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Ermones

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

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 so popular.

Halikounas

Halikounas, often called Chalikounas, is a vast sandy beach on the south west coast of Corfu, right on the edge of Lake Korisson. The beach has soft golden sand with some rocks. There are a couple of tavernas, one at the start and one around the middle.

Ipsos

Ipsos is a narrow but very long sand beach with pebbles in places. With shallow and calm water, Ipsos is great for children and with water sports available and bars, shops and cafes lining the road that runs behind the beach adults will like it here too.

Kalamaki

Kalamaki is a large sandy beach on the north east corner of Corfu. It’s in the bay of Apraos and that’s why it’s sometimes referred to as Apraos beach. There are multiple tavernas around the middle of the beach serving food and drinks to keep you refreshed.

Kavos

Kavos beach is a 2km stretch of sand on the south coast, it’s on the edge of Kavos town and for that reason it’s ideal for the 18-30 crowd, it offers water sports including jet ski, banana boat and doughnut rings as well as other activities like bungee jumping.

Mirtiotissa

Mirtiotissa is a secluded beach on the west coast that is mainly used by nudists. There's a small beach bar but no other facilities. There’s a narrow, difficult but passable road that takes you there. If you’re worried about the road then leave the car at the top and walk down.

Pelekas

Pelekas beach is large and sandy and never feels over crowded. It has calm waters that stay shallow a fair way out making it great for kids as they can safely build sandcastles, dig a hole in the sand or play in the shallow waters without fear of it suddenly dropping off.

Acharavi

Acharavi is a long pebble and sand beach on the north coast. The water at Acharavi is shallow and there are plenty of shops and cafes that line the edge of the beach making it easy to get food, drink and toys if required. Acharavi beach also has water sports and sunbeds.
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