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Kavos Holidays

Kavos Holidays

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Destination highlights

  • The party capital of Corfu
  • Hot, wild summers
  • Budget-friendly hotels
  • Peaceful in the off-season
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    Beaches | Hotels | Food & drink | Nightlife | Events | Things to do | Weather | Important information | Reviews |


    What are the best beaches in Kavos?

    You’ll likely want to travel around a bit on beach holidays to Kavos, because the whole south coast of Corfu will be within easy reach. This means you’ll have access to loads of great spots, starting with these:

  • Kavos Beach – a party beach offering every kind of watersport by day, with lively bars and clubs come nightfall.
  • Skaloma Beach – a calm, sandy beach which is a favourite on family holidays to Kavos, offering views of the mainland on clear days.
  • Paralia Kanoula – home to golden sands for sunbathing, or you can grab a snorkel and get close to loads of colourful creatures.
  • Arkoudilas Beach – a swimmer's paradise tucked away at the foot of a cliff, where the sea is deep and clear.
  • Gardenos Beach – an unspoiled beach with a laidback vibe and two lovely tavernas where you can mingle with the locals.
  • Paralia Chalikounas – a stretch of sand situated a little further up the island, but the flamingos at the nearby lagoon make it well worth a trip.


  • Kavos beach

    What are the top hotels in Kavos?

    If you’re planning a wild summer Kavos holiday, then you’ll love all the buzzing hotels, plus they're budget-friendly. If you prefer something quieter then don't worry - the very same places can offer a much calmer experience out of season, so consider the time of year when choosing your stay. These are our favourites for all kinds of holidays:

  • Ekati Mare Boutique Resort & Suites - a stylish hotel perfect for snapping those luxury holiday pics, recently kitted out with gorgeous white décor.
  • Island Beach - an adults-only escape on the beach that’s perfect for party people in the summer, or the calmer crowd out of season.
  • Ionian Sea View Hotel - our top pick for families, with lovely views from the large pool and your private balcony.
  • Sun n Chill - aside from the obvious sunning and chilling between the olive groves, this hotel also provides a variety of modern apartments to suit every traveller.
  • Yianetta Hotel Apartments - keep things simple at this comfortable hotel outside of town, equipped with all the holiday staples for an amazing price.
  • Morfeas Hotel - party amongst the palm trees at this hotel where you’ll find DJ sets by the pool throughout the summer.
  • Mediterranean Blue - for a quieter break on the outskirts of town, you can’t beat this affordable and friendly hotel - plus, it's one of the best in the area for disabled access.


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    What’s the food like in Kavos?

    You can expect those tasty Greek classics like gyros and feta, but this island’s cuisine also has Venetian influences, which leads to unique dishes like these:

  • Bianco - locally-caught fish, baked in a pot with lemon, onions, garlic and potatoes
  • Pastitsada - a choice of meats cooked down with red wine, tomatoes and gentle spicing, served with pasta
  • Sofrito - thin slices of veal coated in flour and fried, served with a herby white wine sauce
  • Tsigareli - seasonal leafy greens from the area, prepared in a spicy sauce with onions
  • Kataifi - fine strands of baked pastry surrounding a nutty filling and dunked in local honey


  • Whether you’re going for an All Inclusive holiday in Kavos or finding your own way, there are tavernas aplenty to choose from. Here’s a little taste of what you have to look forward to:

  • Roussos Restaurant - a cosy beachfront venue serving fresh seafood, and the chatty owner is half the charm!
  • The Rose Tree - a friendly taverna where the whole family can enjoy generous portions of traditional food.
  • Nikos Kebab - if you’re on a hunt for some late-night munch, head here for the best gyros around at a great price.
  • Pure - located right on the Strip with a charming garden to relax in, this place serves traditional and international flavours with loads of veggie options.


  • Kavos food

    Where's the best nightlife in Kavos?

    Party holidays to Kavos revolve around the Strip, a huge stretch of lively bars where the fun spills out onto the streets. A popular approach is to start at one end and work your way up until you find your ideal spot for an all-nighter. Or you can head straight to some of our favourites:

  • Atlantis Beach Club - taking you from lazy days to wild nights, where you can dance to DJs right on the sands.
  • Future - the resort’s main nightclub, where all the biggest events and parties go down.
  • Scorers - our favourite place to kick off the night, with live sports during the day and big tunes at night.
  • Maria's Famous Karaoke Fun Pub - you know what to expect from the name, and it totally delivers, with a lively and welcoming atmosphere for all the family.


  • Kavos night

    What events can I go to in Kavos?

    Throughout the summer there are buzzing events practically every day, so even on a last-minute holiday to Kavos you’ll have loads to do. As for the less hectic months, you’ll find local celebrations dotted here and there over the major religious holidays. Here’s some of the fun you can look forward to:

  • Easter (April) - an important date in the Greek Orthodox calendar, involving lots of elaborate processions and feasting.
  • Corfu Mountain Trail (May) - get your hiking boots on to compete alongside runners and walkers of all skill levels across the gorgeous landscape.
  • Party Season (June-September) - the clubs open up and weekly themed nights and events start, with July and August being the busiest period.
  • Summer Breeze (June) - a week of partying across the land and sea, topped off with a massive soul gig.
  • Kavos Soul & Reggae (June/July) - an event highlighting funky sounds of all varieties, in a laidback festival atmosphere.
  • Break4Beatz (September) - A week-long music festival showcasing the hottest DJs in RnB, soul, and hip-hop.


  • Things to do in Kavos

    Push the boat out

    Some of the most iconic parties take place on the water, whether that’s the sea or a pool. To get stuck in, we recommend taking the Kavos Booze Cruise. It’s more than just a boat trip - you’ve got sea swimming, competitions and even a rave in a cave! Plus, there’s a DJ and photographer on board all day so you can get those candid dancing shots.

    Don’t miss a thing

    If you want to get some culture in but don’t know where to start, a Grand Island Tour with Kavos Excursions is a great shout. They take you to all of Corfu’s greatest hits including the monasteries, the caves and the all-important liqueur tasting at a kumquat farm. The tickets are great value too, so there's no holding back on cheap holidays to Kavos.

    Make some waves

    For every water-based activity you can imagine, head to the guys at Asprokavos Watersports who’ve got thirty years of experience under their belts. Go for a wild ride on an inflatable, speed off in a jet ski, or try your hand at some of the more advanced stuff like parasailing and flyboarding!

    Saddle up

    Horseland Kavos is a great place for some chilled-out fun in the dry. They welcome equine fans of all ages to meet their well-loved animals and hop on the saddle for a ride through the local natural and historical sights. You don’t have to be a rodeo legend either - they’ll help you get set up even if you’re a total beginner.



    Kavos boats

    What's the weather like in Kavos?

    While your 2022 holidays to Kavos are likely to be planned around the party season, you’ll be pleased to know that the hot and dry summer goes on for many months. This also means that late spring and early autumn are both great times to visit and beat the crowds. The winter stays mild too, but the chance of rainfall is quite high.

    Month

    Average temp.

    Sea temp.

    Hours of sunshine per day

    Jan 5 °c 16 °c 3 h
    Feb 6 °c 15 °c 5 h
    Mar 8 °c 15 °c 6 h
    Apr 11 °c 16 °c 8 h
    May 16 °c 19 °c 10 h
    Jun 20 °c 22 °c 12 h
    Jul 22 °c 25 °c 13 h
    Aug 22 °c 26 °c 12 h
    Sep 19 °c 25 °c 10 h
    Oct 14 °c 23 °c 7 h
    Nov 11 °c 20 °c 6 h
    Dec 7 °c 17 °c 4 h

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    Important Information about travelling to Kavos

    How long does it take to fly to Kavos?

    Flights from the UK to Corfu take around three hours, followed by a transfer via car to Kavos.

    What’s the time difference between the UK and Kavos?

    The local time in Kavos is two hours ahead of the UK.

    What currency do they use in Kavos?

    The official currency used in Kavos is the Euro.

    What language do they speak in Kavos?

    The official language of Kavos is Greek.

    Will Covid-19 affect my holiday to Kavos?

    We are currently closely following the Covid-19 situation and how it affects travel. You can find out the most up to date information about travel to Greece on the FCDO website.

    Do I need any vaccinations to visit Kavos?

    We’d advise you to speak to a healthcare provider about the up-to-date vaccinations needed before you book your trip.

    Do I need a visa to travel to Kavos?

    You don’t need a visa to travel to Kavos for under 90 days.

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    • Customer reviews

      At On the Beach, we’ve sent many satisfied customers to Kavos for a bit of sunshine. But don't just take our word for it, read some of their 5-star reviews below.

      Sharron Shewan:


      So quick and easy, no hassle. Always kept up to date with any relevant information.

      Keelle Stammers:


      Have used this company for about 6 years now and have never been disappointed. They have been amazing even through covid. Thank you on the beach!

      Craig Harrald:


      Amazing service as always this is the 5th time I've booked quick easy and good value :) would highly recommend.

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    Kavos Weather

    Basking in the beautiful sun of the Ionian Sea, Kavos enjoys a delightful year-round climate with hot hot summers and mild winters.
    Jan 12ºC
    Feb 12ºC
    Mar 14ºC
    Apr 19ºC
    May 23ºC
    Jun 26ºC
    Jul 30ºC
    Aug 30ºC
    Sep 24ºC
    Oct 20ºC
    Nov 15ºC
    Dec 13ºC

    Things To Do on Kavos Holidays

    Aqualand
    Spend a splashtastic day out at Corfu’s popular Aqualand waterpark during your holiday. With a great selection of rides and attractions to choose from, Aqualand is the perfect place to let loose in the daytime.

    Watersports
    If you prefer heading out to open waters rather than a swimming pool then don’t despair- Kavos is a great place for watersports enthusiasts of all levels. Whether you’re after a spot of scuba diving or something above water, like paddle boarding, Kavos has got you covered.

    Island Hopper
    Hitch a ride and escape the hustle and bustle of Kavos for a day with a trip out to the nearby islands of Paxos and Skiathos for an unforgettable Greek experience this holiday.