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Pelekas Corfu: The picturesque Pelekas beach is ideally located 13 km west of Corfu. The exact location of this splendid beach is opposite to the main town. The beach can be reached either by walking which shouldn't take more than 10 minutes or hired taxis that can avail to this beach. Pelekas beach has been subjected to the specter of mass unrestricted tourism ever since the 1960s and has ever since been a favorite destination for backpackers.
The beach is conspicuous by its soft sand but sunbeds and umbrellas are not available. However, there are toilets and shower facilities. The beach is very clean. For those interested on going to short excursions, a trip to the quaint fishing harbor located down south can be a rewarding experience. For the intrepid thrill seekers, there are numerous rocky cliffs from where one can experience unique dives.
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There are many different ways to get to Pelekas Beach from any location on the island.
Airport to Pelekas Beach: 12.2 km / 7.5 miles | New Port to Pelekas Beach: 13.7 km / 8.5 miles | Corfu Town to Pelekas Beach: 13 km / 8 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Corfu transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 26610 39911, 0030 694 5452 338, 0030 697 3372 289 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Corfu with as little as 12 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Pelekas Beach and many other places of interest in Corfu at their own pace.
By Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at Corfu Town. There are several buses from Corfu Town to Pelekas during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Airport to Pelekas Beach: There’s a bus station outside the airport building. There are several buses from the airport to Corfu Town during the day. From Corfu Town, visitors should follow the route Town > Pelekas. Check the official timetables of the route Airport > Corfu Town here.
From New Port to Pelekas Beach: There’s a bus station at the port. There are several buses from the port to Corfu Town during the day. From Corfu Town, visitors should follow the route Town > Pelekas. Check the official timetables of the route Port > Corfu Town here.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.
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