Moraitika - A Beautiful Resort on the Island of Corfu
"Perfect for couples and families of all ages, although not as lively as other Corfu resorts such as Kavos.."
Moraitika is one of the most popular resorts on the east coast of the island of Corfu offering stunning natural scenery and fantastic beaches.
Located just 20km from the bustling Corfu Town and close to the airport, Moraitika holidays are ideal for anyone looking for the ultimate relaxing break.
The resort is perfect for couples and families of all ages, although not as lively as other Corfu resorts such as Kavos; there is a fantastic atmosphere, which continues into the evening.
With an airport transfer time of just 45 minutes, you have just enough time to gain an understanding of your resort before you arrive at your chosen Moraitika hotel or apartment.
The accommodation available in the resort is varied with something to suit all budgets, the majority of the hotels in Moraitika are of 2-4* quality with a selection of private villas to suit those looking for something more secluded.
The beach is the primary focus of a holiday to Moraitika, the stunning golden sand stretches into the beautiful waters of the Mediterranean. Whether you intend on taking advantage of the many water sports on offer or simply making yourself comfortable on one of the many sun loungers, Moraitika beach is an idyllic place for everyone to enjoy. There is a wide range of sightseeing spots to enjoy during your stay, along with plenty of sports and leisure facilities to try out. With fantastic cheap Moraitika holiday deals available right now, it is a great time to experience this spectacular Corfu resort.
Moraitika - Sightseeing and Activities
"There's a fantastic diving school within the resort that offers lessons and equipment hire for beginners and expert divers.."
Moraitika is ideal for anyone looking to learn more about the history and culture of this popular island.
The fascinating Roman Ruins in the ancient village of Ano Moraitika is a great place to start your explorations during your Moraitika holidays.
The village is a stark contrast to the bustling tourist areas in the resort and is a great way to experience the traditional side of the island.
As you wander through the narrow streets there are plenty of authentic markets, cafes and taverns to enjoy.
The ruins themselves are very impressive, take a stroll through them yourself or opt for one of the guided tours on offer.
There are plenty of churches to explore along with excellent hiking, cycling and walking routes for those looking for a more active experience.
Families will appreciate taking a trip to the nearby Aqualand Water Park during their holidays in Moraitika, with slides and pools to suit all ages it is the ideal place to enjoy a fun day out. Beach lovers will be able to take advantage of the many watersports on offer including wind-surfing, jet skiing, scuba diving and even parasailing. There's a fantastic diving school within the resort that offers lessons and equipment hire for beginners and expert divers. Back on dry land there is a go-karting track and plenty of swimming pools to enjoy.
One of the most popular pastimes to enjoy during a Moraitika holiday is shopping with plenty of markets and shops to stroll around. Along with the usual array of holiday souvenirs there are plenty of jewellery, clothing and electrical stores to enjoy. Public transport is frequent with a regular coastal bus service taking visitors around the island.
Moraitika - Nightlife and Cuisine
"Moraitika is perfect for sampling some of the best Greek cuisine, with plenty of restaurants and taverns serving a range of local dishes and delicacies.."
Moraitika holidays are perfect for those hoping to sample some of the best Greek cuisine, with plenty of restaurants and taverns serving a range of local dishes and delicacies.
Greek cuisine is definitely worth sampling and there is no better place to do this than at one of the many Meze restaurants around the resort.
Meze is the Greek equivalent of Spanish tapas offering bite sized portions of delicious Greek cuisine, the perfect choice for those enjoying holidays in Moraitika.
Those looking for more familiar tastes will appreciate the amount of fantastic international restaurants around the resort; everything from British to Italian cuisine is on offer as well as several fast food eateries. The nightlife in the resort is very diverse with many bars and nightclubs that stay open until the early hours. Those looking for a more sedate evening experience will appreciate the quieter taverns and wine bars situated around Moraitika. The larger Moraitika hotels also offer a range of entertainment packages, with something to suit all tastes.
Moraitika - Weather and Climate
"The most popular time to book a holiday in Moraitika is during July and August, when the temperatures are at their highest.."
Moraitika holidays are ideal for anyone hoping to relax and enjoy long hot summer days and mild evenings.
There are around 300 days of sunshine to enjoy each year with summer temperatures set to reach the high thirties.
The most popular time to book a holiday in Moraitika is during July and August, when the temperatures are at their highest, with an average of 13 hours of sunshine per day. The resort manages to stay at a comfortable level with a refreshing coastal breeze sweeping over Moraitika. Outside of the summer season the temperatures still remain mild with around 6 hours of sunshine per day and temperatures of around 15°C. Rainfall is common during the winter months especially November, those opting to take winter holidays in Moraitika are advised to pack waterproofs and warm clothing as the nights tend to be fairly chilly.