Lefkada is a mountainous island, covered with dense vegetation to the east and south. It has been named the Caribbean of Greece because of the exotic blue colour of its beaches. Its eastern coast slopes gently down to the sea, while the west coast is steep, with a few spectacular stretches of endless golden beach. The capital of the island, also called Lefkada, is a peaceful, picturesque town built on a natural harbor. It is composed of distinctive, multicolored wooden houses. This is the perfect place for families, couples and large groups of friends, as it has something for everyone. Around the island, visitors can find lovely villages with fish taverns by the sea and surrounded by lush greenery. Ionian Islands yacht charter offers a great opportunity to explore the Island of Lefkada.