Corfu island was one of the first islands in Greece welcoming tourism. The island attracts thousands of visitors every year from all around the world, who choose Corfu for its natural beauty and picturesque Corfu town. Corfu is part of the Ionian Islands and lies on the northern area of the group, at the entrance of the Adriatic Sea, facing Albania. It is the second largest island of the Ionian group after Kefalonia. Corfu covers a total area of 592 sq km while its coastline spreads on 216 km.The island is mountainous and on its northern center lays Mount Pantokrator, the highest peak of Corfu, rising to an altitude of 914 m. Several flat areas, green plains, two lakes and a couple of rivers complete the beautiful landscape. Of course, amazing beaches for all tastes embellish the coastline all around the island; on the east side, sandy or pebble beaches with shallow and warm waters of the Ionian Sea, whilst on the west, blue cool waters of the Adriatic Sea on sandy beaches with exotic waves and beautiful reefs.
The beach of Agios Georgios Argyradon or St. George Argiradon is a wide, sandy beach with shallow blue waters on the south part of Corfu. It is an ideal beach ..