Holiday resorts in Corfu

The resort of Paleokastritsa

The beautiful resort of Paleokastritsa in Corfu ©Capt’ Gorgeous/Flick

Corfu is located on the western coast of Greece, in the north side of the Ionian Sea. With a length of approximately 63 kilometers and a width of 28 kilometers is hosting over 30 holiday resorts in Corfu able to satisfy all claims.

Diversity is the great advantage of the island. There are specially dedicated resorts in every part of the island for families with children or not or young people eager for fun.

The forested mountains drop straight into the clear and deep azure sea, many of the fine sandy beaches are still wild, while in developed resorts reigns luxury and good taste on every square inch.

Corfu has everything for everyone: restaurants, museums, parks and archaeological sites, legends, traditions and modernism. The incredible landscape guarantees a fascinating visual effect, the hotels are some of the best and the locals are always ready to welcome you smiling.

We would like to shortly present you the most important holiday resorts in Corfu.

Resorts on the North Coast of Corfu

Sidari is a crowded resort with sandy beaches and rocky landscape in water. Near the resort is located the spectacular Canal d’Amour.
Kassiopi is a frequented resort with harbor, taverns and rich nightlife.

The resort of Barbati

The resort of Barbati ©Arend Vermazeren/Flick

Resorts on the East Coast of Corfu

Kalami is a charming gulf village located at 2 km from the Albanian coast with cypress and olives.
Nissaki and Barbati are picturesque villages at the foot of Mount Pantokrator where you have a spectacular view od Albania and Italy, but the mountain can climbed on a road from north, at Nea Perithia.
Pirgi, Ipsos, Dasia, Gouvia, Benitses, Moraitika and Messogi are famous holiday resorts in Corfu with water sport opportunities and nightlife.

The resort of Sidari

The resort of Sidari ©Gabriele Tudico/Flick

Resorts on the West Coast of Corfu

Afionas or Santo Stefano with the Saint George Gulf is a perfect place for all possible water sports and paragliding
Paleokastritsa is a very picturesque holiday resort if Corfu with coves, beaches and hidden caves. The most important tourist attractions there are the Grotta bay, the rocky headlands, the ruins of the Byzantine fortress Angelokastro, a monastery and a lookout point above the resort of Paleokastritsa.
Vatos and Pelekas are traditional hill villages, with the Myrtiotissa beach between them This is one of the best and most beautiful beaches on the island of Corfu, but it’s for nudist and hardly accessible. Nearby you find the resort of Glyfada with a good beach.
If you visit the West coast of Corfu you should also consider a trip to the Korision Laguna and Gardiki Castle.

The resort of Paleokastritsa

The resort of Paleokastritsa ©Capt’ Gorgeous/Flick

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