Thinking of taking a holiday to Corfu? Looking for discounted package holidays? Let Manchester Travel Shop give you top tips on where to stay on the beautiful island of Corfu – and some great advice on Corfu in general.
The island of Corfu offers sandy beaches, traditional town squares and resorts for every mood, making it an ideal destination for summer holidays.
The blue and white colours of Greece are evident everywhere, including its stripes and sugar cube villas. Corfu adds a splash of green to the mix. It is a lush island covered with cypress trees, olive groves, and wildflowers, known as the Emerald Isle.
Your choice of resort will be determined by the kind of atmosphere you prefer. In the north of the island, there are two quieter resorts, Gouvia and San Stefanos. Sandy beaches here are wide and there are lots of candle-lit tavernas.
Resorts for everyone
Looking for a lively family break? There are karaoke bars in Sidari and Roda, and plenty of places where you can order British breakfasts. If you need a bit of downtime, however, you’ll find quiet coves along the coast. In Kavos, you’ll find the young and lively crowd, whereas in Aghios Ioannis is perfect for taking the kids to the island’s best waterpark.
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Kavos is one of the most popular tourist attractions on Corfu. The resort is located 46 kilometers south of the town at the southern part of the island. The tourism industry in Kavos has been heavily developed over the last 20 years, and now it is considered the top British destination. Kavos is renowned for its pristine beaches and nightlife. Located on Corfu’s southern coast, the village offers a spectacular view of the bay.
A wide selection of accommodations is available throughout the wider region of Kavos. The town is filled with restaurants, bars, and shops. The nightlife in Korfu is among the best in the island, with clubs and bars open until the next morning. There are many opportunities for water sports and swimming on Kavos beach. Agios Georgios Argyradon and Issos are among other beautiful beaches in the area.
On Corfu’s northwestern coast, in a hilly area, is a village named Sidari. The particular Canal d’Amour, the Channel of Love, is one of the things that make Sidari so famous as a tourist destination.
In addition to having more than one bay, Sidari is a nice big town located on the sea. A long beach connected the two original villages.
Adding new buildings to these two villages every year, they become one.
Sidari has a vibrant nightlife and many tourist amenities, which attract English tourists every summer.
Corfu’s east coast is home to the village of gouvia. Due to its smart marina, it has been elevated to the status of a sophisticated waterfront waterfront hub. The center of the city is full of shops and bars and plenty of traditional Greek restaurants that serve meze. Beachgoers can enjoy watersports at this watersports hotspot.
The majority of the beaches in Gouvia have pebbles. The main stretch of the beach is protected by a half-moon-shaped bay, which shelves gently into the calm Ionian Sea. Swimming is best in the middle section, while watersports are available on the jetties either side – including banana boats and jet skis. You can find sandy coves just five minutes away.
Ipsos lies in the very center of Corfu’s eastern coastline. It has been a popular destination for locals and visitors alike for decades. There’s a lively nightlife in this resort, as well as a family-friendly beach. Sit back and watch the world go by while eating traditional Greek cuisine in a taverna.
One of Greece’s most charming and romantic locations is Corfu town, especially for its old town.With its little streets and panoramic views, it is a perfect example of ancient Venetian art. Sea-surrounded, the old town of Kerkyra is surrounded by two ancient fortresses.
Discover the island of Paxos and the island of Antipaxos on a day cruise from Corfu in the Ionian Sea. The blue caves are a must-see.
The Greek Caribbean is Blue Lagoon! Enjoy swimming and snorkeling at two beautiful beaches, and see a cave inside the boat! Visit the Greek mainland as well. Families will love this tour!
You will learn how this multi-awarded oil became the first health food claim in the world. “The Governor”, produced by the Dafnis Family, introduces you to an unforgettable olive oil experience.
An English-speaking guide will take you on a walking tour of Corfu Town. Stop to taste the local food as you stroll the charming alleyways. At the end of the tour, you will have a seated lunch with 2 typical dishes from Corfu.
You can speak to a travel agent to receive expert advice and the best prices to make your trip to Corfu as easy as possible. Simply contact Manchester Travel Shop at 0161 818 8399 for assistance or further information.
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