The village of Nikiana is a peaceful, but well equipped tourist resort between Lefkada town and Nidri village.
Nikiana is located on the eastern side of Lefkada, and belongs to the most popular villages of the island. If you are driving on the east main road, you will meet this settlement, the road goes through it. This is a quiet resort with some apartments, hotels, bakeries, supermarkets and other shops, surrounded by hills. On the northern side of Nikiana you will find a small, but picturesque port, where private yachts and boats have anchored.
Nikiana may be a good starting point to discover the area, it is close to Nidri or Lefkada town either. The accomodations of Nikiana have a good price value (most of the time prices are lower than in Nidri), and for this reason many families choose this resort for a holiday.
The village has some small beaches, these are characterized by emerald water colours, coarse sand, shallow seabed and tranquil sea surface. Most of these beaches are unorganized, they have calm atmospheres and pleasantly refreshing waters.
Guide to Nikiana
Coordinates: 38.760239, 20.719403
9 km south from Lefkada town
Population: 100 (increases much during summer months)
Facilities: taverns, bars, apartments, studios, supermarkets, souvenir shops, bakery, rent-a-car agency, small port
Nearest beaches: Nikiana beach (0 km), Lygia beach (3 km), Perigali beach (5 km)
+ Reasons to visit Nikiana in Lefkada island
- calm atmosphere
- tiny port
- can easily reach Lefkada town and Nidri both
Nikiana village on map