Fall in love with the laid back charms of Lourdas. Growing in popularity yet still a traditional Greek village, holidays to Lourdas are ideal for those wanting to relax yet enjoy getting out and about in the glorious countryside.
Lourdas is a traditional Greek village with ample laidback charms and plenty of atmosphere, so If you’re looking for somewhere to relax, then look no further. Nestled beneath Mount Ainos, with her pine forested cloak, Lourdas may be a sleepy little village but don’t underestimate this restful resort as it has so much more to offer. Some of the biggest and best beaches can be found here and compete with a host of outdoor sights and adventures for your attention. Unwind and make the most of your precious time away or head out into the countryside for endless countryside trails, just made for exploring or take to the warm waters for kayaking and snorkelling adventures. The blue flag beach is sheltered, with calm waters perfect for snorkelling and the tranquil sand and shingle bay stretches for two kilometres. Try some kayaking or head out further in a boat for a day of fun and sun with dreamy landscapes.
The nightlife is low key and there are a few bars and a selection of tavernas where you can sit beneath shady grape vines to enjoy your favourite Greek specialities. The resort has a shingle and sandy beach which stretches for four kilometres and is accessible by foot or car, down a steep winding hill that stretches approximately two kilometres. Due to the hilly nature of the resort, Lourdas is not recommended for those with walking difficulties.
Who holidays in Lourdas?
People looking for a relatively quiet, relaxing holiday in picturesque surroundings.
Things To Do
Popular activities for those taking holidays in Lourdas include:
- Scuba diving
- Boat trips
- Horse riding
Lourdas Holidays - Excursions
Island Tour: Discover the wonders of one of the most beautiful islands in Europe. See it all in one day so you can then return to your favourite areas later in the holiday. Your chance to discover the stunning unspoilt island of Kefalonia. Breathtaking mountain scenery, underground caves, natural beaches and traditional villages. A guaranteed fantastic day out! A chance to discover all that the island has to offer!
3 Islands Cruise: A day out on a boat is equivalent to 3 days on the beach so slap on the high factor sun cream. See some of the most spectacular rocky coastline from the sea.
Island Hopping: Join us as we set sail, stopping off at the islands of Meganissi, Lefkada and Skorpios, the island owned by the famous Onassis family. Relax and unwind, swim and soak up the rays as we stop off at some different beaches along the way. Ideal for boat and sun lovers alike!
Capital Delights: Shop for the most authentic goodies to take home with you. Check out the colourful local way of life in the island's vibrant capital. Do you enjoy a relatively faster paced couple of hours and shopping as well as people watching whilst relaxing in one of the many cafes and bars? A chance to wander around the island's' capital is a must! Browse through the narrow streets, taking in all that this lovely capital has to offer!
BBQ Cruise: A relaxing day out, highly recommended for all. A day of fun and relaxation, if the idea of 'Busy Doing Nothing' appeals to you then this is the perfect day out! Spend the day relaxing on the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea. If you fancy something a bit more energetic, then why not try your hand at some Champagne Diving or a spot of Volleyball. Sun and Sea all rolled into a great day out! BBQ lunch included.
Ithaka: An island completely untouched by mass tourism. Step back in time and experience the 'real' Greece. Cross over on the ferry to the sister island of Ithaka. Discover the traditional and beautiful smaller island, as depicted in Homers epic poems. A relaxing and peaceful day out, Stepping back in time!
These are just a few of the exciting days and nights out available from you representative. We strongly advise you to confirm your place at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival, as places are limited.