St. George (South) (33 km from Corfu Town)
St. George, (Agios Georgios) is one of the most popular resorts in the South of Corfu and therefore has much to offer the tourists who visit every year.
The long sandy beach stretches from the top of the resort to the very bottom. Watersports include windsurfing, a diving centre and boat day tours. The beach, considered to be one of the best on Corfu, has been awarded a Blue Flag and is well organized with sunbeds and umbrellas for daily hire. Shops and tavernas for ice cream, drinks and lunch are close to the beach.
The resort appeals to all visitors and accommodation ranges from villas, studios and apartments to hotels and an all inclusive complex. There are plenty of restaurants and tavernas, supermarkets and bars, some offering live entertainment, throughout the resorts that cater for all tastes and budgets.
St. George has something for everyone; the beach will appeal to sun worshippers and families, the resort is relatively flat making it popular with seniors. Walkers and nature lovers will enjoy exploring the surrounding countryside; Lake Korission is very close by. A regular bus service connects the village to Corfu Town and beyond. Car hire is not necessary but a day exploring the island is always worthwhile.
Argyrades is a large picturesque village and lies on the slopes of a verdurous hill, offering lovely scenes to the surrounding area.
Gardiki Castle is a 13th-century Byzantine castle on the southwestern coast of Corfu and the only surviving ancient fortress on the southern part of the island. It was built by a ruler of the Despotate of Epirus, and was one of three castles which defended the island before the Venetian era (1401–1797).
Visit The Governor´s Olive Mill
The birthplace of the first health claim olive oil in the world. Historical details connecting the olive tree and the olive oil with Greece and the island of Corfu.
The Olive mill is located in a nearby village Agios Matheo.
Kite Club Corfu (KCC) located in the south-west of the island of Corfu in an area the “Chalikunas”. The mile-long sandy beach and the lunch regularly occurring side-shore wind from the north-western ensure optimal conditions for teaching and kiting.
Horse riding at Issos Beach
The ride goes along sandy tracks and trails through the sand dunes, with the nature reserve surrounding Korission Lake.
Waterpark is 12000 square metres of fun for everyone. For the fearless there are 36 different water slides. Jump into one of the 15 different pools or wait in the Wave Pool for the madness to start! Qualified lifeguards are never far away and a service is available for those guests with special needs.
Located in the village of Gastouri, the route to the Achillion Palace takes you along coastal roads and through a landscape of orange, lemon and olive groves. Built in 1890 by the tragic Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the magnificent palace was designed with the mythical hero Achilles as its main theme. Massive sculptures dominate the grounds, and paintings throughout the palace pay homage to Achilles.