Lefkas

Lefkas

  • Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel
  • Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel
  • Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Why Choose a Holiday on Lefkas?

Why Choose a Holiday on Lefkas?, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

The island of Lefkas is the fourth largest of the Ionian Islands and lies between the islands of Corfu and Kefalonia. Although an island, it is connected to mainland Greece by a narrow causeway. Arriving Lefkas, from the mainland, is a truly memorable experience, crossing the causeway and over a floating bridge. Once you have arrived on Lefkas, a delightful holiday starts. Friendly locals, perfect beaches and interesting places to visit. Lefkas has all the ingredients for a perfect holiday location.

Why Choose a Holiday on Lefkas?, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel
Perfect Weather

During the summer months, the weather is always excellent and rain is rare. The sea remains warm until the end of the season. All of this coupled with the friendly welcome of the locals, the many tavernas serving traditional dishes with homemade wine, and you have the perfect setting for a delightful holiday.

Why Choose a Holiday on Lefkas?, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Even though Lefkas is a popular holiday destination, thankfully it has not been spoilt. Even in July or August it is still possible to find a quiet sandy beach all to yourself. Many visitors head to the popular beaches for windsurfing and kite surfing on the North and South coast. The most remarkable west coastline, which offers amazing sandy beaches was dedicated to nymphs and goddesses by the Ancient Greeks!

When to Visit Lefkas

When to Visit Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Holidays to Lefkas are usually from early May until mid October. The hottest (and driest) months being July and August where the temperature will often reach 35c. May and October are cooler, but you can still swim and sunbathe. The daytime temperature will be between 25-30c. June and September have temperatures around 30c. Of course it rarely rains during the summer months.

When to Visit Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Beaches on Lefkas

Beaches on Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Lefkas has some of the best beaches in Greece. (This is not just a made up statement in order to promote the island, no, this is our honest opinion having visited many of the Greek islands; the Agni team truly believes that Lefkas has the best beaches.) Beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters make swimming a delight. Sunsets too should not be missed out, they are spectacular. The unique character of Lefkas is a remarkable blend of natural beauty, Ionian culture, and the unstinting hospitality of its people.

Tavernas on Lefkas

Tavernas on Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

A wonderful selection of tavernas awaits on Lefkas. From waterside tavernas at Vassiliki to beach fronted tavernas at Agios Nikitas, you will never go hungry on Lefkas.

Tavernas on Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Tavernas on Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Did we mention the local wine yet? Don't worry, it is fabulous!

Lefkas Car Hire or Taxi Transfer

Lefkas Car Hire or Taxi Transfer, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

We can arrange a car to be waiting for you at Preveza airport or deliver to your Agni Travel villa. Our office, in Nydri is also home for Avis cars and with their excellent support your car hire needs will be very well looked after. (Detailed driving instructions from the airport to your accommodation will be emailed to you before your arrival.)

If you do not plan to drive, then we can arrange a taxi to meet you at the airport and take you to your Agni property.

Lefkas Flights

For details of flights to Preveza, the closest airport to Lefkas, click here: Flights to Lefkas

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Lefkas Windsurfing

Lefkas Windsurfing, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

With two of most popular beaches in Greece for windsurfing and kite surfing (Vassiliki and Agios Ioannis (Milos)) and a most remarkable west coastline with golden sandy beaches, no wonder the Ancient Greeks dedicated Lefkas to nymphs and goddesses!

Lefkas Windsurfing, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Lefkas Windsurfing, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Lefkas offers an excellent location for windsurfing and has several schools that offer tuition in English. Agios Ioannis also offers 'kite-surfing' a unique sport that looks very entertaining!

Useful Links to Windsurfing Schools on Lefkas
The Milos Beach Kite & Windsurf Center, one of the most famous in Europe, is situated in the northern part of the island of Lefkada (western Greece- Ionian Sea) on the beach of Ag. Ioannis. The beach has a length of 4.5km and width of 70m. From April to September the island is considered to be amongst the best meeting points in Europe for windsurfers and kitesurfers from all over the world:
Milos beach Windsurf and Kiteboarding

Club Vassiliki has gained legendary status in the windsurfing community as one of the world's largest windsurf centres, custom-designed to meet the windsurfer's every need. This is where the Club Vass winning formula was conceived; awesome conditions, top tuition and a huge choice of the lastest and best equipment along with a serious social scene:
Club Vassiliki

Walking on Lefkas

Walking on Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Although many just enjoy lazing in the sun, Lefkas has lots more to offer - including walking and exploring historic sites. The highest point is over 1200m and the terrain and plants are a complete contrast to the sandy beaches below. The views are superb - one of the finest overlooks Scorpios, the island of the Onassis family, and the myriad islands lying between Lefkas and the mainland.

Walking on Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

A huge variety of flora and fauna can be discovered when in the mountains of Lefkas.

Walking on Lefkas, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Lefkas Town

Lefkas Town, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

The capital town of Lefkas is a delight and very likely to surprise the visitor.

Lefkas Town, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

The initial view of the town is dominated by the great walls of the Agia Mavra fortress, and on entering Lefkas town it is apparent that it is nothing like the other Ionian island towns. This is largely due to an earthquake, in 1948, that completely destroyed the town of Lefkas. The town was re-built with limited resources and has resulted in a fascinating collection, and colourful, style of architecture. The houses have a stone ground floors and a light wooden storey above. Hammered sheet metal was used to cover the upper wooden storey and later brightly painted in a range of pastel colours - resulting in a unique visual experience that has made Lefkas so popular today.

Lefkas Speed Boat Rental

Lefkas Speed Boat Rental, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

From our office in Nidri, we can arrange boat rental. From 15hp to 30hp no license is required. We offer boat up to 150hp but a RYA class 2 license, or similar, is required for these more powerful boats.

Lefkas photos

To give you an idea of what to expect, the following is a selection of some of our photos.

Lefkas photos, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Lefkas photos, Lefkas, Guides, Agni Travel

Additional photos of Lefkas, taken by the Agni team during their many visits, can be viewed here: Lefkas Photos

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