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Published on: 01 May 2015
Corfu’s spectacular north eastern coastline hosts white pebbly coves, glittering turquoise waters and stunning views. It offers a combination of cosmopolitan and time-honoured Greece, from the livelier resorts of Kassiopi and Ipsos, to outlying villages steeped in Greek tradition. The majority of our villas are dotted along the peaceful mountainside, surrounded by olive groves, orange and lemon trees and famously friendly natives.Learn more about Corfu »
With a mountainous coastline and pretty horseshoe-shaped beach offering excellent bathing and swimming Nissaki has everything you need for the perfect villa holiday. Did we mention the obligatory local taverna?9 villas 40mins Corfu
The charming resort of Kassiopi offers something for everyone. The bustling harbour is lively both day and night, with an excellent selection of bars and restaurants serving international food.4 villas 1hr Corfu
Yaliskari is a pretty bay situated between Agni and Kalami. The beach is a real gem – a sheltered bay watched over by pine-tree clad mountains which seem to extend into the sea itself.4 villas 40mins Corfu
Almiros and its fantastic long sandy beach is nestled on the north coast of the Corfu between the resorts of Acharavi and the fishing village of Kassiopi.3 villas 1hr 10mins Corfu
Barbati is a small, pretty coastal resort with a mile-long shingle Blue Flag beach and offers a small selection of tavernas and shops, along with some small water-sports centre.3 villas 35mins Corfu
Gouvia is a popular destination offering both lively nightlife and quiet hillside spots. It is home to the island’s premier yacht marina, plus a narrow beach offering sun loungers and boat trips.3 villas 20mins Corfu
Get away from it all in a peaceful, beautiful location at Lake Korrison. The lake or lagoon here is a nature reserve and home to many rare bird species – ideal for walking and being close to nature.3 villas 45mins Corfu
Avlaki is a nicely located, small resort, great for a family holiday by the sea - offering a few local tavernas and bars dotted along the bay. Only five minute drive to Kassiopi and St. Stefanos.2 villas 1hr Corfu
Situated on the south west coast, Halikounas boasts a very laid back and unspoilt approach to Corfu, ideal for those wishing experience typical Corfu.2 villas 45mins Corfu
Situated between Agni Bay and Kouloura's quiet harbour, Kalami boasts a great choice of beach front tavernas, shops and a few bars offering a little nightlife.2 villas 45mins Corfu
A small countryside village set up on a hillside surrounded by olive groves, Kokini provides great views across the Ionian Sea to the mainland. Kassiopi and St.Stefanos are only ever a few minutes’ drive away.2 villas 55mins Corfu
St. Stefanos is set against a backdrop of dramatic rugged hills, looking out across the sea to Albania. The resort is full of traditional Greek charm and character, and the locals are warm and hospitable.2 villas 45mins Corfu
Nestled in the centre of Corfu, amidst woodland, farmland and olive groves sits the quiet, sleepy little village of Danilia. Providing an ideal holiday base for those wishing to relax and get away from it all.1 villa 30mins Corfu
The romantic Kaminaki, on a beautiful beach lapped by turquoise waters is ideal for those seeking peace and tranquillity, with a taverna on the beach and another high on the rocks overlooking the bay.1 villa 40mins Corfu
The long, sweeping, pebble beach of Kerasia is one of Corfu’s finest, with a beautiful, mountainous backdrop with olive and cypress trees tucked between Kalami and St.Stefanos.1 villa 1hr Corfu
Surrounded by mountains, olive groves and citrus orchards, Korakiana is a large traditional country village.1 villa 30mins Corfu
We have chosen a selection of 20 villas from our full list of properties in Corfu. Find the perfect villa below:
Lake Korrison, Corfu
Perithia Loutses, Corfu
Lake Korrison, Corfu
Soak up the island’s magnificent sunsets with a walk across the headlands and coastal paths. The views are particularly magical – offering uninterrupted seascapes and panoramic scenes of untamed hillsides and white sandy bays.
Explore the shoreline scenery by small boat and go cove-hopping to one of many peaceful and very pretty bays. You can even trek on horseback around the wild and rugged countryside with an experienced instructor. Bird watching, cycling, windsurfing and waterskiing are also available.
The beaches in Corfu are pebbly and sandy with many sloping gently into the sea. The secluded coves and clear blue waters have made the island a particular favourite with families. Most beaches are equipped with waterside tavernas, beachside shops, with pedalos and sun loungers for hire.
An island immersed in legendary Greek history, Corfu’s ancient sites have survived through the centuries to remain standing today. Corfu Town is a maze of narrow, stone-paved streets dominated by two stunning Venetian castles – the Old and New Fortresses. Other architectural attractions on this Greek Island include well-preserved palaces – one famously home to the Greek royal family.
Monasteries, chapels and old Roman ruins are dotted around the Corfu countryside, while mosaics, sculptures and frescoes have been carefully retained in their original domains for public viewing.
Rich in Mediterranean flavours, traditional cuisine on the island consists of local ingredients. In particular, olives, lemons, tomatoes and freshly caught fish feature strongly in most dishes.
Find a waterfront taverna and dine on the terrace overlooking the sea, as homemade Greek dishes are lovingly prepared and served to your table. Back in the tranquillity of your own private villa, feast on a long, lazy lunch of grilled fish and fluffy fresh bread drizzled with just-pressed, golden olive oil.
Sometimes even the best of us need a little inspiration. Here are some recommendations from us to help you find your perfect holiday
Whether swimming in the sea or sunbathing on the sand, take advantage of a property located close to the beach.View Villas
Take time out to relax in your infinity pool whilst overlooking the sapphire waters that extend beautifully to the horizon.View Villas
Whether its for family fun or just a few lengths in the morning, enjoy all the space and freedom that comes with a large pool.View Villas
Our smaller villas are perfect for couples offering all the space, privacy and freedom to enjoy a fantastic holiday just for two.View Villas
From neighbouring properties to stand alone villas that sleep up to 20 people, there are plenty of options for large groups.View Villas
Enjoy the peace and relaxation that comes with a private villa located off the beaten track.View Villas
Improve your fitness or have some fun with a game of tennis, whether you're practising your backhand or taking a break from the beach.View Villas
Take in the wonderful site of the surrounding area from the comfort and privacy of your own villaView Villas
Nothing beats being able to enjoy a barbecue by the side of your pool, in the comfort of your own private villa.View Villas
Chill out in our air conditioned villas - respite from the midday sun and a guaranteed cool and comfortable nights' sleep.View Villas
Take a look at the added entertainment on offer at these fantastic villas - and perhaps swap the swimming pool for a pool table!View Villas
Travelling outside of the summer season? Don't worry - enjoy a long, leisurely swim at these villas with heated pools.View Villas
Free Wi-Fi connectivity makes it easy to plan your holiday itinerary - or show off your fantastic villa to your friends back home.View Villas
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