Agios Stefanos in Corfu

Agios Stefanos in Corfu

Agios Stefanos Beach is a small picturesque cove less than a 5-min drive from our Sunlight Villa. It used to be a fishermen’s village and still retains a small anchorage for fishing boats, where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea as you watch the boats come in with their fresh catch early in the morning. The beach has small pebbles and the transparent waters are safe for small children. The local tavernas at the seafront offer fresh seafood cooked in Corfiot style. So, within easy reach of our Sunlight Villa, enjoy carefree splashing in the water and Corfiot specialties in one!

Kerasia in Corfu

Kerasia in Corfu

Just 5 minutes by car from our Sunlight Villa in Corfu, along the Ionia Sea coastline, with amazing views of lovely small coves and secluded beaches, Kerasia beach is located at the end of an evergreen olive grove. The contrast of the emerald greenery and the turquoise Ionian Sea will embrace you for moments of perfect relaxation under the cool shade of the trees. It is also an ideal spot for snorkeling or scuba diving, as the underwater world at the north east Corfu coastline is one of the richest and most diverse areas in Corfu island.

Kaminaki in Corfu

Kaminaki in Corfu

Kaminaki beach is located in the northern part of the island. It is a small secluded cove with a nice shallow sandy beach, ideal for families with small children. It is a very short drive from Villa Sunlight, although it can be a little difficult to reach, as the road has many turns. Small white rock formations combined with the crystal blue sea and the rich olive grove make up a quiet and exotic scenery, away from the hustle and bustle of crowded beaches. This is where you can relax and enjoy swimming and sunbathing to the smooth sound of waves and the rhythmic singing of the cicadas. Late in the afternoon you can catch a wonderful view of the sunset when the sun sinks in the sea. Distance from Corfu City: 25 km.

Church in Gimari Corfu

Ag.Konstantinou & Ag.Elenis Church in Gimari Corfu

Just a 5-minute drive from Sunlight Villa, the neighboring village of Gimari is located next to the popular areas of Kalami and Kouloura, at the north-eastern side of the island. This is where you can take a stroll through the picturesque streets of the village, which is mounted on the hillside over the sea with fantastic views of the neighboring coves and beaches. In Gimari, just by the roadside, you can visit the church of St. Konstantinos and Eleni which is built with a traditional bell tower and is still in operation. The village is located on the main road Kalami – Corfu and it is easily accessible. Distance from Corfu City: 26 km.

White House in Corfu

White House in Corfu

The White House Restaurant is located in Kalami, right by the water, a mere 5-minute drive from Sunlight Villa and offers a lot more than a rich gastronomic experience with daily fresh fish from the Ionian Sea. It used to be the residence of the Durrell family and the British authors Lawrence and Gerald Durrell spent unforgettable moments on their summer holidays on Kalami beach. The restaurant as well as the surrounding area has also provided scenes for the series “The Durrells”, which was shot on Corfu island and aired on ITV in 2016. There is no better way than to combine delicious food, literary reminisces from another time and feel like a movie star, while gazing the turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea.

Gialiskari in North Corfu

Gialiskari near Kouloura in Corfu

Villa Sunlight is located at a stone’s throw from the picturesque sandy Gialiskari beach. White rock formations, the endless sapphire blue of the Ionian Sea, and the evergreen lush vegetation, which embraces the small bay, create a landscape of unparalleled natural beauty. This is where you may feel as a modern castaway. Enjoy swimming or snorkeling along the coast and watch the yachts go past, sailing in the turquoise waters. Being off the beaten track, the beach does not offer any facilities and it is a bit tricky to access, but it is definitely worth the visit. Distance from Corfu City: 26 km.

Houhoulio beach in Corfu

Houhoulio beach in Corfu

Houhoulio beach is situated next to Kouloura port. It is a secluded and quiet cove, where you can relax under the cool trees’ shade, listening to the sound of cicadas. This is where you may feel close to nature, away from the noise of popular beaches. Houhoulio is easily accessible by car, there is a small parking area and it is only a 5-minute drive from our Villa Sunlight in Kalami. It is a small sandy beach, with no facilities, where you can enjoy swimming, diving or snorkeling in the cool and tranquil waters. If you get hungry, you can have a small snack or typical Corfiot meal at the nearby Kouloura port. Distance from Corfu City: 29 km.

Agni Beach in Corfu

Agni beach in Corfu

Agni is characterized as one of the most cosmopolitan beaches of Corfu, popular with small yachts that moor around the bay. Situated at the end of a lush olive grove, the beach offers a wide range of facilities, such as ample parking space, umbrellas and loungers for hire and even a boat service, if you feel like driving your own motor boat and exploring the adjacent secluded beaches, accessible only by sea. Last but not least, the local fish taverns are well-known for offering delicious dishes of high standards. If you want a romantic evening combined with an exceptional gastronomic experience, then this is the right setting. Agni beach is a short drive from Villa Sunlight, just about 10 minutes. Distance from Corfu City: 27 km.

Kalami beach in Corfu

Kalami beach in Corfu

Kalami beach, in the northern part of Corfu, is a well-known, popular beach, both with tourists as with the locals. It is literally a scenery made for film-making. It was featured in “Tycoon”, starring Anthony Quinn and Jaqueline Bisset in 1978, as well as in the James Bond movie “For Your Eyes Only”, starring Roger Moore in 1981, not to mention countless documentaries and the latest ITV production of the series “The Durrells”, which featured the life of the Durrell family on Corfu island. The White House restaurant is located on the premises of the former residence of renowned authors Lawrence and Gerald Durell. So, if you would like to combine a beautiful setting with a cosmopolitan touch and a rich literary background, this is definitely the place to go. It is easily accessible, offers parking space and it is a 5-minute pleasant drive from Villa Sunlight. Distance from Corfu City: 27 km.
You can rent sun loungers and umbrellas and enjoy a typical Corfiot meal at the beachfront restaurants. The beach is shallow with small pebbles and crystal clear water, and it is ideal for families with small children. It also offers a wide range of water sports such as water skiing, canoeing, pedaloes. You can also rent a boat on spot, if you feel like exploring the nearby beaches, some of which are accessible only by the sea.

Kouloura in Corfu

Kouloura in Corfu

Kouloura port is an idyllic fishermen’s settlement located in the northern part of Corfu, very close to our villa in Kalami, which also serves as an anchorage for small boats. The local tavern located directly at the seafront offers not only a taste of fresh fish from the daily catch but also amazing views of the picturesque bay. You can leisurely gaze the everyday fishermen’s activities with a taste of ouzo and a dish of meze, or alternatively, you can plunge in the crystal clear waters at the adjacent quiet and secluded Houhoulio beach to cool down from the summer heat, situated at a mere 5-minutes’ drive from our Villa Sunlight. Distance from Corfu City: 29 km.