Just a short 20 minute drive south of Corfu Airport, you will arrive at Benitses in the municipality of Achillion.
Benitses is renowned for its natural beauty especially its beautiful beaches which have been awarded the blue flag. Spend the day relaxing on the sand and cool off with a swim in the crystal clear waters. You’ll also find plenty of traditional entertainment in Benitses. Sample delicious Greek cuisine and local dishes in the waterfront tavernas, and enjoy performances from traditional folk musicians.
Explore the Area in Your Hire Car
Drive to Corfu Town; visit the 16th Century fortress and go bargain hunting at one of the markets. Culture vultures will love the Archaeological Museum where you’ll find the impressive Gorgon Pediment, as well as the neoclassical Museum of Asian Art which houses some interesting pieces originating from China and Japan. Climb to the summit of the Palaio Frourio for great views of the town and the surrounding coastline.
Partake in the abundance of water activities available during the hot summer months such as paragliding and water skiing or something a bit more relaxing like a few hours in a pedalo.
Plan a trip to Pelekas. Here you can go to Ropa Valley and play a few rounds at the golf course, take riding lessons at the horse riding stables or simply appreciate the flora and fauna and natural beauty. If you fancy getting out of the sun for an afternoon visit Pelekas costume museum. Here you’ll find a colourful collection of traditional Greek dress dating back to the beginning of the 19th century. The museum is also home to some interesting displays on the island's cultural heritage.