Where to Swim
Fully Organized Beaches
Located on the east part of the island, Barbati is a pebbled beach with azure waters. It is perfectly organized and you can enjoy sun loungers, umbrellas, café bar restaurants and a lot more conveniences. Water sports are available.
In the west, Glyfada is a famous sandy beach that is truly long (almost 2.5 km), awarded with the blue flag. Here you may rent sun loungers and umbrellas, while you can enjoy food and drinks by the beach. There are also lifeguards on call and you can indulge in water activities.
Pelekas is a long sandy beach, fully accessible by car. It is located west from Glyfada and it is a perfectly organized beach, ideal for families and everyone seeking a serene and safe haven. Lifeguards are in order here, as well.
Paleokastritsa is a beach where your dreams come true. It offers just the place for swimming and scuba diving, as well as any other water sport you may want to take up. At the beach you will find umbrellas and sun beds, pedaloes and the blue caves are the highlight of your visit there.
Avlaki is perched at the north-eastern part of Corfu and is a quiet beach with pebbles and transparent waters. Although it is organized, the beach is truly great for those seeking tranquility. This is an ideal option for families, as well as couples in love, combining smooth accessibility with an idyllic setting.
Issos is the widest sandy beach bordered by dunes in Corfu. This beach boasts shallow waters and it is a place filled with children. In this calm shelter, you may indulge in water sports of rent sun loungers and umbrellas.
The scenery is breathtaking, with imposing cliffs splashed with evergreen bushes and trees. This is the perfect scenery for a secluded paradise on Earth! The rocky formations on both sides of Mirtiotissa make it a superb destination for those who engage in snorkeling. It is also worth noting that Mirtiotissa is a nudist beach, although not officially presented as one.
Rovinia is a pebbled beach of exquisite natural beauty, within close proximity to Liapades village. You will be obliged to hike for a while, so as to reach the beach. However, the natural scenery you are going to enjoy there makes hiking well worth it!
Santa Barbara is a beautiful sandy beach in the southwestern part of Corfu. This is an organized beach, where you may rent sun beds and umbrellas, relaxing and overlooking the sea.
The long sandy beach of Gardenos is indeed one of the most beautiful beaches of the island of Corfu. It is a hidden gem, which means that not many travelers come here. Enjoy the free parking facilities, umbrellas and other conveniences in a magical place.
For Water Sports
Agios Georgios Pagi
Agios Georgios is a fully organized beach with sun loungers and umbrellas. This is a place where both soft silky golden sand and pebbles are combined, in the most spectacular blend. The beach stretches for over 5 kilometers, boasting transparent waters and superb greenery. You may indulge in water sports here, renting windsurf boards and small sailing boats.
Krouzeri is a pebbled beach located at the east coast of Corfu. There are water sport facilities on this beach, as well as a school for divers-to-be. The beach is organized, offering great options for dining by the seafront.
Messonghi is a sandy beach, ideal for both couples and families. Besides the warm sand, there are small shingles on the beach. From the beach you will be able to admire the azure waters and the mainland from afar. The splendid sea waters allow water sports like snorkelling, pedaloes, paragliding and other similar activities you can take up.