Lefkada is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece, connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge. The city of Lefkada, is at the north of the island, approximately 20 minutes by automobile away from Aktion National Airport. The Prefecture of Lefkada comprises Lefkada island plus the smaller nearby islands of Meganisi, Kalamos, Kastos, Madouri, Skorpios, and Sparti.
It is the smallest prefecture of Greece in both land area and population (2001 census). Lefkada is known for the incredible colours and location of the many beaches it offers to the visitors. The beaches of Lefkada look as if the blue colour of the sea was mixed with bleaching water and are, for most of them, surrounded by impressive vertical cliffs. Most of the beaches offer all kind of facilities and some has perfect wind conditions for windsurfing and kite surfing.