Situated just a mile or so outside of Lixouri you can find a lovely beach called Lepeda. The sand is reddish in colour and similar to Xi beach, but on a smaller scale. You can park a vehicle just off the beach so you will not have too far to walk. The water here is flat and good for swimming and families alike. One thing to be aware of is sometimes this coast can become windy, and also there is no natural shade here, except for the small café/bar at the entrance to the beach. We visited this beach in August, it was very breezy and warm. There was plenty of space to lay your towel out and put an umbrella up for shade. If my memory serves me correct there was about 20 people on the beach.
The red sandy beach about 120 meters long, The panorama is quite grand, giving you great views of the gulf of Argostoli , St Theodori lighthouse and Mount Aenos. Lepeda is interesting and attractive, along with its striking red sand and rocky outcrops.
There is the Monastery and cave of Aghia Paraskevi just off the beach. It is not signposted and can be found by walking down the beach from the main entrance on the right. You don’t see it until you are almost upon it. Within the grounds is the monastery itself with its lemon walls. Beyond this you will find a church built into the rocks and next to this a cave with icons and candles.