Corfu, as well as on other Ionian islands, has the mild Mediterranean climate. In winter, there is always a lot of rain, so in the spring the island is literally blooms and pleases its guests with lush vegetation.
The summer on Corfu is usually mild, and temperatures ranging from +30 to +35 degrees. The hottest period of the season is the first half of August. This time the temperature can rise to 40 degrees. Pleasant sea breeze with light breezes comes to the rescue from a heat.
On the island of Corfu there are many resorts and towns that regularly attract thousands of tourists. Totally it’s about 20 island resorts with good infrastructure.
The most popular resorts of the island, which are the closest from Corfu-town (capital of the island) - Perama, Benitses and Kanoni. It is ideal for families with children, as there is always a warm and shallow sea. South of the capital are the resorts of Moraitika and Messonghi, separated by the river. They are known for its sandy beaches and reasonable prices.
The best place on the island for tourists who want a quiet and relaxing holiday is Lefkimi. There is a small port from which you can get to Igoumenitsa.
In the south of Corfu is situated a youth resort of Kavos, where the fun does not stop, day or night.
In the south-west of the island there aren’t large resort towns, but you can stay in one of the many villages of this part of the island, such as the charming Gardenos, surrounded by olive groves and deserted sandy beaches.
Closer to the center of Corfu are located excellent beach resorts Emones, Agios Gordios, Agios Georgios and Glyfada.
One of the most beautiful places on the island is Paleokastritsa bay. There are some good sandy beaches, protected from the waves by cozy coves.
Resorts in the north of the island are always crowded because there are beloved places for rest by both tourists and locals. There are towns Sidari, Acharavi, Roda, Kassiopi. All of them are close to each other, so you can rest easy on all of these beaches.
Sandy and pebbly coast is the pride of Corfu. Many of them marked with "EU Blue Flag" for its good infrastructure, cleanliness and safety. The most popular beaches of the island: Agios Ioannis, Agios Spiridon, Gouvia, Benitses, Dassia, Corfu, Nissaki, Messonghi, Paleokastritsa, Perama.