Spend the Day at Nissaki Beach in Corfu
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The island of Corfu is truly a vacationer’s paradise. This is an island that has captivated people from all over the world. When Greece officially opened its doors to tourists, Corfu was amongst the first to embrace them. There are resorts all over the island to enjoy, but they don’t need to take up your whole experience there if you don’t want. There are plenty of other things to do here, such as visiting of the island’s gorgeous beaches. Although Nissaki Beach is on the smaller side, it’s really enjoyable here and you can easily spend the day. Here’s ore information:
Getting to Nissaki Beach
Before you can actually enjoy the beach, you need to make your way to the island of Corfu. There are a few ways that you can travel to this island. Since it is such a popular place to visit and it has a decent native population, the island actually has an airport, which means that you can easily take a flight from Athens or several other locations from within Greece and other nearby countries. You can also take a ferry to get there. Depending on where you originate, there are even some ferries that depart from Italy (Corfu is close to Italy). Once you arrive in Corfu, you can find your way to the beach either by taking your own car, a taxi, or even public transportation. Nissaki Beach is located about 20 kilometers away from Corfu town, which is a doable distance for a day trip.
Why Visit Nissaki Beach
Nissaki Beach is on the small side, but it is completely worth a visit. Located on a small bay, the beach provides a relaxing retreat for locals and tourists alike. The beach is made up of relaxing sand and has some nearby cafes and restaurants that can also add to your enjoyment if the beach. One of the cafes is located right on the water, which means that you can easily spend part of the day lounging in the sun and enjoying the warm, crystal blue water, and then part of it at the cafe eating a great meal and still enjoying the day.
What to Do at Nissaki Beach
This beach is a perfect place to visit for people of all ages and interests. It’s a great place for sunbathers, families, and those who want to relax and enjoy the beautiful Greek sun and sea. Since the waters are so calm it is especially suited to families with small children because it makes for safer conditions on the beach. There are sun lounging chairs and umbrellas to rent. People are also welcome to bring a towel or blanket to sit on. The beach is made up of sand so it should be comfortable. Once you are done enjoying the water and the sun, you should head to the cafe and eat a meal and have a few drinks. Try getting a table overlooking the water, if possible.
While on Corfu, you should consider spending he day on Nissaki Beach, which is a great place for people of all ages.
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