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Destination guide

Escape to Paxos in holiday lettings

Located on the beautiful Ionian Sea, Paxos is a pristine island paradise with clear, aquamarine waters and pebble beaches that welcome sunbathers and water adventurers. From enjoying sea views in charming cafes with fresh-caught fish to exploring the natural areas near the pristine beaches, you’ll find plenty of fun and excitement near Paxos holiday lettings.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Paxos holiday homes

Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing day by the water or adrenaline-fueled adventures on the surf, Paxos has excellent outdoor opportunities for enthusiasts. The white-sand beaches and turquoise waters provide the perfect playground for water sports like surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, canoeing, boating and sailing. The vibrant, colourful sea life below the surface makes for once-in-a-lifetime snorkelling and diving opportunities. On land, travellers enjoy exploring the hills, wooded areas and beaches with biking or hiking, especially in remote areas with native wildlife. No matter your skill or inclination, you’ll find tons of fun outdoor activities near your holiday rental in Paxos.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Paxos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Paxos

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Paxos is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Avlaki Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Voutoumi Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Sarakiniko Beach (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Arkoudilas Beach (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Kavos Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Valtos Beach (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
Beaches

Best beaches near Paxos holiday homes

One of Paxos’ biggest draws is its beautiful beaches. Holiday homes put you within reach of such premier beach locales as Marmaris Beach, a shaded beach with ancient olive trees, or Kipos and Kipiadi, two remote beaches with crystal-clear water and nature trails. Monodendri, a wide stretch of beach with canoeing and windsurfing opportunities, and Paralia Voutoumi, a sheltered beach with charming scenery, a wooded backdrop and clear, turquoise waters, are perfect places to spend the day. You could also visit Kloni Gouli Beach, a picturesque beach location with a long, flat beach and gentle surf ideal for families with small children.

How to get there

Transport to and around Paxos

Fly into Corfu (CFU-Ioannis Kapodistrias), the closest airport, located 30.5 mi (49.1 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting to Paxos holiday lettings

Getting to Paxos is easy due to the direct flights from all UK airports into Corfu airport and transfers by sea- or hydroplane. The port of Gaios in Paxos receives hydrofoils, sea taxis and ferries, as well as boats and sailboats, to bring travellers onto the island. Once there, this pedestrianised island is easy to explore on foot or bike from your holiday rental. Restaurants, bars and shops are scattered throughout the area, making it easy to walk to get what you need. You can also use the local bus service, taxis or car hire to get around.

Food & drink

Sample island cuisine in Paxos

Paxos boasts the staples of Greek cuisine, such as traditionally-made pizza, pasta and souvlaki, as well as the rich bounty of the sea. Local delicacies, such as homemade tiramisu, ouzo, stuffed tomatoes, lobster and strawberry dishes, can be found in many area restaurants near your holiday rental, giving you endless options to experience island flavour and discover a new favourite.

Can I find a vacation rental around Paxos?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 355 vacation rentals near Paxos. From 178 villas to 92 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Paxos for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Villas in Paxos?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 178 Villas in Paxos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Paxos include:

  • Flats: 92 rentals available
  • Houses: 236 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Paxos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 185 vacation rentals with pool available in Paxos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.