Corfu’s incredibly rich history is on par with its luscious natural beauty. Used as a location for films, such as the 1981 Bond flick ‘For Your Eyes Only’, this island has long been a favourite holiday destination of the European royal families and the elite. Holidays to Corfu are certainly not overrated.
Corfiotes have a strong, unwavering tradition of hospitality toward all visitors, so you’ll feel right at home while visiting this gorgeous island. It may be hard to decide which resort you’ll spend your holiday in, so we’ve compiled a short list of some of the best spa resorts available.
The Corfu Palace is located in the city centre of Corfu. Connected to the airport, it’s also in walking distance of the Corfu Archaeological Museum and the Corfu City Hall. Other noteworthy nearby attractions include the Saint Spyridon Church and the Old Fortress. The hotel staff are famed for their hospitality and will go above and beyond to make sure your stay is nothing less than stellar.
Apart from the restaurant, the hotel also features an indoor pool, with a swim-up bar and a poolside bar attached. Your guest room will open up to a balcony with either a garden or a pool view. There’s also a tennis court, should you feel the need to stretch your legs.
Marbella Beach Hotel
Total privacy is promised at this resort, which is set on a private beach in Corfu. While here you can enjoy total peace and quiet within the resort, local attractions like the Ancient Roman Baths and the Corfu Shell Museum, along with the Achilleion Palace and Boukari Beach.
If for some reason the private beach doesn’t cut it for you, there are five outdoor swimming pools to splash around in. Make sure you set some time aside to spend in the full-service spa, too. There are two treatment rooms, with the massages available on the beach as well as in the spa, which includes a sauna and a Turkish bath. There are a variety of treatments on offer, including aromatherapy and thalassotherapy.
Grecotel Daphnila Bay Thalasso
This resort is spread out over a gorgeous green hillside that overlooks the Dassia Bay. The rooms are set out in garden bungalows that are tucked into the stunningly maintained gardens. There’s a wide range of activities available, particularly for sports.
At the spa, expect a full range of high-quality body and facial treatments, body scrubs, aromatherapy, manicures and pedicures, a Turkish bath, sauna, spa tub as well as a beachfront spa, just in case the view wasn’t good enough for you!