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Turtle Rescue Centre

The turtle rescue centre is in the Vasilikos peninsula on the south east corner of Zakynthos, founded in 1991, the turtle rescue and information centre is a place dedicated to the protection of the turtles that nest on the beaches in the area.

Water Village

Water Village is a water park just east of Zakynthos town in the village of Sarakinado. It features a number of slides, from racing slides to ring slides, a dedicated kids and babies area as well as a lazy river and much more, it's perfect for all the family.

Sidari Water Park

The Sidari Water Park is attached to the hotel of the same name and is found in the north west village of Sidari. It's not on the same scale as Aqualand but if you're staying in the hotel anyway you get unlimited use of the slides day passes are also available.


Aqualand is a water park that lies a few minutes south west of Kerkyra in the centre of Corfu. There's a pirate play area for young kids. Gentle slides, a lazy river, a wave machine as well as free fall slides and hurricane slides for the thrill seekers.

Corfu Aquarium

The aquarium is on the north west of the island close to Paleokastritsa. It's a wooden building with several tanks inside, the larger ones featuring lobsters, octopuses and eels and smaller tanks with many types of fish and other sea life.

Hydropolis Water Park

Hydropolis water park used to be a standalone park but is now part of Grecotel Costa Botanica hotel. It's fairly small as water parks go but still has some good slides and a lazy river so if you're staying in Acharavi this could be a good choice.


Benitses is a sand and pebble beach on the east coast, about 15-20 minutes south of Kerkyra, it has calm waters and is well sheltered from the wind. Benitses is an organised beach with tavernas, sunbeds, umbrellas, showers and water sports.


Dassia is a long but narrow shingle beach on the east coast, it has several beach bars and trees at the rear for shade. It’s organised with a couple of rows of sunbeds and there's a platform around the middle where you can dive into the crystal clear water.


Ermones is a sand and pebble beach on the west coast of Corfu. The beach is surrounded by dramatic lush green hills making this a pleasant place to spend a day or two. The hills also mean that it doesn’t get too windy and the sea remains calm.


Glyfada is a popular beach on the west coast of Corfu, roughly in line with the airport. The beach is surrounded by rocky, tree covered hill side, has soft golden sand and beautiful clear water and a selection of water sports so it’s easy to see why it’s popular.

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