Popular Lettings in Corfu
Highlights in Corfu
- Wild nightlife
- Sandy beaches
- Banknote Museum
- Great for families
- UNESCO World Heritage site
Most popular in Corfu
Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Corfu
There are literally thousands of holiday lettings to choose from in Corfu. The most popular resorts are in the east, spreading out from the capital Corfu town, and the south of the island. Choose from both apartments and villas, many of which come with a private or communal swimming pool, spacious patios and balconies with splendid sea views. The north-eastern town of Ipsos has a particularly wide variety of options for small and large groups alike.Mountain villas in the interior
While most tourists head for the coast, the mountainous area inland is dotted with both traditional houses of yesteryear and modern high-spec apartments. Agios Matheos, a village built amidst lush forests on a mountainous slope and surrounded by charming stone houses contains some spectacular lettings, and makes for a ridiculously picturesque holiday destination you and your loved ones will want to return to!
Holidays in Corfu
The area and getting around
The Greek island of Corfu is off the west coast of Greece, and with marvellous beaches and secret coves, stunning mountain scenery and the Venetian streets of its historic capital, it is widely considered one of the most beautiful island destinations in Greece. Go north for rugged and beautiful scenery with scenic bays and coves, head east for numerous smaller touristy towns, the capital Corfu town, and beautiful calm clear waters and shingle beaches, choose the south for its popular tourist towns and banging nightlife, and do the west coast for perfect sunset views and a wide array of sandy beaches.A veritable feast for the senses
Be it Tzatziki, the famous Cypriot dish of yoghurt, garlic and cucumber, Tiropitakia, a salad pie filled with traditional Feta cheese, Numbulo, a ham particular to the island, or Dolmadakia, wine lives filled with rice and minced meat, Corfu is a unmissable destination for foodies!
Travellers and activities
Choosing a holiday destination that is family friendly can be tricky but you have come to the right place, because Corfu has everything for you and your children to enjoy an unforgettable vacation. For sandcastle-building fun and a splash-athon in the sea, the best beaches for families are Glyfada and Pelekas, as the seafloor is sandy and the waters shallow. Expect amazing sand, clear waters, superb facilities and fair prices. If you want a day off from the beach, with a total of 36 waterslides and 15 adventure pools, make sure to treat your kids to a day at Aqualand Water Park. Among the most impressive waterparks in Europe, this is where memories are made that will last forever!Corfu for young partygoers
Corfu is recognised throughout Europe as one of the most cosmopolitan Greek Islands with the some of the wildest nightlife in the entire continent. Movida Corfu Town is at its very best is in the town of Ipsos in the north of the island, which offers a dazzling array of pubs and discos open until dawn and beyond. Look out for the many foam parties and other special events held in summer. While mainly catering to the dance music scene, you can find alternative bars and clubs as well. Ipsos’ Cult Rock n Heavy offers classic and modern rock tunes on an impressive sound system, a huge variety of beers and drinks, and service with a smile!
The Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elisabeth of England, was born in Corfu!
Top 5 travel tips in Corfu
With a cosmopolitan and upmarket vibe, the centre of Corfu town appeals both for its dynamic nightlife and beautiful architecture; it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. For an insight into the ancient history of the town, don’t miss the Old Venetian Fortress2. The Banknote Museum
For a quick-fire lesson on modern Greek history, from British rule to joining the euro, this museum makes for the perfect place to visit during the heat of the day.3. Shhhhh! The best beach on the island!
Surrounded by a landscape of wild beauty, the coastline at the village of Sidari offers whimsically shaped cliffs and tiny sandy coves. A must-see for nature lovers!4. Take the Corfu trail
A 222 km long distance footpath covering the full length of the island, it is an easy-going trail, well signposted, which offers simply majestic views across the island and beyond.5. Go beer tasting at Corfu’s very own microbrewery
Located in Arillas in the northwest of the island, it reflects its British routes with a Red Special Ale and traditional Corfiot ginger beer, perfectly refreshing on a hot Greek summer’s day!