Porto Katsiki in CNN best travel photos list

Porto Katsiki beach

Porto Katsiki in Best CNN Photos

This magnificent coast of Porto Katsiki appears in CNN best travel photos list for the first half of 2016.  Once again Lefkada becomes the head news of tourist attractions.  Without doubt, the clear turquoise waters of this beach seduce everybody let alone the photographers. However, all the west coast beaches are the cream of the crop of the island. In particular, they are the hidden gems all travellers want to discover.

The picturesque beach is located at the southernmost point of Lefkas. Its turquoise crystal waters impress the visitors. Also, it is very close to cape Lefkata and its lovely lighthouse. According to the tradition the island took its name ‘Lefkas’ from the cape and from its white (lefka in Greek),  steep rocks. Finally, in ancient Greece according to the legend the lyric poet Sappho jumped from this cliff to the sea because of her true love to Phaon.