The coastline of sandy beaches, rocky coves and beautiful blue sea is a major attraction but Corfu is also one of the greenest Greek Islands, with a pretty landscape of ancient olive groves, citrus trees and wild flowers, where timeless villages remain untouched by tourism.
Holidays to Corfu appeal to everyone with lively resorts and laid back villages you are sure to find a resort to suit your holiday needs. Just 3 hours from the UK and packed full of sun, sand and sea, Corfu is one of the favourite Greek Islands attracting many visitors each year.
Offering elegant architecture, smart shops and cultural attractions, Corfu town is a beautiful city to explore whilst on holiday in Greece, with Kanoni and Perama providing perfectly relaxing places to stay, just a few kilometers away. Here you can relax on shingle shores and take a dip in crystal waters, admire the views of iconic Pontikonissi 'Mouse Island' and take a boat there, all with Corfu town on the doorstep.
Less than 15 miles away, on the eastern coast of Corfu, Messonghi is a laid back holiday spot and near neighbour to the livelier Moraitika. Benitses and Dassia more dedicated beach resorts and popular with families on holiday to Corfu, featuring sun beds on the shores, watersports and a good variety of restaurants, bars and tavernas serving familiar Greek specialities. At the most southerly tip of the island, Kavos is the liveliest holiday town and a hotspot for young fun seekers to soak up the sun by day and party hard by night.
On the western side of the island, Sinarades is one of the prettiest and oldest villages on Corfu and Glyfada is renowned for its golden sandy beach against a ruggedly scenic backdrop, with tavernas and bars around the bay. Neighbouring Yaliskari has a smaller beach but is a picturesque spot where pine covered cliffs plunge into the sea. Paleokastritsa is one of the prettiest resorts worth visiting whilst on holiday to Cordfu, set in a beautiful bay enclosed by wooded slopes, with coves and sea grottos to explore, excellent seafood restaurants and a buzzing local nightlife.
On the north coast of Corfu, Acharavi is a bustling family holiday town with a 3km crescent bay gently shelving into shallow waters and surrounded by beachside bars and tavernas. The neighbouring fishing village of Rhoda is another popular seaside spot for holidays in Corfu and Sidari the liveliest of the three, with a long sandy beach, intricate coves and plenty of nightlife. On this colourful cosmopolitan island, which corner of Corfu will you choose?
Corfu really is a truly beautiful destination for all types of travellers. Find fantastic deals on holidays to Corfu and book online with Jet2holidays.com
Corfu is based in the north west of Greece, separated from the Greek mainland by the Corfu Canal. The canal is very narrow and can be easily crossed for those looking to explore mainland Greece.