The Family Hotel in Vassiliki, is on 2008 new-rebuilt with high standards, you find a personal touch, located in an area well known as a surfer˘s paradise in an island known all over the world for its marvelous beaches. Our hotel consists of 24 comfortable rooms all with fridge, shower, telephone, A/C, TV, free internet, music and balcony where you can see hundreds of brightly colored surfers on the Ionian sea. There is a friendly welcome waiting for you at Family Hotel in Vassiliki, where we guarantee a peaceful, relaxing and unforgettable holiday. It's a new-rebuilt hotel in the heart of the village of Vassiliki (you find all amenities in walking distance), very friendly and warm atmosphere. They make you feel like home. The reception is running on 24 hours basis. We offer free internet for all your stay.
Lefkas (Lefkada) island
Lefkada, characterized also as "steriano" island, because it has easy access from the coasts via a navigable bridge that will impress you. Lefkada took its name from the Leykata, the cape that is found in southern utmost of the island, with the imposing distant white rocks.
The island and all the Eptanisa were linked with Greece on 21 May 1864, while they contributed decisively in the revolution at the Turks in 1821. Many important perdonalities come from this island as Ioannis Zampelios, Nikos Svoronos, Aristotelis Valaoritis, Aggelos Sikelianos and many others.
Every August in the Venetian Fortress of Saint Blacks, that dominates in the entry of city and capital of island, Lefkada, but in the cultural centre also, are organised the Feasts of Reason and Art.
You should visit the interesting archaeological museum, the public library, the museum of Gramophone, the two lagoons, and the church of Christ of Almighty where in its courtyard is found the grave of Aristoteli Valaoriti, very important Greek poet. You should also visit, the Royal, seasonal centre of southerner Lefkada, with intense nightly lifetime and amusement. In world fame Scorpion island property of Aristotle Onasi, there is the andrianta of rich ship owner that stands proud in the village.
How to reach Lefkada
Lefkada is separated from the mainland by a narrow canal crossed by a bridge and a road. Thus, you can drive into Lefkada, quickly crossing over the channel separating the coast of Aitoloakarnania and the island.
The Aktion airport near Preveza on the mainland is about 20 minutes away from Lefkada Town. Many people fly into this airport and then make their way onto the island by car or bus.
The two ports on Lefkada are Vassiliki and Nidri. Vassiliki has a twice-daily connection to Fiskardo on Kefallonia. Boats run once a day from Nidri to both Fiskardo on Kefallonia and to Frikes on Ithaca and from Vassiliki to Aetos on Ithaka.
Buses run every few hours from Lefkada Town to Nidri and Vassiliki, stopping wherever you would like in between. Just tell the bus driver where you are going when you get on and he will most likely make a stop there for you. Water taxis can be taken from Nidri and Vassiliki to the remote beaches along the western coast.
RATES 2012 per day/Room including Breakfast 01/5 -31/5 + 20/9-31/10/12 48 Euro 01/06 - 30/6 + 01/9-20/9/12 58 Euro 01/7 – 20/07/12 75 Euro 20/07 – 31/08/12 95 Euro