Location / where to find: Lefkada west, Agios Nikitas

Paralia Pefkoulia

The long and sandy Pefkoulia beach has one of the easiest access on the west coast of Lefkada, but at the same time it is definitely a beautiful beach.

The panoramic view of Pefkoulia beach is well known, because on the hillside there this is a famous lookout point in Lefkada, which has been designed directly next to the main road. If you drive from north, direction of Lefkada town to Agios Nikitas or to the west coast, you will meet this exceptional panorama, and the fantastic colours of Pefkoulia!

Pefkoulia beach has very easy access, because it is located directly next to the main road, where parking lots are waiting for the vehicles. The main strength of Pefkoulia are its exceptional natural beauty, and the large dimensions. You will love this beach, even you are looking for secluded beaches, because there are secluded and well organized parts both.

The famous DECK beach bar operates here with high variety of cold drinks, and of course there are a dozens of sunbeds and parasols for rent. The beach bar has also a parking lot, but it fills up quickly in the mornings. A little further away, in the north there are only large rocks, pebbles and peaceful atmospheres, these places are popular among naturists.

Pefkoulia beach, Lefkada
The north side of Pefkoulia is less visited

Why visit Pefkoulia beach?

The beauty of Lefkada reflected well by Pefkoula beach, which is surrounded by spectacular natural enviroment and crystal clear waters.

The seabed deepens moderate at the most places, and if there aren’t big waves, some parts of Pefkoulia beach are also great for a swimming and snorkeling. The easy access of Pefkoulia of make it very popular during summertime, but its almost never overcrowded due to its large dimensions.

It’s important, that in Pefkoulia beach you can’t find much natural shade, so you must carry with your parasol, if you do not want to rent one at DECK beach bar. As this beach is located in the west side of Lefkada, there are sometimes large waves also. These waves make different character and breathtaking blue colours to Pefkoulia, and promise a lot of fun!

When the waves become too large, respect the strength of nature and don’t go too into the sea.

Pefkoulia beach, as an amazing member of the best beaches in Lefkada, can be recommended for everyone. Come and see yourself!

Don’t forget that in the area there some other great beaches of Lefkada, like the exceptional Mylos beach and the well organized Kathisma beach.

Where to stay close to Pefkoulia?

You can see just a few kilometres away from Pefkoulia the houses of Agios Nikitas village, which is a popular tourist resort during the summer months, and you can find several recommended apartments and studios for a holiday. On the surrounding hills of Agios Nikitas there are also some great villas with pools and some hotels too.

Apartments, studios and hotels near Pefkoulia

Green View Apartments (2-4 guests)

Hotel Agios Nikitas (2-4 guests)

Odyssey Hotel (2-4 person)

Evridiki’s Studios (up to 4 guests)

Konstantina Studios

Myrto Homes (up to 4)

Ionian View (deluxe apartments)

Agios Nikitas Dolphins (2-4 person)

Eltheo Villas (up to 5 guests)

Some of the the best villas of the area

VinBlue Villa (up to 12 guests)

Agios Nikitas Nature Villas (up to 6 person)

Katerina’s Village (5 guests)

Agios Nikitas Resort Villas (4-6 guests)

Aletro Villa (up to 4)

Villa Niriis (up to 10 person)

Beyond Villas (up to 7)

Guide to Pefkoulia beach

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.803550, 20.631040
10 km southwest from Lefkada town
Sea colourSea water color: blue, turquoise
Sand typeSand type: sand, small pebbles, rocks
Beaches depth iconDepth: shallow / normal
Waves Sea surface: moderate
CrowdsCrowds: normal
Facilities on the beachFacilities: parking lot, DECK beach bar, parasols and sunbeds for rent, showers, changing room
InformationOther Information: –
AccessibilityAccessibility: by car

+ Pros

  • beautiful natural enviroment
  • amazing sea colours
  • calm atmospheres
  • very easy access

– Cons

  • pay attention when large waves come
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