Corfu Holidays offer holidaymakers a great range of options on this popular summer holiday destination. Corfu Island has a good variety of holiday resorts offering a good number of options suitable for most holidaymakers requirements.
As one of the main Greece holiday destinations, it is easy to see why! There are lively resorts for clubbing holidays to quiet fly and flop resorts with quiet beaches, a few bars, restaurants and tavernas. You are never that far away from another resort, beautiful beach or interesting village to explore.
Corfu provides a good variety of package holidays and accommodation only options to choose from. These include villas with pools and car hire, small and friendly family run hotels, family and adult only properties. Many holiday companies offer hotels with the very popular all inclusive board basis.
Tui Marella Cruises offer sailings departing from Corfu so you can enjoy a 7 night cruise from Corfu. Alternatively you could book a cruise and stay holiday and add a hotel stay to extend your holiday duration. Because Tui Cruises have a ship based in Corfu they offer a number of Corfu flights from a good number of UK airports
If you are looking for a cheap holiday there are a number of small room only properties. Alternatively if you are looking for a 5 star luxury hotel you will find these as well plus many options in between.
Corfu is a Greek island with an area of just over 235 square miles. It is the second largest Ionian island located in the Ionian Sea. It is located approximately 35 miles off the coast of Albania.
All Inclusive Holidays in Corfu
It's not a surprise to find all inclusive holidays in Corfu. Most tour operators offer all inclusive holidays at a number of their hotels and their most popular holiday brands.
Tui Holidays and First Choice Holidays offer all inclusive Corfu holidays in a number of properties including the Tui Blue for Two, SplashWorld and Platinum brands. Tui also have some all inclusive beachfront hotels
Jet2Holidays all inclusive Corfu options include their VIBE, Family Favourites, Indulgent Escapes and LUXE Collection Holidays. There are lots of other Jet2 Corfu all inclusive holidays including some all inclusive 5 star hotels.
There are lots of Thomas Cook Corfu all inclusive choices which include hotels ideal for a families, adults only and hotels offering spa & relaxation options. There are also a good range of all inclusive 4 and 5 star hotels.
What do all inclusive holidays include?
Typically the normal all inclusive includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some also include snacks during the day. All your alcoholic and soft drinks and sometimes tea and coffee throughout the day. Depending on where you stay they may also include extras like activities as well.
There can be a variation with what all inclusive can actually include so check the description to see what is included before you make your holiday booking. Not all travel firms have the same idea on what all inclusive holidays should include.
Last Minute Holidays Corfu
What are the chances of getting last minute Corfu package holiday deal? Due to the fact that there are a number of Corfu flight options there is always a chance of late availability. Tui usually base one of their Marella cruise ships in Corfu plus Corfu is generally a popular Greek island holiday destination.
As always for anyone looking for late deals to Corfu or cheap holidays, the price will always reflect the supply and demand. If you are going at the height of summer during the school holidays the availability will be less and therefore the prices are higher. If you travel at the start of May when it is off season, cooler and there are no schools off the prices are much lower.
There is always a chance that there are occasions where late deals in Corfu can offer really cheap holidays. Make sure you are flexible with your dates, departure airports and durations. This will help you see where the best deals are and find that last minute holiday
Free Child Places Corfu
As you would expect the main tour operators all offer Corfu free child places at selected properties. Not surprisingly, Corfu all inclusive free child places are the most popular. Jet2 free child places are easy to find using their free child place search where you can fins all inclusive free child places as well as other options using the search filters. These free kids deals can make a real dent in the overall cost of your family holiday in Corfu.
Free child places are subject to availability and are not unlimited. So if you see a good deal it is usually best to grab it while it is there! Jet2 Holidays do usually offer low deposit offers so you can book your holiday and guarantee the price. There are various properties offering free child places particularly family friendly ones. Have a look out for the Jet2 Family Favourites which have lots of amenities you will probably be looking for.
Corfu Car Hire
Corfu car hire (click here) lets you explore the island properly. You can visit the many villages, attractions and wonderful beaches around the island. The many Corfu beaches provide a variety of options. Beach lovers may head to the popular beach resorts with blue flag beaches and lots of water sports. Others may head to Isolated beaches to find that special stretch of beach. Families may be looking for a beach with family credentials such as shallow waters and perhaps a picturesque fishing village nearby.
Perhaps you want to enjoy one of the beautiful walks on the Corfu trail. With Corfu car rental you can drive to different sections of the Corfu Trail and explore the many Greek villages along the way. Not forgetting the spectacular scenery, historical sites, wild flowers and unspoilt coves.
There is also a quieter family friendly waterpark in Acharavi and the main one in Agios Ioannis. So if you fancy a break from one of Corfu's gorgeous beaches you have that option. Alternatively without car rental you can pay extra and book an excursion.
There are lots of different options to choose from when selecting a flight to Corfu. There are a number of Corfu flights to choose from including holiday charters and scheduled flights.
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Thomas Cook Holidays do not operate their own flights. Thomas Cook will offer you the option to use flights with Tui Airways, Jet2, Easyjet, Ryanair and any other airlines offering a Corfu flight. You can add on accommodation and airport transfers to make your own flight inclusive holidays using the cheapest available flights > more
Luxury Holidays to Corfu
If you are looking for luxury holidays to Corfu there are a number of hotels and resorts to consider. There are a number of 5 star hotels to choose from around the island. Not surprisingly there is a 5 star hotel option in Corfu town itself with the Corfu Palace hotel.
5 Star Corfu Hotels
|Domes of Corfu Autograph Collection
|Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa
All of these 5 star Corfu hotels are offered by Jet2 Holidays through one of the Jet2 Luxury Holidays ranges.
Where to Stay in Corfu
Where to stay in Corfu will primarily depend on what kind of holiday you are looking for. If you are looking for a quiet family holiday you won't be wanting to stay next to a number of nightclubs. Perhaps for a family holiday you might be looking for golden beaches and perhaps a beachfront hotel. If you are looking for nightlife in a lively resort then accommodation in the resort of Kavos or Sidari.
Perhaps a more remote location for a quiet holiday with beautiful scenery, olive trees, pine forests and access to the Corfu Trail. For a city break type holiday then accommodation in or near Corfu Town would be the best choice.
For most holidaymakers the hotel facilities and location are just as important as the location and nearby resorts. Most holiday companies offer different holiday types such as hotels best for adults only, family favourites, luxury holidays and clubbing holidays. You will generally find filters to select the most suitable holiday while doing a booking search to help you find your perfect holiday.
Villa Holidays Corfu & Corfu Villa Rentals.
There are lots of villas for rent in Corfu on their own as well as villa holidays that include flights. So if you have your own flights you can simply look for villas in Corfu to rent. Otherwise check the villa holiday options with Jet2 Villa Holidays. With Jet2 Villa Holidays in Corfu you get flights, villa and car hire in the one price. The Jet2 Villas search also lets you find villas with pools or with various amenities such as dishwasher, BBQ, , sunbeds etc.
To help you quickly get an idea of what the best Corfu resorts are like we have listed them here with a short summary. It's always a good idea to look more in depth at your resort and accommodation before you book.
|Located in the north-east corner of the island, has a sandy beach and good nightlife. A good all round resort.
|A great clubbing scene with lots of bars and restaurants to choose from. This a popular resort with a popular beach offering water based activities.
|Traditional harbour, overlooked by a Byzantine fortress. There are 4 beaches to choose from and you can see Albania from this northern coast resort. Good selection of pubs, clubs and restaurants.
|Lot's of shops, bars and restaurants and things to do and see. No beach though.
|Small fishing village with amazing surrounding scenery. 7-kilometre stretch of golden sand and pebble beach to choose from. You can walk to Acharavi along the coast in about 30 minutes.
|How about a 3km stretch of soft sandy beach. The main street has lots of bars, shops and restaurants to choose from. From Acharavi you can join the Corfu Trail, a walking route that runs the whole length of the island.
|Located on the west coast of the island. Famous for its 1.5km long, golden-sand beach. The town is surrounded by green hills. Beachside tavernas and café-bars to enjoy all day and into the evening. Enjoy a stroll along the coastal paths to the nearby villages of Kato Garouna, Pentati and Sinarades.
|This small resort is situated on Corfu’s north coast, it’s a peaceful resort but within easy reach of busier towns.
|Aghios Stefanos East
|Usually confused with it's namesake. This is a quiet resort with a nice harbour area.
|Aghios Stefanos (West)
|Corfu’s northwest coast, Agios Stefanos is a small resort with a mountainous backdrop
|Located on the eastern coast of Corfu. Great resort for friends, families and couples looking to escape the crowds.
|Quiet cove at the north-east end of Corfu. Forest-backed beach with a few tavernas.
|Located on Corfu’s northwest coast. Quiet resort with a few tavernas and a long sandy beach.
|Barbati is a seaside village where the daily focus revolves around the beach. The white shingle beach streatches for around 2 kilometeres. Great views from Mount Pantokrator. Around 20km from Corfu Town by local bus.
|Used to be a popular destination for the younger party crowd in the 80's. They have moved on to Kavos leaving a great resort for families and couples. Enjoy the sandy beach and traditional Greek tavernas.
|Surrounded by olive groves this very quiet resort on the east coast of the island has a harbour and a pebble beach.
|A well-established beach resort with a few shops, tavernas and bars strung along the coastal road. Great views across to the mainland.
|A destination to visit to relax. A few tavernas and a nice beach with access to some great walking trails via the Corfu Trail.
|This east coast resort is a great base to explore the island from. There are several beaches you can explore (mainly pebbled) The resort is also home to the islands largest yachting marina. The village of Komeno is around 10-15 minutes walk away.
|Next to Lake Korission (5km long and 1km wide) This low key resort is located in the south west coast of the island. On the hills above is the small town of Agios Matheos
|Good for nightlife and relaxing days on the pebble beach. Along the waterfront you will find bars, restaurants and clubs. During the day you could visit the nearby hillside villages by cycling up the mountain trails.
|This quiet resort was made famous by the Durrell family who lived here in the 1930s. The resort is located between Kassiopi and Nissaki. This has a handful of restaurants and a shingle beach.
|Blue sea and golden sand located in a tranquil spot.
|Very quiet resort along the norther coast of the island, has one restaurant.
|Just 20 minutes away from Corfu Town this resort offers secluded beaches and some fine dining options. Just 10 minutes away from Dassia. Has a lot of luxury hotels in the area
|On the east coast of Corfu, offers soft sandy beaches in a sheltered bay. Near to the resort of Gouvia (around 10 minutes away) If you like seafood then you will enjoy some of the restaurants in this resort.
|Near to Corfu town. Korakiana is a relaxed quiet destination.
|A picturesque resort in the east coast only a short distance from the little village of Danilia, where the Durrells TV show is filmed. Also located near Angelokastro Castle.
|Located on Corfu’s southwest coast and has a small number of restaurants and shops. Sandy beach nearby.
|The largest town on the island after Corfu Town. A more aithentic holiday experience with the nightlife of Kavos nearby. There are two beaches located either side of the harbour. You may ablso have the option to take a boat trip to the Greek mainland.
|A peaceful resort on the south east coast. Most visitors head to the 700-metre-long beach. The popular seafort has some bars and restaurants to enjoy. Split by a river, Messonghi's neighbour Moraitika is a short scenic drive away.
|This resort offers a kilometre-long strip of bars, restaurants and shops. The town is just a 5 minute walk from the 5 kilometres of sand and pebble beach. The beach is popular with families and also offers watersports, sun loungers and parasols. The original village of Ano Moraitika is located on the hills above.
|Sandy shores and blue waters, a peaceful spot with friendly tavernas. For walking fans it offers lots of walking opportunities. Follow the paths going through the sides of Mount Pandokator which is part of the Corfu trail.
|Some of the best beaches on Corfu, in fact there are 6 to choose from! The most popular beach is Agia Triada however if you want a quieter location head to Lagrotta Bay. Paleokastritsa be busy during the day with visitors on coach trips to the Paleokastritsa Monastery.
|A remote beach holiday location on the west coast. Think hilltop villages and quiet beaches that are not generally frequented by holidaymakers staying out with the resort.
|A quiet resort between Aghios Stefanos and Palaiokastritsa. So it's a good base with access to the beaches in Palaiokastritsa
|St George South
|A relaxing retreat with soft sand beach with a lush greenery backdrop. There are some restaurants and bars.
10 Top Corfu Day Trips & Excursions
Many great activities and tours can be pre-booked before you arrive in Corfu > click here
|Cruise to the Blue Caves and Antipaxos, Corfu Town
|Take a boat cruise to see the Blue Caves and visit the small island of Antipaxos.
|Aqualand Waterpark, Agios Ioannis
|All the water based fun you can handle and fun for all ages. High slides or just relax in the wave pool.
|Boat tours of Corfu, Corfu Town
|A relaxing boat trip round the island. Options include glass bottom boats or trips to remote beaches. Perhaps some snorkelling and a BBQ on the beach!
|Coastal walk, Sidari
|Great views, secluded bays and fantatsic photos (challenging in some parts)
|Day trip to Albania
|Visit Albania for the day, only a 30-minute boat ride to get there! Visit Lake Butrint and interesting archaeological sites.
|Parga Day Trip
|Parga is a picture-postcard seaside town on Greece's mainland.
|Hydropolis Waterpark, Acharavi
|A great option for families with younger children.
|Kaiser's Throne, Pelekas
|A lookout point above the mountain village of Pelekas with 360 views of the island.
|Loutses Caves, Kassiopi
|See the stalactites in this interesting location. Get there by car and then its down a short footpath to reach the two caves
|Take the boat to Paxos Island. One of the smallest but most beautiful Ionian islands.
Corfu Frequently Asked Questions
Official Corfu Holidays Travel Advice
Before travelling to Corfu or any other destination it is always a good idea to check the official UK Government foreign travel advice. You can do this by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
Also before you confirm your holiday check to see what is included in the cost of the holiday and the tour operators booking conditions.