The village of Nikiana is a quiet and small tourist resort between Lefkada town and Nidri village, with a tiny port.

Nikiana is located on the east coast of Lefkada, and belongs to the most important villages for tourists in the island. If you are driving on the east main road between Nidri and Lefkada town, you will surely meet this settlement, because the road goes through its center. Nikiana is a peaceful tourist resort with apartments, hotels, bakeries, supermarkets and other stores, surrounded by hills with lush vegetation.

The village is quite small, but there can be find almost everything which meet the needs of tourists. It can be reached easy from the capital (9 km) and Nidri (7 km) both, the nearest west coast beaches are located about 16 kilometers away.

The port of Nikiana is a small and picturesque marina in the north side of the village, where some private yachts, sailboats and fishing boats are anchored. There can be rent a boat also without a licence to discover the east coast by the sea.

Nikiana has some small beaches, which are characterized by emerald water colours, coarse sand and pebbles, shallow seabed and calm sea surface. Some of these beaches are organized, but many of them were left in natural condition. Nikiana beaches have calm atmospheres and pleasantly refreshing waters. The main beach of Nikiana is next to the port, and ideal for families with small children also.

Where to stay in Nikiana village in Lefkada?

For many vacationers Nikiana can be a good place to discover the area, because it is relatively close to Nidri and Lefkada town both. Most of the accommodations are in a good price value (most of the time the prices of apartments and studios are slightly lower than in Nidri), and for this reason many families choose this resort for a holiday in Lefkada. Let’s see the top choices, and don’t forget to book your favourite!

Apartments, studios in the village

Christianna Studios (up to 2 – 3 guests)

Eleana Boutique Hotel (up to 2 – 5 guests)

Aristea Apartments (up to 2 guests)

Matina Studios (up to 2 guests)

Agni Suites (up to 2 – 7 guests)

Aggeliki Apartments (up to 3 – 4 guests)

Vaso Studios (up to 2 – 6 guests)

Summertime Inn (2-4 person)

The best villas and suites of the area

Arokaria Beach House (up to 6)

Crystal Waters (up to 2 – 5 guests)

Ionian Heaven Villas (up to 6 guests)

Villa Summer Breeze (up to 6 guests)

Pearl Mansions (up to 6 – 8 guests)

Diodati Villas (up to 4 – 10 guests)

KN Ionian Suites (rooms for 2)

Eleana Boutique Hotel (rooms for 2-4)

Hotel Tesoro (rooms for 2-3)

Nikiana photos

Guide to Nikiana / info box

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.760239, 20.719403
9 km south from Lefkada town
CrowdsPopulation: 100 (increases much during summer months)
Facilities on the beachFacilities: taverns, bars, apartments, studios, supermarkets, souvenir shops, bakery, rent a car agency, port, ATM, boat rent
InformationNearest beaches: Limni beach (0 km), Lygia beach (Ligia) (3 km),  Perigiali beach (5 km)

+ Reasons to visit Nikiana in Lefkada island

  • calm atmospheres
  • tiny port
  • easy access to Lefkada town and Nidri both

– Cons

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