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Meganissi - Tiny, spectacular and unspoiled

Meganissi Island Greece

Meganissi is a spectacular tiny island very close to Lefkada. It is very green, with crystal clear waters, simple, ideal for romance, honeymooners or for those who wish to get away from it all. The hospitable people, the peaceful way of living, the interchange of the scenery, makes it an ideal place for relaxed vacation.

Several tracks lead over the hills of the island and down through the olive-grove terracing to secluded bays. The most popular of them is Ambelakia which attracts yatch flotillas.

There are interesting and beautiful caves, Papanikolis is one of them, named after submarine sheltered during World War II.

  • Getting There

    There is a frequent service between Lefkada and Meganissi. The schedule from Nydri in Lefkada will take 25 minutes, while the ferry from Lefkada Town will take one and a half hour.

  • Getting Around

    There is regular bus service that connects the three settlements (Spartohori, Vathi and Katomeri) of the island.

Touring Meganisi Island

Vathy
Meganisi, Vathy is the village where the ferry calls. It a pretty fishing village whose harbour entrance is flanked by chapels to bless all boats safe passage. It has nice beaches and lot of amenities.

Katomeri
is a cheerful and attractive village. A road leads to Limonari and Elia bay with beautiful beaches.

Spartohori
is an immaculate village with picturesque houses and an abundance of bougainvillaea flower-trees. A road from Spartohori leads to Spilio Bay with nice beach and another track to Ai Yiannis sandy beach. Close to Spartohori is "Deamon's cave", visit is worth.

Useful Info

Population: 1,100
Health Center (Katomeri): 26450 51304
Health Center (Spartohori): 26450 51032
Health Center (Vathy): 26450 51031
Police: 26450 51406
Port Authority (in Lefkas Island - Nydri): 26450 92509

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