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The Stunning Greek Island That’s Only a Beach

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The Greek island of Agios Nikolaos, near Lefkada, is made up of one long beach. Credit: Screenshot from Youtube

Lefkada is a popular Greek island known for its beaches, particularly Porto Katsiki and Egremni. However there is a beach near Lefkada you don’t want to miss — Agios Nikolaos — a breathtaking island that’s made up of one beach.

The stunning “island of Sikelianos” or Agios Nikolaos, is in its entirety, one beach. The thin strip of golden stand extends out into the pristine waters of the Ionian Sea, making Agios Nikolaos and unique location.

The island presents a narrow strip of sand with turquoise waters lapping the shores on each side of the beach.

The only structure you will find on Agios Nikolaos is a chapel of the same name. Every first Sunday after May 10th the church celebrates the passage of the Holy Trinity of Agios Nikolaos from Lefkada in 1087.

Many people flock to Lefakada each year to participate in various water sports. Wouldn’t it be a great detour to check out Agios Nikolaos and chill out at the beach?

Greek island Lefkada home to stunning beaches

Located in the Ionian sea, Lefkada is a stunning island, even by Greek standards. It connects to the mainland by a small bridge and is easily accessed by car.

With hospitable locals and many activities to offer, the island prides itself on having one of the most beautiful natural landscapes and some of the most scenic beaches in Greece.

Lefkada, widely known as the “Caribbean of Greece,” is a recipe for the perfect summer holiday in the Ionian Sea, a perfect dream destination for people who love exotic islands.

The island is justifiably well known for its beaches. Simply scrolling through photographs of the island’s beaches will fail to reveal their true beauty, for the reality far exceeds any expectations.

With their mesmerizing turquoise waters, surrounded by a pristine natural environment, Lefkada’s beaches will wash your stress away.

However, apart from the beaches, Lefkada rewards vacationers with seaside villages, including Agios Nikitas and Nidri, as well as other natural features including the Dimosari Waterfalls, and a number of exciting activities for the adventurous.

Scuba diving, horseback riding, windsurfing, paragliding, flights in prop planes, mountain biking, kite-surfing, sailing around the surrounding islets; there is no end to the outdoor activities from which you can choose on Lefkada.

You can explore the island while staying at luxurious or old fashioned and traditional hotels, while of course indulging in delicious food at seaside restaurants.

The warm and welcoming town will invite you to take pleasure in its culture by walking its alleyways, while listening to folk songs sung by local musicians.

Surrender yourself to this island’s sensations. Are you prepared to explore Lefkada?

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