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A holiday at Vassiliki is a chance for the whole family to shake the rest of the year off, stretch out... and unwind. Flop into a lounger by our pool or gardens with a book; or stay active from dawn until dusk. Whatever you’re into, whatever your ability, whatever your fitness, you’ll be in your element with us!

Vassiliki is a pretty harbourside village which doubles as one of Europe’s hottest active sports resorts and a very famous windsurfing and dinghy sailing destination. We offer many others and a very famous windsurfing and dinghy sailing destination. We offer many other inclusive activities like kayaking, paddleboarding, fitness clubs and some great biking, as well as our brilliant Kids Clubs and free sailing and windsurfing tuition with all holidays.

Our Holidays Include

Some of the activities to try

  • Windsurfing & Sailing (novice to expert)

  • Guided bike rides

  • Daily aerobics and 'stretch & relax' class

  • Theme nights & socials

  • Stay & Sail yacht holidays

Top Activities Available

The very best Windsurfing

Excellent Dinghy Sailing

Mountain Biking & Cycle

Paddleboarding & Kayaking

Kids Clubs (4-13 yrs)

Youth Squad (13+ yrs)

Windsurf Foiling

About Vassiliki

Vass’ is one of Europe’s best-known windsurfing and dinghy sailing destinations, but it’s equally suited to the not-so-keen watersports enthusiasts and offers an idyllic family holiday for all tastes. We love its clear emerald-colour waters and the excellent biking and walking on offer; and the wide range of excursions and day trips like island hopping and wine tours.

Useful Extras
Great Things To Try
  • Our Healthy Elements fitness clubs

  • Boat trips to Cephalonia

  • The white sand beach Porto Katsiki

Vassiliki Resort

Vassiliki is situated on the southern shore of the beautiful and exclusive island of Lefkada. Our award-winning Surf Hotel is right on the water’s edge, an easy ten minute walk along the beachfront promenade to the buzzing resort centre of Vass’, where you will find lots of lively bars and cafes offering a chilled out surf-style vibe.

Top things to do

For those who don’t want to spend time windsurfing and sailing, there’s lots more to do. Try island hopping to Cephalonia or Ithaca, (the boat departs from the harbour nearby), or our popular excursion to the wine museum or the award winning Porto Katsiki - an incredible white sand beach. We also offer Yacht Sailing excursions and Start Yachting courses. There’s always something going on back at the club. We lay on theme nights, bike rides, paddle safari’s and our excellent fitness clubs which include Aqua Zumba, Stretch-and-Relax, Yoga-Inspired workouts, jogging groups, Sunrise SUP sessions and more.

Vass’ is also known for its great walking and biking trails so grab one of our (all-new) Specialized bikes and go for a family cruise along the coast or a downhill blast in the hills. Also try one of our excellent guided bike rides. We run three a day for all abilities.

If it all sounds like too much? Then it’s time for you to hit the sun-lounger - hard. So sit back and relax with a drink from our beach bar while you watch the world go by.

For Active Families

The short transfer from the airport (always popular with little travellers!) and the sheer range of kids’ activities on offer make Vassiliki a great resort for families. We pride ourselves on being a big hit with kids, so it’s understandable that our flagship centre in Vassiliki attracts lots of children during the school holidays.

We make sure they have a great time: kids love our free Active Kids Clubs for ‘Sea Urchins’ and ‘Sea Tigers’ (4-13yrs). Our excellent RYA Youth Squad is a dedicated water sports coaching programme for 8-13 year olds and is designed to give more focussed tuition over and above our normal water sports offering.

Vassiliki itself is the perfect spot for kids to get to grips with the water. Gentle conditions in the bay each morning will enable everyone to get more than enough water-time before the winds build after lunch. And the waist-deep teaching area and sand bar means it’s ideal for kids to learn sailing, windsurfing and paddle sports in warm waters.

Vassiliki for Windsurfing

Vassiliki is our Specialist Windsurf Centre and the undisputed ‘Windsurf Capital of Europe’. That doesn’t mean it only suits the experts! Beginners and families will enjoy the gentle morning conditions (each day) before the thermal wind switches on during the afternoon to offer more thrilling windsurfing and sailing.

We offer free windsurfing lessons for five days a week with our holidays and free use of all our great boards and sails, all week. We know that the right kit and tuition can really make the difference to your enjoyment and our expert beach team will be on hand to help you rig-up and get launched whenever you choose to sail or windsurf. Try our RYA courses for windsurfing (beginner to advanced) which follow the Ocean Elements ‘Fast Forward’ coaching techniques. And our free WindFoiling Tasters!

If you are a keen Windsurfer you might also like our Akti Beach club in Kos.

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Vassiliki for Dinghy Sailing

Vassiliki is an excellent dinghy sailing venue, in fact one of the best in Europe! And it suits all levels - not just the advanced - which naturally means we have a great sailing programme and a great range of boats for you to use all week.

We offer free dinghy sailing lessons for five days a week with our holidays and free use of all our great boats and performance boats. Let our crack team of Royal Yachting Association instructors help you achieve your sailing goals this summer, (beginner or expert), and for something a little different, try our dinghy cruising excursions with clinics on basic route planning and navigation. And do take part in our fun dinghy racing and regattas which run daily.

If you are a keen sailor you might also like our Nautica Bay club in Porto Heli.

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Vassiliki Wind & Conditions

Typical pattern:

  • Mornings: F1-2
  • Afternoons: F4-7
  • Every day in paradise starts the same: mornings offer a gentle on-shore breeze and calm conditions, perfect for families and beginners to learn windsurfing and sailing or to try paddle sports. It’s also a good time for the experts to experiment with new kit and technique.

    ‘Eric’, (our favourite Thermal wind), is a daily occurrence, in fact something of a local phenomenon and strengthens slowly after lunch. The wind remains manageable almost all of the day, offering fun and exciting sailing for all levels into the afternoon.

    Later in the afternoon ‘Eric’ will often build again to provide stronger winds which is why our beach stays open until late. Our formula of top-notch equipment and expert RYA instructors, will ensure that most sailors (improver and up) can continue sailing all afternoon. There’s only a little surface chop, no waves and fantastic windsurf and sailing conditions all day.

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