Are you planning to travel to Meganisi, Greece soon? Read our tips below on the things to do in Meganisi with suggested tours!
Meganisi is a small island located on the east-southeast of the island of Lefkada. Since it’s near Lefkada, it makes an ideal day trip destination. But of course, it is still possible to spend your vacation here for more than a day. Although it does not have so many beaches like the other Greek islands, there are still things that you can do here. Read our short guide below to know more about it.
List of Best Things to do in Meganisi, Greece
1. Fanari Beach
One of the most beautiful and picturesque beaches in Meganisi. The lush waters combined with the colorful umbrellas and sunbeds compose a dreamy landscape taken from a painting. The beach is not large in area, so it would be good to visit it early in the morning and not at peak hours, it has small pebbles, shallow waters and in some places, it deepens a little. It also has a beach bar where you will find everything from coffee to food and many delicious snacks
The Limonari beach is located southeast of the island of Meganisi. The beach is not big and has large pebbles and stones, you definitely want to wear flip flops or beach shoes otherwise you’ll have a hard time walking barefoot. The water has a crystalline emerald green so the seabed is visible to the naked eye and it is recommended to wear a mask for snorkeling as it is rich in particular fish.
A small marina built in the bay of Vathy, well protected from prevailing and non-prevailing winds. Odyseas Marina has an amazing atmosphere with a bar and boutique. The staff offers excellent service so that you’ll have a great experience. Remember to book in advance due to the demand.
This beautiful and unspoiled beach is located southwest of the small island of Meganisi. The beach is behind a large pond. Although Meganisi is not so famous for its beaches, it is famous for its turquoise crystal waters. Here, you can also do fishing.
If you’re in Meganisi, cycling should be done! You can hire trekking bikes, mountain bikes, or E-bikes. Discover the wonderful island of Meganisi is a fun and exciting way!
Where to stay in Meganisi, Greece
Panselinos Apartment is 250 m from Spilia Beach, and guests benefit from private parking available on-site and free WiFi. The apartment features 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a shower.
Price: Starts at $118 per night for Three-Bedroom Apartment, includes taxes and charges, add $11 for breakfast (optional), and it’s partially refundable.
KEROMOUSSI SEASIDE BOUTIQUE HOTEL offers accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, a bar, and a garden. All guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a coffee machine. Buffet and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available every morning.
Price: Starts at $355 per night for King Room with Sea View, includes taxes and charges, free breakfast, and offers a free cancellation.
These are the possible things you can do in Meganisi, Greece. So if you are ready to have a fun and exciting trip, you know what to do and where to go! So pack your things now and prepare yourself for a wonderful adventure in Meganisi.
How to go to Meganisi, Greece from London
There’s no airport in Meganisi. The nearest airport is Aktion/Preveza Airport in Lefkada. But this airport only works in the Summer season.
Via EasyJet: (one way)
*From London Gatwick – Aktion Airport Lefkada
Ticket Price: £152.56
*From Lefkada to Meganisi via Ferry
From Preveza, ride a KTEL bus or taxi to reach Lefkada Town. From Lefkada, you can reach Meganisi by ferry from the port of Nydri, the trip takes around 20 minutes.
*Prices are subject to change. You can visit Skyscanner for more details about the ticket prices.
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Hi there! I’m Fatima. My first major travel was in 2016 in the beautiful city of Cebu. After that, I got interested in traveling. Now I enjoy learning languages and other country’s cultures. My goal is to visit at least one country each year and to share my experiences with other people through writing or blogging. Witness my journey by following me on Instagram.