Corfu: live the most treasured holiday of your life!

22.03.2023 Destinations

Corfu, also known as Kerkyra, has a rich history and stunning natural scenery that attract travellers from all over the world for dozens of years now. Famous for its stunning beaches, lively nightlife, delicious food, and rich culture it’s no wonder that it’s one of the most popular summer destinations in Greece.

Here we present you only a few of the island’s fantastic offerings that make up the reasons why Corfu should be in your next holiday bucket list. And we top them with some fantastic villas in Corfu which, without a doubt, are among the most exquisite luxury villas in Greece.

Top Beaches

Corfu boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece with crystal-clear waters and stunning surroundings. Throughout its brilliant coast you will find sandy or pebbled beaches, secluded or cosmopolitan, serene or family-friendly, literally anything your heart and mood craves for. Among them, Paleokastritsa stands out as a must-visit destination and is a stunning cove with crystal-clear waters and lush green surroundings. Another popular beach is Glyfada, which is known for its golden sand and turquoise waters. Other notable beaches include Agios Gordios, Sidari, Kerasia, Avlaki and Kassiopi.


Corfu has a vibrant nightlife scene with a wide range of bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from. If you’re looking for a laid-back atmosphere, head to the Old Town, where you’ll find plenty of cozy bars, fine restaurants and tavernas nestled within a quaint glorious Venetian fortress. For a more lively experience, check out the clubs and beach bars in places like Kavos and Ipsos. Most settlements and resorts of Corfu offer many nightlife options that will satisfy any taste and preference.


The island’s cuisine is a blend of Greek and Italian influences, with an emphasis on seafood and olive oil. Some of the must-try dishes include pastitsada, a spicy beef stew cooked in a tomato-based sauce served with pasta or mashed potatoes, sofrito, beef or veal cooked in a scrumptious garlic, vinegar, and white pepper that melts in the mouth, mpourdeto, fish – most popularly Scorpionfish – which is cooked in a spicy tomato sauce, savoro, fried white fish topped with a sauce made with rosemary, vinegar, garlic and raisins, bianco, another fish dish cooked in a casserole with potatoes, black pepper, lemon juice, olive oil, onions, garlic, and coriander. Don’t forget to sample some of the local wines and liqueurs, such as kumquat liqueur and Moscato di Corfu as well as the local ginger beer, or a cocktail creation by a talented mixologist using any of those traditional Corfiot drinks.

Cultural Sites

Corfu is steeped in history and culture, and there are many sites worth visiting. The Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features Venetian architecture, narrow cobbled streets, stunning views as well as ancient ruins. The Achilleion Palace, built for Empress Elisabeth of Austria, is another must-see attraction. This neoclassical palace was built in the 19th century and features beautiful gardens and panoramic views of the island and the sea.


Corfu hosts several events throughout the year, including cultural festivals, music concerts, and sports competitions. One of the most famous events is “Botides” that takes place in Holy Saturday when people gather at the Old Town and break clay pots to cast away any misfortune while they take parts of the broken pots to their house to bring prosperity and good luck. Another popular event is Varkarola when people gather at Palaiokastritsa to partake in the festivities which include setting a boat on fire, accompanied by live music, traditional dancing, and spectacular fireworks and pays tribute to the historical event of the island being rescued from the Turks. Another popular event is the Sardines festival on the 3rd of August with its main start cooked sardines, folk dances and local wine. The Corfu Beer Festival, which takes place in September and features local and international beers, is another must.


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Villa Daniela

Villa Daniela is one of the most popular villas in Corfu and a luxurious seven-bedroom holiday rental in San Stefano, nestled within a heavenly lush hillside within stunning views to the sea. It features a three-level house and a separate guesthouse with its own living room and kitchenette as well as a gym. Although its interiors are masterfully styled with ample spaces and overwhelming natural light, its pool terrace is among the most breathtaking throughout all pool villas in Corfu. Stunning sea views from high above encircled by a thick forest with pine and olive trees, Daniela is the perfect place to rejuvenate within the hands of Corfiot pristine nature.

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Villa Ines

Villa Ines is another stunning member of our collection of villas in Corfu, located in the verdant, blissful San Stefano area. The villa sits on a hillside providing amazing views of the sea, harbor, and surrounding landscape. It features six luxurious bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom while its spacious living areas, fully equipped kitchen, and infinity pool make it perfect for entertaining guests and keeping them intoxicated in utter comfort, privacy and invigoration throughout their unforgettable stay. Ines is a true gem with modern amenities, traditional charms loaded with contemporary amenities and a unique ambience among all villas in Corfu.

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Villa Silvio

Villa Silvio is a modern villa located in Pentati, Corfu and features three spacious ensuite bedrooms and a large open plan living area with stunning sea views. Another one of our villas in Corfu that offers an exceptionally private and secluded location within a thick forest and awe-inspiring views to the Ionian Sea, Silvio will delve you and your friends in its serene, modern and authentic style spoiling you with its impeccable gifts. The villa also boasts an enthralling pool terrace, a private pool and ample lounging and sitting areas drenched in stunning, panoramic sea and mountain views.

Villa Monica

Nestled in the heart of Avlaki, Villa Monica is a luxurious six-bedroom villa that offers a serene getaway for those seeking tranquillity in Corfu. The villa’s tasteful interiors, ample spaces and sophistication perfectly complement the natural beauty of the surrounding gardens. Maybe the only one of all villas in Corfu that boasts a separate luxury tented safari-style suite for 2 will delve guests in a world of serenity. The highlight of the Monica’s exteriors is the stunning private pool, surrounded by lush greenery and an outdoor dining area, making it the perfect spot for relaxation. With its brilliant location and lavish amenities and facilities, Monica ensures that guests have everything they need to enjoy their stay in one of the most stunning villas in Corfu.

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Villa Felice

Nestled on the slopes of Kanoni, overlooking the azure Ionian Sea and the lush greenery that Corfu is famous for, lies the serene Villa Felice. This stunning villa in Corfu exudes elegance and luxury from every corner, with its spacious and airy layout adorned in tasteful furnishings, creating a picture of opulence and sophistication. Ideal for 18 guests that will reside in a main, two-storey house and two separate guesthouses, Felice also features a gym, a private jetty and a wine cellar to cater for even the most discerning ones. With its chic swimming pool, terrace, and breathtaking views, Felice is a true gem amongst the collection of villas in Corfu, offering the perfect blend of modern amenities and serene tranquillity.

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Villa Adriana

Experience the epitome of luxury at Villa Adriana, a stunning mansion-like villa that leverages the traditional Corfiot architecture into unknown levels of opulence and style. One of the most sought-for villas in Corfu for wellbeing, this property hosts a gym, a sauna, steam room and massage table, as well as a boule court. Immerse yourself in the lavish interiors and the sublime pool terrace and lush fragrant gardens. And if you want to bask under the Greek sun by the sea, take a few steps down of the villa and unravel in a small, secluded beach.  Adriana offers the ultimate luxurious stay in one of the most sought-after villas in Corfu.

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