Lefkada beaches

Known for the amazing landscape and the exotic water, beaches in Lefkada are considered among the most beautiful in the Mediterranean Sea. Porto Katsiki, Egremni, and Kathisma are the most famous Lefkada beaches, while Agios Ioannis and Vassiliki are great places for windsurfing and other watersports. In general, Lefkada beaches on the western side of the island are the most impressive ones due to their deep blue color. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Lefkada island.
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Guide to 21 beaches

Discover our guide to 21 beautiful Lefkada beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Lefkada. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

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Porto Katsiki

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 45 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: Porto Katsiki is the most famous beach of the island and among the best in the Mediterranean. With an impressive landscape and exotic water, Porto Katsiki gets very popular in summer.
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Egremni

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 40 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: One of the most impressive beaches of Lefkada, Egremni has an immense sandy coastline and exotic water. Visitors have to climb up and down a lot of steep steps.
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Kathisma

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly
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Location: 15 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: This long beach has exotic water and sandy coastline. It is considered among the finest beaches on the island.
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Agios Ioannis

Windsurfing, Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised
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Location: 3 km west of Lefkada Town
Description: The most popular beach resort on Lefkada is Agios Ioannis, located a few km west of the main town. Due to the strong winds that blow in the area, this beach is ideal for windsurfing and kitesurfing.
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Agios Nikitas

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 13 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: The small beach in front of Agios Nikitas, a lovely fishing village on the western side of Lefkada, has exotic water and a nice ambience.
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Mylos

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 14 km south west of Town
Description: Mylos is a remote beach between Agios Nikitas and Kathisma, on the western side of Lefkada. A trekking passage leads to this beach, which is a nice spot for relaxation.
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Agiofili

Family Friendly, Pebbled, Organised
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Location: 40 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: This is a small beach in close distance to Vassiliki, the popular windsurfing spot on the south of the island.
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Poros Mikros Gialos

Family Friendly, Pebbled, Organised
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Location: 30 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: This is a lovely beach close to Poros, on the southern side of the island. It is surrounded by lush grenery and has pebbles on the shore.
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Vassiliki

Diving Club, Windsurfing, Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised
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Location: 37 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: Vassiliki is among the busiest beach resorts and the most popular windsurfing spots in Lefkada. This picturesque beach is located on the southern side of the island.
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Kalamitsi beach

Family Friendly, Pebbled, Non Organised, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 15 km south west of Town
Description: A small beach with crystal water, Kalamitsi (or Kavalikefta) offers a nice spot to relax. The rock formations on the shore give a wild aspect to this beach.
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Tsoukalades beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Non Organised
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Location: 6 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: This small beach gets very popular in summer due to its crystal water, the nice environment and the close distance to othher popular resorts.
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Nidri Beach

Pebbled, Organised, Harbor, Water sports
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Location: 17 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: This is the best organized beach on Lefkada. Many hotels, watersports centres and fish taverns line this beach.
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Nikiana

Diving Club, Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 10 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: This is a lovely fishing village on the way from the main town to Nydri. The long beach has crystal water and white sand.
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Amousa

Family Friendly, Pebbled, Organised
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Location: 42 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: This small beach is located on the southern side of the island. Due to its small size, it gets a bit popular, particularly with families.
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Desimi Beach Vlichos

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 22 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: This is a small bay in close distance to Vlicho village. It is surrounded by some greenery and the water is clean.
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Gialos

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 35 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: This long, sandy beach is located on the way to Egremni and Porto Katsiki, the two most popular beaches on the island.
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Kaminia

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 4 km west of Town
Description: This is a small beach with uncomfortable rocky coast. It doesn't get much frequented unless if isolation is what you are asking for.
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Lagouna

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 16 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: The beautiful beach of Lagouna is located close to Kalamitsi. Most of its part is unorganized and it is surrounded by fine greenery.
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Megali Petra

Partly Organized, Pebbled
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Location: 15 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: This small beach is close to Kalamitsi. Its name means "large rock" from the many rocks that are found in the sea.
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Pefkoulia

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly
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Location: 10 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: Pefkoulia is located in close distance to the main town and on the way to the most popular beaches of the island. It has fine water and gets pretty popular in summer.
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Skala Gialou

Pebbled, Non Organised
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Location: 6 km west of Lefkada Town
Description: Skala Gialou is a lovely beach in close distance to the main town. Due to its central location, it gets pretty crowded in summer.

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