Travel information for Arillas in north west Corfu
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If you are still looking for accommodation, look up for all the Tour Operators offering packages to Arillas, as well as the Local Apartment Owners , Hotels and Holiday Villas.
Arillas, is situated at the North-Western part of Corfu island.
Quiet and safe resort for all types of tourists, is ideal for families, as children can play with the golden sand or swim in it s crystal shallow waters, for couples and people who are looking forward to escaping from anxiety and noise of the big city, and also to enjoy discovering the Corfiot nature walking through paths leading to the small villages around.
The area of Arillas without being commercialized keeps it s genuine character still, with a variety of small local family-run tavernas and shops, so that it can satisfy even the most demanding clients.
Arillas beach being in between to St George and St.Stefanos bays, has an advantageous position as it s visitors can easily get access to those other sandy beaches as well.
The friendly atmosphere, the beautiful well-known sunsets, the magnificent scenery, and the Corfiot colors which can be everywhere, leave to the visitors unforgettable "pictures" and the wish to come back...
The dates of the next Corfu Beer and Gastronomy Festival have been announced last night after a small meeting of it's contributors.
During winter time, the Arillas Cultural Organization in cooperation with other residents and the Business Organization, have made efforts to create a foot path between the two main roads of our Area, as well as a walking trail that starts at the beach
The results of our research on the tourism of Arillas were made public on Sunday 20 January. A lot of people came to the presentation and left after a couple of hours much wiser!
An article which was inspired from our forum's topic about whether Arillas is an authentic place or not.
Escape for the day...
An article by Morgan Hamilton, columnist at www.edinburghcamra.co.uk who visited Corfu and discovered the taste of our Arillas beer.
The size of the sandy beach of Arillas is different almost every day. It all depends on the current of the sea and the direction of the wind which moves the waves.
Whether it is a sandy beach and traditional tavernas run by local families, water-sports, quietens and tranquillity; traditional food and drink; you will always find something that will suit you in Arillas.
The Arillas cultural Organization which is consisted by over 100 members from Arillas, Afionas and Kavadades has established that the Annual Wine Festival will be taking place this year on Saturday the 6th September 2014.
Well, I did not find Arillas It seems that Arillas found me!! I was born in Arillas I sometines ask my guests in the Taverna how did they find our little Arillas. Was it recommended? By a last minute deal? etc. It will be interesting for me and for other people to know your story don't you think so?
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A cheap guidebook often gives you a list of restaurants along the waterfront or in the town square which any one can see when stepping off a ferry or pulling into town on a bus. The authors of many of these books have been paid by the establishments to be listed.
On Thursday the 29th of May there will be this year’s first festival in Arillas.
It takes place near the local Church and old school of Arillas village which is about one and a half km from the beach on the way to Magoulades on the main road.
The local church is dedicated to the The Ascension of Jesus, which was when the resurrected Jesus was taken up to heaven in his resurrected body, (Acts 1:9-11) in the presence of eleven of his Apostles, occurring 40 days after the resurrection.
The church on Analipsi "Ανάληψη" (Ascension) was build during the 50’s by the volunteer help and donations of the people of Arillas.
Taxi to Arillas
Make your holiday extra special and order a private taxi transfer in advance to take you from the airport to your accommodation and arrive relaxed and refreshed. Your Taxi driver will be waiting for you with your name on a a sign board when you arrive, then he will drive directly to your destination. No waiting or luggage charges.
Corfu (as we all know!) is one of the most beautiful islands of Greece and was popular for vacations among wealthy Europeans more than a hundred years ago. In the 1960’s and 1970’s the tourism boom really began and tourism to Corfu continued to increase steadily until the end of the century. This touristic development brought a lot of wealth to the island and its inhabitants but, on the downside, also destroyed some of the most beautiful spots of the island and threatens to destroy the rest, due to the greed of many and the lack of planning and regulation.