Last updated on August 13th, 2019 at 03:19 pm
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Erimitis area is the Northeastern tip of Corfu island, very close to Albanian shores. It starts from Agios Stefanos area in the East and stretches up to Kassiopi borders at the North Coast.
Here we will try to present, in our subjective opinion, the Top 10 beaches of Corfu, which is a special challenge and will surely offend many other beautiful places.
Finally, In order to be as objective as possible and to avoid injustice, we have decided to leave the choice to you…
Next to Korission lake there is a small cedar forest that separates the two large sandy beaches of Chalikouna and Issos. The Korission Lagoon is a very rich wetland and a place where local people fish, Very small shrimps abound in these waters as well as many species of fish….Read more
Under Paleokastritsa and to the south, the mountainous area of the west coast continues down to Ermones and further south until it joined with the mountain of Agion Deka in the center of the island. It consists of high cliffs that end abruptly on the west coast and cut off the beaches from the mainland…Read more
Paleokastritsa has been called the jewel of Corfu, set on a number of bays separated by small promontories, and on the headland farthest out to the sea is the beautiful monastery, still working and occupied by cat loving monks, and containing the famous icon of the Virgin in its church….Read More
Sidari resort, one of todays largest tourist destinations on the island lies on the north and west coast of Corfu. Looking out to sea the islands of Erikoussa, Othoni and Mathraki can be seen, and regular boat trips can be enjoyed, giving the visitor a chance to explore them- the Diapontia islands, belonging to Greece but set on the way to Italy…Read More
Is a small village with simple apartments and villas, where people can enjoy the wonderful sandy beach of Loggas below the cliffs, and see the famous sunset from the top of the cliff. There are some stunningly beautiful village houses here, decorated archways and lintels show that this was once a flourishing community…Read More
Roda is one of the older villages on the north coast where tourism has been well established for many years.
The heart of the village is of course the sandy beach which is lined with shops, bars and tavernas, but there are a number of establishments tucked away up side streets and over the crossroads at the rear of the village….Read More
This was a village, clustered round the well in the middle a few years ago, but it is now a small town, with banks, supermarkets, schools etc. The old village can be found, but has to be searched out, hidden behind the modern buildings fronting the main road, ends on the lanes leading down to the sandy beach…Read More
Kavos is on the southernmost edge of the island of Corfu, inside the region of lefkimi and 45 kilometers distance from Corfu town, currently is the most popular tourist destination on the island….Read More
Messonghi is a small village with very large beach and also high tourist development due to its rich tourist infrastructure. It is located on the east coast of Corfu, some 18 kilometers south of the city and the airport, next to the large tourist resort of Moraitika, by which is separated with the river of Messonghi…Read More
In the south east coast of Corfu and 18 km from the airport is the busy resort of Moraitika
The old village of Moraitika sits on a hill at the base of which lies the modern resort stretching down to the shore….Read More
The village can be seen from far away as it is situated on a hill overlooking all central Corfu. At the top of the hill is a viewpoint, said to have been a favourite spot of Kaiser Wilhelm 2nd who used to walk across from his palace in Gastouri….Read More
Dassia was the site of Europe’s first Club Mediterranee, its promontory now empty and awaiting development by its new owners.
The sand and shingle beach is popular with families, as it is fringed with hotels, tavernas and bars catering for every taste….Read More
Ipsos lies in a large bay at the foot of Mount Pantocrator, Corfu’s highest peak. It is lively, with water sports and a diving school, and dolphins are often spotted frolicking out at sea. At the southern end is a small harbour with fishing boats and boats for hire, and if you walk inland from here there is the small village of Analypsis…Read More
This village set on a large bay has long been a popular holiday resort, but it now has an added attraction- the island’s largest marina, always bustling with yachts of all sizes from many nations. This means that a large selection of bars and tavernas have sprung up, offering plenty of choice for visitors….Read More
An endless sandy beach in Northwest Corfu is the beach of Agios Georgios of Pagoi, it includes the entire bay south of Porto Timoni.
It is one of the largest and quieter beaches of Corfu, is a very laid back, relaxed resort, not overly commercial, and appealing to those wanting a quiet holiday, but with things going on that they can join in if they choose….Read More
Is the summer resort of the beautiful village on the hill- Sinarades. It used to be where the villagers grew their crops, but now it is a bustling resort with a good choice of hotels, villas and apartments. Souvenir shops are found in the single street which leads to the beach…Read More
Barbati was until recently a stony beach beloved of Corfiots who came to picnic in the olive groves at weekends, but a sudden building craze has turned it into a lively, vibrant resort which has become very popular with holidaymakers….Read More
Rovinia is located in the area of Liapades in western Corfu just south of the rocky shores of Paleokastritsa.
Small, remote, beautiful and unspoiled. It belongs to the group of hidden beautiful beaches of western Corfu, where the western coastal mountain range literally collapses steeply into the sea creating a natural dam of the coast from the interior of the island.
Rovinia considered by foreigners to be the most beautiful beach in Corfu…..Read More
Issos is a huge sandy beach surrounded by Chalikounas at north, the beach of Saint George at south and Korission lake at the east. Is one of the best Corfiot beaches, belongs to the village of Chlomos, about 20 kms from Corfu town at the west side of the island…Read More
Chalikounas beach may not be the most beautiful, after all this is relative and according to everyone`s tastes, but it is definitely the largest beach in Corfu. A strip of sand in southwestern Corfu stretches for several kilometers between the open sea of the northern Ionian sea and the Lake of Korission…Read More
Glyfada is one of Corfu’s most beautiful beaches- a long sandy stretch at the bottom of a olive and cypress covered hill- looking out across the sea to Italy. There is one large hotel on the beach, and many villas and apartments on the slopes of the hill. It is definitely a place for beach lovers, as there is no village as such, although you can walk to Pelekas and Vatos…Read More
This dramatic cove on the west coast of Corfu is one of the places claiming to be the place where Odysseus landed and found the lovely Princess Nausicca and her ladies washing their clothes.
If he arrived now he would find a wide choice of places to stay- all of high quality. The large hotel on the cliff top has been joined by several boutique establishments, set in attractive grounds and spread across the bay….Read More
These two bays are great favourites with visitors who return year after year and really feel ‘local’. The large sandy beach of Agios Stefanos attracts many people, there are often quite big breakers here, but the water stays shallow for quite a long way, making it ideal for families…Read More
Myrtiotissa is located between the villages of Pelekas and Vatos, just next to cosmopolitan Glyfada beach on the western coast of the island, it looks isolated and safe place, one of the reasons that since the decade of 60s it became the only beach in the island of Corfu where nudism was officially tolerated…..Read More
The name means small island- and it is still there, now linked to the mainland, and containing one of the island’s oldest tavernas.
On the surrounding slopes of Mount Pantocrator there are many apartments, villas, and also two large hotels. It is a spread out area however, from Agni in the north down to the bridge over the ravine dividing it from Barbati….Read More
At the southern edge of Corfu, opposite Paxos, we find the cape of Asprokavos and a little further north and on the west coast the cape Arkoudilas. These are virgin areas without tourist development, thus unchanged for hundreds of years natural landscape consisting of a series of high cliffs parallel to the sandy beaches at the edge of southwest Corfu.
Gardenos beach is situated in the southwest end part of Corfu, and is the beach side of traditional village of Vitalades. Distance from the town of Corfu is quite large, about 30 km from the airport but it is worth the drive.The region took it`s name after the small river which flows into the sea and separates Gardenos into two regions…Read More
Santa Barbara Beach has been named after something that only the locals know, we although Corfiots do not know, we only hope it is not related to a television series that referred to some Santa Barbara in America, it would be very bad taste.
Another huge, golden beach with fine sand in southwestern Corfu is Marathias. It is the beach of the homonymous village of Marathia and is about 30 kilometers distance from the city of Corfu.
Agios Georgios Argyradon lays about 33 km south from the city of Corfu. It is also known as Saint George south to stand out from the homonymous location at the northwest of the island. It is not a traditional village with permanent inhabitants but the sandy beach of Argyrades, a large, traditional village in south Corfu…Read More
Corfu has plenty of pristine, beautiful and enormous beaches, most are crowded, although many peaceful and quiet beaches are not missing, especially those in small bays of the northeast coast. In Corfu there are the endless long sandy beaches of the west coast and the tourist mainly pebble beaches at the eastern coast…Read more