The Village

Barbati is located on the foothills of the mountain Pantokrator and offers a magnificent view over Corfu old town and the Greek and Albanian mainland.

Barbati is placed on a part of the coast that is rich in lovely bays and hidden caves and has a beautiful one mile long pebbly and shingle beach.

Barbati is a place which can combine both the sea and the mountain.

Guests can find also a wide verity of bars, tavernas, tourist shops and mini markets, public telephone and post. There are parking areas available around the village.

Furthermore there are parts where you can enjoy nightlife in its bars, fine dining in its restaurants and of course places where you can be tranquil and enjoy the nature of the olive groves.

Those who want to get away from it all may hire a motor boat and explore the hidden secrets of the northern part of the majestic Corfu island.

The beach

The beautiful beach of Barbati has a Blue Flag awarded by the European Community for the cleanness of its sea water and can fulfill all your needs by offering plenty of choices.

The one mile long pebbly and shingle beach is offering safe bathing due to its calm waters and is a perfect spot for snorkeling. Sun beds and umbrellas are available (extra charged locally) as well as changing rooms, toilets and showers.

Several water sports activities are available such as windsurfing, kayaking, speedboat-powered water sled or guided boat tours to less visited bays, very recommendable is the unspoiled Agni Bay. In direction north there are several small bays and beaches where local fishermen cast their lines into the Ionian Sea.

The Ionian sea at Barbati is also perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving, lessons and diving sessions can arranged at the dive school as for instance at the Water hoppers in Ipsos.

Small tour boats are also available for a short and exciting trip to the nearby hidden carves.

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Hiking up to Mount Pantokrator

Barbati is the ideal base for walking holidays, due to its prime position at the foothills of Mount Pantokrator. Mount Pantokrator is with 916m the highest point of the island offering splendid panoramic views that will most probably take your breath away.

It is possible to walk to the top of it but the journey will take about 7 hours. On clear days Italy can be seen despite being 130km away. There is also the Pantokrator Monastery, first built in the 14th century but destroyed in 1537. The present monastery was built at the end of the 17th Century and the outer cells in the 19th Century.

Mini Cruises along the Coast

At Barbati Beach, there are two boat rental stalls on the beach where you can rent a small motorboat to explore the coves along the coast where you can find your own private beach to stop, swim and while away the hours:

To Koloura
The picturesque fishing village Koloura has one of the most beautiful marinas on the island, a fish taverna at the beach and an incredible view.

To San Stefanos
As picturesque as Kouloura, here you can find several tavernas and a couple of café and bars, its a perfect spot for a mediterranean lunch.

To Kassiopi
Kassiopi is the largest village in the North East and with an harbour that provides all the services and amenities one could need while on holiday.