Our most recommended things to do in Meganisi

From Lefkimmi: Syvota, Blue Lagoon and Cave Sunset Cruise

1. From Lefkimmi: Syvota, Blue Lagoon and Cave Sunset Cruise

Visit the famous Sivota Cave See beautiful secluded coves and snorkel at Blue Lagoon Relax on the boat and take in a great view Go to the village of Sivota on the Greek mainland

Nydri: Full-Day Wooden Boat Cruise with BBQ & Drinks

2. Nydri: Full-Day Wooden Boat Cruise with BBQ & Drinks

Board Odysseia, a traditionally-styled wooden boat, at the port of Nydri with a Greek family crew. See the islands of Meganisi and Lefkada, swim at Papanikolis and Skorpios, and enjoy a Greek feast with fresh meats, vegetables, and fruit, while you soak up the sun in Mediterranean paradise.Learn about the history of Greek wooden boats and explore the grand deck of Odysseia while the crew hoists the 45 square-meter sail and sets off. Help yourself to seasonal fruit and ouzo with olives as you take in the scenery of the sea and islands.Your first stop is for a swim at the cave of Papanikolis, one of the biggest marine caves of Europe. Stretch your legs at the old fishing village of Spartochori on the island of Meganisi and take a guided tour of the village and local church.Next up is Klimaki, a secluded beach on the island of Lefkada. Grab some complimentary parasols, snorkeling gear, and beach toys from the crew so you can relax and splash around to your heart’s content.While you’re enjoying the crystal waters and soft sands, the crew will prepare a delicious meat and vegetarian barbecue using exclusively local products. Treat yourself to an all-you-can-eat spread with accompanying wine and soft drinks.Cruise in front of Skorpios, Jackie Kennedy’s famous private island, and see why the world’s rich and powerful choose this area as their personal paradise. Stop here for one last swim before heading back to Nydri on a different route, past the uninhabited island of Madouri and the Prince’s Islands.

From Benitses/Lefkimmi: Blue Lagoon & Papanikolis Cruise

3. From Benitses/Lefkimmi: Blue Lagoon & Papanikolis Cruise

Blue Lagoon “Blue Lagoon” is an excursion dedicated to those who love nature and adventure, but not only. This cruise is a relaxing and easy trip to the bluest coasts of continental Greece, where you will have the chance to explore the deep blue sea beds and unique nature. Your day will begin with a first stop at the historical cave of Papanikolis. Then, we travel to the breathtaking beach of Blue Lagoon. There you may swim and discover the virgin scenery. Our next destination is the unique beach of Bella Vraka, where you have about 1 hour free time to swim or relax on the boat. Last stop for the day is the picturesque fishing village, called Syvota, where you will have 1.45 hour to spend on the nearby beaches and local stores. DETAILED DESCRIPTION Departure: Benitses marina: 09:00, Lefkimmi Port 09:45 First stop: 1 caves (only for pictures) Second stop: Blue Lagoon Beach (1.45h for swimming) Third Stop: Bella Vraka Beach (1h swimming stop) Fourth Stop: Syvota Village (about 1.45hrs free time) Return: 18:00 Benitses marina, 16:30 Lefkimmi Port

From Nydri: Boat to Kefalonia and Ithaki with Swim Stops

4. From Nydri: Boat to Kefalonia and Ithaki with Swim Stops

Cruise from Nidri to islands of Lefkada, Kefalonia, and Ithaki for a day filled with swimming at world-class beaches, exploring a fishing village, and seeing a mysterious private island. Depart from Nidri in the morning and sail through the bay past hillside villages like Vasiliki. Travel to the southern tip of Lefkas island. Stop to swim in the turquoise waters of Porto Katsiki and Egremni beach. Continue to the fishing village of Fiskardo on Kefalonia which survived the catastrophic earthquake of 1953. Have some free time to shop, stroll through alleys, or have a drink at a seaside café or bar. Head to island of Ithaki for more swimming. Ride into Papanikolis’ cave, where a submarine lay hidden during the 2nd World War. View the island of Scorpios, a private island that is shrouded in tragedy. Pass by Madouri or Poet’s island on the return trip.

Nydri: Island-hopping Boat Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

5. Nydri: Island-hopping Boat Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

Swim in beautiful bays and eat authentic Greek food with drinks on this cruise to the islands of Lefkada and Meganisi from Nidri. See Giovanni's cave and have some free time to explore the village of Spartochori. Depart from the port of Nidri and sail into the historic Papanikolis cave. Head to Giovanni's cave where you can jump in the crystal waters. Continue to Spartochori, a traditional Greek village on Meganisi island. Take some free time to walk around or enjoy a coffee before boarding the boat to Lakka beach. Savor a real Greek lunch served with cool drinks. Go to a swimming spot by the mysterious private island of Scorpio before heading back to Nydri port.

Lefkada: Full Day Sea Kayaking Tour

6. Lefkada: Full Day Sea Kayaking Tour

Hop in a kayak for a full day of exploring in the crystalline waters around the Lefkada Archipelago, known to be one of the most protected and calm seas in the world. Go on a cave tour, snorkel around a coral reef, and make pit stops for snacks and lunch on remote beaches.   Meet your guide at the Nydri Port and start by familiarizing yourself with the kayaking equipment. Paddle three miles up the coast to Red Rock Beach where you will stop for a swim and have snacks to keep you energized. Check out the mythic caves of Messini before paddling towards the island of Meganisi. Make a 45-minute stop on the uninhabited island of Thilia for snorkeling and lunch. Explore Meganisi, a relatively undiscovered island off the west coast of the Greek mainland. From there, head to Skorpios, a private island owned by the family of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Finally, kayak the perimeter of the island of Madouri before returning back to Nydri Port.

From Lefkada: 7-Day Island Hopping Sailing Boat Cruise

7. From Lefkada: 7-Day Island Hopping Sailing Boat Cruise

Embark on a breathtaking journey through the crystal-clear waters of the Ionian Sea. Discover hidden coves and pristine beaches as you sail from island to island. Explore charming villages and ancient ruins steeped in history. Indulge in delicious local cuisine and soak up the warm Mediterranean sun. With stunning scenery at every turn, an Ionian Island sailing holiday is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Ionian Islands are a group of seven main islands located off the western coast of Greece. Each island has its own unique character and charm, offering something for everyone. From the lush green hills of Corfu to the stunning beaches of Zakynthos, there is no shortage of natural beauty to explore. Your journey begins as you set sail from Lefkas Marina. Feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your face as you glide through the sparkling waters. Take in the breathtaking views of rugged coastlines and picturesque harbors as you make your way to your first destination. As you explore each island, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to swim in secluded bays and snorkel among colorful marine life. Take a leisurely stroll through quaint villages and sample traditional Greek dishes at local tavernas. Visit historic sites such as ancient temples and fortresses that offer a glimpse into Greece’s rich past. In addition to its natural beauty, the Ionian Islands are also known for their vibrant culture and friendly locals. Experience traditional music and dance performances or join in on local festivals that celebrate everything from wine-making to religious holidays. As your journey comes to an end, you’ll return home with memories that will last a lifetime. An Ionian Island sailing holiday is truly an unforgettable experience that offers something for everyone.

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What people are saying about Meganisi

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 174 reviews

A very nice trip on a smaller boat not overloaded with people. There are many swimming stops and a good lunch. The trip is led by a family and you can tell - a very family atmosphere on the boat. The destinations are very beautiful and the time flies by.

A really great day out. Family run boat, excellent swimming stops and a substantial, tasty lunch. Highly recommended.

Cozy boat .. not as big/full as many other tour boats .. very nice lunch .. nice swimming stops

Nice experience: swimming in clear blue waters, good information from guide and a good lunch.

Great day out ! Enjoyable food and friendly crew .!