Porto Katsiki

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Coordinates: 38°36′09″N 20°32′58″E / 38.60250°N 20.54944°E / 38.60250; 20.54944

Porto Katsiki (Πόρτο Κατσίκι 'goat port') is a Beach on the Ionian Sea island of Lefkada. The name is said to be because formerly only goats could reach this area.

The beach is famed for its landscape and clear blue sea. It is located at the bottom of a concave pale cliff. It is 35 km from Lefkada town, near Athani village. Porto Katsiki has parking lots and canteens. There is no lodging, and camping is prohibited. There is a stairwell down to the beach from the cliff-top parking. In the day, boats bring tourists to the beach, particularly from nearby Nidri.

2015 Earthquake[edit]

When Lefkada was hit by an earthquake in 2015, the beach was badly damaged.[1]


Porto Katsiki beach, Lefkada.