Found on the north-west coast of the Greek Island of Corfu, a holiday to Liapades is ideal for those wanting to enjoy a relaxing beach break with plenty of history and culture thrown in. This pretty little fishing village is surrounded by stunning pine-forested hills, which provide shelter for the warm sands of the beach, making this the perfect place to soak up the sun or try some of the water sports on offer.
Most popular hotels in Liapades
Blue Princess Resort
At a glance
- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 3h 15m
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Liapades holidays are ideal for those wanting to immerse themselves in the tranquil life of small-town Corfu. Wander through the streets of the town, soaking up the relaxing atmosphere and admiring the pretty buildings. Wander further out and you’ll find small farms, winding roads and friendly goats as well as pretty woods filled with pine trees. The beach is one of the best on the island and consists of white gold sands gently lapped by the crystal clear waters of the sea. And if you prefer to try some activities there are plenty of water sports to try your hand at as well.
Whether you’re eating on a budget or looking for fine dining you’ll find something for you on your holidays to Liapades. Enjoy delicious Greek dishes consisting of fresh seafood caught by local fishermen and succulent meats from the local farms served with creamy dips and fresh produce and salads. Alternatively, enjoy international dishes such as pizza and pasta or some pub grub, with lots of children’s options available as well. Dining al fresco is a Greek favourite and a must during your stay, with pretty gardens to choose from, as well as seaside tavernas and restaurants where you can listen to the waves lapping the shore.
Family holidays to Liapades can be as active or relaxed as you choose. Spend the day watching little paddlers splash about in the clear, calm, shallow waters of the sea, sheltered from the wind by the hills which surround the town. The beach is home to cafés where you can enjoy a drink or snack to cool off from the sun, as well as renting loungers and parasols. If you prefer to keep active there are plenty of water sports available, or you could rent a boat and explore the beautiful Corfu coastline. If you’d rather stick to dry land on your Liapades holidays there’s plenty to be discovered in the hillsides, which have narrow walking trails for hikers and mountain bikers. The steep climbs are worth the stunning views from the top!
Action & Adventure
If you’re seeking action and adventure then look no further. Liapades Beach is home to some fantastic water sports, whether you want to try your hand at something new or explore the pretty coastline with a boat trip. Discover the stunning underwater world of the coast with snorkelling, or you could book yourself onto a scuba diving course and learn to dive as you discover the many exotic fish and creatures that live below the waves. If you’d rather stick to dry land hiking and mountain biking are available through the wooded hills which surround the town, or you could head into Corfu Town, which is just 30 minutes away by car or taxi.
Holidays to Liapades revolve around its pretty beach, and it’s easy to see why. Spend your days soaking up the year-round warmth of the sun as you simply relax and unwind, or rent sun loungers and parasols and simply watch the world go by. Backed by pretty hills filled with pine trees and narrow winding paths the sands are sheltered from the wind, keeping them warm throughout the day. Little ones will love the gentle lapping of the shallow waters which make the sea perfect for paddling, while adventure seekers should hit the waters and try some of the water sports on offer here.
Although Liapades is a small, tranquil coastal town there’s plenty to enjoy if you’re looking for a glass of local or international wine, a cool beer or an exotic cocktail. Spend your evenings listening to local bands play Greek favourites as well as top hits on the live music stage, or get out your dancing shoes and hit the dance floor yourself. If you prefer something more lively a night in Corfu Town is just a 30-minute drive away. Here you can head to the beach and dance with the sand between your toes, find new DJs and bands and meet locals and other holidaymakers until the early morning hours.
Couples holidays are all about rest and relaxation and holidays to Liapades are full of both. Head to the beach and work on your tan as you listen to the waves lapping the shore, or book yourselves a boat trip and explore the many little coves and secluded stretches of sand to be found along this coastline. If you prefer to be more active there are water sports on offer on the beach, as well as hiking and mountain biking in the hills which provide a stunning backdrop to the town. And for history, culture and some retail therapy, as well as bars, cafés and restaurants why not spend the day in nearby Corfu Town?
The town of Liapades is full of local Greek culture, with its pretty winding streets and tranquil atmosphere offering an insight into the laid-back culture of Corfu. Stop off in local tavernas and enjoy a glass of local wine or beer as you watch the world go by, or listen to the sound of the waves on the beach. If you prefer to head further afield Corfu Town is a must. Here you’ll find a wide range of sights and attractions, including museums, churches and even an old fortress. Day trips are available in Corfu Town, as well as walking tours, or you could rent bikes and explore at your own pace. Alternatively, the night tour of Corfu Town will show you a different side to the area.