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Benitses Travel Guide

Benitses village, on the East Coast, lays 8 miles south of the airport of Corfu.

It is one of the oldest holiday destinations on the island and still a very busy and important resort with unsurpassed natural beauty and facilities.

Benitses by night
Benitses by night

There are extensive references to the sights and places worth visiting in Benitses and the surrounding area. Posts about the sea museum, the ruins of the Roman villa with remnants of thermal baths, the new marina for tourist boats, and the Achilleion Palace in Gastouri. Are all listed so you can plan your stay and not miss anything of interest to you.

Also, information on nightlife and on many renovated hotels, rooms, and apartments.

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And all there is to know for many restaurants, cafes, and all sorts of shops in Benitses and the surrounding area.

Benitses yacht harbor Marina
Benitses yacht harbor Marina

A complete cultural guide with the celebrations, events, and festivals of the village is not missing.

And a great number of photographs, and aerial photos.

Above all a unique collection of historical very old black and white photos, showing what the village used to be like, and how our ancestors lived in the past.

All about Benitses

Corfu Sea Shell Museum in Benitses

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Last updated on November 15th, 2020 at 06:17 pm In Benitses there was the Corfu shell museum with one of … Read More

Benitses Map: Maps of Benitses Wide Area

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Benitses maps in large size showing in such detail all small roads, paths, and landscape, this map of Benitses is the only one that exists in such a size.… Read More

The Old Historic Buildings of Benitses

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Benitses has some very old and beautiful buildings, some of them more than 5 centuries old. We tried to collect as many information we could about the most important of them… Read More

Benitses (Mpenitses) Village

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Benitses is an idyllic place, with a great past and future, that every visitor to Corfu will want to discover, and share with their friends… Read More

See How Benitses Square Should Look After a Reshaping

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We see below some pictures – maquettes from the square in Benitses.
It is about the complete rehabilitation of the existing internal road with a pedestrian square… Read More

This is How Benitses Port Looked Back in 1981

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This Benitses picture of 1981 shows the entire area of Benitses almost from Koutsomaroula bay up to Laopetra, seems to been pulled from the base of the then old pier in the harbor… Read More

Foundation of Benitses Football Club

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This is a page dedicated to the foundation of F.C Benitses, the Athletics football club of Benitses… Read More

Activities of Benitses Cultural Association

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The cultural association was founded in 1982 by some young people, aimed to promote and preserve the traditional customs, but also the cultural enhancement especially of young people… Read More

Benitses of The 60s to 80s and The Legendary ‘Spiros on the Beach’

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Many were wealthy and famous and were looking for beautiful traditional places such as Benitses… Read More

Benitses History from Roman Times to Today

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History of Benitses begins when it was first inhabited,
This was in ancient times and was because of the abundant freshwater springs  with which the area was favored… Read More

Benitses: The Festival of Sardines

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Within the first ten days of August, the festival of sardines was organized, a relatively new festival that was organized only for the last decade… Read More

Benitses: The Celebration of Agia Marina

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July 17 is the celebration of Agia Marina, the patron Saint of Benitses, and the festival to honor her… Read More

Benitses Festivals Celebrations and Events

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The local community events have always been based on tradition, and decades ago were as spontaneous and natural as the other everyday events of life… Read More

Benitses Today, a Place for Quite Family Holidays

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Today Benitses is still developing, trying to attract more discerning visitors by upgrading the infrastructure whilst being careful to preserve the traditional look… Read More

Property Sales and Rentals in Benitses

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Here are adverts for property sales and rentals in Benitses, mainly apartments, rooms, and stores… Read More

Benitses Port Yacht Marina

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The old fishing harbor of Benitses has become now a Shelter for tourist boats Benitses yacht Marina… Read More

11 Amazing Things to Do in Benitses Corfu

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Benitses is surrounded by mountains on one side and by the aquamarine waters of the Ionian Sea on the other… Read More

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