The island of Corfu is like a microcosm of all the things we treasure most about Greece. It has something to suit all tastes and we’ve made sure our Corfu villas for rentallow you to explore it all, from the stunning shoreline of Agni Bay and beautiful wooded hillsides in the north, to the energetic capital of Corfu Town with its Venetian grace and elegance, as well as the sleepy villages and charming coastal resorts in-between. Our villas in Corfu are the perfect base from which to discover the beautiful diversity of this Greek island gem. When travelling to Corfu at the very start or end of the main season i.e April or end of October/November, be mindful that fewer souvenir and tourist-focused amenities will be open. However, this allows you time to bargain for more authentic gems and sample delicious cuisine in the local tavernas and bars that do remain open.
A calm Greek island but not short of exciting adventures, you’ll be delighted by ourCorfu villas with pools, perfectly located in the middle of it all for a memorable holiday. Here is what you need to know.
Things to do in Corfu
The Emerald Isle offers a sense of serenity and calm but not short of exciting adventures! Soak up the warmth of the Greek sunshine on pretty, cove beaches or enjoy fresh seafood at a local taverna. With an intriguing history and picturesque coastline, our Corfu villa holidays will not disappoint.
Corfu boasts over 200 kilometres of stunning coastline making beaches a key part of holidays here, and you won’t be disappointed. Our villas in Corfuhug the villages and resorts along the northeast coastline, where small cove beaches with turquoise waters await. There’s also Sidari beach on the northern tip of the island which is more commercialised offering water sports and beachside tavernas.
Nightlife in Corfu
Corfu has a reputation for having a lively nightlife, especially in the south of the island in the party resort of Kavos. Our Corfu villas stretch from Corfu Town along the eastern coastline and towards the northern tip at Sidari, where there is a much more laid-back approach. Beachside cocktails whilst witnessing magnificent sunsets, accompanied by live music and Greek dancing can all be enjoyed on this half of the island.
Food and Drink in Corfu
Many local dishes in Corfu feature island ingredients such as fresh fish, olives, lemons and tomatoes. Corfu’s signature dish is the Sofrito – a veal fillet simmered in white wine, garlic and parsley. You’ll get a real taste of authentic Greek food when renting a villa in Corfu, whether it’s at a beachside taverna or enjoying family barbecues at your private villa.
History and Culture in Corfu
A villa holiday in Corfuisn’t complete without a trip to the island’s capital, Corfu Town. Immersed in history, this colourful town is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to two Venetian Castles which dominate the narrow, stone-paved streets. The whole island is rich in history, as Corfu has always played a significant role in Military history and trading routes, meaning Mediterranean influences are present to this day. Soak up a history that dates back to Roman times when you stay at one of our Kassiopi villas, where you can explore the village’s traditional harbour overlooked by a hillside Byzantine fortress.
Facts about Corfu
Currency: Euro €
Flight Time: 3hrs
Time Difference: +2hrs
Capital City: Corfu Town
Nearest Airport: Corfu International Airport (CFU)