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Holidays In Moraitika

Moraitika Holidays at a Glance

Moraitika is a busy resort and is suitable for all ages and has a cosmopolitan feel. The resorts shops, bars and restaurants are located on the main road that leads through the resort. The beach is a narrow shingle beach with an array of watersports.
There, you can also go and visit the remains of a Roman baths establishment which is a site of remarkable archaeological interest not to be missed.

Who goes to Moraitika?
Holidays to Moraitika offer a little bit of everything for everyone, the young and families.



Key Facts - Moraitika

  • LanguageGreek
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 30
  • Time Difference+2 GMT
  • Flight Duration3 - 4 hours (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport20 km
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)30 mins

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Kiotari

Kontokali - Superb beaches ~ Lively nightlife

Perama - Beaches ~ Tranquil

Dassia - Picturesque ~ Relaxed

The Kontokali Bay hotel dominates the
peninsula of Kontokali which has views
over to the port with Corfu town in the
background. The colourful marina with its
international flavour is only a 15 minute stroll
away and the heart of Gouvia is a further
15 minutes away.

Perama is a pretty resort with plenty of bars
and tavernas, backed by beautiful pine
forests with a sand and shingle beach –
ideal for beach lovers. The cosmopolitan
Corfu Town is just a short bus ride away.

Dassia offers accommodation ranging from
self catering studios to excellent ‘A’ class
hotels and many bars, restaurants and
tavernas, making this one of Corfu’s busiest
resorts both by day and by night. The island‘s
cosmopolitan capital, Corfu Town, is just
thirty minutes away and there is frequent
public transport from Dassia.

Book a holiday to Kontokali

Book a holiday to Perama

Book a holiday to Dassia

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Kiotari

Messonghi - Lovely Beach ~ Relaxed

Kanoni - Scenic ~ Historical interest

Nissaki - Picturesque ~ Friendly

The resort of Messonghi is 21km to the south
of Corfu Town. Messonghi has a selection of
restaurants, shops, bars and a disco for
evening entertainment and a sweep of
coarse, shingle and sandy beach.

The Kanoni peninsula boasts beautiful
scenery and from here you can view the
famous picture postcard scene of Mouse
Island. The resort is ideal for mature
couples and is a pleasant alternative to
a beach resort.

Nissaki is a pretty village separated from
its neighbours by the mountains and cliffs
to which it clings with small beaches and
a selection of tavernas.

Book a holiday to Messonghi

Book a holiday to Kanoni

Book a holiday to Nissaki

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Aghios Ioannis - Traditional charm ~ Picturesque scenery

Paleocastritsa - Traditional Charm ~ Beaches ~ Relaxed

Kassiopi - Traditional charm ~ Nightlife ~ Picturesque

Aghios Ioannis is a small, pretty village
offering a charming village square. Ideally
situated in the middle of Corfu Island, it is the
ideal location for those who want to explore
other resorts as well as taking in the village
life. There is also a waterpark situated nearby
for hours of fun in the sun.

Retaining a fairly laid back atmosphere, this is
the perfect retreat for families and anyone
wishing to escape the bustle of every day life,
though the resort does get rather busy with ‘day
trippers’ wanting to capture the beautiful views.

Once a quiet fishing village, Kassiopi has
developed into a lively, bustling resort that
still manages to retain its original charm and
friendly atmosphere. A number of pebbly
coves can be reached by paths across the
headland and a large shingle bay offers a
choice of water sports.

Book a holiday to Aghios Ioannis

Book a holiday to Paleocastritsa

Book a holiday to Lachania

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Kolymbia

Lachania

Moraitika - Traditional Charm ~ Scenic

Ipsos - Nightlife ~ Beaches

Roda - Traditional Charm ~ Beaches ~ Relaxed

Moraitika is situated on a coastal plain on the
east coast of Corfu and has a backdrop of
olive grove covered hills. The resort is based
around the main strip, which runs parallel
to the sandy/shingle beach, and has plenty
of bars, tavernas and restaurants to suit
all tastes.

Ipsos boasts scores of tavernas and restaurants along with a narrow shingle beach which runs parallel to the road.

Boasting a long stretch of sandy and shingle
beach with safe shallow waters, Roda is
superb for beach lovers and families alike.

Book a holiday to Moraitika

Book a holiday to Ipsos

Book a holiday to Roda

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St George South

Sidari - Superb Beaches ~ Nightlife ~ Picturesque

Kavos - Superb Beaches ~ Lively Nightlife

The resort of St George South is set on the
south west coast of Corfu and boasts some
of the best golden sandy beaches on the
island - the longest is over a mile. The resort
is a haven for those seeking peace and
tranquility and offers low key nightlife with
traditional tavernas and bars.

Swim the Canal D’Amor at Sidari and the
legend promises you to find ‘the love of your
life’. Sidari is still very much a typically
Greek resort.

Kavos is the most southernmost holiday
resort on the island. This lively resort is the
place to be for the young and young at heart.

Book a holiday to St George South

Book a holiday to Sidari

Book a holiday to Kavos

Never failing to charm her visitors, Kos is the second largest of the Dodecanese group and lies close to Rhodes. History asserts itself on this picturesque island, from the spreading boughs of the plane tree where Hippocrates, the father of medicine, is said to have tutored his students, to the ruins of medieval defensive castles. If your image of Greece is one of breathtaking beaches, azure seas and a fascinating, ancient history, then holidays to Kos will not disappoint.

With a coastline that stretches for over 290 kms, Kos has a great variety of beaches ranging from large swathes of golden sand to more intimate bays and forgotten coves and inland whitewashed villages tumble down the hillsides, whilst the slopes of Mount Dikeos are enriched by a covering of pine forests and a peppering of ancient castles.

Those travelling to Kos with the family will be enthralled with all that this island has to offer to entertain the kids and with the great beaches where parents can sunbathe whilst the kids are happily building their own castles (of sand). Alternatively, for those looking for a romantic holiday in Kos, the comfort and natural beauty offered by this dreamy island make this the perfect destination.

Who holidays in Kos?

Holidays in Kos are perfect for travellers hoping to spend their time in vibrant beach resorts, where an enviable range of water sports is always on offer or for those in search of piece of traditional Dodecanese life. Kos old town and its idyllic hilltop scenery also make for a truly memorable Greek holiday.

From the resorts of Sidari, with its superb sandy beach and Roda in North to the party resort of Kavos at the southerly tip of the island Corfu offers great beaches, mountain scenery and a wide range of sporting activities that will be ideal for the more adventurous. A wide selection of water sports can be enjoyed in the crystal clear Ionian Sea or at the Aqualand Water Park. If, however you're not keen on getting your feet wet, Corfu also boasts facilities such as an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts and a cricket ground.

Paleokastritsa, known locally as Paleo has a laid back atmosphere and is set amidst breathtaking scenery and the busy resort of Dassia, just 15 km from Corfu Town enjoys a gently sloping shingle and pebble beach.

When you plan a holiday in Corfu you have the benefit of selecting from the two distinct personalities found on the island - Corfu's tiny fishing villages offer the chance to see Corfu at its most picturesque, while its resorts feature and array of snack bars, bars and tavernas.

Corfu is also a firm favourite for party-lovers on holiday, as its vibrant nightlife ensures that you can dance into the early hours in a spectacular setting.

The Archaeological Museum: Even if you're not a devotee of ancient history or museums, you should take an hour to visit this small museum. The museum contains a wealth of archaeological finds from Corfu, including many from the Temple of Artemis in Corcyra (the ancient capital) on the peninsula south of modern Corfu Town. From the Temple of Artemis is the attic (pediment) that has a well-preserved Archaic sculpture of Medusa and from the Tomb of Menekrates a funerary statue of a crouching lion.

The Museum of Asian Art: In Corfu town, the centre piece of the museum is the collection of Chinese porcelains, bronzes, and other works from the Shang Dynasty (1500 B.C.) to the Ching Dynasty (19th c.). There are also strong holdings of Japanese works - woodblock prints, ceramics, sculpture, water colours, and netsuke (carved sash fasteners). You may not have come to Greece to appreciate Asian art, but this is one of several unexpected delights in Corfu.

Achillion Palace in Gastouri: The site of the summer palace of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria and the last Kaiser. This palace was built in 1892, at a beautiful spot on top of a mountain overlooking the sea on one side, and the mountains on the other side. There is a small museum in the building which has relics and ordinary objects from the empress collection and portraits her and her time on Corfu. It's a lovely day trip because the views are excellent and the building is a very impressive classical style monument with a breathtaking garden.

Pelekas: A lovely village set on a hill, whose summit is the best place from which to watch the sun go down. Pelekas has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for sandy beaches and tavernas fringed by timeless olive groves; watersports and nightlife; traditional food and drink; you will always find a warm welcome in Pelekas.

The Archaeological Museum: Even if you're not a devotee of ancient history or museums, you should take an hour to visit this small museum. The museum contains a wealth of archaeological finds from Corfu, including many from the Temple of Artemis in Corcyra (the ancient capital) on the peninsula south of modern Corfu Town. From the Temple of Artemis is the attic (pediment) that has a well-preserved Archaic sculpture of Medusa and from the Tomb of Menekrates a funerary statue of a crouching lion.

The Museum of Asian Art: In Corfu town, the centre piece of the museum is the collection of Chinese porcelains, bronzes, and other works from the Shang Dynasty (1500 B.C.) to the Ching Dynasty (19th c.). There are also strong holdings of Japanese works - woodblock prints, ceramics, sculpture, water colours, and netsuke (carved sash fasteners). You may not have come to Greece to appreciate Asian art, but this is one of several unexpected delights in Corfu.

Achillion Palace in Gastouri: The site of the summer palace of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria and the last Kaiser. This palace was built in 1892, at a beautiful spot on top of a mountain overlooking the sea on one side, and the mountains on the other side. There is a small museum in the building which has relics and ordinary objects from the empress collection and portraits her and her time on Corfu. It's a lovely day trip because the views are excellent and the building is a very impressive classical style monument with a breathtaking garden.

Pelekas: A lovely village set on a hill, whose summit is the best place from which to watch the sun go down. Pelekas has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for sandy beaches and tavernas fringed by timeless olive groves; watersports and nightlife; traditional food and drink; you will always find a warm welcome in Pelekas.

If you're seeking to participate in one of the many activities Moraitika holidays has to offer, you will not be disappointed. Popular activities for those taking holidays in Moraitika include:-

  • Golf
  • Mountain biking
  • Watersports

    Family Fun Excursions while on Holidays to Moraitika


    Make your holidays to Moraitika extra special and book one of our wonderful excursions, we have a range of excursions that have been carefully selected to cater for everyone's interests. Some of our most popular excursions are:-

    Kalypso Star and Corfu Town: Experience the magic of the capital of the island, meander through the cobbled streets and then marvel at the underwater delights on our glass bottom boat.

    Aqualand: If you 4 or 64 fun for all the family at the largest water park Corfu has to offer.

    Paxos and Anti Paxos: Sail the Ionian Sea to these tranquil islands, unforgettable crystal waters slapping the harbour fronts, untouched scenery and an opportunity to swim in some of the most inviting waters in Greece.

    Paxos and Parga - Double delight: Sail the Ionian Sea to the main land of Greece to the village of Parga protected by the Venetian castle. Explore the quaint village or simply relax in one of the chic cafe bars on the front. Then onto something completely different the island of Paxos virtually untouched by tourism, an organic island with some of the most outstanding scenery in all of Greece.

    Island Tour: Join us and visit some of the most famous spot on the Emerald Island. The guide is desperate to share the knowledge and legends of Corfu. Monasteries, Churches, scenery, view points, museums, magnificent statues and much more this day certainly has something to please everyone.

    Scuba Diving: Now its time to get wet!!! With your very own personal instructor explore the depths that lie below.

    Albania Cruise: Discover a land that is so very different to that of Europe. A short boat journey but years away is Albania, visit the ruins of Butrint with our guide or simply explore on your own.

    Greek Night: From Splashing around to Smashing - The Greek Night Extravaganza. An all inclusive night, live entertainment - singers, dancers, plate smashing, fire dancing, great four course menu, free flowing wine, transport to and from the venue what more could you ask for. A truly spectacular evening for all the family.

    Theos Boat BBQ (Kavos Only) The famous Theos Boat BBQ awaits you!!!! See for yourself why it is know as the best BBQ in Corfu. Sail to the blue lagoon, swim, laugh and eat a hearty BBQ. A recommended day out.

    Trinity: You may never get to see famous DJs in the UK well here's your chance in Corfu. Every week a different one to take you into the early hours on the next day, Trinity simply rules in Kavos.

    Bar Crawl: Let the Olympic team take you around the best bars on the famous strip of Kavos. A night it would be rude not to join in with!!!!

    For further information and to secure your place on all the above exciting days and nights out, see your Olympic representative in the resort. The best time to book would be at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival

Eating/Drinking During Moraitika Holidays

Popular gifts and momentos of Moraitika holidays include:

  • Folk art and crafts
  • Leather goods
  • Jewellery.

Getting Around on Moraitika Holidays

Boat: There are many lines and ships linking Corfu to both Greek and foreign ports. There are ferries almost hourly between Igoumenitsou, directly across on the mainland (1-2 hr), and several weekly to and from Patras (about 7 hr). During high season, there is now a twice-daily hydrofoil express (about 30 min.) between Corfu and Igoumenitsou. Also during high season, there are daily ships linking Corfu to one or other ports in Italy - Ancona, Bari, Brindisi, Trieste, Venice or to Piraeus and/or Patras.

Bus: The dark blue public buses service Corfu town, its suburbs, and nearby destinations. The semiprivate green and cream KTEL buses offer a frequent service all over the island - to Paleokastritsa, Glifada, Sidari and more.

Taxi: Around Corfu Town, a taxi is probably your best bet - sometimes the only way around, such as to and from the harbour and the airport. Although taxi drivers are supposed to use their meters, many don't, so you should agree on the fare before setting out. You may also decide to use a taxi to visit some of the sites outside Corfu town.

Car Hire: An excellent way of getting around during Moraitika holidays, car hire gives you complete flexibility as well as the ability to see more of the island.

Moraitika Holidays Shopping

Take the opportunity to visit Corfu Town with its many shops and tiny narrow streets. Bargain items include:-

  • Folk art and crafts
  • Leather goods
  • Jewellery

Holidays in Moraitika - Beaches

Sidari has a long sandy beach which is known under the lovely name of 'Canal de l'Amour' (Love Channel), offering various facilities like umbrellas, sun beds and water sports.

Paleokastritsa has six sandy and pebble beaches which are scattered all around the area; those beaches are surrounded by olive trees forests and are famous for their dramatic scenery and the beauty of their colours.

Arillas has a long, golden, sandy beach. It is situated approximately 35 kms from the island's capital. The Bay of Arillas has a long sweeping beach with clear blue sea and fine sand, one of the most beautiful beaches in Corfu especially for the lovers of quiet, relaxing holidays.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Corfu 21 23 27 29 29 27 24
London 13 16 20 22 21 19 13
Sunshine Hours Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Corfu 7 10 12 12 11 9 6
London 5 6 7 6 6 5 3


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