Corfu Best beaches
Corfu best beaches are located on the west coast of the island. On this page we will try to list the most popular beaches in Corfu. On the west side most of them are sandy, where on the east coast you will find pebbly beaches. Some of them can be overcrowded in peak season, others remain quiet all year round. The most quiet beaches can be the nudist beaches of Corfu. In some of the beaches there can be sport or fun activities available as well.
Find more details of each one of them below.
The most popular beaches in Corfu are considered to be the sandy beaches of the west coast, especially the ones in middle-corfu area. Their position in the middle on the island makes them easily accessible from many resorts. If you are looking for the best sunset in Corfu you will find it in those beaches, on the west coast of the island.
Corfu Glyfada beach
Glyfada is one of the most popular sandy beaches in Corfu. It is a popular tourist resort, located 18 kilometers away from Corfu town and the airport. It’s long and sandy beach is a major attraction especially for young visitors as there you can find beach bars and some water activities.
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In Glyfada you can stay at Glyfada Beach hotel, or Luis Grand Hotel, at Menigos Resort and some more smaller lodgings. Follow the link if you are interested in car hire in Glyfada Corfu.
Pelekas Beach / Kontogialos
Pelekas is the beach you will find next to Pelekas to the south. The surrounding mountains are covered by pine trees, and the beach is golden sanded. This beach is one of Corfu best beaches to the locals, and has one of the most famous sunsets on the island. Located just 13 kilometers from Corfu Town, this beach is an ideal choice if you are looking for a nice place for a swim, sunbathing or for a drink.
The biggest hotel in Pelekas beach is the Mayor Pelekas monastery. If you prefer individual travelling, you will also find quality apartments in Pelekas beach. When you need a nice meal you can visit Spiros Restaurant in Pelekas beach, where quality food and excellent service is provided.
Pelekas beach has been a popular place to the youngsters of the island with the “Nagual” and “Bodega” beach bars which offer coffee, drinks and snacks all-day-long on the beach. Music and quality beach sunbeds are also provided.
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