The delightful island of Corfu is a fantastic place for you to spend your holiday. Whether you want your holiday to be a peaceful and laid back break or a lively and excitement filled affair then Corfu could well be the place for you. Corfu manages to seamlessly blend a long history, blissful beaches and a warm welcome, all topped off by beautiful weather. Though a well known tourist destination, Corfu has retained its originality and character, reflected in the food available which is usually made from local produce, which you can see all over the island, resplendent and ready to be on your plate.
There is much to do in Corfu. For a fun day out you could visit the Mastihari Lido Water Park which is full of slides and chutes which are sure to have everyone giggling in no time. When you’ve tried every ride there you can head over to the restaurants where you can pick up a snack or a full blown meal which everyone will enjoy. For a touch of culture there are museums full of exciting exhibits, temples with beautiful architecture or stay outside in the sunshine and enjoy a trek in the mountains. The usual holiday activities are available here too, these include shopping, eating and cool drinks. We should return to the food here, which features many different influences, including Turkish and Italian making your meals both delicious and healthy (in moderation).
Corfu Town, with its wealth of culture is a fantastic place to enjoy your holiday, whether you want to spend your time shopping and enjoying cool drinks on the terrace of a bar or ambling through the streets exploring the museums and churches, you’ll always find something to do in Corfu Town. Your nights can be spent exploring the local bars, discos and tavernas of Corfu Town, where you’ll find a selection of drinks and lots of people to mingle with.
Kavos is the liveliest resort in Corfu offering its visitors the chance to let their hair down and strut their stuff on the dance floor in bars, discos and clubs. Your night may be long but there will be plenty of time for you to relax in the sunshine with a good book and a cool drink.
Corfu is the second largest and perhaps the most scenic of the Ionian Islands, Greece's 'emerald isle', with golden sands, green mountains and bright blue sea. Corfu holidays offer fantastic beach resorts, tranquil bays, traditional villages and many more attractions. Highlights include the charming Corfu Old Town, views from Mount Panokrator, and Palaiokastrista resort. There's something for everyone on holidays in Corfu, no matter what your age, taste or budget.
May to September is the most popular time for holidays to Greece, when the weather is hottest and ideal for the beaches and sea. Corfu is easily accessible from the UK, with many direct cheap flights to Corfu during summer. Good air and sea connections to the other Ionian Islands, and to the mainland, make Corfu a great base for exploring these enchanting and diverse lands. On the Beach has great offers on flights and accommodation in Corfu, making it easy for you to tailor-make your perfect Corfu holiday!
Corfu holidays offer an array of evening entertainment, from quiet restaurants to bars and nightclubs. Benitses has a busy nightlife, with bars and discos that stay open all night for young dancers. To the northwest of Corfu Town is the strip of Ethnikis Antistasis where you can find a number of fashionable bars and nightclubs.
Many tavernas offer 'Greek Nights', with food, drink and floor shows included in one price. The 'Taverna Tripa', located south of Corfu Town in the village of Kinopiastes, hosts enormous banquets accompanied by home made wine and Greek singing and dancing, an amazing culinary experience not to be missed!
Sleepy villages, hideaway beaches mixed with top-class watersports, and some of the most fun-packed nightlife in Greece, Corfu holidays are ideal for both families and couples. In amongst olives groves and cypress trees are some beautiful family resorts, with well-developed hotels and safe beaches. Visit Corfu for a hot and colourful holiday: pastel-coloured architecture, cobbled roads covered with violet bougainvillea and purple-pink sunsets will take your breath away. It is also considered the greenest, most luscious island in the North Ionian Sea.
Over one million visitors a year enjoy holidays to Corfu and it is easy to see why. The island of Corfu is one of the Ionian Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea just a few miles off the north west coast of mainland Greece. Boasting over three thousands hours of sunshine a year Corfu is one of the hottest islands in the Mediterranean and its wonderful beaches are one of the reasons Corfu holidays prove so popular. Away from the white sand beaches other attractions of Corfu include its rich history, its verdant internal landscape offering picturesque views and acres of orchards of citrus trees and olive grove trees and the islands traditional fishing villages and local people who are as warm as the weather.
As such a popular holiday destination it comes as no surprise that a wide spectrum of holiday types and holidaymakers are catered for on Corfu.