Corfu Special Activities
The island of Corfu, with its extensive facilities, unique natural beauty, history and culture, is the ideal destination for Special Interest Holidays. The choices are wide and varied from mountain-biking, horse-riding, walking & trekking, to Thalasso Spa health & beauty programmes and to golfing. For all the listed programs, our special rates for groups are available on request.
CORFU GOLFING: The Corfu Golf Club's beautiful 18-hole course (Par 72-SSS 72, length 6803 yards) in Ropa Valley, Ermones, with 3 sets of tees, offers a good test for all players, from the scratch to the long handicap. This is a well known golf course (18 holes ).
CORFU SCUBA DIVING: In co-operation with local B.S.A.C. diving centres, catering for divers of all levels of and experience, we offer diving programs with a choice of diving sites.
CORFU HORSE RIDING: Another "green" way to explore the island is on horseback. In association with qualified. Riding Clubs on the island, we offer horse-riding tours for both novice and experienced riders.
HEALTH & BEAUTY PROGRAMS (SPA): In co-operation with the "Elixir" Thalasso Spa Centre, specialising in thalasso-therapy and aroma-therapy treatments, we offer a choice of revitalising, anti-stress and fitness programmes. of 1, 3,
WATERSPORTS IN CORFU: Most beaches have water sports facilities that provide visitors with endless hours of fun. You will find activities such as: water skiing, pedaloes, paragliding, banana rides, ring boats, jet skiing etc.
YACHTING AND SAILING IN CORFU: In the region of Gouvia, just a short distance form Corfu Town, is a spectacular fully equipped and organized 960-berth yacht marina. There are also marinas and docks in Benitses, Ipsos, Kassiopi, Lefkimi, Paleokastritsa, Petriti, Agni, Agios Stefanos Sinion, Agios Stefanos Avlioton and Agios Georgios Armenadon. Yachting and Sailing in the Ionian Sea is a truly wonderful experience that allows you to explore areas that are otherwise inaccessible by any other means. The waters of the Ionian Sea are ideal for lovers of yachting and sailing as the weather is almost always calm, and even when the winds blow, they rarely exceed 5 knots. Ionian Sea is the ideal place.
PARAGLIDING – PARASAILING: Paragliding and Parasailing have recently become one of the most popular and most exciting sports. Several beaches and hillsides in Corfu (Kerkyra) provide these types of activities.
CRICKET: The tradition of 170 years continues to this day at the only place in Greece where cricket has serious foundations. During the summer there are few tournaments.
TENNIS: The first time that tennis was ever played in Greece was in Corfu at the late 1800s. The Tennis court is right in the center of Corfu Town.
CYCLING: Thick vegetation, deserted villages, isolated chapels and a relatively smooth morphology make trekking in Corfu especially interesting. Thousands of people come to Corfu each year exclusively for cycling.