Holidays in Mathraki

    The tiny island of Mathraki is among the most isolate islands in Greece. Located off the northern coasts of Corfu, in the Ionian Sea, Mathraki island belongs to the complex of Diapontia islands, along with Erikoussa and Othoni. Pure in nature, with crystal water and houses spread in the countryside, Mathraki Greece is the ideal place to enjoy total isolation and privacy. Tourist facilities are very few there, as few are also the visitors that spend their holidays in Mathraki. Most tourists arrive for a day trip from Corfu or they are free campers seeking for totally secluded places. All transport on the island is done on foot. The most beautiful beach is Portello, while there are many peaceful coves around the island.

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    Travel guide to Mathraki, Greece

    Mathraki island is a totally secluded place on the northern side of Corfu. It is accessible by boat from Agios Stefanos and receives very few tourists even in high season. There are no buses and almost no cars in Mathraki, therefore visitors have to move around by foot or private means if they have, like boat or motorbike. Only few rooms to rent are found in Mathraki, around the port. They are simple rooms with no special facilities, except for the basic. The most beautiful beach in Mathraki is Portello. The other beaches are mostly pebbled but offer much privacy.

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    Have a look in our travel guide about Mathraki island and see the most beautiful beaches and places to visit. Also see our photos and maps to get a better understanding of the location.

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    Browse our travel pages about Mathraki and find out how to go to this secluded island of the Ionian Sea. As the island has very limited tourist development, presently we do not present any hotel there.
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    Accommodations in Mathraki are extremely limited and include only few traditional studios and rooms with very simple facilities. These venues are concentrated between the port of Plakes and the beach of Portello, which is the main beach on the island. They are enough the cater the few visitors that spend their holidays in Mathraki.

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    The island of Mathraki, in Greece, is one of the Greek islands of the Ionian Sea and it belongs to the Ionian islands group. Mathraki island is a totally isolate and unknown island of Greece, with very limited things to do. Tourist facilities in Mathraki island is very limited and all transport is done on foot. Most beaches are rocky, such as Apidies, Arvanitiko or Fyki. Be prepared for long walk in your Mathraki holidays, as there is no public transport there.

    The only sandy beach is Portello, a gorgeous coast on the eastern side of the island that extends for long and has amazing water. Surrounded by lush greenery, Portello is a lovely beach to relax. The only village is Chorio. Located on the southern side of the island, Chorio is surrounded by much greenery and gives gorgeous view to the sea. Few houses also dot the area around the port, however this is not a village but rather a port settlement, Plakes.

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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.

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