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Arillas

The village Arillas located northwest of Corfu is about 40km from the center and Corfu Airport. Arillas  is a small corfiot traditional village and is a reference to those who seek quiet family holidays around the Corfu greenery.

About Arillas

The village has a rich history, having dated around 1850-70 when residents came down from the mountains of Corfu and the first houses built made of clay, sea pebbles and olive-wood. Some samples of such houses still exists in the form of huts for livestock farming. Later the village developed  tourism  and attracted tourists not only for the history but also for the beautiful nature of the area cause the visitor has the opportunity to cross through the paths which lead however to other nearby villages. Arillas stands out because it has one of the most beautiful beaches in Corfu. Visitors can also enjoy other than the natural beauty of the village and the various festivals during the summer period. Finally, the village Arillas has beautiful tavernas and a variety of accommodation, also in the area prepare the famous fresh Corfu Beer Real Ale Special.

Where to swim

Arillas beach is situated in the northern point on the west Corfu. Is a fine sandy beach with crystal clear water which is ideal for games, since the depth of 50m from the coast does not exceed 1.5meter. All this being the cause to be given the Blue Flag by the European Union at the beach of Arillas. Opposite on the beach is the small lonely island , Diaplos , which is offered for exploration. Also, observed the phenomenon of change of the size on the beach every day and it depends on the current  of  the sea and wind direction.

Accommodation

In Arillas you can find small and largest family accommodation that offers you the comfort of the holiday and the warm hospitality. Also ,you can find small hotels with pool that will offer you accommodation at cheap prices.

Fun Services & Cuisine

The village is an ideal place for quiet entertainment, offers traditional taverns and restaurants, like Akrotiri cafeAmmos Bar RestaurantThalassa Restaurant, Eftihia RestaurantGraziella Taverna,Vavillas Fish TavernaBroukis Taverna, and Lithero Restaurant Pizzeria,  and  also some bars  like Coconut Bar and Ammos Bar, to enjoy your drinks. However, what is worth doing is to hire a boat and visit from the beach of Arillas the beautiful Cape of Drasti (Peroulades),as well as the small islands Gravia, DiaplosMathrakiOthonus. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the old harbor of Porto. Very close to Arillas is the charming village Afionas, offered a fantastic sunset. Finally, Arillas is famous, for festivals taking place during the summer, one of the best known is the wine festival. For those who love beer, can visit the unique Corfiot beer manufacturing plant in the village.
Photo credit: Akrotiri Cafe

Distances

Corfu Town 35,6km
Corfu Airport 36,1km
Corfu Port 33,2km
General Hospital 28,5km
Aqualand 32,9km
Achilleion Palace 41,5km

Places of Interest

Beach Bars
Restaurants
Bars
Shopping
Water Sports

Getting to Arillas

Green Bus
Taxi
Boat
Car

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