The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
Almyra Villas Corfu- the area- kanouli
The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
Almyra Villas Corfu
Almyra Villas Corfu
Almyra Villas Corfu

The Area

Kanouli, Chalikounas Corfu

Kanouli is actually a continuation of Halikounas beach in Corfu southwest and it still remains an untouched part of the tourist industry. There are no big hotels in Chalikounas and the area preserves the most natural and authentic character you can find in Corfu.

Almyra Villas – next to Kanouli beach in Chalikounas Corfu can be compared to the best hotels in Corfu as we offer unparalleled luxury with great value and an experience so much better than just a hotel in Halikounas. Kanouli is the location for some relaxing days by the beach.


Around the Villas in Corfu

Almyra is surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and citrus orchards and it’s just a hop from the isolated beach of Kanouli . Dominating the landscape Mount Gamelion stands tall and instills awe in passersby. This mountain took its name from the Greek word ‘gamos’ which means wedding as Alcinoos, the ancient king of Phaeacians performed his wedding ceremony there inviting the ancient inhabitants of Corfu.

Aghios Matheos: A Picturesque Village

At the foot of Gamelion Oros is the picturesque village of Aghios Matheos with its unique alleys was built in the style of a classic greek amphitheatre. A beautiful path lined with holm oaks connects the village with the Holy Monastery of Pantocrator on the top of the mountain.

Paramonas Beach in Corfu

Paramonas beach is next to the lively village of Agios Mattheos (3 km away). Paramonas beach is wonderful, covered with soft sand and pebbles on the side and large rocks on the other creating an astounding surrounding. The beach is equipped with sun beds and umbrellas, fresh-water showers аnd changing cabins operated by the local taverna. The Paramonas Beach is very quiet, with only one hоtel in the area.

The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu
Almyra Villas Corfu


Chalikounas Beach Corfu

Halikounas beach is a sandy beach without end, famous among kite surfers. On the way to Halikounas one will also encounter Gardiki Castle, a 13th-century Byzantine castle where the walls retain visible elements of its ancient structure.

Chalikounas & Korission Lake

Another must-see is Chalikounas Beach Corfu and the Korission Lake which runs parallel to it. A narrow strip of land separates Lake Korission from the Ionian Sea and this creates two amazing sandy beaches, Chalikounas and Issos. Korission Lagoon is the largest lake of Corfu, a nature reserve and provides shelter for more than 120 species of rare birds including, flamingos, cormorants, pelicans and different species of sand orchid. Also there is a magnificent ancient cedar forest which can be found along the dunes.

Another spot to watch flamingos is the lake of Alikes, it attracts thousands of flamingos every year and the saline water drove the flamingos to nest in 2012 for the first time. The best time for flamingo watching is between May and early October.

Prasoudi Beach in Corfu

Prasoudi beach is a marvelous beach very close to Chalikounas. It is a small sandy beach surrounded by green hills filled with olive trees. Prasoudi can be considered a private beach due to its size and location. The waters are shallow and clear waters and it is ideal for families with young children. The taverna next to the beach serves dishes made from local ingredients and recipes from all over Corfu.

The Area - Almyra Villas - Halikounas (Chalikounas) Corfu

Distances from Chalikounas Corfu


27km Airport
28km Corfu Town
28km Port

Nearest Villages

5km Agios Matheos
7km Messonghi
7km Moraitika


150m Kanouli Beach
650m Skidi Beach
1.2km Prasoudi Beach
3km Halikounas Beach
3.5km Paramonas Beach

*Note: The access to Kanouli Beach has a staircase that leads straight to the beach but bear in mind that the cliff is a bit steep.

Almyra Villas Corfu- the area- kanouli

Local Experiences

There are a lot of activities to fill your days in the area. You could simply enjoy a walk in the nature or get bolder and try to do an extreme sport. In both ways you have the chance to spend time outdoors and send all the pressure away.

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Almyra Villas - Kite Surfing

Kite Surfing

Halikounas beach is the perfect place to get active by trying out kitesurfing. If you already have your equipment you can enjoy the windy days and get a strong feeling of freedom on your own. However, if you are a beginner or want to hire the equipment there is a licensed school that will provide you with all the useful information and teach you the basic skills.
Almyra Villas - Stand up Padding


What’s more enjoyable than exploring the beach on a board? Try Stand-Up-Paddling and enjoy the water while taking some exercise simultaneously. You can rent SUP boards at Halikounas Beach.
Almyra Villas - Hiking


Clear your mind, reduce stress and get out into nature. There are plenty of intriguing trails to follow in order to discover the beauty of the area. The scenery offers a great route variety from total green landscapes into olive groves and traditional villages to vast beaches with dunes and cedar forest.
Almyra Villas - Bird Watching


Halikounas wetland is a protected area that is a habitat for more than 120 different bird species, among them cormorants and flamingos. Take your binoculars and spend some time watching these unique creatures.
Almyra Villas - Cycling


Explore the area by bike. There are numerous unpaved routes and hidden paths you can follow to bring you closer to nature and enjoy some fresh air. Even better your bike can transport you to the closest villages and beaches.
Almyra Villas - Swimming


Just a short distance away you will find a wide variety of magnificent beaches to go swimming at. Each sports its own character and hue. The most famousof which are Halikounas and Prasoudi but there are also smaller ones like Kanouli and Skidi which provide more privacy.