Vasiliki Lefkada is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island and is 40km south from the town of Lefkada. It is the second largest holiday resort on the island and one of the most picturesque villages of Lefkada.
The village is clustered round its little harbour, shaded by eucalyptus and plane trees, which is the centre of life in the village.
Vasiliki Lefkada lately has developed into a self-contained tourist resort with a full range of facilities.
The harbour is lined with restaurants and cafes. The main street has all the shops one could possibly want. The village has a Police Station, Medical Centre, Post Office, Bakery, Petrol Station, Butcher shop, etc.
Accommodation of all kinds is available, from rented rooms to hotels and villas. There is also a large and modern camp site allong the beach, ideal mainly for younger visitors.
Vassiliki is ideal to host all kind of visitors, those with families and those solo travellers in search of fun and nightlife. For those who want to experience the nightlife of Vassiliki Lefkada, they will find many discos and bars open till morning hours. For those who want something more relaxing, they will find the seafront cafes and tavernas, a pleasant place to sit.
Vasiliki Lefkada: The queen of sea sports!
Vasiliki Bay is an ideal spot for wind-surfing and has begun to attract more and more fans of the sport in recent years.
In the mornings there is a sea breze which makes sailing safe for beginners, while in the afternoon the wind, often rises to strenghts which will challenge the more experienced.Those who do not have their own windsurfing equipment can hire it at the beach. There are also many trainers you can find, that will be willing to help you learn.
In Vassiliki there are also many water sports and activities. Scuba diving is also available. While in trend lately, are the walking trails following the coast and cycling.
Ponti Beach and the famous beaches close to Vasiliki Lefkada Bay!
Ponti beach is mostly pebbled but when you reach the sea becomes sandy. Is also one of the beaches of lefkada that have a blue flag which means that meets all the criteria of clear waters and clean beach. Is not only recomended for grown-ups and sea sport lovers but is also ideal for families and children.
From Vasiliki you can reach the most famous beaches of Lefkada, the ones that their exceptional beauty outstand for their crystal clear turquoise waters and gold sandy beaches.
Some of these beaches are Porto katsiki, Egremnoi, Gialos.
You can also visit the wonderful but small beach of Agiofilli. You can go by car or by motor boat (5 min away from Vassiliki port).
The port supports ferries to nearby Ithaca and Kefalonia, making the town a minor centre for tourism.