Passa beach is known for its emerald waters and a lush vegetation in the background, on the east coast of Lefkada island. On some maps you can find this place as Perigiali beach (Παραλία Περιγιάλι in Greek language), because it is located between Nikiana and Perigiali villages, just a few kilometres in the north from Nidri.
Where to find Passa beach in Lefkada
Passa beach is situated directly next to the east main road, and fortunately some road signs indicate the right place for visitors. Next to the road you can find some free parking places, so you can stop easily here. It’s an interesting fact that Passa beach is divided into two parts, so first you have to choose between north or south!
Passa beach (Perigiali beach) guide
Both sides of Passa beach are quite similar, the shore is narrow and filled mostly with coarse sand and pebbles. In the background there are lush vegetation with reed and some trees. Passa beach is unorganized, so there are no parasols and sunbeds for rent, or beach bars. The sea is usually calm here, and if you take your diving equipment with you, you may see some fishes.
Passa is not so well known on the east coast of Lefkada as other beaches, so it not overcrowded most of the time. In front of the beach you can clearly see the Greek mainland, where higher than a thousand meters and bare mountains are situated.
Where to stay
The nearest accommodations to Passa beach were built in Perigiali and in Nydri, the two villages are almost touch each other.
Passa beach info box
- 15 km south from Lefkada town
- Sea water color: green
- Sand type: coarse sand, pebbles, rocks
- Depth: normal
- Sea surface: usually calm
- Crowds: usually not crowded
- Facilities: not organized
- Other Information: –
- Accessibility: by car, on foot from Perigiali
- calm sea
- emerald water colours
- marine life
- narrow coast