The Most Beautiful Places to Book on Corfu Island, Greece

Make Corfu your next Greek island break with a stay at one its most beautiful hotels and resorts
Make Corfu your next Greek island break with a stay at one its most beautiful hotels and resorts | © AKringe / Pixabay
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23 August 2021

Are you thinking about exploring the Ionian wonders of Corfu? Whether you are travelling with your family, your significant other or a group of friends, there are plenty of magnificent and marvellous places where you can spend memorable moments with your loved ones. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most beautiful resorts and hotels you can find on the island, bookable on Culture Trip.

Aeolos Beach Hotel and Resort

An aerial view of Aeolos Beach Hotel & Resort, surrounded by trees and the leading to the sea
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Conveniently located about 10km (6mi) from Corfu town near Perama, on the eastern coast of the island, Aeolos Beach Hotel & Resort offers fantastic views over the sea. Surrounded by lush gardens and directly facing the beach, the large resort is an ideal place for a family vacation or a couple’s getaway. You can relax at the spa or deepen your tan by the infinity pool, but you can also opt for a fun afternoon at the beach or the playground after exploring your surroundings. Indulge in a private dinner by the water or enjoy a delicious family meal at the main restaurant.

Rou Estate

Sun loungers and a tree by the rooftop infinity pool at the Rou Estate
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The Rou Estate is nestled in an olive grove, lost in abundant greenery in the northeastern part of Corfu. The estate is, in fact, a restored Corfiot village turned into a modern luxury complex. It comprises 14 houses and a series of buildings for the reception and spa and is a stunning refuge where you can relax and revive your body and mind. The infinity pool allows for incredible views over the bay, while the on-site spa offers luxurious treatments and even yoga and meditation classes. Ideal for those looking for an intimate getaway away from the crowds, the Rou Estate is a perfect haven for relaxation.

Grecotel Corfu Imperial

Buildings with private pools leading to the sea and several decks with sunbeds at Corfu Imperial Grecotel Exclusive Resort
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A lavish resort located on the eastern part of the island, the Grecotel Corfu Imperial is a gorgeous resort where everyone – from families and big or small groups to couples – can spend a magical time on the island. With strong attention to detail, the resort includes a vast collection of rooms, bungalows and suites that cater to all tastes and needs. Even when it comes to food, there are a variety of options – you can enjoy the fresh catch of the day at Yali Seafood, fine French dining at Aristos, or savour tasty drinks at the terrace bar, Odysseus. For entertainment, the resort includes a summer programme for children up to the age of 14, while parents can indulge in a spa treatment, a tennis match or a workout at the fitness centre.

The Merchant’s House

Bed and Breakfast
The stone-hewn entrance and gate leading to Merchant's House, in Palia Perithia, Corfu
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In the heritage-protected village of Palia Perithia, nestled at the foot of Mount Pantokrator, at an altitude of 400m (1,300ft), the Merchant’s House is a 17th-century house turned into a relaxed and secluded bed and breakfast. This romantic getaway may be a short drive from the beach (15 minutes), but it compensates this with a spectacular setting and lush gardens. The area is home to many trails, allowing you to explore them by foot or on two wheels. Idyllic and relaxing, the Merchant’s House is the ultimate love shack for a romantic escapade.

Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel

Tables and chairs on the terrace, with a palm tree and other trees, at Palma Boutique Hotel in Corfu
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In the lovely beach resort of Dassia, Palma Boutique Hotel is a beautifully designed hotel decorated with taste. The polished and crisp decor, the mesmerising artworks and the natural surroundings complement this modern hotel, which includes a fitness centre, an outdoor pool and an outdoor bar. The food and drinks have been planned as carefully as the decor, and the buffet is just what you would expect, with delicious and healthy fare.

Kontokali Bay Resort and Spa

An aerial view of the beach with sunbeds and the sea at Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa, with a harbor in the background
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Facing the Ionian Sea, Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa lies on the Tourka Peninsula. The secluded location, the friendly and attentive staff and the welcoming atmosphere make Kontokali a favourite. The resort includes an outdoor pool, a spa and a gym, as well as tennis courts and watersports facilities. Opt for a sea-view room or stay in one of the bungalows where you can enjoy spending time on the garden-facing terrace. Those staying with kids will highly appreciate the kids club as well as the separate family dining area.

Melina Bay Hotel

The exterior of Melina Bay Hotel lit up at night, with people seated in the dining area
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In the northeastern resort of Kassiopi, right under the ruins of a medieval castle, lies the Melina Bay Hotel, fully renovated and welcoming guests in a tranquil, modern yet not over-the-top resort. It is well placed for extensive exploration of the island’s northern locales, while the hotel personnel is always ready to recommend a nearby excursion. At the end of the day, dine at the terrace restaurant, which offers breathtaking views of the harbour. In short, it’s a lovely boutique hotel perfect for a romantic vacation or a relaxing break with the kids.

Looking for more inspiration? We’ve got other accommodation options sorted, from the best hotels in Corfu to top-rated luxury hotels, and you can even book right here on Culture Trip. You can then spend your days lounging on the most beautiful beaches in Corfu or discovering the top things to do and see on the island. By night, enjoy a handcrafted cocktail at one of the best bars in Corfu.

These recommendations were updated on August 23, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

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