The Best Reasons to Choose Lefkada for Your Next Holiday Destination

The Best Reasons to Choose Lefkada for Your Next Holiday Destination


Lefkada is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, close to the west coast of the mainland, situated midway between Ithaca and Kefalonia. The island is long, and with almost 200km perimeter it has a diverse morphology with a mountain in the middle, and an amazing west coast north ending at cape Lefkatas in the south west.

The climate is typically Mediterranean, with hot summers and cold winters. The terrain is rocky but fertile enough for olive trees and other vegetables to thrive. There are also some low-lying areas that are good for farming.

Lefkada's natural beauty and easy access (no ferry is needed), has made it a popular tourist destination among Greeks as well as Europeans who visit Greece each year. Due to the numerous marinas of the island together with the villa tourism, Lefkada has managed to position itself into quality tourism. 


What Makes Lefkada an Ideal Destination?

Lefkada is one of the most popular destinations in Greece and it is not difficult to see why.

It has a number of beautiful beaches that are all worth visiting. These include the beaches of Egremni and Porto Katsiki which are located on the west coast of the island. The island is considered a blue flag beach as a whole, and it is also one of the best places for swimming in Europe.

Most of the beaches have great facilities, including sunbeds, umbrellas, water sports, lifeguards and many more.

Beach bars also offer free Wi-Fi for visitors so they can stay connected while relaxing on the beach, sharing stories and having great fun!

Lefkada is one of the most popular destinations in Greece and it has a lot to offer. From hiking in the mountains to relaxing on the beaches, Lefkada has something for everyone.

The island is also well-known for its fishing villages like Lygia, Agios Nikitas, Sivota and Vasiliki, or its picturesque landscapes in mountain villages like karya, Exantheia, Drymonas or Kalamitsi and traditional taverns where you can enjoy delicious Greek food.

The west coast of the island also offers spectacular landscapes, amazing sunsets and some of the best beaches in Greece.


The Best Things to Do on Lefkada

Lefkada is a beautiful island in the Ionian Sea. It is made up of mountains, beaches, and forests.

Lefkada has quite a few things to offer. The beaches are gorgeous and the food is amazing. Families come here because there are many attractions and recreation on the beaches that children enjoy.

One of the best thing to do on Lefkada would be to visit the nearby islands of Meganissi, Kastos, and Kalamos on a day private or semi private cruise departing from Nidri.

Other places to visit could be Ithaca or Kefalonia islands, for a day trip. 

There is also a huge variety of activities that you can do on the island, such as water sports, kitesurfing, horseback riding and scuba diving. 

If you are a nature lover, look up for hiking or mountain adventures on the island, and go off the beaten track. 


Nightlife on Lefkada

Lefkada has become one of the most popular destinations in Greece over the last years.

Lefkada was initially launched as a calm and alternative destination, but nowadays it is offering a variety of nightlife venues and bars to suit all tastes.

For those who are looking for an evening out, Lefkada offers a wide range of bars, pubs and restaurants.

The nightlife in Lefkada is very diverse and caters to almost every taste. There are many different places within Lefkas Town, or in the villages, to go depending on what you are looking for - from traditional taverns with live music, to more modern bars, and more gourmet reaturants.

Those visiting in the heart of the high season mid July to mid August will be lucky enough to attend the famous Panigyria (local festivals), and listen to some traditional music with a local delicacies and lots of wine and local dancing.   


What are the Best Activities on Lefkada?

The best activities in Lefkada are all about exploring and taking in the natural beauty of this island.

Lefkada is a beautiful island with many different activities, from hiking to beach-hopping. Lefkada has many beautiful beaches and hiking trails.

Some of the best activities on Lefkada are sea kayaking, scuba diving and hiking.

Kayak tours and Scuba Diving are available mainly in the gulf of Vasiliki, in the south of Lefkada.

The waters here are mostly calm as the majority of the coastline is within gulfs, and you can always go the extra mile and see many beautiful corners of the island, as long as your physique allows you.

Diving tours are also available for beginners as well as experienced divers.

Also, there are many hiking trails on Lefkada that provide amazing views.

Whether you go hiking up to a mountain, visit a winery, or go swimming at one of many beaches, you will never be bored on Lefkada.


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