Introducing holidays Aghios Ioannis
Home to the famous Aqualand Park, Aghios Ioannis is at the heart of the island of Corfu; renowned for its association with Greek mythology and hospitable atmosphere, buzzing bars and stunning sea views. The scenic coastline and untamed natural beauty of the island means that it’s hotspot for sun-seekers and those looking to get away from it all; while the illustrious cultural heritage of the island provides plenty of opportunities for the inquisitive traveller to be awed. There is an almost dream-like quality to life on Corfu, where you can go from exploring ancient ruins to splashing in the sea and having fun in the sun within the hour. Aghios Ioannis is ideally situated so that you can explore everything that the magical island has to offer.
At a glance
- Currency: Euro
- Language: Greek
- Time Zone: GMT +2
- Average flight time: 3h 5m
When to go
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Life’s a Beach
Corfu’s coastline spans over one hundred miles, so there are plenty of chances to catch some rays. The golden sand is matched only in picturesque quality by the crystal-clear sea that envelops the island. The South side of the island has the more prominent beaches as the north is quite mountainous and pebbly. On the South side of the island there are beaches that cater to every taste; for revellers, the beaches alongside the town of Kavos can't be beaten for cheap drinks and a party atmosphere. If you're looking to wind-down, there are a number of other spots around the Myrtiotissa area that are ideal for quietly taking in the sun. Those who like their holidays a little more fast-paced can take part in any number of water sports, or even head to the rocky beaches on the north of the island for some hiking and rambling in the nearby hills.
The Marbella Corfu Hotel in Aghios Ioannis features two large swimming pools - one fresh and one salt water - plus a private beach, so you can enjoy as much beach relaxation as you can squeeze in.
The main attraction in the Aghios Ioannis area is Aqualand, one of the largest water parks in Europe. Aqualand is split into three sections: Children, Family and Adult, so the little ones can be entertained whilst the adults release their inner-child. The park is home to numerous rides, and is fitted with changing rooms, safety lockers and showers that are open to all visitors. There are also a large number of restaurants and bars in the park, as well as a gift shop selling mementos and an arcade room for those who don’t fancy making a splash.
The island of Corfu itself has a rich and interesting history which can be explored either on your own or through guided tours. You can drive from one side of the island to the other in less than three hours, meaning that you can get plenty of sightseeing in during your holiday. The Old Town is well-known for its historic and beautiful architecture, whilst the town of Nymfes is home to magnificent walks and an ancient waterfall where according to legend, the Nymphs used to bathe. If you’re looking for more rugged perspectives, then the North of the island offers breathtaking coastal scenery against a stunning mountainous backdrop.
The Primasol Louis Ionian Sun Hotel offers a great range of activities, from show cooking to a mini club, and there's even a little tunnel to get to the beach!