A wonderful beach with crystal turquoise waters
Huge dramatic white rocks at their end meeting with the beautiful small pebble beach, ending in the wonderful turquoise waters… This is the popular beach of Porto Katsiki! A natural piece of art that will always thrill its visitor, no matter the number of times visiting.
A place endowed by nature with lush vegetation, impressive geological formations, and crystal clear turquoise waters.
The story behind the name of Porto Katsiki
Porto Katsiki means in English “the goat port”. Τhe locals named the beach that way because before the 90s, without the existence of the main road, only goats could reach this area! It became popular in the mid-1990s, after the creation of a modern road network. Therefore, today Porto Katsiki is one of the most famous beaches of Greece and is located on the west side of the island of Lefkada.
Easy access with a brand new road from Vassiliki
At the beginning of June, a brand new road connecting the beach with Vassiliki was delivered to traffic. It reduces the access time to just 20 minutes and at the same time offering excellent sea views of South Lefkada bay, Kefalonia, and Ithaca.
Beach information and facilities
Camping in this area is prohibited. For the first time this year, there were not available any umbrellas and sunbeds for rent. Also in order not to disturb the bathers and protect this earthly paradise, day boats were not allowed to go out on the beach. For the visitors’ convenience, there is available low-cost parking for the whole day.
A Blue Flag Awarded beach
Porto Katsiki is undoubtedly one of the most impressive geological attractions of Lefkada island, is awarded every year as a Blue Flag beach. As a result, the beach named for years by the media the best beach in the Mediterranean.
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