Looking for a quick guide to some of the best beaches in northeast Corfu?

There are so many to choose from with long stretches of coastal views, idyllic coves, and pebbly bays.

While some are easy to enjoy and relax at, with shallow water and gentle declines, others are known for being popular destinations with sports enthusiasts.

You can travel to many of these beaches in hired boats and the vast majority of them have tavernas and bars enjoying a seafront view. You can explore many inaccessible beaches this way, discover the quiet coves and secret bays that surround the island’s coast. Take a look at some of these popular beaches in the northeast of Corfu, every one of which is a tourist favourite!

Barbati

The beach is set in a beautiful location and has a Blue Flag for clean waters. The town of Barbati is close to Pantokrator Mountain, where if you visit, you will have an amazing view of Corfu and Albania. To get to the beach, you need to walk or drive down a street that from the coast road goes down to the sea.

Barbati Beach

Barbati Beach

Nissaki

Nissaki is a small beach with clean waters; many people snorkel here and enjoy the small bays. At the end of the beach, there is a pier, where you can dive into the sea. There are water sports and boats for hire here too, making this a popular place to visit.

Nissaki Beach

Nissaki Beach

Kaminaki

Kaminaki Beach is a small resort with a couple of tavernas and several apartments and villas. A small bay with white pebbles on the beach, this is a great place to rent a boat. You can also play water sports and enjoy eating at one of the two restaurants here. The cove is a quiet place, making it wonderful to swim and relax. To the left of the beach is a coastal path that runs to the neighboring Krouzeri beach.

Kaminaki Beach

Kaminaki Beach

Krouzeri

Krouzeri Beach is longer than its neighbors and is made up of pebbles and shingle. There are several tavernas and apartments along the beach. Krouzeri is a lovely beach it is a popular stop for boat trips and the swimming and snorkeling are extremely good. There are also water sports and diving facilities to be found along the beach.

Krouzeri Beach

Krouzeri Beach

Agni

The beach is located in the northeast of the Corfu peninsula. It is actually a small beach with transparent waters washing down the shore. Tourists can go for scuba diving lessons here or enjoy a relaxing afternoon in anyone of the small tavernas.

Agni Beach

Agni Beach

Kouloura

Kouloura is a lovely fishing village located only 7km from Kalami. It is one of the most attractive coves on the island of Corfu, with small pebbles and a beautiful green surrounding. This Corfu beach is sheltered, creating a feeling of total privacy. Despite its small size, sunbeds cover the biggest part of the beach; the trees are a nice alternative to relax in the cool shade. At the right side of the beach is the picturesque port where several boats moor. A couple of tavernas are found within a short walking distance. It is a wonderful place to relax for the visitors who seek a tranquil holiday.

Kouloura Beach

Kouloura Beach

Kalami

To reach the beach here you must make your descent from a hill with a panoramic view of the bay. Then you will be able to see the small village of Kalami, the beach and olive trees. This is a popular place to visit if you are looking for clean waters and peaceful sands.

Kalami Beach

Kalami Beach

Kerasia

Kerasia is one of the most picturesque beaches of Corfu. It has crystal clear waters, an idyllic lush green landscape and the stunning coves that you will want to explore on your summer holidays! Despite its close proximity to the busier area of Kassiopi, the beach stays relatively quiet. The small-pebbled beach that curves around the crystalline bay, offers some loungers and umbrellas and a perfect view to the Albanian coasts.

Kerasia Beach

Kerasia Beach

San Stephano

San Stephano is a small port for fishing boats and yachts, situated close to the popular village of Kassiopi. San Stephano is surrounded by the lush Corfu landscape. It has many places for you to eat and drink here, with traditional taverns and seaside cafeterias. Right next to the port, there is a small-pebbled beach to swim. This is also a popular diving spot.

San Stephano Beach

San Stephano Beach

Avlaki

Avlaki Beach is placed between the villages of San Stefanos and Kassiopi. Avlaki is not a very well known beach among tourists, but it is a great, pebbly beach to visit, with crystal clear waters. In the past, it has been awarded the Blue Flag, for its cleanliness. Avlaki is a quiet beach, the perfect destination for families. The beach has sun beds and a few tavernas with delicious local food. The beach has many options for water sports, such as sailing and canoeing. Boats are also available for hire. Small cruise boats will take you to the nearby bays. Avlaki Beach is equipped with all the basic facilities for tourists such as showers, toilets and changing rooms. Parking facilities are provided on the opposite side or at the end of the beach.

Avlaki Beach

Avlaki Beach

A great way to explore and enjoy the northeast beaches and coastline is by renting a villa with a private pool in the area or even a beachfront villa. Kaminaki villas can offer both and satisfy all tastes. You can even rent a private boat at Kaminaki beach just a few steps away from your villa. This will be the ideal way to explore the island further.

If your idea of the perfect holiday includes having lots of space to relax, with a good deal of privacy and wonderful facilities, then booking a villa will be a great way to spend some time in Corfu. You can view our selection of beautiful villas that offer something for everyone. Once your accommodation is all sorted, you can get started on that perfect holiday wardrobe, so what are you waiting for?

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