Choosing where to stay in Lefkada is important for planning your vacation, procuring the most suitable means of travel and experiencing the island in peace and autonomy.
Facilities such as hotels and studios can be found in several towns on the coast and in the island’s hinterland. Among the places to stay are undoubtedly the island’s main town, Lefkada town, as well as the towns of Vasiliki, Nydri and Agios Nikitas. All well connected to the rest of the island by roads and public service have different strengths, to be evaluated according to one’s travel needs.
Just a few kilometers from Preveza Airport, ideal for travel by public transportation, Lefkada Town offers beautiful beaches such as Agios Joannis and historic relics such as the Venetian fortress of Santa Maura. The value of staying in Lefkada town is to enjoy an attractive yet functional place, connected by cabs and buses to other places on the island.
The center of Nydri, on the east coast, is ideal for those who enjoy fun, walks, and a lively pace. More touristy and therefore suitable for young people, couples or groups seeking a lively place and always available services, an active nightlife among bars, taverns and shopping.
Quaint and quiet, the small village of Agios Nikitas, in the northwestern part of the island, is ideal for those who want to stay close to the sea, with a convenient pedestrian area, just a few kilometers from the more chaotic Lefkada town, sea and beach ideal as starting points for visiting the entire island.
Ideal for families looking for sea and quiet places to spend their vacations in the company of their children, with a well-equipped beach and services at hand. Staying in Vasiliki also makes it easy to reach nearby Sivota beach, perfect for children of all ages, with small souvenir stores and a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere.
Staying in Lefkada is cheap and affordable, whether you are looking for apartments, vacation homes or hotels. You can find the most typical Greek accommodations, white-painted studios with small blue balconies, or hotels nestled in the green hinterland or large villas with all the comforts.
It is possible to find apartments in Lefkada on each side of the island’s coast or, alternatively, choose to stay in an apartment in one of the more inland locations, such as Karya, which offer a more mountainous landscape but close to the sea and the island’s major centers of interest.
In addition to apartments you will find the option of booking a studios, which are small apartments usually sleeping two to a maximum of six people, self-contained, with a small kitchen or kitchenette, often family-owned and readily available throughout the island.
In each of the main localities where you decide to stay, you will have a choice of several solutions for your accommodation in Lefkada: