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Corfu

An island unique across the world; a key-shaped green rock in the Ionian ready to unlock your soul. Corfu Town is its capital town – filled with history, memory, creativity and intrigue.

Already adorning the UNESCO World Heritage List, Corfu’s Old Town area is a maze of winding alleys where every corner hides a surprise. Goethe, Oscar Wilde, Lawrence Durrell and Henry Miller didn’t just adore this place, they took inspiration from it and channelled it into their writing.

Picturesque Venetian houses shine in the midsummer sun, standing next to fortresses, castles, clock towers, sculptures and stately buildings. The polyphony of influences grants Corfu a singular charm: Phaecians, Corinthians, Athenians, Romans, Byzantines, Roma, Venetians, Brits, French, Modern Greeks…

The recipe not just for a multicultural town with stunning architecture but one whose people are, to our days, enamoured with music, literature and the arts. Melodies echo in the city’s streets as philharmonic bands parade and buskers flaunt their talents. After all, it was dubbed a bastion of Western civilisation as early as the 1710s, for successfully thwarting the invading Ottomans, who never managed to lay claim to this island.

From Korkyra in Ancient times, the town was renamed Corfu – “the city on the peaks” – in the Middle Ages. Today, it is a vibrant city unquestionably worth exploring, filled with ample opportunity for entertainment and excitement, including museums, restaurants, shops, festivals, monuments and nightlife spots.

Moraitika

Conveniently situated on the south-eastern part of the Ionian island of Corfu, Moraitika is a beachfront village that’s less than 30 minutes from Corfu airport.

As you descend to this emerald seaside haven, what you see hasn’t changed much from 1960, when Miramare founder Gerasimos Patronikolas – the husband of Aristotle Onassis’s sister Callirrhoe – saw when he arrived: unspoilt nature, tall trees descending to the shore and a magical seascape that stretches as far as the eye can see.

A bon viveur and a visionary, Gerasimos was inspired by the sheer beauty of this spot to commission the creation of the Mediterranean resort of his dreams: a Corfu hotel on the beach that would capture the very essence of luxury and deliver it without unnecessary bells and whistles. It wasn’t long before the Miramare – and Moraitika with it – started attracting jet setters, VIPs, and even literal royalty.

Moraitika

Conveniently situated on the south-eastern part of the Ionian island of Corfu, Moraitika is a beachfront village that’s less than 30 minutes from Corfu airport.

As you descend to this emerald seaside haven, what you see hasn’t changed much from 1960, when Miramare founder Gerasimos Patronikolas – the husband of Aristotle Onassis’s sister Callirrhoe – saw when he arrived: unspoilt nature, tall trees descending to the shore and a magical seascape that stretches as far as the eye can see.

A bon viveur and a visionary, Gerasimos was inspired by the sheer beauty of this spot to commission the creation of the Mediterranean resort of his dreams: a Corfu hotel on the beach that would capture the very essence of luxury and deliver it without unnecessary bells and whistles. It wasn’t long before the Miramare – and Moraitika with it – started attracting jet setters, VIPs, and even literal royalty.

Achilleion Palace

Now, let us tell you another, even older story, which reveals the timelessness of the appeal of Corfu.

Let’s go back to the 19th century. Princess Sissi – Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary – was known as “the lonely empress”.

From day one, her life has been marked with turmoil and political intrigue. On a day blessed by the Greek sun, she arrives on Corfu – and she’s instantly enamoured with it. Here, she finds the serenity she craves; the nature that excites her; echoes of the ancient myths she adores; the sound of waves that soothes her soul.

Such was Sissi’s love for the island and Greece in general that she even learned the language and spent prolonged periods of time here. After the tragic loss of her only son, Rudolf, Sissi commissioned a stately palace in Gastouri to be dedicated to him. Its theme? Achilles, the brave but tragic hero from the Iliad. He’s found in statues and paintings, while the panoramic balconies and scenic location serve the visitor of the Achilleion with memorable vistas of rolling hills and the glistening sea stretching to the horizon.

After changing many hands throughout the centuries, the Achilleion is now owned by the Greek state. It serves as a museum certainly worth visiting and it’s also just 10km from the hotel. Merging the 19th century together with Greek antiquity and Corfu’s nature, it plays host to fascinating sculptures, antiquities and impressive architecture by Raffaele Carita.

Achilleion Palace

Now, let us tell you another, even older story, which reveals the timelessness of the appeal of Corfu.

Let’s go back to the 19th century. Princess Sissi – Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary – was known as “the lonely empress”.

From day one, her life has been marked with turmoil and political intrigue. On a day blessed by the Greek sun, she arrives on Corfu – and she’s instantly enamoured with it. Here, she finds the serenity she craves; the nature that excites her; echoes of the ancient myths she adores; the sound of waves that soothes her soul.

Such was Sissi’s love for the island and Greece in general that she even learned the language and spent prolonged periods of time here. After the tragic loss of her only son, Rudolf, Sissi commissioned a stately palace in Gastouri to be dedicated to him. Its theme? Achilles, the brave but tragic hero from the Iliad. He’s found in statues and paintings, while the panoramic balconies and scenic location serve the visitor of the Achilleion with memorable vistas of rolling hills and the glistening sea stretching to the horizon.

After changing many hands throughout the centuries, the Achilleion is now owned by the Greek state. It serves as a museum certainly worth visiting and it’s also just 10km from the hotel. Merging the 19th century together with Greek antiquity and Corfu’s nature, it plays host to fascinating sculptures, antiquities and impressive architecture by Raffaele Carita.

Mon Repos

Imagine a villa literally fit for a king, hidden away in a verdant forest dotted with ancient columns, historic bastions and real-life antiquities

Mon Repos served as the summer residence of King George I of Greece, and you’ll know why it was equipped to have this honour as soon as you lay your eyes on it. There’s an unmistakable energy in this location – a timeless elegance – and echoes of important men and women from across history everywhere you look.

Built in 1824 for British High Commissioner Sir Frederick Adam, Mon Repos is a stately home fully renovated in the late 20th century to house the Paleopolis Archaeological Museum, all amidst the fragrance of over 2,000 rare species of plants adorning its botanical gardens – both endemic and transported from the British colonies in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Mon Repos is just 20km north of Moraitika along a scenic seaside route. A visit will treat you to a potent combination of ancient history, majestic 19th century architecture, Ionian nature and Corfiot hospitality.

Step into the shoes of ancient and recent royalty at Mon Repos.

Mon Repos

Imagine a villa literally fit for a king, hidden away in a verdant forest dotted with ancient columns, historic bastions and real-life antiquities

Mon Repos served as the summer residence of King George I of Greece, and you’ll know why it was equipped to have this honour as soon as you lay your eyes on it. There’s an unmistakable energy in this location – a timeless elegance – and echoes of important men and women from across history everywhere you look.

Built in 1824 for British High Commissioner Sir Frederick Adam, Mon Repos is a stately home fully renovated in the late 20th century to house the Paleopolis Archaeological Museum, all amidst the fragrance of over 2,000 rare species of plants adorning its botanical gardens – both endemic and transported from the British colonies in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Mon Repos is just 20km north of Moraitika along a scenic seaside route. A visit will treat you to a potent combination of ancient history, majestic 19th century architecture, Ionian nature and Corfiot hospitality.

Step into the shoes of ancient and recent royalty at Mon Repos.

Corfu’s Coastline

Nothing says “Mediterranean” like the feeling of warm sand on the soles of your feet, the soothing rays of the Greek sun on your skin and the sight of the clear sapphire waters as you prepare to take a dive.

Corfu’s 217km (135 mile) coastline leaves nothing to chance for lovers of the aquatic element. Both organised and virgin beaches, secret coves and scenic capes set the tone for your passionate love affair with the sea this summer.

In fact, there’s even a beach that, according to legend, can find you your soulmate. The Canal d’Amour is a small, turquoise cove with a naturally occurring tunnel where a swim will land you “the one” for life.

But there’s so much more: iconic Sidari, expansive lagoon Lake Korrision where everywhere feels like the perfect spot, golden-sanded Issos, Cape Drastis’ trees competing in colour with the waters, the aptly-named Paradise Beach… At Moraitika, you’re surrounded by the best beaches in Corfu!

When you’re ready to venture away from your home away from home at Domes Miramare Corfu, all you need is to speak to our friendly staff.

We’ll arrange your visit to the very best beaches in Corfu from the Miramare by boat or car.

Corfu’s Coastline

Nothing says “Mediterranean” like the feeling of warm sand on the soles of your feet, the soothing rays of the Greek sun on your skin and the sight of the clear sapphire waters as you prepare to take a dive.

Corfu’s 217km (135 mile) coastline leaves nothing to chance for lovers of the aquatic element. Both organised and virgin beaches, secret coves and scenic capes set the tone for your passionate love affair with the sea this summer.

In fact, there’s even a beach that, according to legend, can find you your soulmate. The Canal d’Amour is a small, turquoise cove with a naturally occurring tunnel where a swim will land you “the one” for life.

But there’s so much more: iconic Sidari, expansive lagoon Lake Korrision where everywhere feels like the perfect spot, golden-sanded Issos, Cape Drastis’ trees competing in colour with the waters, the aptly-named Paradise Beach… At Moraitika, you’re surrounded by the best beaches in Corfu!

When you’re ready to venture away from your home away from home at Domes Miramare Corfu, all you need is to speak to our friendly staff.

We’ll arrange your visit to the very best beaches in Corfu from the Miramare by boat or car.

  • Spectacular, newly designed and generates an awesome (relaxing) mood.

    Stunning sunrises over the mainland of Greece across from our bedroom, and the serenity of the ancient olive trees in the grounds of the beautifully manicured gardens. Apart from the amazing location, a few steps from the sea, and the timeless modern yet classical architecture of the hotel, it was the warm welcome from the staff that made our holiday outstanding. Perfect if you want to experience both a beach holiday and want to do a lot of sightseeing…Corfu Town is an absolute gem that should not be missed.
  • "Absolutely perfect!"

    The Domes Miramare is an opulent, stylish, adults-only beach resort. It’s sublime location is stunning. It’s situated on the shores of the Ionian Sea, near the pretty hilly village of Moraitika, around 30 minutes south of Corfu Town. Breakfast is served at the Makris Restaurant, which is literally situated on the shore with unspoilt views across the sea towards the Greek mainland. The bar by the pool is position perfectly to take in the views. We stayed here for five nights and plan to return in the near future.

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