Lefkas

Yacht Charter Lefkas

The perfect departure port for sailing around the Ionian Sea
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Bavaria Cruiser 40
€ 1405
Bavaria Cruiser 40 Turmeric
SailingyachtBareboat2012
3Cabins 6Berths 2Toilets 12.35 mLength
Oceanis 54
€ 2525
Oceanis 54
SailingyachtBareboat2009
5Cabins 8Berths 3Toilets 16.7 mLength
Sun Odyssey 36i
€ 930
Sun Odyssey 36i
SailingyachtBareboat2007
3Cabins 6Berths 1Toilets 10.94 mLength
Sun Odyssey 37
€ 1290
Sun Odyssey 37 ALKI
SailingyachtBareboat2003
3Cabins 6Berths 1Toilets 11.4 mLength
thumb_up 4.85 / 5
Belize 43
€ 1579
Belize 43 ARTEMIS K
SailingyachtBareboat2006
4Cabins 8 + 2Berths 2Toilets 13 mLength
Bavaria Cruiser 50
€ 2325
Bavaria Cruiser 50 Juniper
SailingyachtBareboat2014
5Cabins 10Berths 3Toilets 15.35 mLength
Bali 4.8
€ 3395
Bali 4.8 KOS 48.1
SailingyachtBareboat2020
6Cabins 12 + 2Berths 4Toilets 14.28 mLength
Bavaria Cruiser 41
€ 1705
Bavaria Cruiser 41
SailingyachtBareboat2015
3Cabins 6Berths 2Toilets 12.35 mLength
Oceanis 48
€ 2134
Oceanis 48 ANNITA
SailingyachtBareboat2015
5Cabins 10Berths 3Toilets 14.6 mLength
Sun Odyssey 449
€ 1665
Sun Odyssey 449 Asante
SailingyachtBareboat2018
4Cabins 8Berths 2Toilets 13.76 mLength
Sun Odyssey 509
€ 2513
Sun Odyssey 509 ASTRO
SailingyachtBareboat2015
5Cabins 10Berths 3Toilets 15.38 mLength
Bavaria 46
€ 1510
Bavaria 46 Borboleta
SailingyachtBareboat2009
4Cabins 8 + 2Berths 2Toilets 13.99 mLength

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18 Reviews for Lefkas
latest by "Bernd" on 19 Oct 2019
Recommendations
  • : - 4.85
    "Great destination in general, highly recommended"
  • : - 4.78
    "Lefkada and its surrounding islands are just a paradise. From the quality of Flora in the landscape ..."
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  • : - 4.88
    "The ports were always very welcoming and very helpful"
  • : - 4.87
    "The Ionian islands are jewels. A yachtsman's paradise. "
  • : - 4.84
    "meist sehr aufgeschossene Menschen"
  • : - 5.00
    "faultless, it is hard to say how things could be better"
  • : - 4.90
    "Greek people are very friendly,hospitable and helpful "
  • : - 3.84
    "relativ niedrige liegegebühren geg. zb kroatien"
  • : - 4.76
    "Man hat das Gefuel ueberall nherzlich willkommen zu sein"
  • : - 3.63
    "Ionische Inseln sind ein tolles Urlaubrevier mit moderaten Winden und einem unglaublichen Wasser (De..."
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If you are planning a yacht charter in the Ionian Sea, Lefkas Marina is an ideal place to rent your bareboat sailing yacht. The Greek name for Lefkas is Lefkada - the town still bears the marks of the numerous peoples who passed by here, from the Venetins to the Ottomans. A great place with a stunning natural setting and plenty of history, not to mention a touristic pedigree that goes back hundreds of years. Start your yacht charter Lefkas from the modern Lefkada Marina that offers reliable and attractive boat rental opportunities.

General info about the island Lefkada

Lefkas Island is one of the most popular locations in the Ionian Sea, on Greece's west coast, connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway and also a floating bridge. In the north part of the island the yacht charter tourist can find the city of Lefkas (Lefkada in Greek), which has a strong tourist tradition. The town acts as prefecture and capital city to the region which bears the same name, making it the most important on the island, and not just for yacht charter visitors. Incidentally, it's also the largest town on the island.

How to travel to Lefkas

Travelling is made easy for any yacht charter group due to the proximity of the Aktion National Airport, a 20-minute ride by car. This airport has permanent flights from Olympic Air and Air Berlin, but you'll find that during the summer months it also gets flights from Austrian Airlines, Transavia, Sky Airlines and Viking Airlines. Being the capital city, Lefkas also has good connections with the neighboring region by land and sea. The main route in by car is the Greek National Road 42 which is connected to the E55 road for yacht charter people coming in from foreign countries. There is also bus access available from Athens and a marina which offers plenty of transit berths for yacht charter visitors coming in by water. Ferry runs can be made to neighboring Nydri and then take a bus back to Lefkas.

Navigation approaching Lefkas from the North

If you hired your boat in another harbor and appraoch Lefkas sailing coming from the North, you need to find the entrance to the canal that cuts through the damm. Once you are in the canal, you need to wait until the bridge moves aside, so you can pass with your boat. The town of Lefkas and its Marina is situated around 1 mile south of the bridge.

What to do in Lefkas town

Many of the yacht charter crews visiting Lefkas say the canal and Gyra are one of the most beautiful parts of town, the Gyra being a long narrow strip of white sand which borders the crystal blue lagoon. This part of the town is also the perfect place to visit if you're into bird watching as herons, swans and wild ducks and geese all nest here. Other places of interests include the archeological museum, the folklore museum and the museum of photographs where you can find lovely souvenirs of the sunny yacht charter resort and other places on the island. You'll also appreciate the Santa Maura Castle and the numerous monasteries scattered throughout town, some very old.

Yacht Charter Lefkas

There are around 10 yacht charter companies offering more than 150 yachts for rental. Most of the charter piers are in the Lefkada Marina that provides one of the best Marina services in Greece. During summer many Greek boat rental operators move a part of their fleet to Marina Lefkas because the demand for boat rental is big. It is no wonder because from Lefkas yacht charter is very popular. When sailing from Lefkas you can sail north to Corfu, Preveza or lovely Paxi island. Other boat hire parties prefer the southern Islands of the Ionian. There they find the most stunning beaches and bays of Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Ithaka. Not for nothing, one of the most search terms in the internet related to yacht charter in Greece is "charter lefkada".

Lefkada's Restaurants & Nightlife

The good news when it comes to eating in Lefkas is that you'll find a price for every pocket. But the main ingredient here has to be the fresh fish served in a variety of combinations at the numerous restaurants around town. If you like the nightlife, then you're in luck, because Lefkas is the capital of nighttime entertainment on the island. Just like in many other places in Greece, the yacht charter sailor can find lots of bars, clubs and live music venues which are open until the early hours of the morning.

Actions & Events on the island

As far as events go, Lefkas has the customary religious holiday, always held in high regard in Greece, but there are also lots of cultural festivals, especially during summer which are used by the local authorities to showcase the local traditions to yacht charter visitors. Also, you'll be happy to know that Lefkas is also a place where water sports and sailing are held in high regard. In July, there's the "Watersports Ocean Festival" and in October there's the yearly regatta which attracts boat rental parties from all over the world.

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