Nikiana is known as a popular tourist settlement in Lefkada during summer months, and has a tiny beach.
The main beach of Nikiana is located on the northern side of the village, next to the road. There are a few parking places also, you can park your vehicle easily. This beach is not organized, you can find some natural shade under the trees. The water is shallow and calm, like most of the eastern beaches. The emerald coloured sea water feels warm during the high season. Nikiana beach can be recommended for families and children, because of its calm atmospheres and shallow waters. During summer days the main beach may be crowded, but you can find some other smaller beaches in the southern sides of Nikiana, with less visitors.
Next to the beach there is a small port of Nikiana, with bars, taverns and markets. The scenery of Nikiana is charming, the village is surrounded by low hills and lush vegetation. On the top of the hills there are some newly built apartments and studios, many of them can be rented for a holiday.
Guide to Nikiana beach
Coordinates: 38.761866, 20.718731
9 km southeast from Lefkada town
Sea water color: blue
Sand type: sand, pebbles
Sea surface: usually calm
Accessibility: by car, on foot from Nikiana
- ideal for children
- lies next to the road