from Lefkas, Greece
The white beaches and light winds of the Southern Ionian are calling for your next Enaviga charter. If you are collecting your yacht from Lefkas, then our sample itinerary may offer you some ideas of places to moor up.
Lefkas is also known by the locals as Lefkada. A hilly island steeped in history and beauty. Many say that it remains as one of the most unspoilt Greek Islands, unaffected by tourism. It is definitely a relaxing place to enjoy – take books, people watch and enjoy greek delicacies.
Sail to Nikiana
Once you are ready to cast off, set sail to Nikiana. A small fishing village with a picturesque harbour. Dock for the night at the town quay or anchor off and dinghy in. There are plenty of local taverna’s. Enjoy a drink or some local fare. A nice relaxing stop for your first evening onboard.
Your next destination is Sivotas on Lefkas Island
Located on the south east of Lefkas Island. Sivotas is a picturesque harbour with lots to see. Not easy to spot from the sea, you can choose to moor on one of the quays or anchor in the bay. A popular place to stay, moorings fill up early afternoon.
Sail onto Ayia Eufimia on Kefalonia
Ayia Eufimia is on the East coast of Kefalonia, the largest of the Ionian Islands. An excellent stop to take on water, recharge batteries and provision.
This is a great location if you wanted to go ashore and visit the Cave of Melissani. This underground lake, fed by a stream which flows all the way across the island from Argostoli. You can hop aboard a small row boat and the boatmen will guide you through the turquoise waters.
Sail to Kastos
Keep your eyes peeled for Dolphins as you set sail to your Kastos.Anchor off and swim or dingy into the beautiful beaches. Port Kastos is always quick to fill up. You can choose to berth there or anchor.
Sailing onto Meganissi
The old village of Spartachori located on a cliff above Port Spilia on Meganisi Island. It’s well worth the hike up to the village, which offers magnificent views over the harbour. You have the choice of 3 ports to dock in or you can anchor on the NE coast of the island.
For your last day sail over to Palairos
Palairos is a harbour where the old agricultural ways are blending with tourism. You can moor on the harbour breakwater or on the pontoon. If the weather is good you can also anchor north of the harbour.
On the final day of your charter, sail back to Lefkas.
If you have time before you leave the Island. Speak with the team at the yacht base for ideas of local places to visit.
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