Hotels in Corfu
Corfu hotels are your key to a captivating Greek island escape, where idyllic beaches meet lush green landscapes. Roam pastel-hued streets, savour Blue Flag shores or even hike Mount Pantokrator. From lively Kavos to serene Barbati - there’s something for every traveller.
Want to really soak up Corfu’s beauty? Perched on the Kanoni Peninsula, Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel boasts a raised terrace overlooking the iconic Mouse Island. Grab a cocktail from the poolside, or board the funicular down to the private sands and Brachera beach bar. Feeling sporty? You’ve got tennis courts, yoga sessions and a certified Padi diving centre on resort. Or, up your game with a round of golf on the hotel’s championship course, just 14km away!
Dreaming of plush Bali beds, infinity pools and those secluded Corfu bays? Golden Mare Resort is a blissful retreat in tranquil Barbati. You’ll feel a world away soaking up views over Corfu Old Town and the far Albanian mountains. And when you’re not unwinding, the area is abundant with hidden caves and scuba diving hotspots to explore.
Corfu keeps on giving. Aeolos Beach Resort is yet another stunner with panoramic sea views. Perched on a tree-covered hillside, 50 metres from the beach, it boasts two pools and a separate one for kids.4 to 12 year olds have a blast at the mini club and disco, while evenings bring family competitions, live music, and folklore dancing. You’re also just a scenic 12 km drive from the charming streets of The Old Town.
Hotels in Corfu really know how to embrace the island's scenic treasures. Ready to plan your next Greek getaway? Take a peek at more Corfu beauties below.
Popular hotels in Corfu
Golden Mare Resort
Greece, Corfu, Barbati
Corfu Palace Hotel
Greece, Corfu, Corfu Town
Aeolos Beach Resort
Greece, Corfu, Perama
Island Beach Resort
Greece, Corfu, Kavos
Kairaba Sandy Villas
Greece, Corfu, Saint George South
Greece, Corfu, Perama
Bruskos Hotel & Suites
Greece, Corfu, Agios Georgios
Cnic Paleo ArtNouveau Hotel
Greece, Corfu, Paleokastritsa
Labranda Sandy Beach Resort
Greece, Corfu, Saint George South
Saint George Palace
Greece, Corfu, Agios Georgios
Amour Holiday Resort
Greece, Corfu, Sidari
Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
Greece, Corfu, Messonghi
Holiday resorts in Corfu
Tucked away between two craggy peninsulas on Corfu’s northwest coast, you’ll discover the laid-back seaside escape of Arillas. This quiet village has a golden beach that stretches over almost 2km, and it’s also one of the finest spots in the region to experience water sports. You can refuel at one of the vibrant beach bars that run along the sand, or head to a waterfront taverna for a taste of real Greek cuisine. Ideal for families, the resort is close to the popular local water park and is a perfect spot for sailing trips.
Things to do
Holidays here are all about fun and relaxation. Start by soaking up Corfu’s Mediterranean climate with a day at the beach; it’s easy to find a spot along the 2km sweep. If you’re feeling energetic, why not give wakeboarding a go? Or book a diving excursion through the crystal-clear water. There’s plenty to do with little ones, too. Corfu Town (the island capital) is a popular place for sailing excursions out to sea, or you can jump on the bus to the Hydropolis Water Park to spend a day riding the slides. When the sun goes down, spend the balmy evenings dining at a family-run taverna on the waterfront, or sipping spicy ouzo in a local bar.
Arillas is blessed with a two kilometre stretch of golden sand that shelves gently into shallow, clear and turquoise water. Magnificent cliffs, thick green hills and olive groves become the backdrop to the calming Blue Flag beach. From the shores you can see quaint little islands in the distance over the water, making the view that little bit more picturesque.
Meditation and community
Arillas is renowned for its lush landscapes and peaceful atmosphere and is humming with positive energy. There’s a very active community in Arillas that keep the streets clean and the nature thriving. Join in with local meditation sessions or yoga retreats to soak up the positive energy in Arillas’ restful setting.
Don’t let the remote location of Arillas fool you. At night the small resort comes alive as bars open, home brewed beer flows and the music begins. The nightlife can be found on the main streets where many bars offer entertainment like karaoke, quiz nights and even traditional Greek dancing.
Malibu Bar is a popular choice amongst visitors and is one of the more contemporary bars in the area. Enter to a warm welcome, drink cocktails under palm trees and muse over the delightful pond that is home to small turtles. Another great watering hole is the Coconut Bar that also shows sports, serves delicious cocktails and hosts a variety of live music in the evenings.
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Once a sleepy fishing village, this charming spot has emerged as a bustling resort that still manages to keep plenty of its original charm. On Kassiopi holidays you’ll find a picturesque place on the northern coast of Corfu, which is one of the most popular destinations in Greece. Beautiful beaches await you on your holiday to Kassiopi. You can stroll along the paths across the headland to discover pebbly coves, or head to the large shingle bay for water sports fun. The vibrant harbour’s brimming with cafés, bars, restaurants and tavernas, and the nightlife scene is lively, too. Looking for a little culture? Kassiopi Castle (a magnificent Byzantine fortress) towers over the whitewashed village and its central square. When it’s time to cool off, you can head for some family fun he nearby Aqualand waterpark.
Things to do
There are all kinds of things to enjoy during holidays to Kassiopi. For a picnic with a view, pack up your lunch and head up to the ancient castle. from its hilltop location, you’ll see spectacular view across the coast and village. When the sun is shining, wander down to the beaches and relax beside the tranquil waters, or you can have a go at snorkelling in the sea. To see the island from a different perspective, catch a boat trip from the harbour. You’ll also find all kinds of bustling restaurants here where you can while away the evening (with a glass of wine in hand). The seafood restaurants are highly recommended. Travelling with the family? You’ll want to head for a day out at Aqualand, an exciting waterpark with pools and slides galore.
Due to its tucked away location, Kassiopi was an important port and hideaway. The resort boasts a long list of exciting visitors in its varied and fascinating past including Neronas, the King of Rome, who set up the baths of Kassiopi.
Sports and leisure
Despite having a traditional vibe, Kassiopi offers a variety of different activities for children and adults. You can try a range of water sports which include water-skiing and paddleboarding. Kassiopi also offers a diving centre, which gives you the chance to take part in lessons and diving excursions, suitable for both adults and children.
If the water isn’t your thing, you can take a stroll through the picturesque local area on horseback or try mountain biking; the choice really is yours.
With a couple of discos and bars dotted around the harbour and trendier parts of town, Kassiopi offers an exciting and steady nightlife. It has some for those who enjoy a quiet drink as well as those who want to party until the sun comes up. The resort boasts an annual wine festival, which sees a healthy turnout from tourists and locals alike, so head here if you fancy finding a new favourite wine. With live music and Greek dancing, this is a great chance to mingle and get involved in the local culture.
If you also enjoy beer, you’ll find the Arillas Beer Festival is something for you. Just a short 45 minute drive from Kassiopi, you’ll find a range of delicious locally brewed beers, which go perfectly with some local cuisine and live music.
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On the southern top of Corfu, you’ll discover the island’s clubbing capital. Kavos holidays are perfect for a fast-paced mix of vibrant bars, late-night clubs and high-octane water sports. And when you’re ready to relax, there’s an 8km stretch of sandy beach to enjoy while you soak up the sun, plus plenty of bars and cafés for a pitstop. You’ll also find Aqualand water park nearby (a great place to cool down on a hot day), while historic Corfu Town is easily within day trip distance (it’s less than an hour away by car).
Things to do
You’ll want to sample the unbeatable nightlife on a Kavos holiday, including the famous main strip with its bars, pubs and clubs. During the day, you can work on your tan on the long, sandy beach. When you’re ready to take things up a notch, it’s time for water sports; this is one of the best places for them on Corfu. Boat trips are a brilliant way to spend an afternoon; just grab a drink and stretch out on the deck. As for day trips, you’ll have plenty of choice; how about a trip to Aqualand or an outing to Corfu Town?
Kavos’ long stretch of golden sand gets about as much attention from tourists as the many bars in the resort. That’s because it’s no secret that the gorgeous crystal clear water and spectacular views make it the perfect place to relax and recover after the previous late night.
Kavos’ coastal location in Corfu makes it the ideal destination to island hop and experience what the rest of Greece has to offer. Pop over to the small islands of Paxos and Antipaxos for quiet beaches and traditional cuisine. There’s no better place to escape the hustle and bustle and live a life of Greek luxury for a day.
With its energetic lifestyle and buzzing nightlife, Kavos is Corfu’s favourite party destination. Join hundreds of people down on the strip for action-packed events, special DJ sets and unforgettable party memories. There are a variety of bars and clubs to choose from, all ready and waiting for you to soak up the upbeat, feel-good atmosphere.
Food and drink
Greece is notorious for its great cuisine, so why not try some of the excellent traditional meals on offer. Eat the delicious, grape leaf-wrapped rice parcel called dolmades, nibble on fresh feta filo pie or indulge in a chicken kebab with tzatziki dip. All of which go perfectly with a nice glass of cold Ouzo. Delicious!
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Sandwiched between the coast and the rolling hills of northern Corfu, you’ll discover the charming village of Roda. This great spot is one of the island’s most up-and-coming holiday destinations. Whether you want a fun-filled beach getaway or a romp through the hills, this Greek island retreat has plenty to offer everyone. When the sun goes down, laid-back family-run tavernas on the waterfront are the perfect place to unwind with a drink in hand. As well as authentic Greek cuisine, you’ll also enjoy a plate of traditional Greek entertainment in this part of town. Holidays here offer the best way to relax, unwind, and experience the mellower side of Corfu.
Things to do
Sandy shores and warm waters await in this island resort. But Roda holidays will take you far beyond the beach. There’s so much spectacular countryside to see; you can head up to the hills to see incredible views across the sparking Mediterranean (by foot or on horseback, it’s up to you). You’ll discover family-friendly adventures over at the local waterpark, which is one of the best on the island. When you get back, dinner and drinks on the waterfront are in order, while the sun sets.
Relaxing on the beach
Roda has a long and golden beach, which is situated alongside the village and is perfect for families and couples alike. It’s perfect if you enjoy a nice stroll in the sun, but like to stay in walking distance of bars and restaurants for when you want a delicious meal or refreshing drink.
Great day trips
Outside of Roda ypu’ll find some great sights and beautiful scenery to explore. With a large choice of different boat tours, you can take a day trip and discover somewhere else new and exciting. Or if you prefer, somewhere else to just sit back and relax.
Try scuba diving
If you like to do something active and exciting on your holiday, then you might want to pay a visit to the scuba diving centre in Roda. Get trained up and ready to dive with some qualified instructors and enjoy the beautiful colours and marine life under the blue Ionian Sea.
With a fun and varied nightlife, there’s something for everyone after the sun goes down in Roda. There are lots of restaurants catering to all kinds of taste buds, from Chinese food to classic English dishes, everyone will be in for a treat. But with so much traditional Greek food available, you’ll be wanting to get fully immersed in the local culture and sample the delicious, traditional delicacies.
Make a splash at a waterpark
If beaches aren’t your thing, but you still enjoy some water based excitement, you’ll just love the waterparks that can easily be accessed from Roda. Perfect for families, parents can sit back and relax while the kids (and any big kids) enjoy the many slides on offer. Sidari Waterpark is one option and the Aqualand Resort Waterpark is another, with relaxing massages to enjoy and boutiques to explore, as well as the slides.
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On the northern coast of Corfu is Sidari, a pretty little village bursting with classic Greek charm. It’s a firm family favourite, with its three sunny beaches, welcoming tavernas and nearby water park. The stunning coastline with secluded coves is made for exploring. Fun-loving grown-ups will want to sample the buzzing nightlife scene, and the main strip is lined with lively bars, pubs and clubs. Whether you want a gentle break or to pick up the pace, you’ll find what you’re looking for on holidays to Sidari.
Things to do
Take a walk along Sidari’s sunny coastline and you’ll see why the beaches are the star of the show here. Whether you want to get a tan or get some water sports action, this is where you’ll want to be. Don’t forget about the cliffs of the Canal d’Amour; from here you’ll have uninterrupted views over the Adriatic Sea. Little (and not so little) ones will love the splash about at the Hydropolis Water Park down the road, where you can ride the slides and grab a bite to eat.
Sidari has several Blue Flag beaches along its stunning coastline. With the eroded, soft rock cliffs, the area is full of striking caves and arches to explore too. Thrilling water sports and scuba diving excursions are available throughout the resort, providing the perfect opportunity to discover the vibrant marine life that dwells offshore.
History and culture
Sidari used to be a small, working fishing village until tourists flocked to experience its stunning views in the 1980s. Today it has grown to accommodate over 17,000 holidaymakers a year and promises to entertain with both modern and cultural things to do. The Canal D’Amour will have you falling head over heels with someone, as ancient legends predicted love on the horizon for anyone to dares to swim its length. And a visit to the 13th century working monastery in nearby Paleokastritsa will give you an insight into Corfu’s ancient history, so make sure you pay a visit here too.
Aside from its beautiful beaches and fascinating fables, Sidari is also celebrated for its vibrant nightlife. Many bars host live music, so sit back, relax and enjoy the show whilst sipping on drinks and cocktails. Maybe you like to put on your dancing shoes or have a go at karaoke? Well, with lots to do around the resort for families, groups and couples, you’re bound to be entertained no matter what your interests.
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One of the most famous Greek islands, Zante is also known by the Greeks as Zakynthos. It’s perfect for family holidays, with sun, sea, and sand on offer all year round. And with action-packed waterparks and horse riding under the sunset, your mini travellers are bound to be just as impressed.
Fancy trying your hand at some watersports? Holidays to Zante are the perfect opportunity to try out something new, whether that’s jumping over waves on water skis or hanging onto a banana boat. Spend an afternoon exploring the marvels of its underwater world with a spot of snorkelling and scuba diving. Weave in and out of coral reefs, caves and shipwrecks hiding in the Ionian Sea, before heading back to dry land for sunbathing stints under the Greek sun.
Head away from the beach, inland, and you’ll discover ancient olive groves and timeless villages, surrounded by beautiful countryside. The island’s pristine coastline and family-friendly attractions ensure it’s the perfect destination for holidaymakers of all ages. Bohali village is a must-see, and its hillside location flaunts spectacular views over Zante Town. Or, take a boat trip around the stunning shorelines and discover the island’s wonders from the sea.
Things to do
Life here revolves around the ocean, and a glass-bottom boat trip from Skinari in the north is essential during your holiday to Zante. Couples should stop off at Navagio Beach for a romantic picnic on the sand or explore the famous Blue Caves. And if you really want to be impressed, head here early in the morning to see the magical colour-changing waters at their best!
For those wanting to explore the cultural hotspots, Zante boasts many points of interest. Take some time to visit the Agios Dionysios Church on the harbour in Zante Town or the Anafonitria Monastery, situated only a stone’s throw from Navagio. When the sun begins to set, head to one of the many waterside tavernas where you can witness picturesque views of the shimmering waters and sample delicious Greek cuisine.
One of Zante's unique attractions is its Loggerhead turtles, who flock to the island's Mediterranean beaches to nest. The best time to see them is between July and August on Laganas Beach. However, you may notice one or two throughout the year around areas such as the Blue Grotto caves on the island’s pinnacle.
And of course, no trip is complete without a day spent shopping. Check out Tsilivi village in the northeastern part of the island for an unbeatable retail experience. Here you’ll find a range of gift shops, boutiques and bakeries that are sure to please even the most serious of shoppers.
Greece holidays are famous for beaches, but Zante in particular is home to some of the most sought-after stretches in the whole of the Mediterranean. Pristine white shores and pebbly cove bays can be found at numerous resort locations. Speaking of coves, Smuggler’s Cove on the northwest coast of the island is a picturesque, sheltered bay made up of limestone cliffs and toe-sinking sands. Sometimes referred to as Shipwreck Cove, it’s one of the most photographed destinations in all of Zante.
Kalamaki Beach is another popular choice, renowned for its beautiful white sands and tranquil shallow waters ideal for swimming or floating. Perfect for both families and couples, it’s situated six kilometres south of Zante Town and is the closest beach to the airport. If you’re lucky, you might even spot one of the many turtles who inhabit the area. The location is a dedicated conservation site where these endangered Loggerhead species come to nest.
Alternatively, take a trip to Laganas Beach and lap up the exciting atmosphere that makes this island so appealing. This coastal delight is packed full of holidaymakers from the early morning to the evening when the area comes alive with the buzzing restaurants and bars. As the busiest resort on the island, you won’t be disappointed if you want to uncover Zante’s lively side.
The history and culture of Zante
Zante’s history is exciting and varied, with influences from ancient empires, Renaissance traders, and 20th-century freedom fighters. This has created a rich historical heritage, visible in the island’s landmarks, art, and even music. Zante holidays allow you to absorb its incredible culture, even if you’re not looking for it.
Tsilivi and Laganas nightlife
Be sure to enjoy some chill-out time before the sun goes down, because the party really gets started after-dark. Zante’s nightlife is famous for its banging beats, friendly atmosphere, and up-until-dawn fun that is bound to get you on your feet and dancing! Tsilivi and Laganas each have a unique tempo, with a dash of Greek charm thrown into the mix of pubs, bars, restaurants, and clubs. Laganas is a 24-hour party playground with a neon entourage and a blend of revellers from all over Europe. Tsilivi has an upbeat vibe thanks to its stream of karaoke spots, shops, and tavernas.
Places to stay
Holidays to Zante have it all! From gently shelving sands perfect for building sandcastles with the kids to an array of watersports for adventurous holidaymakers. Every year, thousands flock to this idyllic Ionian island to relax on the picturesque beaches and sample the wonderful atmosphere. And there are a range of places to stay, from quiet, hidden resorts to more modern, bustling retreats. Whichever you choose for your Zante holiday, you’ll be amazed by the island’s natural splendour. Charming Bohali remains a classic. Set on a hillside in the heart of the island, its views over Zante Town will leave you truly inspired.
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Sandwiched between Kalymnos and Nisyros, Kos is one of the larger Dodecanese Islands and has firmly established itself as a favourite with both families and couples. It boasts some of the best beaches in the Aegean, complete with caramel-coloured sands that shelve gently into the navy-blue waters. 300 days of sunshine and cloudless skies make holidays to Kos a superb choice at virtually any time of year.
However, if basking on a sun-bleached beach isn’t your thing or you’re travelling with children, you’ll find plenty of attractions and things to see and do. Couples looking to enjoy some quality downtime together will find the island offers a vibrant nightlife scene.
Kos has gained an excellent reputation for those looking for a holiday where partying is the main priority. The resort of Kardamena offers the best nightlife on the island, perhaps in the whole of Greece too! Spend your days topping up your tan on the beach before dancing the night away in the many bars and clubs that line the famous ‘Bar Street’. With excellent shopping and some superb, authentic restaurants to enjoy, Kos has all the ingredients for the perfect holiday.
Things to do
Kos is one of the best Greek islands for sailing, with yachting enthusiasts flocking to sail around the island. In the evenings, you can pick the pace of your nightlife. The quieter resorts have plenty of restaurants and waterfront bars to relax in, or you could turn it up a notch in one of the island’s clubbing capitals.
Wherever you stay on the island, visiting Kos Town is a great day trip where you can soak up the culture, walk the winding streets, and see what traditional Greek life is like. Centred around the historic port, looking at any Kos Town map will show you just how many ancient archaeological sites there are. With Neratzia Castle, the Ancient Greek Agora (meeting place) and baths, plus a stadium, Kos Town is the perfect blend between a modern holiday destination and the incredible history of Ancient Greece.
Get into the Kos way of life and explore its dazzling golden coastline, with gorgeous beaches to chill out on and a top choice of water sports on hand for when you’re feeling energetic. Kos has some fantastic beaches to lay back and soak up the warm Greek sun.
If you want plenty of things to do in the form of water sports, music, bars, and cafés close by, then head to Kardamena Beach for non-stop entertainment. The beautiful Tigaki Beach offers a much more laid-back vibe, perfect for chilling out. This is particularly popular with couples and families looking for a more peaceful spot in the sun. Paradise Beach on the island’s south coast offers what it says on the tin. The crystal-clear waters make it perfect for snorkelling, and you can also experience the thermal bubbles that rise from the seabed, warming the water around you.
Perfect for families
Kos island is the ideal choice when selecting a destination that the whole family will enjoy. There are cultural experiences to be had around every corner. The excellent selection of beaches makes for great, lazy days spending quality time together by the sea.
If you feel like taking an excursion, take a trip to the Castle of the Knights and learn about the island’s exciting history. Located in a corner of the Old Town, these impressive ruins will give kids an insight into how leaders of the past lived.
Kos is also home to a range of waterparks which make the perfect playgrounds for little ones. Kids will love the local Aquatica Water Park with its water slides and huge pools where they can spend the day making a splash. Or for something really different, take a day trip to the resort of Bodrum in Turkey, which is just a short boat ride away.
Heritage sites of Kos
Kos boasts a rich, illustrious history, and is home to an abundance of heritage sites that spark interest among locals and holidaymakers alike. When you fancy some time away from the beach, familiarise yourself with Kos’ fascinating past with a day of sightseeing. Evidence of the many cultures and people that have settled here can be found right across the landscape.
Take a trip down to the Roman Odeon where you’ll discover the large and impressive remains of a 2nd‐century stadium, once used to host great musical competitions and theatrical shows. Today, this spectacular auditorium holds cultural happenings and events. It’s a must‐visit for those with an avid interest in Roman history.
Or visit the three surviving Ottoman mosques on the island. In the city’s centre, these buildings remind us of the Ottoman rule, which lasted around four centuries. You can also discover a range of Venetian castles and ancient temples scattered across Kos. Head to the south of Kos Town where you’ll find the Castle of Antimachia, one of the medieval castles on the island built by the Knights of Saint John. Located on a small hill above the village of Antimachia, this stunning architectural feature overlooks the entire southern shore of Kos. It contains two churches that are free to look around.
Places to stay
On Kos’ sun-drenched northern coast are the laid-back beach resorts of Lambi and Tigaki. Lambi is within walking distance of the cosmopolitan island capital, Kos Town. A peaceful place for families and anyone wanting to get away from it all, you can still experience the capital’s attractions anytime you like. A 20‐minute bus ride from the capital is Tigaki, a resort famous for its gleaming white-sand beach.
On the south coast, Kardamena is the best choice for spending long days on the beach and long nights with your mates. Clubbing, karaoke, or beach parties – you name it. And as for Kardamena’s best hotels? Whether you’re there for party nights or family time, you’ll find yourself in beachfront bliss when you stay at Mitsis Norida Beach Hotel or Mitsis Blue Domes, just outside town.
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