Is your summer sun holiday nexst year heading to the lovely island of Corfu? Then you must love sunbathing! This beautiful island has numerous beautiful beaches. To read in yourself or to dream away… we tip the most beautiful beaches on Corfu. Read on for inspiration!
1. The paradisiacal beach at Paleokastritsa
Paradise Beach should not be missed in this list of the most beautiful beaches of Corfu. This beach near the seaside resort of Paleokastritsa owes its nickname to the soft sandy beaches, surrounded by an amazing green environment. It is clear why this beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Corfu! The crystal clear water is perfect for diving or snorkeling. Just watch out before you take a dip. The water temperature here is a lot colder than on the rest of Corfu.
2. Strolling on glyfada beach
Show off your hippest outfit on the coast? Then you’re all right in Glyfada! This beach has been nicknamed Golden Beach for a reason. It is not only one of the most beautiful beaches of Corfu, but also one of the best known. The golden beach is especially popular with locals. Surrounded by cosy beach bars, taverns and restaurants, you don’t have to be bored here for a moment. You can also canoe and pedal pedal. After sunset with the feet off the floor? Head to the trendy beach tent Aloha or the cosy Taverna Glyfada. Tip: the dark sand can get super hot, so put on your most beautiful summer shoes on this beach!
3. Suns in the shade at Barbati Beach
This beach on the east coast of Corfu is perfect if you don’t want to get too much sun on your globe. Because the coast is surrounded by trees, there is always a spot in the shade. Barbati beach is divided into two parts. Most of it is 1.6 kilometres long and dotted with bright white pebbles. All facilities are available: from changing rooms, toilets and showers to loungers and umbrellas to rent. The big advantage is that the seawater is super warm. This makes it the ideal place to swim! Active boaters also get their money’s worth here. Surfing, kayaking or a boat trip to another bay, here it is all possible. Tip: Slightly to the north is the other part of the beach. See how the local fishermen fish your supper out of the sea? Here you can! The water is very clear, so perfect for diving or snorkeling.
4. Explore the beach at fishing village roda
Combining a day at the beach with a visit to a picturesque village? Then go to Roda! This town on Corfu is a typical Greek fishing village with authentic harbour at the eastern end of the beach. In addition, there are numerous cosy cafés, restaurants and taverns. The vast sandy beach at Roda gradually descends into the sea, ideal for small children. At this beach you can swim and sunbathe, but for the real adventurers there is only one reason to go to Roda: parasailing! Tip: From Roda you can easily make trips to Paleokastritsa (by boat) and Corfu City (by bus).
5. Find love on Sidari beach
The beach at Sidari is one of the most beautiful beaches on Corfu. The sand looks wonderfully soft and gradually drains into the sea. Very nice for families with small children, but the beach at Sidari is actually mainly meant for lovers! Legend has it that if you swim through the inlets between the rocks together, you will be together forever. Still looking for true love? Be sure to take a dip, because legend has it that you will soon find it! Knappek enjoyed the beach: ‘The sandy beaches of Sidari are very beautiful, and also very varied. You can sit between the mountains for rest, or on the long sandy beach with lots of activities. All the beaches were good for very nice pictures!’
Accommodations on Corfu
Spend the night in the neighborhood? Check out a handy overview of all the hotels on Corfu here! These accommodations stand out according to you:
Hotel Odysseus scores an 8.1. Wendy writes in her review: ‘Hotel Odysseus is in a great place, a stone’s throw from the village where cosy and authentic Greek tavernas can be found. Nevertheless, the hotel is an oasis of calm, with a fine swimming pool and frontal sea view from the pool (and also from all balconies and terraces). When can I go again?”
Apartment RoyalRose Studios scores an 8.5! JK2706 lists all the plusplunten: ‘Beautiful location giving you views of the pool and the mountains, well maintained swimming pool with crystal clear water. Very good and decent cleaning every other day, very friendly and attentive owner and family. Spacious rooms with a magnificent view. Free locker in the room, well-functioning air conditioners.’