Enjoy Barbati Beach on the Corfu Island
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The Greek island of Corfu has an almost magical quality to it. This is one of those island that is incredibly popular with visitors and it sees a nice mix of travelers. There are plenty of resorts, beaches, and sites to see to keep anyone happy. One of the places where this island is with its beaches. Barbati Beach is one of those places that you absolutely must visit during your time here. Here’s more information about what you need to do in order to visit and enjoy this beach:
Getting to Barbati Beach
Before you can head to Barbati Beach, you need to first make your way to the island of Corfu. To do this, you can take a ferry from one of the main ports in Greece and some ports elsewhere in the Mediterranean, such as Italy. The island is also popular enough to have its own airport and there are regular flights that fly in here, as well. Barbati Beach is about 17 kilometers or so away from Corfu Town, which means that you can easily make your way here by car, taxi, or even public transportation depending on where you’re staying. If you’re staying in or near the main town, you’ll find that this beach is an easy day trip. It is located to the north of the main town.
Why Visit Barbati Beach
One of the things that sets this beach apart is how physically beautiful it is. In the picture shown here you can see that the beach is flanked by some excellent scenery, including some mountains. The water is blue and warm and the sun shines brightly here. This is a great place to go to find some peace and quite and enjoy a day in the sun. It is also bordered by some gorgeous, green forests. The crowds also aren’t oppressive here, which means that you will have plenty of room to enjoy yourself.
What to Do at Barbati Beach
This is a popular beach despite its distance from the main town, but not so popular that it feels too crowded. This is a well-organized beach, though, so you will have the opportunity to rent sun beds and umbrellas once you arrive here. It is also a particular nice beach for swimming since the water is so pristine. The beach is made up of fine pebbles, so be sure to bring the proper footwear. People also enjoy water sports here, such as windsurfing and even kayaking. You can even rent a small boat to take a tour of the surrounding area. Since it is located in a bay, the beach is particularly scenic.
It is true that Corfu is known for its excellent scenery and in particular, its beaches. Barbati Beach is one of those places that is just far enough off the beaten track to keep away the major tourist crowds. However, it is also a great beach with excellent scenery and plenty to do for all ages. During your stay on Corfu, you won’t want to miss the chance to spend time here.
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