Messonghi is a relatively unspoilt, small and uncomplicated resort running parallel to the sea for about a mile, and separated from its close neighbour Moraitika by the Messonghi River. The former fishing village of Messonghi is on the south-east coast of Corfu, 14 miles south of the capital, Corfu town and the airport. Messonghi resort tend to appeal to a cosmopolitan mix of young families and couples looking for a relaxed holiday base with a friendly atmosphere. Messonghi holidays can also count on the attractions of Moraitika across the river, as the two resorts are tending to merge. Holidays in Messonghi, Corfu Greece, are centred around the long sandy beach found on a sweeping bay with a headland at the southern end, all on a coastal plain backed by olive grove covered hills. Messonghi beach is away from the traffic of the main road and is well organized, with shallow areas safe for children and plenty of water sport activities on offer. Nightlife consists of a modest selection of bars and tavernas, with the option of Moraitika across the river for a livelier alternative. Shopping likewise. Messonghi could include trips to nearby traditional Corfu villages like chlomatiana and picturesque Agios Dimitrios where you will find fine views. Other east coast resorts are accessed by buses on the main coast road. Other popular Messonghi excursion options are a bus or boat trip to the fascinating Venetian capital, Corfu town, and the Aqualand waterpark, very popular with children. And remember, a holiday in Messonghi is also effectively a holiday in the sister resort of Moraitika, which offers far more in the way of bars, clubs and discos and is easily walkable from Messonghi. Take time to visit the original village of Ano Moraitika, a contrast from the main resort with its narrow lanes and picturesque unspoilt little flower-decked houses.
Places near Messonghi
Moraitika Corfu: Moraitika village is a contemporary tourist village and is strategically located in front of a picture perfect beach. The village is within close proximity to the town of Corfu. The village is well planned and is ideal for residing. With just 600 residents, the village is never too crowded irrespective of the time of your visit. The local residents of Moraitika village depend on tourism to augment their income which makes a room or even an aprtment easy to find. As far as food is concerned, you can rest assured of the quality. There are numerous good quality taverns that offer the very best of local Corfu cuisine along with a range of International cuisines to the sheer delight of the discerning visitors. Don