Activities - Fairytale Villa in Apolpena, Lefkada Island


Lefkada is a unique destination among the Ionian islands not only because of its beautiful blue beaches but also because of its diversity. No matter whether you are traveling with your partner , family or friends, if you love adventure or if you are just a person seeking relaxation, everybody can find an activity that suits their needs.

This Greek island has amazing gorges such as Melissa in Kavalos and beautiful Dimosari Gorge in Nydri, which are the perfect sites for hiking. Visitors can follow local routes and explore the villages or the Skaron Forest and the Waterfalls of Nydri.

If you love the sea, note that Lefkada is one of the most popular Greek islands for water sports, especially windsurfing and kitesurfing in Agios Ioannis, Milos beach and Vassiliki, the winds are strong and the waves are unique for these kinds of sports. Suitable equipment and special courses are offered there.

In addition, Lefkada is also a hot spot for sailing with many charter services available, making the sailing experience one of a kind! There are also private tours if you want to discover the most impressive beaches of the island. You can even find island hopping programmes if you want to travel to the other Ionian Islands, such as Zakynthos, Kefalonia, etc.

Moreover, Lefkas has excellent locations for riding. In Vassiliki there are various riding clubs where you can participate in horse riding programmes. You will also find horses in the villages of Apolpena, Tsoukalades and Fryni, in Melissa Gorge and Agios Ioannis beach. There is also a farm that offers horse riding lessons in the village of Apolpena which is located very close to Villa Fairytale.

It is important to mention that Lefkada is an island with significant history and culture. This is the reason why there are so many archeological sites, churches and monasteries all over the island. If you are traveling to Lefkada, you must definitely visit the cape of Lefkatas with the beautiful lighthouse. Other significant places of interest are the Venetian fortress of Agia Maura, the Ancient Shrine in Rodaki and the archeological site of Nydri. Also worth visiting are the Monastery of Faneromeni in the village of Fryni and the church of Agios Ioannis located at Agios Ioannis beach.