TRAVEL GUIDE TO MATHRAKI
Located near the northern coast of Corfu, Mathraki is one of the most secluded Greek islands to visit for total peace of mind! It belongs to the Diapontia island complex along with Erikoussa and Othoni.
Mathraki is usually visited by people who enjoy isolation and privacy. With hardly any facilities and a lush green natural setting, it makes a great day-trip destination from Corfu!
Although there are not many things to do on the island, everything you need to know is included in our travel guide! Have a look to find out more about its beaches, sights and restaurants. In addition, we provide a collection of amazing photos from the island's most charming spots.
Mathraki can be reached by ferry from Corfu. The nearest airport to the island is also located there.
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Mathraki is a secluded island located north of Corfu. It is accessible by boat from Agios Stefanos port in Corfu and receives very few tourists, even during the high season.
What’s interesting about the island is that there are no buses and almost no cars, so a boat and a motorbike are the most commonly used means of transportation. Alternatively, you can explore the island on foot!
Since Mathraki is mainly a free-camping destination, don’t expect to find any luxurious hotels and special facilities. There are only a few rooms to let around the port.
The only village in Mathraki is Chorio, on the southern side of the island. This village is nestled in a verdant area and boasts a wonderful view of the sea!
The majority of the island's beaches, such as Apidies, Arvanitiko, and Fyki are pebbled. The only sandy beach in Mathraki is Portello, a beautiful long seashore on the eastern coast of the island, with enticing waters and surrounded by lush greenery.
Mathraki is the perfect destination for relaxing holidays!!
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HOW TO GET TO MATHRAKI?
The only way to reach the island is by ferry. There are ferries from Corfu island. The closest airport to Mathraki is also on Corfu island.
HIGHLIGHTS: BEST OF MATHRAKI
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Chorio is actually the only village in Mathraki and can be reached by foot from the port. Many houses are old and abandoned, but the few inhabitants are truly welcoming.
Portello is the main beach of Mathraki, easy to access by foot from the port. It has sandy coast and crystal waters. The other beaches on the island are mostly pebbled.
Kontrakas is a nice small cove with crystal water. The green environment creates a lovely place to relax and enjoy total isolation.