Moraitika

Moraitika resort in Corfu island Greece – Moraitika travel and holiday guide

20 kilometres south of Corfu Town on the east coast you will find the village of Moraitika.
It is a traditional Greek village nestled on a hillside overlooking the 4 km long, shallow, sandy beach. The village, situated in the olive groves, offers the visitor not only the possibility of peace and tranquillity, but also the enjoyment of tasting a variety of local and cosmopolitan night life.

The name Moraitika originates from the settlers who came from the Peloponnesian (originally known as Morias), in 1540. Moraitika is 4,150 hectares in area and has a population of 820 inhabitants who, in the winter collect olives and work on the land, and in the summer months provide excellent service and good will to the thousand of visitors.

Here in Moraitika there are still the remains of a Roman baths establishment which formed part of the mansion belonging to a rich Roman citizen. In the community there are 6 churches dedicated to different saints and to celebrate their patronage, they hold traditional festivals in which both the locals and the visitors join together in celebration.

The main road to the south of the island passes through here, near the village and through Benitses and Moraitika, northwards; this road runs along the coast, separated from the sea only by a narrow strip of land with views to sandy beaches the sea and the Greek Mainland Mountains to the east.As far back in Roman times, and still today, this coastline has been the first choice of the summer holidaymaker. Today the area can accommodate 7,500 visitors in a great choice of hotels of various categories and many apartments suitable for families.

In Moraitika you can find small secluded bays to a long beautiful sandy beach. During the day the life revolves around the beaches and the water sports sports to choose from and also a great variety of bars and tavernas where you will meet the warm friendly local who will provide you many tasty specialities, excellent service and a wonderful atmosphere. In the village centre the visitor will find bargains, good value-for-money shopping in the many modern shops. Also a pharmacy, surgery, plenty of money exchange/tourist offices, rent-a-car, motor bike/bicycle hire, supermarkets plus many bars, tavernas and discos providing lively night life.

One of the main attractions of the area is the small river from where many local fishermen and the kaiki excursion trips begin their day. Moraitika is an area that offers a little of everything for everyone – is suitable for families, the young and the young at heart.

As far back in Roman times, and still today, this coastline has been the first choice of the summer holidaymaker. Today the area can accommodate 7,500 visitors in a great choice of hotels of various categories and many apartments suitable for families.

In Moraitika you can find small secluded bays to a long beautiful sandy beach. During the day the life revolves around the beaches and the water sports sports to choose from and also a great variety of bars and tavernas where you will meet the warm friendly local who will provide you many tasty specialities, excellent service and a wonderful atmosphere. In the village centre the visitor will find bargains, good value-for-money shopping in the many modern shops. Also a pharmacy, surgery, plenty of money exchange/tourist offices, rent-a-car, motor bike/bicycle hire, supermarkets plus many bars, tavernas and discos providing lively night life.

One of the main attractions of the area is the small river from where many local fishermen and the kaiki excursion trips begin their day. Moraitika is an area that offers a little of everything for everyone – is suitable for families, the young and the young at heart.

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