Location / where to find: Lefkada south, Vasiliki

Paralia Vasiliki

The main beach of Vasiliki is a wide bay with calm waters, which make the area ideal and suitable for children.

Vasiliki beach is near to the new port of Vasiliki, and has a small parking lot. Behind the parasols and sunbeds there are some coffee bars and taverns, where you can drink or eat something delicious. The sea is usually calm and shallow in Vasiliki beach, so it is recommended for families with small children.

The seabed is filled with coarse sand, which is comfortable enough for your feet, and don’t worry about water shoes. Close to Vasiliki beach there is a camping site, one of the most known campings in Lefkada.

In the southern side of Vasiliki there are some small coves with rocky seabed. If you like secluded, unorganized tiny beaches, walk here and discover them. The most beautiful beach in the area of Vasiliki is Agiofili beach, which is a few kilometers away, and can reached by taxi boat from the port or by car. If you stay in the area, don’t forget to visit Agiofili!

Vasiliki and Ponti – Windsurf spots of Lefkada

The other side of Vasiliki beach you can see Ponti, which is a famous village in Lefkada for its windsurf options. Ponti and Vasiliki are well known as the center of windsurf in Lefkada island, thousands of surfers come here during summertime. The surfers sail the waves primarily in the afternoons, when the special wind, called ‘Eric’ arrives to the bay. In the afternoons you can see dozens of windsurfers in the bay, because especially the windsurf is relevant in Vasiliki and Ponti. If you want to try this spectacular extreme sport, just walk or drive to Ponti and rent a surf equipment! You can find here some surf clubs also, where you can learn the basics of windsurf.

The best spot for the other important surf style, called kitesurf is located in the north, next to Agios Ioannis beach, where the ruined windmills are. If you visit that area in the afternoons, you can catch exciting tricks and stunts of the kitesurfers.

About Vasiliki village

Vasiliki is situated on the southern side of Lefkada, and it is a popular tourist resort in the island. The village has a small port where daily boat cruises depart to discover the best beaches nearby and the Ionian Islands. The charming streets of Vasiliki host several great taverns and cocktail bars, supermarkets, souvenir stores, and other tourist facilites.

Apartments and studios in Vasiliki

Many apartments and studios can be rented in the village, which operate almost with full occupancy during the high season. If you are looking for a friendly village with calm atmospheres, flowery streets, and a picturesque harbour, take a look at Vasiliki! Let’s see some recommended accommodations for stay.

Vasso’s Studios (2-6 guests)

Kavadias Apartments (2-6 guests)

Heliotropia Houses

Akrotiri (rooms for 2-3)

Isalos Rooms (2 guests)

Villa Rania (apartments for 2-4)

Georgakis George Rooms (2-4 person)

Xristina Studios (for 2-5 guests)

Orfeas Rooms (rooms for 2)

Vassiliki Bay Hotel (rooms for 2-3)

Soul Beach Suites (2 guests)

Villa Delfini (for 2)

Casa Demi (up to 4)

Villa Aliki (up for 10 guests)

Melissi Villa (for 2)

Echinades Resort (villa for 2-3 person)

Guide to Vasiliki beach

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.630680, 20.602541
km south from Lefkada town
Sea colourSea water color: green, blue
Sand typeSand type: coarse sand, small pebbles
Beaches depth iconDepth: shallow
Waves Sea surface: calm
CrowdsCrowds: normal
Facilities on the beachFacilities: parking lot, beach bars and taverns, parasols, sunbeds
InformationOther Information: –
AccessibilityAccessibility: by car, on foot from Vasiliki

+ Pros

  • easy access
  • taverns and coffee bars in the area
  • best windsurf spot in Lefkada (Ponti / Vasiliki)
  • the shallow bay is ideal for children

– Cons

  • can be crowded during the summer months
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