KITE SURFING (AGIOS IOANNIS)
Agios Ioannis area
Agios Ioannis beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of the island and is only 1500 meters away from the town of Lefkada. It is characterized as an area of special natural beauty and awarded with a blue flag. The turquoise waters, the 2km long golden sand, the windmills and the summer breeze create a unique sense of greenery that becomes more intense when the sun sets into the sea. It is famous for its crystal clear waters and is one of the best destinations in Europe for wind surfing and kite surfing.
The beach of Agios Ioannis is the ideal choice, because the warm winds blowing in the summer months over the island create the right conditions for these two water sports, giving holidaymakers the opportunity to enjoy their favorite sports, but also the bathers admire the colorful eagles in the sky and the sails in the sea from their beach.
In recent years windsurfing and kitesurfing have been organized on the beach of Agios Ioannis with the result that the beach is particularly well-known to people from all over the world dealing with these sports. Windsurfing and kitesurfing are two of the most popular water sports in Lefkada and are many of its visitors – lovers of water sports – who organize their holidays by combining the beauties of Lefkada with windsurfing and kite surfing.
Panoramic view of all this area and the city of Lefkada has the visitor from the monastery of Panagia Faneromeni.