Lefkada is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, northwest of the Peloponnese peninsula. The island is separated from the mainland by a narrow strait and connected with pontoon bridge. Lefkada has been inhabited in the ancient times, and the island is famous by numerous myths and legends, such as those about poetess Sappho who jumped to her death from the Cape Lefkada. Lefkada boasts unspoiled nature and fertile valleys, exotic sea, divine sandy beaches and traditional picturesque villages.
The main place on the island is the town Lefkada. The town is adorned by numerous narrow streets with stone houses, hotels, restaurants, shops and a marina which is full of charter boats. The island of Lefkada is famous for its paradise beaches, and the most famous beaches are Port Katsiki and Kathisma, with beautiful white sand and turquoise sea. Lefkada is one of the few Greek islands that have not yet pervaded by mass tourism, which gives it a special charm.