Kalavrita is a small picturesque town, located in Achaia. It is a popular tourist destination that attracts visitors both winter and summer months. The well-known ski resort, the amazing Cave of the Lakes and the beautiful pine forests are only some of the challenges in the region.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Paragliding in Pefkoulia Beach, Lefkada Island, Ionian Islands Greece
Pefkoulia lies on the western side of the island, close to the picturesque village of Agios Nikitas. It is a beautiful sandy beach with plenty of room, not only for bathers but also for paragliding enthusiasts, as it is a popular destination for this sport. Favored with Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and mild winters, the site welcomes you from early spring months till late autumn.
Paragliding in Pefkoulia does not require special skills or particular technical qualifications. Experienced instructors will teach you everything you need to know, in order to admire Lefkada from above. You will soar high above the Ionian sea and the impressive Lefkadian shoreline, which offers breathtaking landscape views and unique flora. The best wind directions are from the west, southwest and northwest.
The take off altitude is at 129 m/ 80.2 ft above sea level and the take off point is found at 38°48’50” (38.814)N; 20°38’4″ (20.6346)E. You can land right on the beach, near your umbrella! But be careful of other pilots and people on the beach. Last but not least, the area provides hotels, restaurants and taverns where you can taste delicious local dishes!!!