Amazing Aghios Georgios holidays 2019 / 2020
Located on the north-west coast of Corfu, holidays to Aghios Georgios are ideal for those looking to enjoy a beach paradise with plenty of opportunities to simply relax and unwind. Wander through the pretty streets of the town and soak up the serene atmosphere or just spend your days making the most of the warm sunshine Corfu is so well known for. As Greece’s northernmost island the culture of Corfu is interesting and unique, just waiting to be explored on your holidays here.
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- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 3h 0m
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The main attraction of holidays to Aghios Georgios is its beautiful sandy beach. This long stretch of gold is the perfect place to unwind, while the town offers all of the amenities, shops and restaurants you need for a peaceful holiday in the sun. The local area is filled with beautiful landscapes just waiting to be explored, both on dry land and by the sea, or you could enjoy day trips to some of the nearby towns. Aghios Georgios has excellent transport links to the rest of the island so you can explore by bus or rent a car.
Although Aghios Georgios is small in size it’s home to a wide variety of dining options, perfect for foodies looking to try lots of local options, as well as those who prefer to stick to international dishes and favourites from home. Try some delicious fresh seafood, with shellfish caught straight from the sea by local fishermen, as well as meat from local farms and cheeses made on the island. With its proximity to Italy, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy pizzas, all kinds of pasta, gelato and other classic Italian dishes. Vegetarians don’t need to feel left out, with plenty of delicious salads and vegetable dishes full of fresh produce from the local area, as well as mainland Greece. And if you enjoy a mezze platter there are plenty of options to try, with waiters proud of their local food and happy to suggest their favourites.
Family holidays to Aghios Georgios can be as lively or relaxed as you choose. Spend the day on the beach watching the little ones splash in the crystal clear waters of the sea, soaking up the sun with a good book or enjoying delicious child-friendly dishes from the cafés and restaurants surrounding the sands. For more energetic children there are lots of options too, including snorkelling and scuba diving, jet skiing, sailing, banana boat rides and even more. Nearby Sidari is home to a further range of beaches and water sports and activities, as well as a Water Fun Park where you can spend the day daring yourself to try the highest slides or watching little ones paddle in the shallow pools.
Action & Adventure
Holidays to Aghios Georgios are filled with activities and adventures. Head into nearby Sidari and enjoy the water park where you can challenge yourselves on the biggest slides. Or stay in the resort and make the most of the activities here. Aghios Georgios is home to the Sun Fun Club, which offers a variety of water sports, including boat hire, boat trips, canoeing, jet skiing and even ringo rides which will keep you active throughout the day.
Aghios Georgios’ wide sandy beach is one of the safest and prettiest in Corfu. It’s home to a wide range of water sports if you enjoy activities and fast-paced exploration on your holidays, as well as plenty of opportunities to rent a sun lounger or spread your towel on the beach and settle down with a good book. The island is warm for most of the year round, with bright sunshine during the summer months making it perfect for those wanting to work on their tan. And with five kilometres to choose from you can find somewhere as secluded or lively as you like. The water is clean and shallow, making it ideal for little ones, while the wooded hills form a pretty backdrop and protect the beach from any strong winds. And if you get peckish there are plenty of restaurants, bars and cafés where you can pop in for drinks, snacks and child-friendly options.
Greek hospitality is the stuff of legends, and the Greek Islands are no different. Enjoy delicious drinks, including local as well as international varieties, in one of the many bars and restaurants you’ll find along the beach and dotted throughout the town. There are a few bars where you can make the most of the nightlife here and dance your way into the early hours of the morning. Head to the beach for delicious exotic cocktails or a cool beer and dance on the sands as you make friends with the locals. Or why not try cocktail making fun in the town, or head to a traditional taverna where you’re sure to make some new friends?
Whether you want to enjoy dancing through the night at one of the beachside bars or you prefer to take it easy and hit the warm sands of the beach for the day before enjoying delicious Greek food and wine there is a couples holiday for you in Aghios Georgios. Try some of the water sports on offer here and experience the stunning underwater world just off the island of Corfu with scuba diving and snorkelling trips, or simply spend the day wandering through the town, stopping off to pick up souvenirs and gifts in one of the shops. If you want to experience some of the nearby towns there are buses running from Aghios Georgios as well.
Corfu is home to plenty of pretty towns with whitewashed buildings, stunning architecture and historic churches just waiting to be explored. Aghios Georgios holidays are ideal for those wanting to explore the local area, with good local transport links which will take you along the coast to some of the other stunning resorts. Porto Timoni is a stunning beach, with water on both sides and beautiful forested hills providing the perfect backdrop, or you could head to Arillas for nature trails through the local forest and fauna. Whatever you choose to do the locals will be happy to tell your stories of the history of the local area and help you get to know this stunning island.