Holidays to Acharavi take you to a historic town in northern Corfu. Here you’ve got bars, tavernas and a lively atmosphere – plus a 3-kilometre golden-sand beach.
A beach hotspot
Set on Corfu’s northern coast, Acharavi sprang into action in the Seventies when tourism first hit the island. As such, Cruise & Stay holidays here revolve around the souvenir shops, traditional tavernas and the standout three-kilometre-long strip of sand.
All eyes fall on the Blue Flag beach in Acharavi – and it’s easy to see why. A mixture of sand and pebbles gently shelve into the soft waves, making it perfect for paddling. Restaurants and shops spill out onto the sands, too. If you fancy a change, the town’s got a couple of public swimming pools. They’re free to use – you’ll just need to buy a few bits from the neighbouring bars.
When you’re finished with sunbathing, you can wander into Achavari’s old town. It’s a great place to pick up traditional lacework, pottery or olive-wood souvenirs. A 10-minute walk from here, you’ll find the remains of some Roman baths. In the opposite direction, meanwhile, you’ve got the Hydropolis waterpark, where you can zoom down giant water chutes and glide along the lazy river.
With a prized position along the famous Corfu Trail, Acharavi is a hotspot for hikers. You can join other ramblers making the 220-kilometre journey past olive groves, forests and gorges. Alternatively, hop on a tour bus to climb the slopes of Mount Pandokrator – half an hour’s drive away. On a clear day, you’ll be rewarded with views of rolling hills and Albania from the top.
Things To Do View all »
Arillas Wine Festival
This annual wine-fest takes place in Arillas, half an hour’s drive away. There’s plenty of music and dancing, as the souvlaki…
This all-day spot on the sands will sort you out with everything from snacks and meals to a quick night-time tipple. Youcan…
Owners Georgos and Spiros guarantee a warm welcome at Acharavi’s oldest restaurant. The place is something of a local landmark,…
Hike the Corfu Trail
From Acharavi you can join the Corfu Trail, a walking route that runs the whole length of the island – some 220 kilometres.…
Shop for local souvenirs
When it comes to shopping, Acharavi is fine for the essentials – there are supermarkets, banks and pharmacies right in town.…
Prices displayed in the 'top places to stay' section are the lowest prices available departing within the next 365 days. All offers are subject to very limited availability.
All prices shown are updated once every morning and therefore could change at any time during the day. All prices shown are per person and are based on 2 adults sharing unless otherwise stated. When selecting an offer you will be asked to enter in the number of adults and children travelling, the applicable price will then be displayed based on your chosen party size.
All offers are subject to availability. TUI reserves the right to withdraw these offers at any time and without notice. For full booking terms and conditions please click here