Meganisi Greece is a small island located opposite to the port of Nydri in Lefkada. Thanks to its proximity to Lefkada, Meganisi makes a great destination for day trips from its Ionian neighbor. Meganisi boasts a beautiful natural setting, as it is carpeted with lush greenery and has enticingly clean emerald waters.
The lack of mass tourism on the island makes Meganisi a top destination for those who love seclusion. The only way to explore the island is either on foot or by a private means of transportation, as there are no buses on the island. Alternatively, you can book a shuttle bus with your hotel. It is a convenient way to get to some beaches around the island.
The main villages in Meganisi are Vathy and Spartochori, where most hotels are located. Vathy, in particular, is a very picturesque village! It stretches around the island’s port, where many yachts and boats moor every summer, creating a cosmopolitan feel.
As for the beaches in Meganisi, they are mostly secluded and unorganized. Agios Ioannis, Spilia, Barbarezou, and Fanari are the most frequented beaches in Meganisi, while the island is full of crystal coves, which you can reach by boat.
Meganisi doesn’t have a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing except for some beautiful chapels that are scattered around the island. But, if you are a hiking lover, Meganisi will reward you with some beautiful hiking itineraries in nature!
Meganisi is the perfect island for an unpretentious summer escape!