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The island of Lefkada has, according to numerous polls held in the internet and to the millions of their visitors, the three best beaches in the Mediterranean Sea: Porto Katsiki, Egremnoi and Kathisma. The famous beach of Porto Katsiki is considered the best in the Mediterranean Sea and among the 10 best in the entire world. The breathtaking landscape enchants the visitor at first sight; high, imposing white cliffs frame an enchanting sandy beach which descends into the turquoise sea.
The large Kathisma beach offers a lengthy expanse of white sand which dives into crystal blue green waters, offering the visitor a vision of magic.
Egremnoi is an impressive beach, as implied by its name, which means precipice. A large expanse of white sand surrounded on one side by steep, high cliffs and by crystal waters on the other.
The beach of Gialos that San Nicolas Resort is located offers crystal waters and an enchanting rough landscape of breathtaking cliffs.
Agiofylli is a charming beach located on the Northeastern corner of the island. It is divided into two pebble strewn beaches with waters of paradise, one large and the other small.
Poros is a beauteous beach with a pebbled shore and waters of crystal blue. A quiet place of tranquility, it is recommended for relaxation.
Ammoglossa is a beach of golden sand and clear blue waters situated just beside the beach of the city of Lefkada.
The quiet yet fully organized beach of Lygia is ideal for family vacations. In addition to those mentioned above, numerous reclusive small beaches on the island of Lefkada as well as on surrounding islets can be accessed by those fortunate to have a boat; among them are Meganissi, Kalamos, Kasto, Skorpios, Madouri, Skorpidi, Thliia, Sparti, and Kythro. These islets are added to the island of Lefkada to form the homonymous prefecture. Lefkada also offers two of the best areas in the world (included in the top ten) suited for windsurfing and Kitesurfing. These are the Vassiliki bay and the area of Agios Ioannis. The latter, especially, is in the summer the annual meeting place of many of the top windsurfers of the world.