The island of Lefkas is connected to the Akarnanian coasts(mainland Greece) with a floating bridge. Lefkas will impress you immediately. Green hills and mountains, wild but subtle beauty, crystal clear waters, white beaches such as Kathisma and Porto Katsiki (one of the most beautiful and famous beaches of the Mediterranean). Picturesque villages sprawled on the hillsides, endless walks and pleasant excursions will give a certain special color to your holidays. All beaches combine the rugged beauty of cliffs that reach to the sea, with long sandy beaches stretching between them.
Nydri is located 18klm away from the capital of the island. Avra beach hotel is 300 meters from the center of the village/port and only 80 meters nearby from tha first stores (mini market, car and scooter rental aggencies, bakery etc)
The distance from tha Aktio international airport (PVK) is 45 klm. A bus service ( KTEL +30 2645022364) connects the island with daily routes from/to Athens, Patras and Thessaloniki.
Zero elevation terrain of Nydri, ideal for bikers, children and elderly people will make every transportation a matter of a simple walk.
Lefkada is tha birthplace of numerous literary and artistic figures like Aristotle Valaoritis, Aggelos Sikelianos and Agnes Mpaltsa. The characteristic traditional Eptanisian colour lives through this day thanks to the strong ties of the islanders to their past and plentiful cultural and social activities.