Why choose Lefkada?
Planning your next vacation is never easy. But if you want to discover an amazing Greek island with the best beaches and dozens of natural beauties, Lefkada island is a number one choice. There are plenty of reasons why should you spend your holiday in Lefkada, just take a look to our list!
Lefkada island has impressive natural attractions
The entire island is full of mountains, which guaranties stunning views throughout Lefkada. Wherever you go, you will meet spectacular panoramas, steep cliffs, charming valleys. This small island is one of the most greenest islands in Greece, there are only a few barren areas, mainly the mountain peaks. If you are interested in beautiful landscapes, you will fall in love with Lefkada! General informations about Lefkada island…
Beaches of Lefkada island are listed among the best beaches in Greece (and all over Europe also)
Fans of the island are calling Lefkada as ‘Blue Island‘. Ionian Sea has incredibly blue colours around the coast of Lefkada. When there are no waves, sea water is extremely clean, and you feel like swimming in the pool. At these times million shades of turquoise and emerald colours can be seen. More about the best beaches of Lefkada…
The famous waves of Lefkada
Usually in the western side of Lefkada there are big waves, which are favourites of many travelers. The giant waves wash the limestone pebbles, and color the water into incredible blues. This phenomenon is a trademark of the western beaches in Lefkada, and deserves even more the name “Blue Island“!
Bustling life or calm atmospheres – whatever you need
Are you looking for tourist resorts with dozens of bars, taverns and shops? Or would you like stay away from the noise of the world? Whatever you want, Lefkada island offers both options. Get into the bustling life of Lefkada town or Nidri, calm down in mountain villages like Agios Petros or Athani, discover tiny fishing villages like Vasiliki or Sivota. More about the villages…
Lefkada island has exceptional options for water sports
Lefkada is far known about water sports. The main attractions are windsurf and kitesurf, because of a special western wind. Surfers come here from many countries, and enjoy the waves and the winds. The paradise for kitesurfers is called Agios Ioannis beach at the top of the island, the epicentre of windsurf is a spacious bay next to Ponti / Vasiliki villages in the south. Also there are several other options for water sports, like jet-ski, paraglide, banana and other goodies at the beach of Nidri.
You can reach easily other Ionian Islands
Lefkada is a great starting point to visit other picturesque islands. The island has great connections to other Ionian Islands like Kefalonia, Meganisi, Ithaka, Kastos or Kalamos. In the ports especially in the marinas of Nidri and Vasiliki there are several excursion boats also which offer daily beach and island cruises, BBQ sailings, party boat, etc. If you would like to discover the coastline of Lefkada on your own, just rent a small boat!
Hundreds of great taverns with delicious Greek cuisine
If you like the mediterranean or Greek cuisine, Lefkada island will not disappoint. You can find almost everywhere excellent local taverns great quality of meats, pastas, seafood, salads and dozens of other type of meals. Most of the meals are healthy and delicious.
The weather is pleasant
The mediterranean climate of Lefkada is great all for those who like hot and sunny days! The rainy days are rare, so if you are tired of rain and clouds, come here to relax and recharge your batteries!
Don’t hesitate – plan your holiday to Lefkada island now!