On a quick note, we recommend that you start your research for hotels in Corfu in the area of Palaiokastritsa or in the beach resorts of Dassia and Benitses. For a central location check out in town.
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OUR SELECTION OF HOTELS
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WHERE TO STAY? FIND THE BEST PLACES
As a general rule, keep in mind that the island's luxury options are mostly located at beachfront places.
All-inclusive resorts with spacious exterior areas, swimming pools and fine dining facilities may also offer access to private beaches.
Budget options on the other hand, mostly include rooms and studios and can usually be found in the island's villages. The most popular villages for budget options are Kavos, Sidari and Benitses, while a few options are also available in Town.
The most popular tourist resorts in Corfu are situated in easy-to-reach locations and are usually connected to Corfu Town or other touristy places by bus. However, a car rental is strongly recommended for anyone visiting Corfu. The safest choice for those who do not have a vehicle is Corfu Town.
In addition to the Town, other locations that attract the largest number of visitors include Gouvia, Dassia, Ipsos and Perama which are situated within a short distance from Corfu Town.
The northern side of the island could be described as family-friendly and is also suitable for couples of any age.
It has a relaxed atmosphere and it is not overwhelmingly touristy. In addition, it has some amazing beaches to offer, most of which are covered with golden sand.
The most popular places to find a hotel in northern Corfu are Paleokastritsa, Sidari, Acharavi, Roda and Agios Stefanos.
The southern part of Corfu is more touristy, with a vibrant nightlife. For this reason, locations such as Kavos are mostly popular among young visitors and those who enjoy partying and are looking for budget facilities.
The coastline on this side of Corfu has many pebbled beaches.
The best southern locations beside the lively village of Kavos include Agios Gordios, Agios Georgios Beach near Argyrades village and Moraitika.
Corfu Town and especially the UNESCO-listed old town is ideal for those who appreciate architecture, history and picturesque atmosphere.
Although some parts of the town are noisy, you will find many hidden boutique hotels with a calming ambience that is great for couples and for those looking for a peaceful setting.
Lots of theme are housed in restored old mansions in charming Venetian neighborhoods.
Units in the town come with numerous benefits, including having various facilities nearby and the International Airport of Corfu within a short distance.
This location is also great for spring visitors, offering the opportunity to witness Easter traditions or travelers who arrive in autumn when the weather is less warm compared to the summer.
During the summer season, Corfu town gets hot while Limanaki beach can be accessed on a few minutes' walk from the town.
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Dassia Beach is one of the most popular seaside locations on the island. It is located 13km north of Corfu Town and the International Airport of Corfu.
Since the pebbled seashore has shallow waters and offers excellent beach facilities, this place is ideal for families with young children.
The area of Dassia attracts numerous visitors and it is considered touristic, although it does not get overcrowded.
Beach hotels that offer all-inclusive services can be found there and many of these facilities are suitable for luxury.
At the same, more budget-friendly options such as rooms and apartments are also available but they may be located a little further away from the beach.
The idyllic location of Paleokastritsa beach is one of the most beautiful places to stay in Corfu.
This area is located on the northwestern coast of the island, approximately 15 km away from Corfu Town. Paleokastritsa consists of 2 peninsulas that are covered with lush vegetation and 6 bays with crystal clear turquoise waters are also located there.
Although this is one of the most visited locations on the island, the natural beauty of the landscape has been preserved.
All-inclusive hotels and budget apartments are among the options in this area.
❤ Our recommendations:
• Angsana Resort and Spa
Benitses is a quaint fishing village, located near Corfu Town. It is a touristically developed area, but at the same time, the local color has been preserved and there are numerous traditional taverns, family-run complexes and other great facilities. The village gets quite crowded during the summer season, although it never loses its picturesque atmosphere.
Many wonderful beaches that are mostly sandy and well-organized are situated near Benitses.
In this area, you will find numerous types of acilities, from budget apartments with a traditional design to luxurious all-inclusive resorts.
BEST HOTELS BY CATEGORY
When trying to decide which is the best option for lodging, keep in mind that Corfu has many kinds of facilities to offer. Depending on the preferences you prioritize, you will find different hotel types at various locations, no matter what your preferences are.
Briefly, it is good to know that both luxury and budget options are available. Many resorts are family-friendly, while other are located near popular watersport hubs.
Below, you will discover the main categories available in Corfu, as well as the leading hotels for each category.
❤ Our recommendations:
• Delfino Blu (Agios Stefanos Avliotes) • Ikos Dassia (Dassia) • Grecotel Daphnila Bay (Dassia) • Grecotel Eva Palace (Kommeno) • Primasol Louis Ionian Sun (Gouvia)
With its wonderful natural scenery and exotic beaches, Corfu has become one of the most popular destinations in Greece, with a variety of luxury resorts all around the island.
The all-inclusive resorts have huge premises and beautifully designed suites and villas.
Most of them have direct access to a beach as well as beautiful seaviews.
The island offers a wide variety of amazing facilities and many of its hotels are perfect for those seeking an experience of luxury.
The luxury hotels are usually located near the beach or at another idyllic location and they have a stylish atmosphere.
They offer excellent services, swimming pools, fine-dining restaurants and everything else you need for an amazing stay!
BY THE BEACH
❤ Our recommendations:
• Delfinia hotel (Moraitika) • Elea Hotel (Dassia) • Grecotel Eva Palace (Kommeno) • Corfu Dreams Resort And Spa (Gouvia) • Dassia Beach Hotel (Dassia)
With so many wonderful seaside locations, the beach options are one of the most popular accommodation options!
Corfu has a long and fascinating coastline, with numerous golden coves and idyllic natural sceneries.
Many units have been constructed on the coastline or in seafront villages, offering direct access to the beach.
Most of them are big resorts, with luxurious facilities that are suitable for families.
In addition, it is not uncommon for them to provide exclusive access to well-organized private beaches, with sunbeds and other facilities.
CORFU, AN ISLAND WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF OPTIONS
As one of the largest islands in Greece and the Ionian Sea, Corfu offers plenty of amazing locations. Lively towns, picturesque villages and exotic beaches offer great facilities and the options are so many that you may start feeling a bit overwhelmed.
It is highly advised to choose where to stay depending on the unique features of each location. Good research and sufficient planning are necessary to find a place in Corfu that is compatible with your needs.
Once you've found a location that seems just perfect, you will be able to go ahead and find a hotel to book based on the type of holidays you are interested in.
Corfu is an ideal destination for all different kinds of travelers: from couples seeking a romantic getaway to families and party people. Various types of hotels available, including beachfront resorts with swimming pools, boutique hotels and low-budget facilities for young travelers and backpackers.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
When should I book my hotel?
Corfu is a big island with a plethora of hotel options offered. If you are travelling during the summer season, booking your hotel four- three months in advance would be ideal.
Easter holidays are also a busy period in Corfu so booking 2-3 months in advance is recommended.
Where can I book my hotel?
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Is there another way to make a hotel reservation?
You can contact the hotel by phone or mail. In some cases, you might find some cheaper rates but it is not recommended.
Will I find last minute availability?
Corfu is a big island with many options. Nevertheless, it is not recommended to wait until the last minute, especially if you are travelling during the high season (June-September).
The available units at that time will be overpriced, and not necessarily the best in terms of condition and location.
What types of accommodation are found?
You can find all kind of types. More specifically there are all-inclusive hotels, boutique hotels, b&bs, rooms-to-let, and apartments.
Is accommodation expensive?
Corfu is not considered an expensive destination. You can find many moderate price rates. Of course, there are many luxury options and resorts.
Where are the luxury hotels located?
Being a big island, luxury complexes with all-inclusive services are located in many different places in Corfu. They are mainly remote sea resorts offering direct access to the beach.
How much does accommodation cost?
It depends on many factors. An average estimation without including Luxury Resorts and Villas, for 2 persons would be around 80-130 euros/per night during high season.
Where is the best place to stay if you are travelling on a budget?
You can find cheap options (50-100 euros) in the town of Corfu and in Kavos. There are also budget options in villages that are less touristy.
Where is the best place to stay for a family with children?
Corfu is a family-friendly destination. You can book a hotel wherever you find a lodge that meets your needs.
Many families with kids opt-in for a hotel that is close to the beach. In any case, renting a car will be recommended if you want to move around the island.
How long should I stay?
If you want to discover the island, then we would recommend staying in Corfu for more than a week. The island is big and the distances are long. Good planning of what you want to visit is necessary.