The word Acharavi etymogically consists of the Greek word achari hebe, meaning “ungracious youth”. Acharavi is located in the North part of Corfu and is the capital of municipal Thinalion. The town consists of various branches that leads you to the largest beach in North Corfu. In the village are many services that offers the needs of the visitors. Also the village is starting point for excursions to traditional villages and enables visitors to travel the route on wide streets to the highest mountain of Corfu, Pantokratoras. Acharavi has also a rich nightlife and offers a variety of accommodation.
The beach of Acharavi is the largest beach of northern Corfu, along with 3km sand beach. Is ideal for families and endless game for children and adults because the water is shallow for many meters.
Acharavi offers a variety of accomodation depending on the tastes and financial situation of the visitors. There are in rented accommodation, hotels, villas with swimming pool and studios. Some of them is Beis Beach Hotel, Vlachos Apartments, and Kormoranos Hotel.
Fun & Services
Acharavi has several services and shops such as post office,pharmacy, banks, large supermarkets, shops selling electrical goods and mobile telephony, souvenir shops. The village has rich nightlife. Has many nice clubs with events best cocktails and dj’s like Versus and Hilly Billy beach bars which some of them are open and the day as Fuego. Also has a variety of restaurants and taverns that you can taste the greek cuisine,too some of them is Acharavi Park, Faros Restaurant, The Pumphouse Restaurant, Taverna Bar George, Afros Taverna, Theritas Taverna, Zefiros Taverna on the beach and Lemon Garden. For anyone who loves sports there is the Hydropolis Water Park, a volleyball court and basketball stadium. The village has also a typical Folklore Museum.