Lefkas is one of the Ionian chain of islands that lie just off the west coast of mainland Greece. The east coast Is the main holiday strip, especially around the holiday resort of Nidri. Large, sheltered bays make both Nidri and Sivota a favourite of yacht charters, as do offshore islets. On the Lefkas west coast are white cliffs, rocky shores and wild beaches. Vassiliki, in the south, is a world class windsurf centre.
The beautiful beach of Egremni on Lefkas appears to have been lost following an island earthquake. The beach on the south-west coast disappeared beneath the waves after a 6.1 quake was recorded.
One of the most famous holiday beaches in the Greek Islands could be closed to the public because of the danger from falling rocks. The stunning white cliffs of Porto Katsiki beach, on the Ionian island of Lefkas, has been voted among the most attractive in Greece.
Holiday visitors to Lefkas hoping to visit the nearby islet of Skorpios shouldn't hold their breath. The private Greek Islands, formerly owned by Greek shipping billionaire Aristotle Onassis, has been sealed off from tourists since it was sold to Russian oligarch Dmitri Rybolovlev
The private Greek Island of Skorpios has been sold to the daughter of Russian billionaire oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev , current owner of Monaco Football Club. The small, private island lies off the coast of the popular holiday island of Lefkas in the Ionian Sea.
The Greek holiday island of Lefkas has picked up a top tourist award in an online poll of top holiday destinations. Lefkas, also known as Lefkada, is in the Ionian group of Greek islands.
Anyone looking for a summer windsurfing break will be hard put to find anywhere better than a holiday in Lefkas. Set in a deep, sheltered bay on the south coast of Lefkas, the Greek island holiday resort of Vassiliki bursts into life . . .