Kavos, Corfu, Greece
Although most sea-side towns and villages are traditionally thought of as being sleepy, this is most definitely not the case with Kavos. Located on the south of the picturesque Greek island of Corfu, Kavos has garnered a reputation for its exciting nightlife in recent years and is one of the busiest resorts in the Med. However, although Kavos is recognised for fun-filled parties and electronic dance music, there is also a tranquil and relaxed side to the island that you’d be foolish to ignore - with plenty to do during the day, whether it be simply relaxing on the beautiful sandy beach, taking part in the many watersports activities or doing a little shopping.
Holidays to Kavos
A world-renowned party destination, Kavos is best known for two things; beaches and bars. If you’re looking for the perfect mix of relaxing days and unforgettable nights then this Greek spot is the perfect destination for you. Whilst you may think of Kavos as a party hotspot, there’s much more to this gorgeous seaside town than meets the eye. From watersports to boutique shops, stunning Greek architecture to relaxing spa retreats, you’ll never be short of something to do in this beautiful part of Corfu.Read more about: Why choose Kavos as your next holiday destination? | Beach Holidays in Kavos | Kavos’ Food & Drink | Nearby Attractions | Kavos’ Nightlife | Useful Information for Holidays to Kavos | Kavos Reviews
Why choose Kavos as your next holiday destination?
Enjoying toasty hot summers with long sunny days, it’s easy to see why Kavos is a popular holiday choice for thousands of holidaymakers every year. Located on the southeast coast of Corfu, this popular resort enjoys a long sandy coastline with shallow and gentle waters that lies just a short walk from the town centre making beach to bar a popular way to spend your days. Popular with a young crowd, Kavos is a lively and welcoming resort. If you’re visiting in high season then you can expect to see plenty of parties, a busy waterpark and a buzzing beach. Fancy something a little quieter? Take a trip here just before season start and you’ll be welcomed by friendly locals, empty beaches and family-run tavernas.
Beach Holidays in Kavos
Kavos beach is a large sweeping crescent of powder-soft sand and gentle crystal-clear waters. Lined with beach bars, restaurants and shops, it’s the perfect choice for a beach day out. Whether you’re a family looking for your own spot of sand to build that all-important sandcastle or you’re a group of mates looking to soak up the sun to the sound of some island beats, there’s an ideal place for you at this popular beach.
However, if you are more adventurous, you may want to explore some of the more tranquil beaches the island of Corfu has to offer. Arkoudilas Beach, also known as the “Secret Beach,” is a 2.6km walk, or a 10-minute car journey, from Kavos and offers wide and empty golden sanded beaches to those determined to seek it out.
Kavos’ Food & Drink
Greek food is nothing short of sensational. Think lots of small mezze dishes to share, mouthwatering kebabs, tasty gyros and deliciously sweet baklava. From light lunch-time bites to amazing dinners and the best late-night snacks, Kavos is a haven for foodies. For a true taste of Corfu, Pastitsado is a must-try! Traditionally eaten on a Sunday, Pastitsado is a spicy red-wine and tomato stew (usually beef or chicken) served alongside fresh pasta. Don’t forget to wash it all down with a good glug of local ouzo!
Attracting tourists from the world over, Kavos has become an international food destination. So, for the nights that you just fancy something different or those mornings when nothing but an English fry-up will do, Kavos has you covered.
The capital of Corfu Town is just an hours drive away and can be reached by either bus or taxi. Corfu Town offers an Old Town with cobbled streets and a choice of museums, churches and a 16th-century fortress. Alternatively, there are plenty of boat trips from Kavos which offers trips to nearby islands and resorts.
Kavos’ exciting nightlife is known around the world. If you’re looking for somewhere to dance under neon lights until the sun comes up, then you’re in for a treat here. The main strip runs parallel to the coast and is home to a huge number of bars and clubs. From high-energy sports bars to chic seafront terraces and famous superclubs, Kavos is the Greek party capital.
Many of the bars and clubs occupying positions on Kavos’ strip have played host to big-name international DJ’s such as Artful Dodger and Tiësto. Popular clubs in Kavos include Limelights and Future club. On top of this, superclubs such as Ministry of Sound and Cream regularly organise a range of exclusive events and top island pirates throughout the summer months.
Useful Information for Holidays to Kavos
If you’re heading out to the wonderful town of Kavos, then you’ll be flying into Corfu International Airport. At just a short 3.5hour flight from the UK, you’ll be landing on Greek shores in no time - perfect if you’re travelling with little ones or simply can’t wait to be on the beach. The currency in Corfu is the Euro, so stocking up on the correct currency before you head out is simple. You’ll find that English is quite well known in this part of Corfu but the main language in Kavos is Greek. Here are a few handy phrases to get you started; hello is “γεια” (pronounced “geia”), thank you is “σας ευχαριστώ” (pronounced “sas efcharistó”), and cheers is “yamas”. Now you’re ready to jet off on a gorgeous Grecian getaway!
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