.714317
16 km southeast from Lefkada town
Sea colourSea water color: blue
Sand typeSand type: coarse sand, gravel, small pebbles
Beaches depth iconDepth: normal
Waves Sea surface: calm
CrowdsCrowds: may crowded during high season
Facilities on the beachFacilities: beach bars, taverns, parasols, sunbeds
InformationOther Information: water sports avalaible (bananas, donuts, parasail, jetski, wakeboard, etc)
AccessibilityAccessibility: by car, on foot from the center Nidri

+ Pros

  • calm and shallow Ionian Sea
  • ideal for swimming
  • great place for families
  • well organized
  • charming islands in front of the beach
  • water sports

– Cons

  • may crowded during high season



Nidri beach on Lefkada map


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