Last Updated on July 7, 2023 by Celeste.
Lefkada is a Greek Island in the Ionian Sea that is connected to the mainland by a causeway. With stunning blue waters, dramatic clifftops, and stunning beaches it is a great choice for a family vacation. The island has traditional villages, vibrant towns as well as some beaches renowned for windsurfing. Inland there is dense forest ideal for horseback riding and mountain biking.
Family hotels in Lefkada
In 2023, the editors of Condé Nast Traveller listed Lefkada, or Lefkas, one of the best Greek islands for family holidays. If you are looking for a family-friendly hotel in the Ionian Sea, you can visit our lists of the Best Hotels in Kefalonia, the Best hotels in Zante or this post with our 10 best family hotels in Lefkada!
Porto Galini spreads 40,000 m2 along a secluded beach. It has 2 swimming pools and a spa as well as 2 indoor pools. All rooms have beautiful balconies with Ionian Sea views, air conditioning, flatscreen tv, and WiFi. They also have a minibar and bathroom with free toiletries. For activities, guests can choose between the 3 tennis courts, a state-of-the-art gym, and a beach volleyball court. There is also a children’s playground for the little ones.
The San Giovanni Beach Resort and Suites is 50 yards from the Agios Ioannis Beach and offers an outdoor pool and snack bar. The accommodation boasts views of the Ionian Sea and pool from the balconies. All the studios at the San Giovanni offer a kitchenette with cooking hobs and a fridge, which makes them an ideal family hotel. All rooms also have air conditioning, a tv, and a hairdryer. Down by the pool, the snack bar serves light meals and refreshments throughout the day. Guests can use the free BBQ facilities on site. For children, there is a paddling pool and playground.
Surrounded by lush green hills, the Eleana Boutique Hotel and Blue Infinity has a swimming pool with a pool bar and a lobby bar. The tastefully decorated rooms have a DVD player, LCD TV, air conditioning, and free WiFi. They also include a balcony and a well-equipped kitchenette with a fridge and coffee maker. All guests can begin their day with a delicious breakfast featuring both hot and cold dishes. Come evening time they can enjoy a refreshing drink at the pool bar next to the beautiful gardens.
Just 200 yards from Limni Beach, Elianthi Luxury Apartments has fully air-conditioned units, which include family suites, with mountain views, free WiFi, and a fully equipped kitchen. All apartments have a desk, coffee machine, fridge, and a flat-screen TV. Each unit has a balcony with an outdoor dining area so guests can enjoy the weather. Guests can enjoy fishing, hiking, or simply relaxing in the garden. For those who wish to explore a little further, the Dimosari Waterfalls are 4.5 miles away.
Guests at Crystal Waters can enjoy a free-form outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace. Located in Nikiana, it includes a modern restaurant, a bar, and free WiFi. The elegantly decorated suites have modern furnishings and soft colors with views of the pool, garden, or the Ionian Sea. All units have a seating area, modern bathroom, hairdryer, and free toiletries. The suites also have a kettle, flat-screen TV, and air-conditioning. A buffet breakfast is served daily and for lunch or dinner, guests can enjoy delicious Mediterranean dishes at the on-site restaurant.
Situated in Lefkada Town, just 1.6 miles from Agios Ioannis Beach the Summer Dream Lefkas has a beautiful garden, bar, and mountain views. Guests can enjoy a sun terrace, free WiFi, and a BBQ area. The air-conditioned units have a desk, coffee machine, oven, and microwave as well as a flat-screen TV, balcony, and safety deposit box. The apartments all have well-equipped kitchens with a toaster, fridge, and stovetop making this an ideal hotel for families in Lefkada.
This beautiful spacious house has air conditioning, a private pool, and a balcony. The villa has 4 bedrooms, a living room, flat screen TV, and a well-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven. These facilities mean it is an excellent choice for families in Lefkada. There are also four bathrooms in the villa. In the warmer months, you can enjoy the BBQ facilities and eat on the private patio. For those with younger children, a baby gate is available. A concierge service is available should you wish to explore the island or rent a car. You can also arrange a paid airport shuttle service.
Overlooking the crystal clear Ionian Sea, the Okeanos Luxury Villas – Resort offers villas with infinity pools. This is an excellent choice for those with older children as the infinity pool is not suitable for young children. It offers free WiFi, and free private parking and is just 0.9 miles to Egremni beach. The 3 bedroom villas have a seating area and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. The kitchens all come with a dishwasher, oven, and microwave as well as a toaster and coffee machine.
9. Hotel Lefkas
The 3-Star Hotel Lefkas is at the entrance of the city of Lefkada, and is only 750 yards from the biggest beach on the island. Recently renovated it offers 100 rooms and suites including family rooms, all of which has air-conditioning, TV, and a fridge. Some rooms have balconies with views of the beautiful beach. The hotel’s restaurant serves traditional Greek dishes and you can enjoy juices, coffee, and cocktails from the bar from noon until late evening. This hotel gets excellent reviews and is a fantastic choice for those who want to be near the City.
10. Red Tower Hotel
Offering a beautiful swimming pool and stone-paved sun terrace the Red Tower Hotel is situated in Nikiana Village. The rooms, which include family rooms, have a balcony overlooking the stunning Ionian Sea. All rooms are air-conditioned and are tastefully decorated. They have a satellite TV, a Safe, and a hairdryer. Some units have a spacious living area. At Red Tower Hotel there is a cafe and snack bar, kid’s playground, and restaurant that offer traditional Greek dishes.
More family hotels in Greece
If you are planning a vacation on the Greek islands with kids, and you are not exclusively looking at family hotels in Lefkada, we can also recommend the following family-friendly hotels:
- The Best Family Hotels in Greece
- The Best Family Hotels in Crete
- The Best Family Hotels in Milos
- The Best Family Hotels in Mykonos
- The Best Family Hotels in Naxos
- The Best Family Hotels in Corfu
- The Best Family Hotels in Rhodes
- The Best Family Hotels in Zante
- The Best Family Hotels in Paros
- The Best Family Hotels in Kefalonia
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