Amongst the olive trees on the east coast of Lefkada sits Villa Lemon Grove. This luxury villa has fabulous views reaching across to mainland Greece and a private infinity pool that seems to melt into the Ionian Sea. The five-bedroom property is near Nydri, a lively resort with a sandy beach, making it a great choice for a family holiday.
Lefkada has many beautiful beaches with white sand meeting the crystal-clear sea. Those on the east coast have calm waters and views of the small islands of Madouri, Sparti and Scorpios. Nydri beach is just a five-minute drive from the villa. With shallow water and watersports on offer, it’s an ideal beach for families. In Nydri resort you’ll find shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as bars and clubs for those looking to stay out a little later.
Getting to Lefkada: Lefkada is connected to mainland Greece by a floating bridge so it’s possible to fly into Athens and make the five-hour drive. Another option is to fly to Corfu and catch a ferry to the mainland, from there it’s a two-hour drive to Lefkada. You can sometimes take a short flight to Preveza on Aegean Air or Olympic Airways from Bristol and London at times. Preveza is a mainland Greece town near Lefkada. From Preveza it’s a 30-minute cab ride to Lefkada, if you want to take this route it is best to verify you can get a flight to Preveza before booking.
Villa Lemon Grove is comfortably furnished, with air conditioning and Wi-Fi throughout. Five en suite bedrooms can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests, and the master bedroom has its own private terrace. The modern fitted kitchen is accompanied by a dining area and bright living room. French doors open out onto a large terrace with a barbeque, dining table and sun loungers. This is a fantastic space for entertaining, and enjoying the spectacular sea views. From here, steps lead down straight into the infinity pool.
Your host at Villa Lemon Grove has lived on the island for 40 years and provides an excellent service for guests. The villa rental includes a welcome hamper and wine on arrival, plus daily housekeeping.
Families seeking a Greek island holiday away from the crowds will enjoy the unspoilt attractions of Lefkada. This luxury accommodation is a welcoming and comfortable holiday home, with its own pool and hillside views of the Ionian Sea.