Lefkada is an island of the Ionian Sea and belongs to the island complex of Eptanisa. Lefkada covers an area of 302.5 square kilometers and is the fourth in size Island in the Eptanese complex, with a population of 23.000 people.The 70% of Lefkada is covered by mountains. The tallest top of all is Stavrota (1.182m) with Elati (1.126 μ.).
The island has many springs, like the known Kerasia springs in Sivros, torrents that become rather violent at times and form small cataracts like the one in Nydri, the Dimosaris and impressive canyons like the ones in Mellisa of Sfakiotes and in Haradiatikos. The two salt lakes in the northern part of the island are a very important reserve for many bird species.
The islands climate is Mediterranean, with long spells of sunshine all through the year, the temperate but rainy winter and the warm but pleasant summer due to the cooling breeze.
The middle temperature is 18 C. The hottest month of the year is July (26,8 C ) and the coldest is January(12,8 C ).
Between May and mid-September westerly and northwesterly winds blow on Lefkada and southerly winds to a lesser extent, making yacht the ideal way to explore its beautiful beaches and also windsurfing the ideal sport for funs.