Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece

Marathias Beach

Marathias Beach is a popular destination located on the island of Corfu. It is known for its wide and long sandy expanse, which provides ample space for visitors, making it less crowded compared to other beaches on the island. The beach is also characterized by its calm and clean waters, which are a few degrees colder than on the other side of the island. These features make it an ideal location for families with children, including babies. The beach offers a variety of amenities for its visitors. There are numerous small restaurants and bars in the vicinity, and sunbeds are available for rent. For those who prefer a more natural setting, there is a free zone where visitors can set up their own umbrellas. Additionally, a beach volleyball court is available for those looking to engage in some sporty fun. Marathias Beach also has a unique natural feature - two streams of sweet water from a well that cross the beach and flow into the sea. This phenomenon, along with the surrounding mountains, makes the area a great spot for hiking. However, visitors should be prepared to remove their shoes or get their feet wet when crossing these streams. Parking at Marathias Beach is limited and tends to fill up by mid-morning. Visitors are advised to arrive early to secure a spot. The beach is also accessible by various paths from the mountains, although these can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from the beach itself.

What to do at Marathias Beach?


Marathias Beach amenities include parking and loungers.


You can enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the bars situated on the beach.


You can enjoy one of the restaurants at the beach while soaking up the sun.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight the beach's spaciousness, cleanliness, and the availability of amenities such as sunbeds and umbrellas. Many appreciate the calm and clear water, making it a perfect spot for families and those seeking relaxation. However, some visitors complain about the limited parking space and the beach getting crowded early in the day.

Where is Marathias Beach?

Latitude: 39.4145349 / Longitude: 19.9833675

Marathias Beach is located in Corfu. The following map of Marathias Beach shows the exact location.

Where to Stay near Marathias Beach?

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