Barbati is one of the most charming and picturesque villages on the green island of Corfu. Situated on the scenic northeast coast, about 20 km from the town of Corfu, the island’s port and airport, it is a haven of calm and offers breathtaking views over the old town of Corfu, the Venetian fortress and the Albanian Mountains.
Barbati is a small, quiet village which attracts people of all ages, particularly families and couples who love the tranquility and the peace of the green scenery. The lush greenery, contrasting with the resplendent blue of the sea, invites you to relax under the shadow of the olive and cypress trees.
Barbati has a 1 km long pebbly and shingle beach with crystal clear waters. It has been awarded the Blue Flag, ensuring safe and high quality waters. There are plenty of umbrellas and sun beds provided by café-bars where you can sip your coffee or cocktail while basking in the warm sun and gazing over the blue sea.
The beach is ideal for snorkelling and paddling and you can enjoy a wide range of water sports like paragliding, jet ski, water ski, banana and ringo rides. You can also go diving or rent a boat for an unforgettable daytrip to the sandy and pebbly little beaches and caves along the coast. Exploring the north part of the island with the beautiful bays, you can visit the small harbor of Kouloura, the traditional fishing village of Agios Stephanos and the lively and popular resort of Kassiopi.
The main village road is lined with a number of quality restaurants, tavernas and bars offering amazing views across the Ionian blue. Experience the magic of the Mediterranean at its best by tasting a variety of traditional Greek and Corfiot dishes and fresh seafood. At a distance of 3-4 km from Barbati lies Ipsos resort, which is famous for its nightlife with many bars and night clubs along the beach promenade called the “Golden Mile”.
From Barbati you can walk or drive to the distinctive traditional mountain villages of Spartylas, Korakiana and Sinies to feel the magic of the perfect harmony between the lush vegetation, the countless flowers and the old heritage. You can also visit the historic village of Old Perithia, one of the island’s most admired places, and discover why it continues to win a special place in the heart of every visitor.