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Lefkas enjoys long hours of sunshine, fun filled resorts, quaint traditional villages and captivating sightseeing. This beautiful part of Greece is lapped by the sparkling blue Ionian Sea and offers a fantastic variety of tavernas and bars. The quaint village of Spanochori offers incredible views of Lefkas, which you can enjoy from many of our villas with private pools. The village is located just a short drive from Lefkas Town for those seeking a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and tavernas. If it's a quiet location you are looking for, try the small, mountainous village of Vafkeri, where we have a selection of excellent villas for couples. There is something for everyone to enjoy on a family villa holiday in Lefkas.

Things to do in Lefkas

Lefkas is home to idyllic beaches framed by dramatic green hills and the sparkling Ioanian. One of the most popular beaches in Lefkas is Kathisma. Being so popular due to its crystal clear waters, it can get busy but it has all you need for a stress-free day with a selection of beach bars, cafes and shops along the beachfront. 

One of the biggest draws in the area is sure to be Mother Nature’s handiwork. The beautiful Nidri waterfalls are a must visit and perfect for cooling off!

Lefkas has a welcoming selection of vineyards and wineries. The best-known winery is at Lefkasitiki, a short distance from Nidri. Here you’ll get to see grapes go from vine to glass, and you'll get to taste the different varieties too. Why not take some bottles away to enjoy at one of our many villas with private pools. 

A villa holiday in Lefkas allows you to explore all of this and more.

 

Lefkas coast, Greece
Tower over water, Parga

History and Culture in Lefkas

For a cultural experience for all of the family, travel to Lefkas in late August when the Lefkas International Folklore festival is held. You can see traditional dances, music and songs from around the world. It is held in the Open Theatre of Lefkas, as well as on the streets and in squares in villages all over Lefkas. After a busy day enjoying the festivities, relax with a cocktail at sundown in one of our villas with private pools. 

Why not hire a car and explore everything that this beautiful part of Greece has to offer. Head north along the Greek Mainland to the town of Parga to discover the history of this region. Parga Castle and Ali Pasa’s Castle stand face to face on opposite sides of the port. These medieval fortresses tower over the water and provide an excellent view if you choose to hike up to the top. 

Family Holidays in Lefkas

Lefkas is ideal for a family villa holiday, although this part of Greece is better known for being a relaxing location, you will still find great resorts for the family to enjoy, with some fantastic windsurfing and swimming locations. With such calm waters and not so crowded resorts, it is a perfect destination to book one of our villas for young families. The best way to see the sights of Lefkas and the neighbouring island of Meganissi is to take to the water and enjoy a scenic boat trip. There are plenty of welcoming tavernas that are family friendly. Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine by the sea, tucking into some freshly caught seafood, whilst admiring the setting sun.

For an authentic Greek experience for all of the family head to The Olive Museum “Fabbrica” which is located in Syvros, a picturesque village in south Lefkas. Learn about the history and the craft of Greece’s most famous export in a former olive oil factory. You'll get to sample some and find some quirky oil-themed souvenirs in the gift shop.

 

Restaurant overlooking coast, Lefkas
Wind surfing, Lefkas

Adventurous activities in Lefkas

For those who love the great outdoors, Lefkas is a perfect choice for walkers. Its countryside, mountains, olive groves, forests and orchards sweep along the coast, and they are laced with walking tracks that take visitors to picture-postcard photo stops. 

Although short, one of the must do hikes is to the fantastic Nidri waterfalls, where you can be rewarded with a swim amongst beautiful scenery.

For those seeking adventurous activities head to the town of Vasiliki in the south of Lefkas, which is known as the undisputed ‘Windsurf Capital of Europe’. For beginners, head there in the morning, when the winds are calmer and then the afternoon is yours to explore the surrounding areas or relax by one of our villas with private pools.

 

Romance in Lefkas

For a romantic trip out head to Milos beach in Aghios Nikitas which is perfect for whiling away the hours in the Greek sunshine. This beach can be a little difficult to reach but is worth the effort when you get there, due to its remote location it is very peaceful, perfect for a romantic retreat away from the crowds.

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