Ponti beach, Lefkada

Ponti beach

The beach of Ponti village offers to its visitors coarse sand with shallow waters.

Ponti is well known as the village of windsurfers, because thousands of surfers arrive during summer months to the the village. The special wind (called Eric) which occurs in the large bay, provides excellent conditions for windsurfers, especially in the afternoons. The surfers are away from the main beach, so it is also good for swimming, and enjoy the sun. The seabed is filled with coarse sand, and the emerald coloured sea is shallow here. It makes this place ideal for smaller children, but the families are a little further away, closer to Vasiliki village. Ponti beach is well organized, parasols and sunbeds can be rented, and there are also some beach bars and taverns.

Behind the beach there are some facilities, where you can rent equipments for surfing. The beach is connected to the beach of Vasiliki, which is located on the eastern side of the bay.

If you are interested in windsurfing, in Ponti there are some surfing clubs where you can also learn these skills. You can meet the windsurfer community, enjoy the sport, the winds and the views of emerald Ionian Sea.


Guide to Ponti beach

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.631836, 20.596920
40 km south from Lefkada town
Sea colourSea water color: blue, green
Sand typeSand type: sand, gravel
Beaches depth iconDepth: shallow
Waves Sea surface: calm
CrowdsCrowds: may crowded during high season
Facilities on the beachFacilities: bars, taverns, surfing facilites
InformationOther Information: windsurfing center of Lefkada
AccessibilityAccessibility: by car

+ Pros

  • shallow and calm sea
  • interesting area with dozens of windsurfers

– Cons

  • average scenery
  • may windy



Ponti beach on map


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