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Traditional corfu

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Traditional corfu

We are looking for a nice sandy beach with some watersports, lovely Greek hospitaliity, traditional tavernas and not deserted. Have been to corfu three times years ago, first time to Moratika which was lovely, second to Kavos - horrendous mistake and lastly to Sidari which wasnt too bad but a bit touristy. Any ideas?

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1. Re: Traditional corfu

Welcome to the Corfu Forum Jax38......

You could try: Arillas; San Stefanos North West or Roda

Have fun choosing.


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Hi ,

I usually stay in kalami but this is on the northeast and has beautiful but pebble beach, my brother stayed at Agios Gordios and loved it he said there was some lovely tavernas and bars, also San stefanos, Aghios georgios north, Arilas-although can be quiet and there is also a sandy beach at paleokastrista-as well as a pebble one lots of water sports on offer here including diving and you can hire a boat for the day here. I really recommend you hire a car that way you can visit a few places during your stay, some beautiful villages inland to stop off at on route, and you get to see a few more places. Its not all like sidari or kavos- sorry if I offend anyone who likes these resorts, I do not and drive through them.

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Hello jax welcome,I would vigoriusly recommend Paleokastritsa for me the most beautiful place on the island and it also has a monastery.The restaurants here are some of the best and most traditional you will find on the island. Hope you have a super time which ever you choose :-)

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Hi Jax,

Take a look at Sans Stefanos North West, a lovely village with taverna's ( some doing Greek dancing of an evening) overlooking the bay and more in the village itself, also some lovely bars with entertainment. The beach is beautiful and sandy. Great walks through the olive groves or over the headland where you will find two more taverna's overlooking the bay with stunning views. The resort is not touristy at all and the villagers are very friendly and helpful all providing for a great atmosphere.

Google 'virtual tour sans stefano,bliiss' and see for yourself. There is also a dedicated forum where you can get info or ask questions regarding where to stay, eating out etc.

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I would recommend Arillas or Paleo, they are my all time favourites. Didn't know there was a sandy beach at Paleo though. Where is it ?

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Hi Jax

If you want sandy beaches then it has to be either the NW or West Coast areas. The NE and East Coasts are predominantly pebble or stone and not a lot of sand. There are a good number of villages to stay in, some mentioned above. What time of year are you planning on coming?

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Hello again jax below is a link for pictures of two of the finest sandy beaches on the island in Pelekas and Glyfada enjoy :-)


Roda and archravi have nice sandy beaches too!!

Edited: 14 March 2013, 21:19
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Got to side with Agios Gordios here, great sandy beach with very good Tavernas. Onlt 17 Kms from Corfu Town, a must, and very friendly. Check the site out below and have a mooch around the village.


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Have alook at this website


hopefully will give you some ideas on alternative things in Corfu

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