Three hundred days of sunshine every year, a long, sandy beach with plenty of space for watersports, and nightlife that's bursting with energy combine to make Kavos one of the most popular destinations on Corfu for British visitors.
Situated 30 miles south-east of Corfu Town, Kavos' 850 residents are nearly always outnumbered by holidaymakers, who can get around the island easily thanks to the regular bus service running into Corfu town, and the plethora of cars and motorbikes available to hire on the island.
The journey from Corfu airport gives you some idea of the beautiful island scenery which you can explore easily on your Kavos holiday. This is the island which so inspired the naturalist and author Gerald Durrell, and although it's more than 70 years since he left it, his legacy has been to open the eyes of new generations of tourists to its many and varied delights.
Kavos' beach stretches for five miles, and the shallow water makes it safe for children. Sunbeds and parasols are available to hire if you intend just to relax, but the beach is also popular with divers and anyone interested in a wide range of water sports, including water-skiing, windsurfing, paragliding and parascending. Diving equipment is also available to hire through the resort's dive centre, as well as tuition for all levels of experience.
As befits its reputation as an island which appeals to many nationalities, the cuisine on your package holiday or all-inclusive holiday is likely to be varied, with seafood featuring heavily on menus. The presence of Chinese, English, Italian, Indian and Mexican restaurants means that you need never be short of options.
For those looking for a cheap Kavos holiday, there are lots of choices available, ranging from self-catering apartments through half-board to all-inclusive hotels.
The nightlife in Kavos is lively with clubs, bars and pubs coming in all styles, from Greek tavernas to Irish-style theme bars. There are cocktail bars, music bars and karaoke bars as well as a variety of clubs with live DJ's across the resort. If you prefer a slightly quieter night out then many of the pubs will be to your liking. Shopping in Kavos is fairly good with a number of shops offering clothing, souvenirs, gifts, food, drink and jewellery.
Summer temperatures have in Kavos can be very warm, especially in July and August, and with around 13 hours of sunshine a day at peak times, you'll need to good supply of suncream! Temperatures are, however, kept comfortable thanks to the coastal breeze. Even in September and October you can still expect daytime temperatures of around 25°C.
If you want a Corfu holiday that mixes up the beauty of the island with the liveliest nightlife the island has to offer, then check out what's available in Kavos from The Co-operative Travel, including last-minute deals and offers which might make for a bargain holiday for your chosen dates!