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This are attracts the self-sufficient types. It is not suitable for the elderly or infirm owing to steps to coves, there is nothing particular for children or teenagers.

There are a couple of moderate hotels, supplemented by private rooms for rent and one or two self-catering options.

The beaches here are small shingle coves, all of which are reached by steep steps down from coast road. There is no golden sand and few amenities. Where Gerald Durrell first discovered Corfu's aquatic wildlife.

Shopping here is limited to the basic necessities. There is nothing useful like a bank, cashpoint or pharmacy.

During the daytime is low key and limited to lying in the sun.

The nightlife is mainly confined to the hotels themselves. Nearby Benitses has more choice.

There is a small selection of tavernas and restaurants, some with panoramic sea views.