One of the most popular and impressive locations in Corfu Greece, Palaiokastritsa is centrally situated on the North West Coast of Corfu. The resort is spread out over 3 kms of the most stunning coastline where the dramatic cliffs and olive groves sweep down to the crystal blue sea.
The numerous beaches in Palaiokastritsa Corfu are equipped with all the necessary facilities and are ideal for swimming and water sports. All of the bays are either pebble or a mixture or sand and pebbles and the main bay of St. Spiridon is a blue flag beach with lifeguard, changing rooms and fresh water showers. It is well worth visiting all the beaches in the around area by boat and see the famous Paleokastritsa caves. For the really active, this is the perfect setting for diving and snorkelling.
A holiday in Paleokastritsa is a Greek experience you will treasure. Situated close to several typically Corfiot villages it gives visitors the chance to explore Corfu and its traditions. In addition to this, two of the most impressive attractions of the island are only a few minutes away,Aggelokastro and Paleokastritsa’s monastery. In fact the name ‘Paleocastritsa’ is taken from the Greek for ‘old castle’ which refers to the 16th century ‘Angelocastro’ whose ruins overhang the resort. This location is best suited to people who wish to walk or explore some of the most dramatic parts of the island, from gentle strolls through the olive groves to long hikes up the mountain.
Along the length of the resort, there is a large variety ofshops and supermarkets which will meet the needs of even the most discerning visitor. At the bottom of the resort you will find a large sheltered inlet which was originally a working harbour and is currently being redeveloped as a marina. There is a fantastic range of eateries in Palaiokastritsa Corfu, from the inexpensive tavernas to a number of expensive restaurants. For those who are seeking some night fun, the resort will offer you mixed nightlife, ranging from romantic quiet bars on the water’s edge to disco bars offering dancing until the early hours.