Surrounded by spectacular scenery, the Greek island of Lefkada (also known as Lefkas or Leukas) in the Ionian Sea offers fantastic conditions for a holiday. In the south, calm waters allow for tranquil tours by catamaran. Here, you will enjoy a peaceful sea and set course for enchanting bays and magnificent beaches. In contrast, the north is a little wilder, making it a perfect starting point for a sporty trip. This provides families and adventurers alike to get their money's worth and experience a holiday as they prefer. Regardless of the variation in winds, one thing remains the same across the island: a dreamlike natural setting that will make your catamaran hire on Lefkada an unforgettable experience.
Discover the enchanting island and get to know the warmth of the Mediterranean in Lefkada!
The cost of your catamaran rental in Lefkada can vary depending on seasonality, the size of the boat, the amount of people, and the duration of the hire. The addition of a skipper and/or crew also affects the cost.
In general, a catamaran rental for 12 people in Lefkada ranges from around €3,800/week in low season to €10,000/week in high season.
Lefkada is located between Corfu and Kefalonia. At almost 303 square metres in size, it is the fourth largest Ionian Island in the Lefkada prefecture. This island can be easily reached from Preveza Airport, where you can begin to witness the fantastic beauty as soon as you arrive. Fortunately, Lefkada is also the only island in the Ionian Sea that you can reach by car from mainland Greece. These options make it easy and convenient for you to begin your holiday.
A catamaran hired on Lefkada extends the beauty of the Mediterranean directly to you. You will find vast olive groves, forests with cypresses and pine trees, and mountainous cliffs that enchant anyone who visits. On top of its peaceful atmosphere for a catamaran hire, the Ionian Islands in general are also a top destination for surfers and fans of water sports. Notably, the bay of Vasiliki in Lefkada has become one of the most popular destinations for surfers worldwide with its consistently strong winds. Anyone who knows this island once will surely come back.
If you like snorkelling, the east and southeast parts of the island are home to serene crystal-clear waters that inhabit colourful marine wildlife, sometimes even dolphins! Therefore, visitors and snorkelers will find a true paradise here.
Lefkada has a temperate Mediterranean climate. This means you can expect many hours of sunshine every day all year round. The winters are mild and rainy, but the summers are sunny with an average temperature of 30°C. Furthermore, a fresh wind permanently blows on the island, making your sailing trips on Lefkada and its surrounding area a particularly enjoyable experience.
Many catamaran rentals in Lefkada have the option to hire a skipper and a crew. Although this adds an additional cost, there are many benefits to having these on board with you as you explore the wonderful Ionian Islands. First, this means that you do not need a boat license, and you can unwind as a professional takes care of the sailing, docking, and anchoring. Additionally, a skipper will be familiar with the waters and thus be able to customise your journey according to your wishes as well as teach you about the local islands, history, and culture. Finally, a skipper and crew can cook and clean for you, providing the ultimate luxurious experience to make you feel safe and comfortable.
Lefkada opens numerous possibilities for trips with a catamaran whether it be as a family, a couple, or together with a crew. If you have spare time, you can take the opportunity to visit beautiful nearby areas in the Mediterranean. In addition to Lefkada, the region includes the following neighbouring islands:
These small, gorgeous beaches and secluded bays invite you to day trips with a breath-taking backdrop. If you have even more time, you can cross the Ionian Sea and make your way to the western Italian coast! Ultimately, renting your catamaran for longer periods gives you the best chance to experience more sights of the Mediterranean.
In Lefkada, privately owned catamaran are available for charter. See other yachts in the area