The island of Lefkada is famous for its beaches with the golden sand and turquoise blue waters, which have been awarded with blue flags. The impressively long and beautiful beaches can be found in the west coastline of the island. Sandy, crystal waters beaches where at times the green reaches as far as the shore or where the cliffs intersect steeply, beaches that will take your breath away: Ammoglosso, Kastro, Gyra, Ai Giannis, Pefkloula, Agios Nikitas, Mylos, Kathisma, Gyalos, Egremnoi, Porto Katsiki.
Porto Katsiki, Kathisma and Egremnoi have made the cover of tourist magazines and newspapers world-wide and their reputation has travelled all over the world.
The famous Porto Katsiki, which is considered to be the best beach in Greece, will take your breath away at first sight. The steep cliffs above the sandy beach and the blue waters make for incredibly beautiful scenery, while the east and south coast of the island offers sheltered small and large beaches with pebbles and crystal-clear waters: Lygia, Nikiana, Perigiali, Nydri, Desimi, Poros, Ammousa, Agiofylli, Vassiliki.