Lefkada is an island in the Ionian Sea connected to the mainland by bridge. The beautiful island is rumored to be Homer’s Ithaka and the home to the myth of Sappho’s suicide at cape Lefkatas. It combines beautiful mountain sceneries with amazing sea views.
Lefkada Town is the capital of the island and the first thing you see when entering the island on the north. It is a beautiful place to explore the small alleyways, churches, cafe’s, clubs, shops, restaurants and many more.On the east coast of the island you can find small villages like Lugia, Nikiana and Nudri with traditional tavernas and small harbours. Just across the water from Nudri is the small island Skorpios wich was formerly owned by Aristotele Onassis, but sold by his family to russian billionaire Dimitry Rybolovlev.On the west coast of the island you can find the world famous crystal blue watered beaches Kathisma, Milos, Eggremnoi, Kalamitsi and Porto Katsiki. These beaches are a once in a lifetime experience worth visiting.On the South side of the island is Vasiliki. Vasiliki is a village with small restaurants, a harbor and a bay, Vasiliki Bay that is ideal for wind and kite surfing.When you start exploring the mainland of the island you come across villages like Karua, Egglouvi and Syvros that have stayed the same over time giving you the opportunity to get a taste of the traditional village life.Overall Lefkada Island is the ideal holiday destination for all ages combining beautiful beaches, mountains and entertainment. We are certain that Lefkada Island will become one of your favorite holiday destinations.
Villa Mirtes. Your private retreat in Lefkada.