The island of Lefkada has been gaining a lot of popularity recently, the coast has seen major developments in the past few years and since then it has been attracting a lot of tourists. The Lefkada beaches are termed as one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Europe by many tour companies.
Are you looking to explore the beautiful island of Lefkada this year? Have a look at some of these fine places you can stay at. We’ll help you know about the best towns, resorts, hotels, and beaches in the region.
1. Lefkada Town
The famous Lefkada town vibrates this classic Greek feel along with the cosmopolitan features added recently. You will thoroughly enjoy your stay here if you plan on going to Nydri or Vassiliki further. The town has seen major renovation and developments in the recent past with the upper part mostly built with woods and iron to prevent earthquake damages. The churches made in the region are a culmination of Ionian and Western architecture.
You’ll find lines of taverns, cafes, and restaurants in the commercial streets with Golemi Marina as the most highlighted of them all. The beach you’ll find near the town is Aiyannis which is only 1-2 km away from the town.
Several places to stay in Lefkada town include the large resort-style Ionian star. The mid-range options offer Allure Central and the Secret Boutique Hotel. If you’re looking for an old-school hotel, Boschetto is the right spot for you then. Other options include Hotel Lefkas, Kastro Maestro, and the Mousses Villas.
This small fishing village is situated towards the south of Lefkada town. You’ll come across several amazingly beautiful pebble beaches over here. People looking for small places near the town can definitely stay at Ligia where they will also find a lot of seafood cafes and taverns.
The Hotel Porto Ligia is full of amazing facilities and known for its brilliant seafood. Avra and Polyxenis are other good options for stay.
The village of Nikiana gives off similar vibes as Ligia but it’s much prettier and is located on the north side of the latter. If you’re up for some good water sports, you can find the Lefkas Diving center in Nikiana. For your stay, you can book Crystal Waters hotel, Ionian Blue bungalows & spa resort, or the Agni studios, which are some of the high-end hotels in the area. The Porto Galini Seaside resort and Spa is situated on the southern side of Nikiana and is famous for its best resort hotels coupled with a peaceful beach and several sports facilities. If you’re tight on budget, then the Karkaria beach house and Nikoleta’s Studios are some of the very reasonable options for you.
Built around the 2 kilometers long main road coming from the Lefkada town, Nydri is a very small resort town. This town will fulfill all your yacht, boating, and dinghy sailing needs. You’ll find boats that leave for Meganissi and other islands that include Onassis and Skorpios. Nydri is the most famous area in Lefkada where you’ll see a high number of tourists from around the world, having several pebbled beaches and very beautiful coastal scenery.
If you’re looking for the most sophisticated hotels, the Villa Veneziano will surely go beyond your expectations. For people who seek Greek culture and hospitality, they can book the George hotel or the Athos hotel that has a tree-lined bar and hot tubs. Some more good options include the Palmyra hotel, Palmyra Beachfront Studios, and the Avra Beach hotel.