Nidri is the most popular tourist resort in Lefkada island, with thousands of fans!
This famous village is located in the eastern side of Lefkada, surrounded by beautiful natural enviroment. Nidri has a seaside location, several small islands can be discovered around the village. Due to its bustling and exciting atmospheres Nidri is beloved by many fans, and in addition it offers the most boat trips in Lefkada!
Nidri is faced directly to Geni peninsula, which is characterized by hills and evergreen pine forests. There are some high mountains behind the city, where you will get amazing views to the region and the islands of Ionian Sea. According to the famous archaeologist Wilhelm Dörpfeld, it was once the famous state of Ithaca, the legendary home of Odysseus.
About Nidri village
The village has very easy access, just drive from Lefkada town to southeast 16 kilometres, and after leaving Lygia and Nikiana you will meet the village. Nidri village has the most bustling summer life in Lefkada with a dozens of taverns, coffee bars, souvenir shops, supermarkets, car rental agencies, and other tourism based places. The main street of Nidri is filled with these tourist based services, just take a walk to explore them.
The famous promenade of Nidri is also a huge epicentre of tourism, some magnificient taverns and bars are located here. Choose one of these restaurants and taste the delicious flavours of Lefkada’s cuisine, beside the best local wines. The nightlife of the village concentrates to the promenade, during summer evenings this is known as the most crowded part in the village, and also in Lefkada island!
The port of Nidri is a great starting place to several boat excursions and daily cruises in Lefkada. These cruises visit the neighboring Ionian Islands like Kefalonia, the famous western beaches of Lefkada, or just take an amusing BBQ round trip. If you walk in the harbour, you can find the daily routes of the ships, and you can decide based on that.
In the evenings, when all the boats docked at port, you can buy the tickets to the excursions. Nidri port is used by ferries to Kefalonia and Meganisi as well, so you can transport your car or bike to other amazing Ionian Islands from here.
Nidri’s beach is situated on the northern side of the village, in the direction of Perigiali. This is a well organized beach with bars, parasols and sunbeds and the largest water sports centers of Lefkada.
Because Nidri is one of the most popular areas in Lefkada island, hundreds of apartments and studios can be rented. These are located mostly next to main road, but some was built on the slopes of the surrounding hills and mountains. During high season (especially in July and August) the best accomodations are almost fully booked, so if you want to stay here, book your accomodation in time! Check below some recommended accomodations in the village, with excellent guest reviews.
Are you interested in traveling to the beautiful Nidri? Let’s see the recommended accomodations and top choices!
Recommended apartments and studios in Nidri
Aggelos Apartments (up to 2 – 6 guests)
Sunrise Studios (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Thalassa Apartments (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Adria Luxury Apartments (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Emily Apartments (up to 2 – 6 guests)
Elias Apartments (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Dionysos Luxury Apartments (up to 4 – 6 guests)
Calderimi Lefkada (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Akti Studios (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Mare Vita Apartments (up to 2 – 5 guests)
Ilios Apartment (up to 4 guests)
Casa di Marinos (up to 2 – 5 guests)
The best villas for rent in the area of Nidri village
Celestia Villas (up to 6 guests)
Villa Rigilis (up to 5 guests, pool)
Red Villa (up to 8 guests, pool)
Villa Galini (up to 6 guests, pool)
Kores Villas (up to 6 guests)
Aqua Di Mare beach front villas (up to 4 guests)
Villa Maria PF (up to 6 guests, pool)
Villa Odysseas (up to 5 guests)
Alexandros Stone House (up to 5 guests)
Villa Myrtis (up to 7 guests, pool)
Villa Ilaira (up to 8 guests, pool)
The View Complex (up to 13 guests)
Villa Maura (up to 8 guests)
Top hotels in Nidri
Oasis Hotel (up to 2 – 4 guests)
San Lazzaro (up to 2 – 6 guests, sea view)
Konstantinos Hotel & Apartments (up to 2 – 5 guests)
Hotel Nidri beach (up to 2- 3 guests)
Royal Nidri (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Guide to Nidri
Coordinates: 38.706790, 20.709751
16 km south from Lefkada town
Population: 1100 (increases much during summer months)
Facilities: taverns, bars, apartments, studios, supermarkets, shops, bakery, rent a car agencies, ATM, ferry port, daily boat excursions
Nearest beaches: Nidri beach (0 km), Perigali beach (1 km), Dessimi beach (7 km)
+ Reasons to visit Nidri village in Lefkada island
- bustling summer life
- many great taverns, coffee bars, souvenir shops
- several interesting boat excursions from its port
- exciting night life
- pretty scenery
- can be too busy for someones during the summer months
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