Nikiana beach in Lefkada island
On the east coast of Lefkada and along the coastal settlement of Nikiana, there are some small or larger beaches. Clean and well maintained are a tourist attraction and make the region of Nikiana one of the major tourist destinations in the island of Lefkada.
Among the beaches of the village, Limni beach with the fine sand and the shallow waters stands out, at the entrance of Nikiana, very close to the village center, next to the road. Suitable for small children due to its topography, it is particularly popular.
Contria (rocks) is the small beach, high on the preferences of visitors, with white pebbles, beside the harbor of the village that got its name from the large rocks or "contria", as the inhabitants used to call them.
Finally, the beach that starts from "Contria" up to the area the locals call "Varka", is the largest in extend beach of Nikiana with several tourist accommodation, shops, restaurants and beach bar.
At the port of Nikiana, fishing and excursion boats anchor with the second to make several excursions to beaches and to nearby islands.
In Nikiana’s beaches you will find umbrellas and sun beds.
In a short distance or even beside some beaches, you will find taverns, restaurants and cafes.
For your stay in Lefkada, close to Nikiana beach, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In the town of Lefkada, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
Access to Nikiana’s beaches from the town of Lefkada is quick and easy due to the short distance, via the existing road network. The distance from the town of Lefkada is 9.5 km and the time you will need is about 15 minutes.
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For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field "Routes" with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.