Set on the lushest of the Ionian Islands, with its olive groves and cypress-clad mountains, Italinate architecture and blue waters, the Grecotel Corfu Imperial Resort sits at the foot on the Kommeno Peninsula on its waterfront overlooking the sparkling blue Ionian Sea, just 14km from the aiport, Or even better, arrive by sea and you can check in from the comfort of your own private yacht.
The Grecotel offers a huge range of well appointed accommodation, from sea view guestrooms, Specialty Suites and Family Maisonettes, to private bungalows and villas and the unique Palazzo Libro d’Orto with private pool. All are elegantly decorated with classic furnishings and features such as parquet flooring, balconies or terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows, intricate mirrored details, leather headboards and lavish marble bathrooms with hairdryers, bathrobes and slippers. Mod cons including satellite TV, Wi-Fi, music systems and mini bars come as standard in all rooms; from there it's a case of the bigger the accommodation the better it gets, with duplex bungalows, Dream Villas with private pool and seafront settings, to the three-bedroom Palazzo Libro d’Oro, which is set on the tip of the pensinsula and has a large terrace and private pool and wooden steps leading down to a peaceful gazebo overlooking the water, then down again to a pontoon furnished with sun loungers and parasol
The report has a large pool surrounded by sun loungers and tables and chairs, three private sandy beaches, and lush Italianate gardens where you can wander among the bougainvilliea to your hearts content. The main attraction is the sea and apart from swimming and sunbathing on the private beaches, there are watersports facilities include sailing, canoes, jetskis, waterskiing, banana and rings and parasailing. There is a riding school just 4km away if horses are your preferred mode of transport, as well as two tennis courts and a range of activities from Yoga and Pilates to archery and basketball.
There is also a PADI certified diving school nearby, as well as the Corfu Golf Club 30 minutes away, while mountain bikes can be delivered to the hotel. The Elixir Spa features an indoor pool, fitness room with electro-cardio equipment, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering views over the lush gardens, and a range of rejuvenating and relaxing treatments from aromatherapy massages to si
There is a huge range of restaurants and bars here, with waterfront settings, gourmet food and excellent service. Choose from fine dining in the elegant surroundings of Aristos, seafood on the waterfront at Yali, mediterrean buffet among the palms at Mon Repose, all day brasserie overloooking the sea at Nafsika. For cocktails on the terrace, Odysseus is the spot to enjoy a drink at sunset, while Alkinoos offers a cool place to relax with a drink in the lobby. If you would rather stay in the comfort of your room or villa, you can choose anything from a romantic dinner to just a light snack from the Special Dining menu.
P.O. Box 130, Tzavros, KommenoCorfu49100Greece