The main beach of Nidri village is a well organized place in front of some picturesque islands.
You can reach Nidri beach easily, which is located in the northern side of the village. It is only a few walk from the village centre, from the main road lead some alleys to the beach. The coast of Nidri is one of the most developed beaches in Lefkada island, with many services and facilities. There can be rented sunbeds and parasols, in the background beach bars and taverns are waiting for the visitors. If you prefer your own parasols, of course you can use it. There are a few places under the trees, where you can find some natural shade. If you want to sit down here, 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, recommended for families with smaller children. Swimming is also good here, during the summer months there are no big waves. The surrounding hills and islands make friendly the beach of Nidri, the scenery is so green as the sea colours!
There is a water sports center also, where you can try parasailing, donuts, bananas, wakeboard, and other interesting and fun water things. Feel your adrenaline, challenge these experiences and your holiday will be an unforgettable adventure!
Interesting fact, that the small islet is called Madouri, which is exactly facing to the beach. Behind this islet you can notice the famous Skorpios island, which was the private property of Onassis for decades. Several years ago Skorpios was sold, and now it belongs to a Russian billionaire.
Guide to Nidri beach
Coordinates: 38.709494, 20.714317
16 km southeast from Lefkada town
Sea water color: blue
Sand type: coarse sand, gravel, small pebbles
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 Nidri
- calm and shallow Ionian Sea
- ideal for swimming
- great place for families
- well organized
- may crowded during high season
Nidri beach on map