Liapades Village and Rovinia Beach
The Liapades is a traditional village west of Corfu and 20 km from Corfu town. The village has its roots in Byzantine times and took its name from a small group of see explorers called Allipaktoi. The village’s history illustrated in the beautiful colorful houses built with an old architecture. The narrow cobblestone streets, the churches with beautiful bell tower standing in this land for years and travels the visitor back in time. This place divided in two parts, the traditional village which protected as a UNESCO cultural heritage, and located in an amazing hill with a magical view. The second part is the recently built village with hotels, apartments and restaurants that leads in a small beach with clear green waters.
The visitor when will arrive to the new department of the village Liapades, 100 meters on the left there is a road that leads to one of the best beaches in the island. The Rovinia is an isolated beach with a green and blue crystal waters, small stones, big caves and large rocks with vegetation. Just on the top is a green wild landscape that reminds the era of pirates. Many visitors take the necessary and are staying there for camping in the night, lighting fires, watching the sun set and the green hills of Paleokastritsa.
Where to swim
The beach of Liapades is at the end of the new village. Has clear green waters, consist of small pebbles and is fully equipped. From there the visitor has the opportunity to hire a boat and visit the magical coasts of Paleokastritsa and the surrounding region.
In Liapades the visitor will find all kind of accommodation like small and big hotels like Liapades Beach Hotel Apartments & Studios. Also there are apartments with swimming pools and snack bars, small studios, and luxury villas with a great sea view.
Services & Fun
The Liapades offers a variety of traditional taverns and restaurants, some of them is Aspros Taverna and Michalis Taverna. In the area there are many snack bars with swimming pools, mini markets and shops with souvenirs, accessories for the beach, gifts and others. The village is ideal for family holidays and hiking tourism. Particular interest is the old village with traditional coffee shops and groceries, too.