Agios Ioannis is a famous, sandy beach on the west side of the island and the closest one to the town of Lefkada. There are many old windmills creating a unique landscape. Besides the magnificent view and the clear waters, Agios Ioannis beach is a favorite for kite surf lovers as the wind creates optimal conditions for kite surfing—up to 6 Bft. For those with less experience, there is a kite surfing school at the beach.
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Edition: June 2009
This is a concise map of the whole island of Lefkada, It features a map of the city including all important points of interest.
The Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni or Moni Faneromeni is the most important religious centre on the island of Lefkada. Situated in Frini, on the hilltop above Lefkas Town, this monastery offers a breathtaking view to the capital village, the northern side of the island and the opposite coasts of the mainland.
Kathisma is arguably one of the most beautiful beaches of Lefkada located 15 km southeast of the main town, close to the village of Agios Nikitas.
One of the longest beaches of Lefkada with fine white sand and sparkling waters of amazing turquoise color.
"Megali Petra is another beach not to be missed while on Lefkada. Located at the western part of the island, very near to Kalamitsi beach, Megali Petra has been named after the huge rocks that are scattered on its waterfront, meaning ""great rocks"" in Greek.
Pefkoulia is an impressive large sandy beach located 10 km southwest of Lefkada town ad close to the fishing village of Agios Nikitas. Considered as one of the best beaches of the island, the sea at Pefkoulia has a wonderful turquoise color that attracts many visitors.