Vasiliki is a charming fishing village with a small port, a popular destination in the southern side of Lefkada island. Vasiliki village is beloved by many because of its calm atmospheres, familiar taverns and bars.
The village is situated in the southern side of the island, only a few kilometres away from Lefkada’s highest mountains. Vasiliki has easy access, just drive through the eastern main road to the southern side of the island. The village was built in the shade of the surrounding hills with lush vegetation, next to a wide natural bay.
Charm of Vasiliki
Vasiliki enchants quickly its visitors, because you can find here several picturesque views to the port and to the surroundings. The center of the village is relatively small, but if you walk around, you can see some narrow streets with many plants and vivid flowers, traditional houses, atmospheric taverns, souvenir stores, other interesting shops and a small church.
The epicentre of the village is located around the port of Vasiliki, which is recommended primarily for smaller fishing boats, yachts and sailboats. The promenade can be find also here, where most of taverns and bars operate.
During summer months this amazing village is one of the most popular destinations in Lefkada island, so it is recommended to book early an apartment or studio before starting your holiday.
If you are looking for a beach in the area, you can choose Vasiliki beach next to the port, which is a long, emerald-coloured beach with shallow seabed and calm waters. The bay is also famous from its windsurfing activity, during high season period thousands of surfers come here to enjoy the power of a special wind. The surf center of the area is Ponti village in the neighborhood of Vasiliki, but some surfers rather choose Vasiliki for its charm.
There is another great beach not far from Vasiliki, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in Lefkada. It is called Agiofili beach, and the easiest way to the beach is to catch a taxi boat in the port of Vasiliki. Taxi boats depart frequently from the port during summer days, and of course these boats bring back the passengers also.
Recommended studios and apartments in Vasiliki village
Kavadias Apartments (up to 3 – 6 guests)
Vasso’s studios (up to 2 – 4 guests)
George Studios (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Captain’s Studios (up to 3 guests)
Xenia Apartments (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Pension Holidays (up to 2 – 4 guests)
Hotel Odeon (up to 3 – 4 guests)
Art Sailing (up to 2 – 3 guests)
Katerina Rooms (up to 2 – 5 guests)
Santa Emilia (up to 3 – 4 guests)
Romanza Studios (studios)
Villas and suites in the area
Villa Alma Lefkada (up to 6 guests)
Villa Aliki (up to 10 guests)
Urania Luxury Villas (up to 6 – 8 guests)
Heliotropia Houses (up to 2 – 5 guests)
Il Viaggio Verde (up to 4 guests)
Guide the village
Coordinates: 38.626991, 20.607706
40 km south from Lefkada town
Population: 300 (increases much during summer months)
Facilities: taverns, bars, apartments, studios, supermarkets, shops, bakery, rent-a-car agency, port
Nearest beaches: Vasiliki beach (0 km), Ponti beach (2 km), Agiofili beach (3 km)
+ Reasons to visit this village in Lefkada island
- many taverns and bars
- pleasant atmospheres of a tiny fishing village
- surf spot in the bay
- far away from Lefkada town and the beaches in the north
Location / map
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