Messonghi, Resort Overview

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Messonghi, Resort Overview

Messonghi – Μεσογγή

Overview
Messonghi is ideal for families with children as there is plenty to do both day and at night. The resort has a good selection of hotels, apartments and studios. There is a good variety of bars, restaurants and supermarkets to cater for many  tastes. The resort is close to the main bus route and yet only 23km south of Corfu Town on the main Corfu to Lefkimmi road.


Location              South Corfu
Corfu Airport  23 km
Travel Time     35 minutes by car or taxi


Accommodation
There are a good selection of apartments, studios and rooms as well as some hotels of various sizes available.

Transport
There is a regular bus service to Corfu town as well as several places to hire a car, scooter or quad bike.

Food & Drink 
There are the usual mixture of Tavernas, bars and grill rooms aimed at the local villagers, passing trade and tourists alike. Supermarkets are in close proximity by for most daily provisions, sun block, refreshments and gifts.

Walk down to the waterfront and it is much quieter. There are less commercial places to eat and drink amongst the trees and alleyways. Tavernas, restaurants and fast food outlets are all available and there are mini markets and gift shops.

Beach & Swimming
The beach is a mixture of sand and shingle, long and narrow and less windy than the west coast so the sea is often calm and very safe. Water sports are available in high summer and there is a selection of boat trips.

Nearby

Messonghi almost joins onto Moraitika – the the next resort about half a kilometre to the north, but is divided by a river that runs into the sea. Here you will see small and large fishing boats come and go as the local fishermen strive to earn their living.

History 
Messonghi has been a resort since the 1970’s.  

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