All Swimming Spots

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    Benitses

    The once famed fishing village is now a well-known resort – but its fish and seafood tavernas are still acclaimed. The small strip of sandy beach next to the marina is organized and provides amenities for persons with disabilities. A small distance to the north of the village a larger Read more [...]

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    Ai Gordis

    A long and sandy beach (also known as Agios Gordis), is united with attendant smaller coves to form a 2.5-kilometre almost continuous “golden strand”. Sheer crags rise behind the beach, and the characteristic Ortholithi (the Upright Cliff) sticks up from the sea. The village of Ai Gordis is a well-known Read more [...]

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    Gyaliskari

    This is a sandy cove with shallow waters, protected from wind and well hidden. Pinetree groves reach to the shore. Umbrellas and recliners are available, and a restaurant operates here as well.

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    Liapades

    About one kilometer from the picturesque village of Liapades, there is a small pebbled cove with crystal-clear waters that deepen abruptly. There are organized conveniences available, as well as a few restaurants and cafes nearby. Boats are rented for visits to the beautiful coves of Rovinia and Chomi. Green bus Read more [...]

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    Barbati

    This is a long pebbly beach with waters that deepen abruptly. The steep cliff-faces of the foothills of Mount Pantocrator rise impressively above the beach. The area has undergone intense tourism development; many beach bars by the water cater to the tastes of younger locals and tourists. Green bus route

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    Kontogialos

    This hippies’ beach of the 1970s has been transformed into a busy resort, as restaurants, hotels and rooms for rent are surrounding it. Kontogialos is long, with fine sand, and a smoothly sloping shelf; fully organized and providing umbrellas, recliners and water-sports. On the southern end there is a small Read more [...]

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    Glyfada

    Glyfada is a large beach with fine sand that lends a characteristic blue-green hue to the water. It is fully organized, with umbrellas, recliners, showers, water-sports and a beach volleyball court. The southern end is relatively secluded. This is the most cosmopolitan beach on Corfu, with a large hotel and Read more [...]

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    Ermones

    This is a relatively quiet beach with a combination of sand and pebble. It is surrounded by cliffs, and there’s a small river flowing to the sea at its middle. This is where, according to one interpretation of the Homeric myth, Nausicaa, daughter of King Alcinous of the Phaeacians, happened Read more [...]

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    Myrtiotissa

    The beach is far from the main road, and a car is needed to get there; motorists, however, are advised to leave their cars a kilometer or so from the beach, as the road is very narrow, and there is very little room for maneuver if two automobiles meet. Despite Read more [...]

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    Kontokali

    This is a small, sandy and shallow beach, usually chosen by families with children. Part of it is operated by a resort nearby. A canteen provides drinks and snacks. The views towards the Lazaretto islet, and the town and Old Fort in the background are beautiful. 6.5 km from Corfu Read more [...]