The popular seaside resort of Agios Stefanos (also known as San Stefanos) is located on the north-west coast of the holiday island of Corfu. This is on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. People have been taking their holidays in Agios Stefanos for many years now and this resort actually claims that an impressive 70% of its guests choose to come back to this same resort again. Hotels have always been a preferred base for tourists in the past, however, self catering accommodation has emerged as an increasingly popular choice over recent years. Nowadays, there is a good range of self catering accommodation to choose between and many properties come with the use of their own pool.
There are plenty of activities to enjoy on your holidays in Agios Stefanos, many of which are centred on the amazingly long and sandy beach which graces this area. In fact, the local beach is definitely one of the best on Corfu and offers water-based pastimes such as safe family swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing, kite surfing, wind surfing and fishing. On land, you might like to think about golf, tennis, cycling, nature walking and horse riding.
The good news is that your holidays in Agios Stefanos will be spent in an area that is known to have a terrific tourist infrastructure. This means that all of the cafés, bars and restaurants are on your very own doorstep to enjoy. Whilst in the town, you might also like to visit the local harbour and see how locals, even to this day, still earn their living through fishing in the local waters. If you fancy spending a day a little further afield, it is strongly recommended for you to head for the island’s capital and most interesting city, Corfu Town. A selection of the most popular tourist attractions in Corfu Town include The Mon Repos Palace, the Archaeological Museum of Corfu and the New Fortress castle.
Your holidays in Agios Stefanos will be basking in a wonderful Mediterranean climate. This means that temperatures are mild to hot throughout the whole year, although rainfall is actually quite high in Corfu, especially between the months of November and March. In total, around 46 inches of precipitation falls per year. Average maximum temperatures range between 13 degrees Celsius in January and hit 31 degrees in July and August.
You will find that Corfu International Airport (CFU) is extremely convenient to your self catering accommodation in Agios Stefanos. what’s more, there are several airlines flying here from the UK, including Monarch, Jet2.com, Flybe, Easyjet and Thomas Cook Airlines. Departures are from most main UK airports, to include East Midlands (EMA), Newcastle (NCL), Leeds-Bradford (LBA), Edinburgh (EDI), Bristol (BRS), London Gatwick (LGW) and Glasgow (GLA).