Sailing holidays near Lefkada

Best places and sailing routes for your sailing trip near Lefkada. Sailing season details, trade winds and everything you need for perfect sailing holidays.

Marinas in Lefkada

Lefkada is an island in the Ionian Sea. It locates west of mainland Greece.

 

The island of Lefkada locates in a location that is best suited for sailing or catamaran sailing. This region of Greece offers stunning white sand and pebble beaches.

Sailing season
May - September
Travel season
June - August
Marinas in this location
4
Boats in this location
456

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+30
Language:
Greek
Timezone:
UTC+2, in summer UTC+3
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Population:
22,652

Why boaters love Lefkada

Sailing vacation in Lefkas — is a sailor's paradise. There are dozens of islands and nearby continental countries. The yacht will be able to take you from Lefkada to a huge number of interesting places.

 

The island has water sports, beautiful beaches, natural activities, and historical sites. This place attracts people with a wide variety of interests.

 

There is plenty to do on land as well: authentic restaurants with delicious food, hiking, and mountain biking.

 

The many yachting regions around the island make Lefkada an excellent starting point for sailing yachts.

Lefkada - Yacht Charter Sailica
Lefkada - Yacht Charter Sailica
Lefkada - Yacht Charter Sailica
Lefkada - Yacht Charter Sailica

Yacht routes near Lefkada

Take a sailing trip to the mainland of Greece and along its coast. Follow across the Ionian Sea to the southern tip of the Italian boot.

 

One of the Lefkada sailing routes lasting 7 days:

  • Lefkas Marina — Nidri — Sivota — Kioni — Spartochori — Lefkas Marina.

For lovers of longer crossings, there is Lefkada travel itinerary for 14 days:

  • Lefkas Marina — Sivota, Lefkas — Fiskardo, Kefalonia — Ayia Euphimia, Kefalonia — Poros, Kefalonia — Zakynthos — Poros — Vati, Ithaca — Kioni — Kalamos — Spartochori — Nidri — Lefkada — Lefkas Marina.

949 €
per week
4
Guests
2
Cabins
31 ft
Length
2002
Built in
958 €
per week
8
Guests
2
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2017
Built in
1000 €
per week
4
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
1998
Built in
1012 €
per week
5
Guests
2
Cabins
39 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1018 €
per week
6
Guests
3
Cabins
36 ft
Length
2007
Built in
1036 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
35 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1048 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
35 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1056 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2012
Built in
1056 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2012
Built in

Nearest airports in Lefkada

The nearest airport, Aktion National Airport, is located in Preveza. The transfer to Lefkada takes about 30 minutes.

Yachting season and weather in Lefkada

There is a typical Mediterranean climate in Lefkada — warm summers and cold winters. The best time to travel to Lefkada is during the summer months, from May to September. The hottest month on the island in August, with an average temperature of 29ºC. It is also the month with the warmest Lefkada water temperature averaging around 26ºC. Although May and September are slightly colder, a visit to Lefkada during this time will also be a success. In May, the water temperature is still quite cold at around 18ºC.

 

There is practically no precipitation in summer. All rains fall after the tourist season — in November and December.

 

The weather conditions in the Ionian Sea are very favourable for a relaxing sailing holiday. From late morning until noon, a northwest wind of 10-20 knots blows and dies down closer to sunset.

Water temperature in sailing season +21...+27 °
Air temperature in sailing season +30...+35 °
Wind speed in sailing season 10 - 20 knots

Weather forecast for Lefkada

For information about weather conditions, use the following services:

  • noa.gr — Athens Observatory;

  • weather — a site with accurate synoptic data;

  • windfinder is a service for viewing water and air temperatures, tradewinds in Lefkada.