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Where to stay on corfu

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Where to stay on corfu

Hi. we are taking a car from Igoumenitsa to Corfu in sept and are not sure where to stay.

We would like to be seafront.

Perhaps Paleocastritsa?

Kontokali was recommended as well.

Any advise would be welcome!

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1. Re: Where to stay on corfu

http://www.allcorfu.com/ou-beaches.html

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2. Re: Where to stay on corfu

Have a look at Roda on http://www.rodaonline.org/

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3. Re: Where to stay on corfu

Have a look at Roda on http://www.rodaonline.org/

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4. Re: Where to stay on corfu

Have you checked with the rental company that its ok to take the car on the ferry??

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5. Re: Where to stay on corfu

Paleokastritsa has the most amazing views but many roads around it are hair pin narrow and sheer drops so hope you do heights and not too bothered by this. You can go out on boats and the sub from there and there are beach side taverns - and the necessary toilets. Roda has very good beaches. Not sure about the other place you mentioned.

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6. Re: Where to stay on corfu

That depends of how many are you and what are you looking for. I enjoyed Pink Palace in Agios Gordios, cheap, in the midle of the island...etc, all activities arround.

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7. Re: Where to stay on corfu

Hi. Thanks for all the suggestions everyone!

We want to be able to tour around from a fixed base- so somewhere near the main road would be better. Also close enough to go into Kerkyra and back.

Any other suggestions?

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8. Re: Where to stay on corfu

We've just had a week in the north of the island and stayed inland in a real Greek village which was great. We visited many places and it really depends what you want. Many of the resorts have lots of choice including tavernas, a range of accomodation but can be quite touristy. We went to Roda and Achravi which were very touristy but still had much to offer. We also went to Arilas which is a smaller resort with a nice beach. Sidari has a really good beach and lots of shops, etc. Kalami is a really pebbley beach but is a little more off the beaten track by land. Kassiopi has a lovely harbour and a good range of shops and tavernas.

Paleo has some amazingly beautiful beaches and coves and some nice tavernas. We found it a little more expensive to eat and drink in Paleo but it a must do if only for a day.

No matter where you go in the north, the roads are steep, winding, narrow and full of potholes and uneven surfaces. We found it takes awhile getting used to driving there but you do. In the end we even drove to the top of Mt Pantokrator and that was amazing and well worth the hair raising drive up and down the mountain.

We haven't been to the south of the island for many years but there are many places there as well that are well worth the visit.

As far as being close to Corfu town goes, well it's a very small island so you don't need to worry about that. We went into the town from the north and it took about 40 minutes. Once you are on the main roads it's easy.

Hope you have a great time.

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9. Re: Where to stay on corfu

Why not try Benitses, which is about 20 minutes south of Corfu Town. It is a small fishing village and it has now lost its reputation of a place where the young people go thankfully. There are some very good tavernas for eating, and places just to sit and people watch. If you decided not to drive there is a bus service into Corfu town and also boat trips from the Marina to the north, south and mainland.

From here it is relatively easy to visit the rest of the island. The beach is shingle with some sand, but if you want a sandy beach then I would suggest the west side of the island is better.

http://www.benitses.org/

will provide you with plenty of information.

I must admit to being biased as we have been visited every year since 1976!

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