Welcome to beautiful island Lefkada

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Lefkada

It is the fourth island in area and population of the Ionian Islands. According to the 2001 census, population is 22,000 and the area of ​​the island is 320sq.km. Municipality of Lefkada is constituted from Lefkada and the nearby islands Kastos and Kalamos. It is an island land because it is accessible from a floating bridge of 70m length. The bridge consists of two catapults 10m and the central body 50m. Depending on the number of vessels the person in charge opens the one or both catapults and if the vessel is too large the bridge rotates around its axis.

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Lefkada’s climate is mild with Mediterranean elements. During the summer months there is heat and temperature ranges typically up to 35°C and during the winter rainfall is enough but the weather is not so cold. Except spring and summer Lefkada is appropriate for winter vacation too. The easy access and the unique beauty of the wetland teeming with life is an ideal destination for nature lovers.

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Lefkada Hotels

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The island of beaches with endless golden beaches, tranquil bays, lush vegetation, trees touching the sea and the crystal clear waters will amaze you. Across the coastline you’ll find top beaches and the important thing is that they are all accessible. Many of these, such as Porto Katsiki, Egkremnoi and Kathisma have been awarded and have done covers for Greek and foreign magazines. Last distinction was for Egremnoi where according to CNN it was voted in 2013 as the 24th beach in the world and there were two of the beaches of Lefkada among the 100 best beaches in the world. There are beaches for all tastes, sandy for many games, cosmopolitan, lonesome whose waters are clean with incredible colors. Also you can make day trips to nearby islands such as Meganisi, Ithaki, Kefalonia, Scorpios and Etoloakarnania’s beaches with safe and luxurious boats.

Since the sea has its own spectacular sports, they could not be missing from the island. In Nidri there are very well organized clubs with Water Sports where you can do water ski, Jet Ski, parasailing and various others with inflatable boats. In Kathisma you can enjoy air flights with paragliding teachers, at the beach of Agios Ioannis you can do kite surfing and in Vasiliki windsurfing where the wind speed can exceed the 40miles an hour. Vasiliki is considered to be among the five best places for windsurfing in the world.

Lefkada is also called as “the island of Poets” because many of the works of great poets such as Aristotelis Valaoritis, Aggelos Sikelianos were inspired from it. Come and meet nature and its scents. Unique walks in the woods of Skaroi, in canyons, in wetlands of the city and many other activities that are worth doing.

People of Lefkada are very proud of the tradition and culture of their island. During the summer many events, authentic festivals, representation of customs, plays and music festivals like folk festivals from all over the world are taking place in Lefkada. As for the youth entertainment there are many good clubs to spend unforgettable nights.

The island has experienced tourism boom the last twenty years and every year the number of new visitors is growing since its reputation is spreading around the world. There have been built many luxurious hotels, apartments, rooms, organized camping and villas in amazing locations with all the comforts.

Hospitality and friendly atmosphere that you will experience from the local people will be unforgettable. At Lefkada you will have the feeling like being at home.