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San Stefanos Holidays

San Stefanos Introduction

San Stefanos is located on the north west coast of Corfu, forty-five kilometres from Corfu Town and has a ninety minute transfer from the airport. It is an attractive resort with hills rolling down to the sea. With a sandy beach running along a wide bay, it is a haven for beach lovers and families with young children. Despite its popularity, the old village and the fishing harbour retain a traditional atmosphere. San Stefanos holidays promise relaxing days in a pleasant resort with a guarantee of summer sun, followed by mellow evenings.

Why Go To San Stefanos?

If you are looking for a place in the sun where you can relax in a stress free environment, then a San Stefanos holiday may be just the ticket. Holidays here can be as relaxing or as active as you wish as there are a variety of recreational activities and sightseeing opportunities on offer.

San Stefanos holidays are very popular with those looking for a charming place to wind down in the heat of the sun. It appeals to families seeking sand and sea with safe conditions for children, and couples wishing to avoid the loud music of other more gregarious resorts.

When To Go To San Stefanos

Although San Stefanos holidays can be taken from April until October, the summer months are most popular when the temperature rises into the low thirties.

San Stefanos - The Place

San Stefanos is best approached in daylight when you can appreciate the beautiful scenery of the island. The approach to the resort is from above, so you look down onto its wide brilliantly blue bay and golden sands, and its white dwellings creeping up the verdant slopes. It is a picturesque resort where hospitable locals offer a warm welcome. The beach slopes gently into clear Ionian waters, providing safe conditions for families with young children as well as less confident swimmers. A variety of water sports are offered including diving and snorkelling.

Hotels and apartments provide a good range of accommodation to suit most budgets. Numerous restaurants, tavernas and bars serve a diverse menu, from traditional island fare to international cuisine. Although shops are in short supply, they are perfectly adequate for provisions, beach goods, gifts and souvenirs. Those who wish can take the local bus to Corfu Town where they will be overwhelmed by choice. San Stefanos nightlife is low key where much of the evening entertainment is hotel based.

Holidays to San Stefanos offer peaceful relaxation in a guarantee of summer sun, where food is good, wine sublime and people are warm and friendly.

San Stefanos Nightlife

San Stefanos nightlife is very low key reflecting the resorts popularity with families and couples, and much of the entertainment is hotel based. Evenings are spent enjoying a meal and drink beneath the stars.

San Stefanos Shopping

San Stefanos shopping is rather limited, with supermarkets supplying provisions and holiday essentials. There are several small beach shops and retailers supplying gifts and souvenirs. Ardent shoppers can take a ninety minute bus journey to Corfu Town where there are very many boutiques and specialist shops. Popular purchases include jewellery, ceramics, leather goods and items fashioned from olive wood.

San Stefanos Eating

San Stefanos has numerous restaurants, tavernas and bars serving a cosmopolitan cuisine.. As expected fish dishes abound with small fried fish and shellfish being firm favourites. Moussaka is another firm favourite. The Greek ‘Mezedes’, the equivalent of the Spanish ‘Tapas’, makes an ideal lunch. Children are warmly welcomed in restaurants and their tastes and portion size are usually accommodated. Local wines are usually very palatable and inexpensive.