Porto Katsiki
Porto Katsiki
4.5
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Bookended by a cliff, you have to descend a steep flight of steps to reach this breathtaking beach boasting fine powdery sand and calm sapphire waters. There is a restaurant up top with staff on the beach ready to take your order and send your food and drinks down to you. Porto Katsiki is best enjoyed before noon or in the evening, as multiple large tourist boats stop by in the afternoon. Bring an umbrella as the cliff, while magnificent, offers little in the way of shade. Stay out of the restricted areas as there is a risk of falling rocks. – Tripadvisor
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  • il Căpitano VAP
    Bucharest, Romania747 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A white pebble beach. The water has an unreal color. The landscape is gorgeous.
    A white pebble beach. The water has an unreal color. The landscape is gorgeous. Parking costs 10 euros, access is via a rather steep but accessible staircase. The beach does not have sunbeds, you must have shoes, the shade is only until 11 AM, after that the sun appears and you must have an umbrella with you There is a bar before the stairs where you can buy food and drinks.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 July 2023
  • Anita 🤔
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Truly beautiful
    Very beautiful beach, i was really impressed with the color of the water. It had the perfect temperature for swimming. Food and drinks are brought to you directly to the beach, the prices are a little bit high but considering the delivery directly on the beach it was ok. The acces in the water is all pebbles, so consider getting some water shoes. In the afternoon it is very hot and little to no shade is available. So i would recommend going very early and bringing an UV umbrella! By 2pm the parking area is packed and also the beach is VERY crouded. The downside is that there are no showers and the toilets are up where the food area is. Very few trash bins in the food area and also very little shade. Overall a good experience as long as you get there early and leave when the temperature is too high.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • kelimale
    Tirana, Albania339 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Th most attractive place in Lefkada
    The most beautiful place in Lefkada and Europe. You have to feel it for the special beach. When you come by car you see from above (the road ) the astonishing view of the wide bay : it just let you freezing for seconds: the blue color of water, the big rocks aside the beach in white&beige colors, partialy white sand &pebbles gave you an amazing Panorama. Because of stones its a bit hot there so better to go after 4 pm to assist. We had some fast food there but better to have sth itself as its a bit expensive (chicken salad 15 eu in a cartoon bowl ,pita giros cheaper etc. They may bring you food at the beach, but consider to have 100 stairs to go down to the beach.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 August 2023
  • Munzer Q
    Sun Valley, Idaho164 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Most beautiful beach on Lefkada!
    Without a doubt one of the most beautiful beaches you kind find. The bluest water with gorgeous white cliffs all around. Just amazing. The drive is long but you get to a parking lot, 7 euros to park. About 20 steps down is the beach.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 June 2024
  • Vuk K
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Heaven 💙
    One of the most beautiful beach in the world. Just go do not hesitate for a second. Water is amazing and beach is WOW. Just bring umbrella because sun is very strong .No sunbeds on the beach bring your own equipment. There is a bar before going down prices are normal you can buy water , coffee, drinks and food.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 June 2024
  • Nicola S
    38 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Flee before tripper boats arrive and idyll ruined
    Wonderful… with caveats. If you’re a swimmer it is beautiful. BUT. Get there for 9am. When there is still shade. The loos were shut (maybe open later in season). One kiosk open with great coffee. Steps down fine. WARNING. Leave as tripper boats arrive at around 11.30 when the beach descends into a scene from Hieronymus Bosch …!!!
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 June 2024
  • Yaron C
    Les Champeaux, France10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The most beautiful beach in the world
    One of the most beautiful and clean beaches I have seen. Clear turquoise water. ...Here are 2 tips 1. Bring an umbrella because there is no shade at all. 2. You can park the car before entering the arranged parking lot and pay 8 euros.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 June 2024
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Yaron C
Les Champeaux, France10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
One of the most beautiful and clean beaches I have seen.
Clear turquoise water.
...Here are 2 tips
1. Bring an umbrella because there is no shade at all.
2. You can park the car before entering the arranged parking lot and pay 8 euros.
Written 18 June 2024
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Nicola S
38 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
Wonderful… with caveats. If you’re a swimmer it is beautiful. BUT. Get there for 9am. When there is still shade. The loos were shut (maybe open later in season). One kiosk open with great coffee. Steps down fine. WARNING. Leave as tripper boats arrive at around 11.30 when the beach descends into a scene from Hieronymus Bosch …!!!
Written 18 June 2024
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Vuk K
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
One of the most beautiful beach in the world. Just go do not hesitate for a second. Water is amazing and beach is WOW. Just bring umbrella because sun is very strong .No sunbeds on the beach bring your own equipment. There is a bar before going down prices are normal you can buy water , coffee, drinks and food.
Written 11 June 2024
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Munzer Q
Sun Valley, ID164 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Without a doubt one of the most beautiful beaches you kind find.
The bluest water with gorgeous white cliffs all around. Just amazing.

The drive is long but you get to a parking lot, 7 euros to park. About 20 steps down is the beach.
Written 5 June 2024
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Diana B
Iasi, Romania1,818 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Very nice beach in Lefkada, with turquoise-blue water and white pebbles. One needs to go down on several steps to get to the beach. Very crowded.
Written 28 November 2023
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Irma G
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
It was a beautiful experience going to the beach of Porto Katsiki. The road was a bit tiring but it was worth the effort. The color of the sea was amazing, like none of the beaches we visited in the western part of the island. A very nice memory! 🌺 👏
Written 14 September 2023
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joni m
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
The location is beautiful! Surf shoes are a must. Patients when driving as the road has many hit pin turns and is narrow. Worth a few hours of the day. It gets hot so and umbrella is a good idea as well as a good amount of water to keep you hydrated.
Written 2 September 2023
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BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia18,626 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
Likewise the Egremni beach, my advise is to come with a boat tour from Nidri.
Katsiki is easier to access with around 100 steps, compared to Egremni's 400. Parking fee is steep with 10 Euros flat rate.
Katsiki is way smaller than Egremni which means huge crowds.
On both there're no sunbeds, umbrellas, bars,...so you must bring your own.
Tour boats from Nidri charge around 30 Euros pp for all day, visiting 7 spots including Kefalonia and Ithaka (lunch included).
In both, Egremni and Katsiki the boat stays for one hour. In Katsiki boat is tendered because it's small. You can swim in the bay with very few around, and have time to swim to the beach if you want to and come back.
Written 14 August 2023
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Aleksa Marković
5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Beach is stunning visually, especially when looked at from above, but a 1000 tourists sitting one on top of another is what ruins it, other smaller beaches are much better to spend the entire day at, but it's still worth visiting, colors are breathtaking.
Written 13 August 2023
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Str.Tourist
Greece4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Great beach for photos and for swimming!Better to come before 10.00 to find to seat.People charge you 10euro for parking!!!
Written 10 August 2023
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