Paleokastritsa is a picturesque village located on the northwest coast of the Greek island of Corfu. It is famous for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking scenery. If you’re on a low budget, Paleokastritsa is a great destination to explore without breaking the bank.
One of the best things to do in Paleokastritsa is to spend time at the beaches. There are several beaches in the area, ranging from sandy to pebbly, and they are all free to access. Some of the popular beaches include Agios Spiridon, Alipa, and Paleokastritsa Beach. You can bring your own food and drinks to the beach, or you can buy some from the nearby shops and tavernas.
Accommodation - George Michalas (Vivaria Apartments)
Set a few steps from Platakia Beach, George Michalas (Vivaria Apartments) offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a terrace and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi.
- There is a fully equipped kitchenette and a private bathroom.
- A private beach area is available on site.
- Verderosa Beach is 100 m from the apartment, while Spiros Beach is 200 m away. The nearest airport is Corfu International Airport, 23 km from George Michalas (Vivaria Apartments).
- This is our guests’ favourite part of Paleokastritsa, according to independent reviews.
- Families particularly like the location — they rated it 10 for a stay with kids.
Booking reviews: Everything. The rooms are simple but you have everything you could ever need inside and the beds are very comfortable. The view from the balcony is incredible and the steps alongside the apartment go right down to the beach. The bar and swimming pool are also fabulous, and Georgios, Spyros and his family are so kind and welcoming. Their cocktails are also the best! We would definitely stay here again
Another budget-friendly activity in Paleokastritsa is hiking. There are several hiking trails in the area, ranging from easy to moderate difficulty. Some of the popular trails include the Paleokastritsa to Lakones trail and the Angelokastro trail. These trails offer stunning views of the sea and the surrounding landscape, and they are free to access.
If you want to explore the local culture, you can visit the Monastery of the Virgin Mary. This historic monastery is located on a hill overlooking Paleokastritsa, and it offers stunning views of the sea and the surrounding landscape. The entrance fee is low, and you can learn about the history and traditions of the monastery.
For food, you can visit the local tavernas and restaurants. They offer traditional Greek dishes at affordable prices. Some of the popular dishes include moussaka, souvlaki, and Greek salad. You can also buy local products such as olive oil, honey, and wine from the local shops.
Overall, Paleokastritsa is a great destination for budget travelers who want to explore the natural beauty and local culture of Corfu without spending too much money.