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Best beaches in Corfu, Greece
Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on August 11, 2021 Share on

15 Best Beaches in Corfu, Greece – Explore some shades of blue!

Corfu is one of the beautiful islands in Greece. It offers everything to suit any type of traveller, from royal mansions to enormous hills, picturesque beaches to historic heritage. But this place is mostly known for its lovely beaches, so why not plan your trip with some of the best beaches on your itinerary! Here is the complete guide providing the 15 best beaches in Corfu, Greece. Hope this blog will help you make your decisions ASAP! 

15 Best Beaches in Corfu

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  1. Paleokastritsa
  2. Barbati Beach
  3. Agios Georgios Pagon Beach
  4. Bataria Kassiopi Beach
  5. Kerasia Beach
  6. Acharavi Beach
  7. Canal d’Amour
  8. Glyfada Beach
  9. Kavos Beach
  10. Faliraki Beach
  11. Arillas Beach
  12. Halikounas Beach
  13. Paradise Beach
  14. Porto Timoni
  15. Liapades Beach
 

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1. Paleokastritsa

Paleokastritsa is one of the most famous and picturesque beaches in Greece. With crystal blue water and a clean beach, it can be a good choice for you to soak in the Greece sun and relax. It is a village in northwestern Corfu with six amazing beaches – Agia Triada, Alipa, Agios Spyridonas, Agios Petros, Ambelaki, and Platakia. Definitely add  Paleokastritsa to your itinerary, you won’t regret it.

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2. Barbati Beach

Surrounded by the lush green forests and verdurous hills, Barbati beach is located 19 km north of Corfu Town. The beach has many taverns and bars in the wider area, serving delicious Corfiot flavours. Also, small boat tours are available here which can make your day more exciting. So, what are you waiting for? Do add Barbati to your itinerary.

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3. Agios Georgios Pagon Beach

The huge beach is shaped like a horseshoe and is surrounded by rough cliffs and turquoise water. Here you can find food, cocktails and water sports like – boat rides, canoe or paddleboat and more, and accommodation. You can visit here with your loved ones and relax.

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4. Bataria Kassiopi Beach

Bataria Kassiopi is a small yet beautiful and organised beach near Kassiopi village. It is very popular amongst swimmers and divers. The beach is very clean with a friendly environment and is an ideal and safe place for children. Also, you can find various accommodations, bars, and cafes in the close distance at the main street of Kassiopi.

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5. Kerasia Beach

This beach is located 37 km north of Corfu Town and offers a nice view of Albania in the background. The water of Kerasia beach is incredibly clear, which is ideal for snorkelling and also the beach is quite hidden so never too crowded! You will find various taverns which prepare tasty seafood and refreshing drinks.

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6. Acharavi Beach

This famous tourist spot is located 37 km from the main town of Corfu. A long sandy and pebbly beach with azure water are perfect to enjoy a comfortable sunbathing and a refreshing swim with your family. You also witness the amazing sunset with your loved ones and of course, do not forget to click a lot of pictures.

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7. Canal d’Amour

Canal D’Amour is a famous and beautiful beach, most known for the couples because the locals believe that if the two lovers swim in the canal, they will wed and their love will last forever. Moreover, it offers you fantastic rock formations to tan on, caves to swim through, and stunning views. Canal d’Amour is very popular and busy in summers, so it can get tough for you to find anywhere to sit on its tiny beach.

Canal d'Amour
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8. Glyfada Beach

Glyfada is a family-friendly beach that is very popular amongst the locals and is located 15.5 km west of Corfu Town. The beach itself is full of restaurants, bars, travel souvenir shops, sunbeds and umbrellas, water sports facilities and more to pass your time. This is a must-visit destination.

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9. Kavos Beach

This large beach is located 47 km south of Corfu Town. It is well equipped with tourist facilities like umbrellas and sundecks, cafes, beach bars, hotels and shops. You can also enjoy the night parties with your friends here. Kavos Beach is a mesmerizing place and you should visit it once.

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10. Faliraki Beach

Faliraki beach is a small beach with water sports facilities including doughnut rings, banana boats, waterskiing, jet-skiing, plus bungee jumping, and more. It is a few minutes walk from the centre of Corfu Town and visited by many people.

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11. Arillas Beach

This beautiful beach with crystal clear water can be a perfect place to explore especially for couples. It also offers you many water activities and also offers many opportunities for hiking, horse-riding in the surrounding areas. You can enjoy and relax here with your friends.

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12. Halikounas Beach

Halikounas beach with dunes and wonderful shining water, which guarantee you a fun swimming experience, is located 25 km south of Corfu Town. The endless seashore with golden sand and strong wind offers peaceful vibes and calmness. You can visit here and relax, also try visiting Kite Club Corfu and Surf Center Corfu, both located on the beach, they rent all kinds of water sports equipment and also offer classes.

 

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13. Paradise Beach

No doubt, why this beach is named Paradise! This mesmerizing place with high cliffs and shining water is to be reached by boats taking 5-8 people leave regularly from Paleokastritsa’s central beach (Agios Spyridonas) to Paradise beach. Also, do not forget to take your own water and food as the beach has no such facilities.

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14. Porto Timoni

Porto Timoni is one of the unique beaches because of its shape! The beach is made of two bays, one facing the east and the other facing the west and Agios Georgios. One of the toughest tasks is to reach this beach as you will either have to hike down a rocky path from Afionas or take a taxi or private boat in Agios Georgios. There are no restaurants or shops so do remember to carry some water, food, and other necessary items with you.

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15. Liapades Beach

Liapades beach is located near Paleokastritsa and offers some breathtaking views. You can enjoy snorkelling due to the crystal clear water and explore the fascinating marine life. You can visit here with your family or friends and spend some time together and chill out!

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Here it is! Hoping this little guide was helpful for you and makes some amazing choices for your Corfu trip. And yes, do not forget to stay hydrated and remember to apply sunscreen lotion! Also, do check out Pickyourtrail for some amazing Greece holiday packages or you can customize your itinerary with your own choices and preferences. Explore some shades of blue!

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