If you stay in Nidri, one the most popular villages in Lefkada, you will certainly meet Nidri beach during your holiday. There are a lof of informations, which you should know about this place, because of its famous location it has lot of visitors in the summer. Nidri beach is a long and shallow area, where the sea colours are emerald, and you can’t find any waves.
- Known as: Nydri beach, Paralia Nydri
- Coordinates: 38.709165, 20.714048
- Location: Nidri, Lefkada, Greece
- Where to stay in the area: click here for apartments and hotels in Nidri!
Where to find
One of the most important informations about Nidri beach is its location, because this place can be find only on the north side of the village. If you visit Nidri, or you spend your holiday here, you will find Nidri beach in the direction of Lefkada town and the neighboring Perigiali, so you have to walk north from the port.
Nidri beach is situated just a short walk away from the village center, or if you arrive here by car or scooter, find a parking lot (in the center of Nidri there are some paid parkings). From the main road some small alleys lead towards the sea.
Nidri beach guide with photos
The beach of Nidri is a well organized, but quite narrow place in Lefkada island, with many services and facilities for tourists. In Nidri beach there are some sunbeds and parasols for rent, behind them beach bars and taverns are waiting for the visitors. The apartments and studios are very close to the beach, most visitors of the beach come from these accommodations.
It can be useful, that Nidri beach offer just a few places under the trees, where you can find some natural shade. If you want to relax in natural shade, you must arrive in the morning hours, because these are the most popular places. By prefering your own parasols, of course you can place and use it at some empty areas.
The seabed of Nidri beach is filled with coarse sand and pebbles, where you can forget water shoes. The emerald coloured sea is shallow and very calm, so this place is especially recommended for families with children. The swim is also a great activity here, because during summer months there are no such big waves as on the west coast of Lefkada, and you can forget the strong winds also. The surrounding mountains with the famous Skaros (Skaroi forest) and the small islands make nice and very friendly Nidri beach, the scenery is so green as the sea.
At the beach of Nidri operates some water sports centers also, such as Kavvadas Water Sports, or Dennis Water Sports, where you can try parasailing, flyfish, crazy sofa, banana ski, wakeboard. In addition you can rent a pedal boat or canoe with other interesting and fun water things. Feel the adrenaline: with these experiences your holiday will be an unforgettable adventure in Nidri, Lefkada.
The tiny islands around Nidri offer wonderful sights to the sea – the first is called Madouri, which is exactly faces to Nidri beach. Behind this small islet you can notice the famous Skorpios island, which was the private property of Onassis family for decades. A few years ago, in 2013 Skorpios was sold by the descendant of Aristotle Onassis to a Russian billionare family called Rybolovlev.
Where to stay
Nidri is one of the most popular tourist resorts with bustling atmospheres in Lefkada island with several bars, restaurants, supermarkets, souvenir shops and a picturesque port. During summertime thousands of visitors enjoy their holiday in Nidri, where wide range of accommodations are awaiting for guests. In the village there are primarily apartments and studios for rent with some hotels, on the surrounding hills you can find villas too.
For apartments and hotels in Nidri just click here, where you can see reviews and pictures of local accommodations.
Now let’s see some recommended places in Nidri which have great reviews by travellers, where to stay for a best holiday in the area.
Nidri beach info box
- Coordinates: 38.709494, 20.714317
- 16 km southeast from Lefkada town
- Sea water color: blue, green
- Sand type: coarse sand, gravel, small pebbles
- Depth: normal
- Sea surface: calm
- Crowds: may crowded during high season
- Facilities: beach bars, taverns, parasols, sunbeds
- Other Information: water sports avalaible (bananas, donuts, parasail, jetski, wakeboard, etc)
- Accessibility: by car, on foot from the center Nidri
- calm and shallow Ionian Sea
- ideal for swimming
- great place for families
- well organized
- charming islands in front of the beach
- water sports (paragliding, banana, etc) in Lefkada
- may crowded during high season
- not as picturesque as the west coast