Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island

26 May 2022

Corfu - an island in the Ionian Sea, attracts many visitors every summer with its sheltered bay, narrow strips, and clean water. The coastline is densely forested, providing a sheltered feeling for swimming and sunbathing. 

– This article will help you determine which place is best for your vacation among the best 30 beaches in Corfu.

The Best 30 Beaches in Corfu

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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1. Sidari Beach

Sidari is where the Cаnal D'Amour is located, a narrow channel between two limestone rocks of interesting shape. All of Sidari's coast and the surrounding area are particularly rich in these bizarre rocks.

Recommended hotels: 3⭐️ Dimitris Apartment - 3⭐️ Eleni Family Apartments

Location: 38 km northwest of Corfu Town

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2. Agios Gordios Beach

Agios Gordios is a true paradise on the west coast of Corfu with a choice of coastal tavernas and lots of green places.

Recommended hotels: 4⭐️ Archontiko Loukis - 4 ⭐️ Lido Paradise Apartments Corfu

Location: 16 km southwest of Corfu Town

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3. Agios Stefanos Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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Agios Stefanos Avliotes - a lovely beach along the coast of the village of the same name on the northwest coast of Corfu. Agios Stefanos is full of promise with relaxing or water sports days.

Recommended hotels: 5 ⭐️ Aptos Elena Pool - 4 ⭐️ Delfino Blu Boutique Hotel

Location: 38 km northwest of Corfu Town

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4. Acharavi Beach

Acharavi is a long, lovely beach in a small but cozy resort on the northern outskirts of Corfu. It is a long, sandy beach that is especially appealing to couples and families.

Recommended hotel: 5 ⭐️ Almyros Beach

Location: 37 km northwest of Corfu Town

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5. Dassia Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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Dassia is a splendid beach in the center of the eastern outskirts of Corfu. The olive groves surrounding this beach in Corfu give the coast a lovely look and shade from the scorching sun.

Recommended hotels: 5 ⭐️ Castello Di Vista - 5 ⭐️ Corfu Imperial Grecotel Exclusive Resort

Location: 13 km northwest of Corfu Town

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6. Glyfada Beach

Entirely sandy and very shallow, Glyfada beach is a large beach surrounded by high cliffs on all sides. The crystalline waters, stained with shades of blue and green, offer exceptional sea beds.

Recommended hotels:3 ⭐️ Corfu Glyfada Menigos Beach Apartments,4 ⭐️ Domes of Corfu

Location: 15.5 km west of Corfu Town

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7. Ipsos Beach

Until dawn, people come to Ipsos for unforgettable diving experiences and fun beach parties until dawn. For those who love loud beach parties, this is one of the best places on the Corfu coast.

Recommended hotels: 5 ⭐️ Butterfly Apartments - 5 ⭐️ Castello Di Vista

Location: 15 km northwest of Corfu Town

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8. Kalami Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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It is a beach suitable for those who do not like sand, as it is made up of small, very white pebbles. The beach offers various services and is particularly appreciated for the clarity and transparency of the sea.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ San Antonio Corfu Resort Adults Only, four ⭐️Villa Alkmini

Location: 30 km north of Corfu Town

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9. Paleokastritsa Beach

The beach is made of white sand and pebbles, a perfect mix that goes well with the crystal-clear sea. Paleokastritsa Beach is located at the foot of Lakones.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ Akrotiri Beach,4 ⭐️ Blue Princess Beach Resort - All Inclusive

Location: 23 km northwest of Corfu Town

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10. Agios Iliodoros Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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The beach Agios Iliodoros is located on the cape with high green hills. The water here is crystal clear and untouched. The beach's surface is pebbly, so children might not feel comfortable here.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ Akrotiri Beach,4 ⭐️ Blue Princess Beach Resort - All Inclusive

Location: 17 km northwest of Corfu Town

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11. Agni Beach

Agni is a paradise for divers and scuba swimmers. The crystal clear waters, with rocks emerging from the waves, large clean pebbles, and steep descent into the water are the ideal conditions for diving.

Recommended hotels:3 ⭐️ Nikolas House Corfu Island,4 ⭐️ Nissaki Beach Hotel

Location: 30 km northeast of Corfu Town

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12. Almyros Beach

Almyros Beach has preserved the lovely untouched nature of Greece. It is a wide and spacious beach with clean water where nothing will bother you. Ideal for your children.

Recommended hotels:5 ⭐️ Almyros Beach

Location: 45 km north of Corfu Town

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13. Arillas Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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This is a sandy beach with shallow water, and the most frequent guests here are families with children. You can walk to the nearby islands of Diaplos and Matariki.

Recommended hotels:5 ⭐️ Aptos Elena Pool,4 ⭐️ Delfino Blu Boutique Hotel

Location: 35.5 km northwest of Corfu Town

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14. Astrakeri Beach

Visitors come here for the solitude, the calm, and the clean, warm sea. The landscapes will not leave anyone disappointed - blue water, golden dunes, small houses on the slopes of nearby hills and... Albania, on the other side

Recommended hotels:5 ⭐️ Armonia Corfu Luxury Apartment,4 ⭐️ Blue Princess Beach Resort - All Inclusive

Location: 40 km north of Corfu Town

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15. Gialiskari Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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Gialiskari is a wonderful and quiet beach on the west coast where you may admire the wonderful sea views. This small sandy beach is located in a small bay surrounded by tall mountains and old pine trees.

Recommended hotels:5 ⭐️ Mayor Pelekas Monastery

Location: 15 km west of Corfu Town

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16. Nissaki Beach

Nissaki is the smallest beach among the most beautiful beaches for swimming in Corfu. Variations of blue and green dance beneath your feet as rock formations. The white pebbled beach of Nissaki is known for its shallow waters.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ Barbati Pietre Di Mare,5 ⭐️ Butterfly Apartments

Location: 21 km north of Corfu Town

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17. Kalamaki Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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This long, shallow sandy beach is home to rental shops, tavernas, and beach bars where you can sample traditional Greek cuisine. It is very clean, so it has been awarded the "Blue Flag" by UNESCO.

Recommended hotels:3 ⭐️ Apraos Bay Hotel,3 ⭐️ Dionysos Apartments

Location: 37 km north of Corfu Town

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18. Liapades Beach

Liapades beach is surrounded by green mountains and is accessible through a path. The sea is transparent and turquoise and full of marine species, making it an ideal place to practice diving.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ Akrotiri Beach,5 ⭐️ Armonia Corfu Luxury Apartment

Location: 21 km northwest of Corfu Town

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19. Marathias Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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Getting to know the south coast of Corfu is perhaps worth starting with Marathias. If you love sandy beaches with a spесtаcular view of the hоrizοn аnd sea, this one will be your favorite.

Recommended hotels:2 ⭐️ Anna Studios Potamia Corfu Island,3 ⭐️ Aquarius House

Location: 37 km southwest of Corfu Town

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20. Issos Beach

Issues is a big sandy beach bordered on the north by Chalikounas. The sea provides constant waves, making it excellent for surfing and sailing.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ Labranda Sandy Beach Resort, 4 ⭐️ Ionian Eye Studios

Location: 20 km west of Corfu Town

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21. Barbati Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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Relax in the shade of the olive trees. Barbati beach guarantees relaxation and a sea with a famous blue flag, a symbol of clean waters.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ Barbati Pietre Di Mare,5 ⭐️ Butterfly Apartments

Location: 19 km north of Corfu Town

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22. Avlaki Beach

Avlaki beach will surprise you with its white pebbles and blue sea. Avlaki beach has another advantage: it is always exposed to a light wind, making it particularly ideal on very hot days and even for taking windsurfing lessons.

Recommended hotels:4 ⭐️ Bella Mare Hotel,3 ⭐️ Cochelli Villa Lower

Location: 37 km north of Corfu Town

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23. Bataria Kassiopi Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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It is a small cozy beach near Kassiopi. The nature here is really beautiful. Blue waters and white stones – one of the classic Greek Islands that you can adore.

Recommended Hotels: 4 ⭐️ Bella Mare Hotel,3 ⭐️ Edem Apartments Corfu Island

Location: 37 km north of Corfu Town

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24. Boukari Beach

Boukari beach is popular among tourists of all ages. It is a place of resting for people who want to feel in harmony with nature and get away from the city's noise.

Recommended Hotels: 4 ⭐️ Jackson Villas,5 ⭐️ Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only

Location: 25 km south of Corfu town

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25. Gardeno Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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Golden sand and crystal clear water are the hallmarks of Gardeno Beach. The Gardeno Beach also offers pleasant meals of fresh fish with vegetables in the local traditional Greek tavernas

Recommended Hotels: 3 ⭐️ Adriatica View,2 ⭐️ Gardenos Hotel

Location: 40 km south of Corfu Town

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26. Halikounas Beach

This wild shore is a real untouched Eden of Greek land, where one can enjoy peace and solitude. Thanks to the sound waves and strong winds, kitesurfers and windsurfers like this place.

Recommended Hotels: 3 ⭐️ Effi House,3 ⭐️ Lefki Villa

Location: 25 km south of Corfu Town

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27. Imerolias Kassiopi Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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It is a quiet and clean vacation spot in the island's northeast. Those who like to vacation close to civilization while admiring the picturesque seascapes will definitely like this place.

Recommended Hotels: 4 ⭐️ Bella Mare Hotel,3 ⭐️ Edem Apartments Corfu Island

Location: 35 km north of Corfu Town

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28. Kanoni Kassiopi Beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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This is one of the island's most beautiful beaches. Many visitors adore the rocky landscape and clear water.

Recommended Hotels: 4 ⭐️ Hellinis Hotel,3 ⭐️ Corfu Holiday Palace

Location: 35 km north of Corfu Town

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29. Rovinia Beach

Rovinia beach is a lovely tourist attraction in the beautiful Paleokastritsa area. It is 20 kilometers from Corfu's main town and may be reached by automobile or a trekking path from Liapades.

Recommended Hotels: 4 ⭐️ Akrotiri Beach Hotel,3 ⭐️ Odysseus Hotel Paleokastritsa

Location: 20 km northwest of Corfu Town

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30. Roda beach

Best 30 Beaches in Corfu - Sandy Beaches on Island
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Roda's fishing harbor has recently been a sophisticated tourist destination, with numerous hotels, restaurants, and popular pubs. The lovely sandy beach, a natural continuation of Arachavi, spans many kilometers and is lined with sunbeds and an umbrella.

Recommended Hotels: 3 ⭐️ Coral Beach Hotel,3 ⭐️ Mirabell Hotel

Location: 35 km northwest of Corfu Town

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