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Paxos (Paxi)

Paxos (Paxi) is the smallest of the six main Ionian islands. When you step ashore at Gaios , the island's little port, you'll find an exquisite miniature world just waiting to be discovered. One of the attractions of this island is its size; it is so tiny (10 km. long and 4 km. wide) that you can easily walk from one side to the other. At the same time, it is so thick with grapevines and olive trees that the whole place is like one big garden. Along its eastern coast, just a stone's throwaway, are the smaller islands of Panagia , Agios Nikolaos , Mongonissi and Kaltsonissi.

During your stay on Paxos, you will find wonderful beaches and translucent waters, perfect for swimming, snorkelling and fishing. You should not miss taking a trip around the island in a motor launch, for a look at its spectacular white cliffs, punctuated by delightful coves and intriguing grottoes. On the east side of Paxos island sits Gaios, its capital and biggest village. Charming 19th century houses, threaded by narrow lanes, lie at the end of a closed “fjord”, surrounded by trees and shrubs. At the entrance to this picturesque harbour you can make out the islets of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos with its Venetian castle and windmill

Lakka is a little seaside settlement with a tiny harbour, built on a sheltered bay whose coasts are covered with olives and pines. Its low houses are particularly distinctive, painted in interesting shades of brown and indigo. The grotto of Ypapanti is only 2 nautical miles from Lakka by motorboat If you should happen to be in Paxos on the 15th of August, you'll want to follow the faithful who gather at the Monastery of Panagia ( Moni Panagias ). The festivities last all day and all night, winding up in Gaios with dancing in the main square.

Pleasant excursions may be made to Panagia, Agios Nikolaos, Mongonissi and Kaltsionissi . From Paxos it is also possible to visit Parga on the mainland, a small town with a Venetian fortress and a wonderful beach, and Antipaxos , a tiny island 3 nautical miles (30 minutes away) from Gaios. About 120 people live on Antipaxos. Its slopes are practically covered with grapevines and its beaches are superb. Totally unspoilt, quiet Andipaxi serves as a refuge for those seeking solitude, simplicity and serenity.


 
 
 

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 Anemones Villas
Anemones Villas are located in the traditional settlement of Spanochori, 3.7 mi from the town of Lefkada. more...
 Red Tower Hotel
Located in Nikiana village, Red Tower Hotel offers a beautiful swimming pool with hot tub and stone-paved sun terrace. Its rooms have a balcony overlooking the Ionian Sea. more...
 Kerasoula Apartments
Set amid well-tended gardens with tall palm trees, Kerasoula Apartments offer accommodations with a furnished balcony enjoying views over the Ionian Sea. more...
 Lefkada Villas
Lefkada Villas is a complex of villas with sweeping views over the sea, the island of Scorpios and the surrounding mountaintops. more...
 Sun Castle Houses
Featuring a spa bath, Sun Castle Houses is located in Drymon. The air-conditioned accommodation is 1.4 miles from Mylos Beach, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi. more...
 Pansion Filoxenia Apartments & Studios
In the village of Tsoukalades, 3 miles from the main town of Lefkada, the Filoxenia has traditional accommodations with a balcony and free Wi-Fi. The sandy beach of Pefkoulia is 2 miles away. more...
 Villa Filaretos
Located in Vafkeri, this air-conditioned holiday home features a garden with a barbecue. The property is 11 mi from Lefkada Town and features views of the mountain. more...
 Calderimi Lefkada
Surrounded by olive groves, Calderimi Pension is conveniently located 2625 feet from the center of Nydri Town. more...
 Aristea Apartments
Located among lush greenery in Nikiana Village 230 feet from the sea, Aristea Apartments offers modern accommodations that opens to a furnished balcony with Ionian Sea views. more...
 Villa Flisvos
Just 33 feet from the beach in Lygia Village, Villa Flisvos features a swimming pool with a hot tub, and a children’s playground. more...
 Villa Drimoni
Located just 1.1 mi from Kathisma Beach, Villa Drimoni provides accommodations in Drymon with access to a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge, as well as a shared kitchen. more...
 Green View Apartments
Featuring air conditioning, Green View Apartments offers accommodations in Áyios Nikítas. Kathisma Beach is approximately 2.1 mi from the property. more...
 Panorama Villas
The stone-built Panorama Villas offers panoramic views of the sea and the green landscape of Lefkada, hence located in the mountainous Drymonas village. more...
 Panoramic View Studios
Offering a sun terrace, Panoramic View Studios is located in Kalamítsi, 15 mi from Lefkada Town. Preveza is 16 mi away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. more...
 Agni Suites
Set just 49 feet from Episkopos Beach, Agni Suites offers air-conditioned accommodations. The garden leads straight to the beach, and offers deck chairs and umbrellas, a playground, and a barbecue. more...
 Sun Gazing Villas
Located 1.4 miles from Kathisma Beach, Sun Gazing Villas offers a garden, a terrace and air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony and free WiFi. more...
 Konstantina Studios
Just 164 feet from the beach of Ayios Nikitas, Konstantina Studios features air-conditioned studios with a furnished balcony. Restaurants, bars and shops are within a 3-minute walk. more...
 Happyland Hotel Apartments
Located 1640 feet from the beach of Nydri in Lefkada, Happyland offers self-catered accommodations with a balcony overlooking the garden and pool. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. more...
 San Giovanni Beach Resort and Suites
Just 164 feet from Agios Ioannis Beach and amid greenery, San Giovanni Beach Resort and Suites offers an outdoor pool and snack bar. more...
 Akti Studios
Surrounded by lush greenery, only 33 feet from the beach of cosmopolitan Nydri, Akti Studios offers air-conditioned accommodations with free WiFi and furnished balcony overlooking the Ionian Sea. more...
 Armonia Apartments
Featuring lush gardens with stone-paved alleys, the traditionally-built Armonia Apartments is located in Vassiliki area of Lefkada, within 2625 feet from the long, pebbled beach. more...
 Adriatica Hotel
Featuring a pool area with panoramic sea views, Adriatica Hotel offers self-catered accommodations in Nikiana. Breakfast includes homemade delicacies. Parking at the hotel is free. more...
 Katerina Lefkada
Offering air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony overlooking Vassiliki Bay or the hotel’s gardens, the family-run Katerina Lefkada is just a 10-minute walk from Ponti Beach. more...
 Santa Maria Luxury Apartments
Set in a blossomed garden with a fountain, Santa Maria Luxury Apartments are located 0.6 mi from Lefkada Town and from Agios Ioannis Beach. more...
 Artblue Villas
The modern ArtBlue Villas is located 2297 feet from Tsoukalades Village, and offers self-catered units, each with a private pool and a sun terrace. Free WiFi is available in all areas. more...




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