A Guide To What You Can Get Up To On Lefkada While On Your Luxury Yacht Holidays Around the Mediterranean
Beautiful, vibrant, full of life and, most importantly, home to Deep Blue Yachting. Lefkas, otherwise known as Lefkada, is one of the Ionian Sea’s brightest jewels. If you choose to join us on the island of Lefkada for your luxury yacht holidays around the Mediterranean. Then check out our guide on what you can get up to on this stunning slice of Greek Island paradise.
Lefkada is immensely popular with the water-sports community as one of the best places in the Mediterranean to catch some waves. The unique geological location and layout of Lefkada means that the southern beaches often see large waves when the wind starts to pick up. This draws in the professional surfers from around the world. You don’t have to be a pro surfer to enjoy the waters though, and anyone can get out and have a go at surfing Lefkada’s gnarly waves.
Relax On a Greek Island Beach
One of the biggest draws to the Greek Islands is their stunning white sandy beaches and on Lefkada there is no shortage of these. While there are many incredible options to pick from. We definitely recommend Egremni, near the village of Athani on the island’s west coast. A stunning stretch of beach with beautiful azure blue waters beyond. It is also home to rent-able cabanas and sun loungers. There is an open area for volleyball and other beach activities and it even has an ocean-side bar selling cocktails during the summer months.
Take In Some Classic Greek Sites
While Lefkada may not be home to any ancient ruins. It still has a history dating back to the Middle Ages and many fine examples of architecture from that period. Such as the Venetian Castle of Agia Mavra, which remains standing to this day. If visiting castles isn’t your thing, check out the Nydri Waterfalls. A serene little location with a traditional Greek cafe right on its doorstep. For an even grander sight than Nydri, take a hike up the side of one of Lefkada’s towering hillsides. You can then enjoy panoramic views of the Greek mainland to the east and the Ionian Sea to the west.
Explore Lefkada’s Towns and Villages
Being one of the larger Ionian Islands, Lefkada is home to a variety of towns and villages. Each with their own distinct charm and personality. The largest town, which is in the north is simply called Lefkada town and is one of the more cosmopolitan areas. Whereas if you delve further up into the hills of the island, you’ll find more traditional villages. At any rate, there’s no shortage of great food, wine, entertainment and atmosphere here on Lefkada. One of our favourites is the village of Agios Nikitas, on the northwestern coast of the island. Here, you’ll find small streets, with many restaurants and cafes among them. Here you can enjoy an outdoor dining experiences, with a view of the beautiful Mediterranean beyond.
Ready to get out, explore Lefkada and sail away on your luxury yacht holiday around the Mediterranean? Then book with us today!