Temperature: 13-30 °C
Arillas’ warm summer can last for up to six months, with average temperatures in the mid-20s (°C) throughout the season. Expect the weather in July and August to be the hottest, when it rises to a sizzling 27°C. If you like it a little cooler, visit in early spring or late autumn; it’s still sunny but temperatures are usually in the mid-teens.
Beach lovers: The resort is home to some of Corfu’s most beautiful beaches, with water sports like wakeboarding and banana boats on hand for more adventurous visitors.
Families: As well as playing in the sand and swimming in the sea, kids will love fish spotting on a glass-bottom boat tour and splashing around at the nearby waterpark.
Couples: Pretty beaches, easy-going tavernas, and romantic sailing trips; what more could you want from a couples’ getaway?
More about Arillas
Language: The language spoken is Greek.
Currency: The currency used is the Euro (€).
Local time: Arillas is 2 hours ahead of GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Corfu International Airport. Transfers to Arillas take about 2.5 hours.
Flights time from UK: The flight time to Arillas is 3 hours.
Tourist information: You can find further tourist information at www.visitgreece.gr/en/sea/beaches/thesprotias_beaches.
Visa / health: Before you travel, check out www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/greece for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your Arillas holidays
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By bus: Corfu’s cheap bus service is perfect for day trips. The local bus stops at Arillas en route to Corfu Town many times a day.
By taxi: Licensed taxis are widely available in Corfu, and they tend to run on a meter. It’s a good option for airport transfers, and you can either book in advance or pick one up at a taxi rank.
By car: You’ll find lots of car hire companies on the island, and driving is the best way to explore Corfu at leisure from your base.
Gastronomy festival: The annual Beer and Gastronomy Festival is a highlight of the year in this part of the world, held for three days every October. Festival-goers can sample the goods of the village’s very own Corfu Microbrewery, as well as local olive oil, honey and more.
Wine festival: Prefer wine? Head for the annual Arillas Wine Festival, which takes place every September. It’s a celebration of traditional wine making, with the grapes arriving on a donkey before you’re invited to stomp them in a big barrel. Wine tasting is free, so you can drink it by the carafe with a side of traditional Greek souvlakia.