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Corfu Travel Guide > Resorts Guide : Messonghi and Moraitika Corfu

Messonghi and Moraitika Corfu

Back to Top of Page Moraitika and Messonghi


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Messonghi is a small peaceful resort situated about 1Km. south of the resort of Moraitika. It is quiet and peaceful with the majority of facilities all within 100mtrs. of the beach. The terrain is relatively flat with no steep hills to climb on those hot summer days. Olive groves populate almost every scrap of unused land. The roads in and around the village are not major through roads and therefore traffic is relatively infrequent.

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There are plenty of restaurants, tavernas, bars and shops to suit every taste.

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Messonghi, Messonghi and Moraitika, Corfu Resort Guide, Corfu Travel Guide
Messonghi is a small peaceful resort situated about 1Km. south of the resort of Moraitika. It is quiet and peaceful with the majority of facilities all within 100mtrs. of the beach. The terrain is relatively flat with no steep hills to climb on those hot summer days. Olive groves populate almost every scrap of unused land. The roads in and around the village are not major through roads and therefore traffic is relatively infrequen

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There are plenty of restaurants, tavernas, bars and shops to suit every taste.

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The Moraitika & Messonghi Beach Resort is ideal for families and couples seeking a laid back relaxing holiday in a quiet Greek village atmosphere with all amenities locally available. However if it's fast nightlife you are after the busier resort of Moraitika is only a 15-minute walk or short taxi ride away.

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Type
Sandy, with unobstructed views of mainland Greece to the east and south and Albania to the north. Magical in the evenings especially during the full moon.
Sunbeds
Plenty of sun beds and umbrellas for hire along the length of the beach.
Facilities
Changing rooms and showers available and plenty of tavernas along the beach where toilets can be used, it is always nice to buy a drink when you use the facilities.
Child Suitability
The water is normally calm and deepens gradually.
Accessibility
Access to the beach from the main crossroads in the village is flat, but from other locations a couple of steps might have to be negotiated.

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Cleanliness and Urchins
The beach is clean and the water is crystal clear - ideal for snorkeling. There are no urchins on the main beach but if snorkeling further along coast you can come across them from time to time, harmless unless you stand on them.

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Places of Interest, Messonghi and Moraitika, Corfu Resort Guide, Corfu Travel Guide
Chlomos or Hlomos
An old traditional Greek village up on the side of a steep hill about 4km. from Messonghi. The views are spectacular of Southern Corfu and the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos can be seen on a clear day.

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The church provides the best vantage point. The ascent and descent are very steep, so unless you are a regular 'hill walker' be careful.

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Boukari

The village of Boukari is a old fisherman's place. Not much has changed for the last decades. Boukari just has a small harbour and an excellent fish taverna. Boukari is the ideal place to stop for lunch or dinner whether you are by car or boat.

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Lake korision
A saltwater lagoon on the west coast opposite Messonghi. A haven for wildlife. Egrets, Terrapins, Kingfishers etc. can be seen there

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On the way to lake Korission you pass the well preserved ruins of a Large Byzantian fortress. Well worth a visit.

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Lefkimmi salt pans
Disused Venetian saltpans, some restoration is taking place at present. Boat trips visit here regularly. ( From the Messonghi river.)
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Tavernas in Messonghi, Messonghi and Moraitika, Corfu Resort Guide, Corfu Travel Guide
There are several lovely tavernas and restaurant in Messonghi. Most of the restaurants and tavernas are located on the main road towards Benitses. There are also a tavernas down on the beach front.

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Hotel Christina
Has a nice restaurant on the seafront, the staff are very friendly and children can play on the beach or use the pool table while you have a leisurely after dinner drink or two.

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Vine Garden
Friendly, family run restaurant and bar. Aptly named in that almost the whole restaurant is cloaked in thriving grape vines. An ideal place to hide from the midday sun and cool enough in the evening to be comfortable.
Memories Restaurant
Another seafront restaurant down by the jetty. Ideal place for a romantic meal with the water lapping at the shore beside you.

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There are a lot of bars in Messonghi on the main strip as well as on the beach front.
Barino Bar
A lovely small intimate bar Tastefully decorated with artefacts of Messonghi's fishing and agricultural heritage.
Timeout Bar
A Disco type bar for the younger set.

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Paragliding, banana boat, ringos available on the beach at the Hotel Christina. Pedal boats etc. for hire at a number of locations.
Boat Rental
There are boats for rent available at the Messonghi Beach and Moraitika Beach.

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There are a lot of tourist shops at Messonghi. Whether you are loking for a souvenir or items for day on the beach you will find it in Messonghi.
Supermarkets
There is one large supermarket in the centre of the village, which has an excellent selection of foods, fruit and vegetables, gifts, beach wear etc. Also a good number of smaller shops scattered within the village itself.

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Things to do, Messonghi and Moraitika, Corfu Resort Guide, Corfu Travel Guide
1. Do nothing - believe me its very easy!
2. Visit a local taverna and order a frappe and do nothing. (slightly more strenuous).

Things to do, Messonghi and Moraitika, Corfu Resort Guide, Corfu Travel Guide
3. Take the bus into Corfu Town. A visit to St.Spiridon's Church is a must which is in the heart of the old town with lots of small shops to keep you occupied for hours.
4. Go for a walk along the coast road towards Boukari ( about 4km.) - very quiet and peaceful. There are a number of tavernas and snack bars en route where you could stop off for refreshments or lunch.

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5. Take a boat trip to the south or over to mainland Greece and visit the caves, the blue lagoon etc. Trips depart from the Messonghi river or the jetty.
6. Drive or crawl !!! up to Chlomos and spend an hour or two wandering the quaint narrow streets of a traditional Greek village.

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Exchange/Money
Exchange facilities in large supermarket.
Public Swimming Pools in Messonghi
There are a couple of pool bars in Messonghi
Telephone and Post Box
There is a card phone at the crossroads and another 250mtrs. south on the road to Boukari. Phone cards are available in the supermarket.
Internet
There is a internet cafe along the strip of Moraitika as well as towards the beach of Messonghi.
Disabled Facilities
There are no disabled facilities as such yet!!. However the village itself lies on very flat terrain and therefore most shops, restaurants etc have flat access with the occasional one requiring the negotiation of a small step or two. The beach is readily accessible from the main crossroads.
Clinic
There is a 24 hour clinic on the main strip of Moraitika and one down the way to the beach of Messonghi.
Pharmacy
A few doors along the road from the clinic in Moraitika.
Car Hire
Car hire at Apollo hotel corner.
Bus Service
One bus stop at the crossroad near large supermarket and another on the corner at the Apollo Hotel. There are only about seven or eight busses per day with the first at about 0930am.(please verify the times.) You can check the current times at the bus stop. Remember to check your return journey time at the bus station in Corfu town. However if you miss the last bus there is a more frequent service to the south of the island, these all go through Moraitika.
Taxi
Main Taxi rank at the Messonghi turnoff in Moraitika, however most establishments will provide you with the phone no. for the Taxi rank where they will gladly come and collect you.
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Topic Topic: Bars In Benitses
Forum: Benitses
jackie o

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Posted: 16 Sep 2018 at 9:52pm
Hiya,
I have been looking at Benitses for next year as a change from Messonghi,  Yeah I don't travel far from "home"!).

Thing is, I holiday alone now , and would like to find a cosy bar, where I could sit outside listening to good music, and be able to "people watch" if there is no one around to chat to. I am thinking of staying at Argo Studios, and would probably eat there most evenings, but I do like to have a meal beside the sea at sunset, any ideas on traditional tavernas by the beach or seafront would be much appreciated.

Thanks,
Jackie
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Topic Topic: Beach In Messonghi
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maysol50

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Posted: 25 Aug 2018 at 10:46pm
A long time since last post on this I know but would just like to say the boards had been repaired when we were there in May and hoping they still ok when we go back in September. Its a great shame that the beach in Messonghi is not looked after properly because so many people love Messonghi and go back year after year like myself. Whose responsibility is the up keep of the beach???
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Topic Topic: Rubbish Situation
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maysol50

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Posted: 25 Aug 2018 at 10:38pm
I was in Messonghi for 2 weeks at the end of May this year and the rubbish situation was terrible. The rubbish was piled high on the road near to Zacs Taverna the smell was terrible then the rubbish was collected and because it had been there so long and all the liquids HAD seeped out the area was stinking but they did come and swill the area. We left just after this so don't know what has happened since. We go back to Messonghi on September and hoping its been resolved. My guess is new visitors to Corfu this year wont be going back after seeing all the piles of rubbish.
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Posted: 02 Aug 2018 at 11:18am
I am getting worried about what the situation will be like by September. I keep seeing posts about the north of the island but haven't seen anything about the Messonghi to Psarras area. 
I would love to know how bad it is around here. 
I am concerned about the smell and the health implications of piles of rubbish sitting about in the heat for so long. 


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Topic Topic: The Raven Witch Of Corfu
Forum: Messonghi and Moraitika
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Posted: 09 Jul 2018 at 11:00pm
Fantasy romance, set in Messonghi. Due out this Autumn and available from Amazon. I will definitely have to read this one!

Jackie
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Topic Topic: Beach In Messonghi
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Posted: 09 May 2018 at 12:03am
We off to Messonghi in 2 weeks if anyone has visited already this year can you tell me if the beach has been tidied & if the boards have been renewed because they were in a terrible state when we were there in September last year.
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Topic Topic: Just Booked A Holiday In Messonghi
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Corfusun58

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Posted: 09 May 2018 at 12:00am
Hope you enjoyed your holiday in Messonghi & most of the tavern era were open for you???
We go in 2 weeks for our 1st visit of the year.
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Topic Topic: Messonghi River
Forum: Messonghi and Moraitika
Corfusun58

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Posted: 08 May 2018 at 11:56pm
Hi. I think the old man is still alive & lives in Messonghi we see him every time we visit & some one told us he was the old boatman & he has a gravelly voice so I’m sure it’s him. Hope we can keep these posts going I really miss reading them.
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Posted: 09 Apr 2018 at 10:44pm
Hiya Alleykat,

Firstly, I have never had a bad meal in Messonghi, most taverna s are of a similar standard and prices. My favourites though are Minore, excellent menu, and Haris & Family will make you really welcome. Korali, on the way down to the beach heading from Minore is excellent value for money, looks more like a cafe but is good for any meals all day. Next to Korali, the Seaside Snack bar is a lovely place to relax, and the kids can still be on the beach in front. Bacchus Taverna, also on the beach is a cut above the rest but more expensive.
For trips out there is Messonghi Travel Centre, where you can book various excursions or walk by the river and you can book boat trips directly with the Captains. There is a bus service into Corfu Town also from Messonghi. Some nice walks in the area if the kids are up for it! You will find that all the locals in the village are so friendly and helpful.
Any specific questions, just ask away! Where are you staying?

Jackie
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Topic Topic: Just Booked A Holiday In Messonghi
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Posted: 09 Apr 2018 at 2:48pm
Hi,

We have just booked a holiday for Summer staying in Messonghi thanks to your message board.

It sounds amazing! Can't wait :)

Does anyone have any tips or favourite restaurants they could share with me please :) We are going away with our 2 sons who are 13 and 10.


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Topic Topic: On The Countdown Now
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Posted: 02 Apr 2018 at 6:14pm
How exciting ..we all feel the same about feeling we're going home. We have never visited Messonghi Jackie so maybe we will have to do reciprocating visits to there and Kassiopi 🌞
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Topic Topic: On The Countdown Now
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Posted: 02 Apr 2018 at 11:30am
Hiya Roxeysmum , My "home" in Corfu is Messonghi and know exactly what you mean about going back again & again! I have been looking a lot at spreading my wings lately, and Kassiopi is really one of only a couple of places I think that I would like the feel of. May get there someday!! Have a great time,

Jackie
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Topic Topic: Messonghi River
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jackie o

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Posted: 14 Mar 2018 at 10:06pm
Been trying lately to think of a topic to post about & hopefully get people chatting. I have just answered a question on another forum regarding the little rowing boat that ferries people from Messonghi Beach Hotel side of the river over to the village. It's going on for 30 years since I was first in Messonghi, think it was one drachma per person then to go across! Anyone remember so far back, and the elderly chap who used to row across? He had the most deep, gravelly voice I have ever heard. Used to keep all his coins under a piece of carpet in the bottom of the boat as I remember!

Jackie
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Topic Topic: Does Nobody Post On Here Anymore
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jackie o

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Posted: 07 Mar 2018 at 7:38pm
Agree with you there Lily's Gran, either no response or answering a question from a first time poster who doesn't even bother to say thank you. Not just on this forum, as you say.
I had a long break from Messonghi due to circumstances, so could no longer offer up to date advice, although I did browse on here regularly. That is why I started to join in with the games.
Nice to see a few posts now!


Jackie
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Topic Topic: Please Start Posting Cry Cry
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Janw

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Posted: 07 Mar 2018 at 8:23am
Hi everyone

Please start posting CryCry as mentioned in another topic in Messonghi by Corfu sun
I miss people posting on here as it gee's me up looking forward to going back yet again to my favorite destination.  Also its nice to read about peoples forthcoming holiday and the recommendations we can give to inform people of our own experiences when they ask.

I am going back to Kassiopi in about 16 weeks and cannot wait...who else is on countdown? xSmile


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Topic Topic: Does Nobody Post On Here Anymore
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Posted: 03 Mar 2018 at 9:09am
Hi Corfusun58,
The site does seem exceptionally quiet, hopefully it will get busier. Like you, I also love to read whats happening on the island when we are not there.
We don't really know Messonghi very well. We usually stay somewhere on the north-east coast, but we did travel all round the island when we stayed on Corfu for three months each year, way back in 2006, 2007 and 2008 .... our retirement gift to ourselves!!!
I remember liking Messonghi very much, even though it was a cloudy day in November!
Lets hope someone will post news of what has been happening.
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Topic Topic: Does Nobody Post On Here Anymore
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Corfusun58

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Posted: 03 Mar 2018 at 4:26am
Hi
Does no one post on here anymore?? I used to love hearing about things in Messonghi but no one ever posts anymore or is there an updated site that I don't know about?
We go to Messonghi usually twice a year going in May & September this year. Is anyone else booked.

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Topic Topic: Booked For 2017. New Me!
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jackie o

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Posted: 02 Oct 2017 at 10:12pm
Just back from Messonghi yesterday, originally booked for June but had to cancel unfortunately, but managed to grab a week. One of the lovely things about Messonghi is that nothing ever changes too much. Same lovely people with a few new additions. Amazingly, after 6 years they all remembered me. In fact, I was well and truly told off by Victor's daughter Angela, demanding to know where I had been all this time! They have made a good job of the new Barino Bar, was pleasantly surprised. George looks well, and I do like the new look Timeout. Seaside Bar still popular, new faces running it for me but still so friendly, and I never get tired of that view! Stayed at the Aquarius which has a lovely pool area, so handy for everything and the staff are lovely. They seem to have sorted out the sunbed issues on the beach, and there were plenty available down by Seaside and To Meraki without feeling too overcrowded. The only thing about the beach though is the very poor state of the boardwalk after Seaside up to Christina, it was a bit hazardous in places and would be better taken away altogether rather than left as it is. I have read a lot about the rubbish issues on Corfu lately, was pleasantly surprised to find the village itself was spotless. Weather was very " hit & miss ", but mostly good. Clouds and cooler in the morning, but that gave me the chance to have a few pleasant walks without the heat of the afternoon, perfect!
All in all, a nice relaxing week and so glad I went.

Jackie
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Topic Topic: 50 Euro Notes
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jackie o

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Posted: 19 Sep 2017 at 5:58pm
Hiya ,
Just preparing for my visit to Messonghi next week and have noticed that a 50 euro note which I had leftover from last August is an older style one. Does anyone know please if these are still acceptable and if not would I be able to change it in a bank over there? Thanks,

Jackie
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Topic Topic: Buggy\Quad Bike In Corfu
Forum: General Corfu Holiday Questions
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Posted: 26 Jul 2017 at 12:43pm
I was told by Steve Ford (Corfu Villages) when I saw him last month that you can hire a 50cc automatic scooter with only a full driving licence and do not need a CBT? Can someone please confirm! I'm due in Petriti/Messonghi 15th August for 7 days.
Thanks
Petriti boy
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Topic Topic: Ryanair 2017
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Posted: 29 Apr 2017 at 10:09am
Hi Sue I only reserved a seat out 2A left side and not one back just priority boarding. I always try to get a left hand/side seat out as I know the flight path (nearly always) so I can look out the window and see Petriti (sometimes) but always Messonghi/Moraitika/Benitses going into the airport . On the way back any seat will do (sad)
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jackie o

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Posted: 28 Apr 2017 at 11:12pm
Gerry, think we called in there one year on a trip out with "Nick the Greek " from Messonghi, but not sure. Will make the effort to have a look there sometime!
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Topic Topic: Booked For 2017. New Me!
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Posted: 28 Apr 2017 at 4:06pm
Jackie, have you been to Petriti at all? If not and you want "laid back" Greek time then visit Petriti or come again when I'm in Petriti, I'll be in Messonghi a few times as I have many Greek friends there as well. Have a great time.    
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Posted: 27 Apr 2017 at 9:43pm
Hiya Gerry, remember you from the " old " forum, so looking forward to my Messonghi return!
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Topic Topic: Who Is Open In Messonghi In April?
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Posted: 13 Apr 2017 at 11:37pm
Which taverna's and bars are open in Messonghi in April, just messonghi not Morriatika. Thank you
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Topic Topic: Our Corfu Review 2016
Forum: General Corfu Holiday Questions
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Posted: 20 Dec 2016 at 8:18am
Well, we had a great time in Corfu in 2016, visiting for a few days in May, 3 weeks in August/September,
and a few days in October.
We stayed in Messonghi this year for 3 nights, and visited lots of areas in the South. It’s quite astonishing
how different the South of the island is to the North (at least to us). We enjoyed our stay in the South
(especially Lefkimmi), but we now know that the North is our home, so to speak.
Highlights this year were finally finding the waterfall near Nymfes and having a dip, my wife and 2 girls going
on a jet ski in Agios Stephanos, having a couple of lazy and long lunches at the fabulous Binilikia in Petalia with
good friends and a great host in Katerina, and my personal favourite, the Corfu beer festival.
So, we have already booked our flights for 2017, with a week in May, 2 weeks in July/August and 5 nights
in October (that one without the kids). Can’t wait to be back on the island, especially to see our friends
Claire and Andy who have now made the move out there and have a wonderful house, in a great location.
Here’s to 2017 being a really prosperous year for Corfu, it’s inhabitants and all who visit her.
Merry Christmas one and all   
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Topic Topic: Booked For 2017. New Me!
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Posted: 31 Oct 2016 at 3:45pm
Hiya, Have had to re register, not sure why as I am not good technically , anyway from being Jackie F I have now become Jackie O!

Booked for Messonghi in June next year, used to go regularly but last time was in 2011. I will be there for the first time on my own and am looking forward to catching up with familiar faces and places hope a few people still remember me !


Jackie
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Topic Topic: Bus Times Agios Gordios To Messonghi
Forum: Agios Gordios
Corfusun58

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Posted: 11 Oct 2016 at 11:08pm
Can anyone give me the bus times from Agios Gordios to Messonghi on mornings and afternoons. Thank you.
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Topic Topic: Thinking Of St. George For 2017
Forum: St George South
Corfusun58

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Posted: 08 Oct 2016 at 11:42am
We are thinking of trying somewhere different in Corfu for 2017 for a family holiday. Looking for a resort with a nice sandy beach we usually go to Messonghi and love it but that is just the 2 of us and can cope with the beach there, it isn't very nice and just doesn't seem to be getting looked after anymore but ok for us but next year taking family and grandchild so want a nice beach.
Can anyone advise me on the resort we will be going 1st week September will it be busy quiet or just nice and looking for accommodation which is near to the beach and any with pools so we have best of both worlds.
We are going to Messonghi in June as I've said earlier love the place and the people are just so friendly it's like going to second home.
Looking forward to some information on St George South no matter how small anything that will help me choose well. Thank you.
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Topic Topic: What Do You Think Of Paxos?
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Corfusun58

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Posted: 21 Sep 2016 at 10:52pm
Hi Shakespearstar, no not disappointed we loved Paxos and will return in a couple of years but I did think the people definitely were not as friendly as lots of other Greek islands I have visited. We stayed in Gaios and had a fantastic 10 days, we visited anti Paxos where we had a lovely lunch we also went by bus to Loggos and Lakka and had a lovely lunch we also went to Mogonissi twice had lovely lunches but the service or the friendliness was not what we have experienced in other Greek islands. We ate out for 10 nights in Gaios and to be honest I really missed fresh vegetables like we normally get in Corfu but it was chips 90% of the time a couple of nights we had rice with whatever we ordered.
Gaios itself was fantastic to wander round watch all the different yachts come in had some lovely shops and is a place we will visit again but food wise Messonghi in Corfu to name but one beats it hands down and I don't mean the all inclusive Messonghi Beach hotel I mean the little local tavernas in Messonghi village.
I think maybe Loggos and Lakka will be friendlier and offer a better service and food after reading other reviews online.

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Usually go to Messonghi in September but didn't this year what has it been like so far?
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Posted: 09 Aug 2016 at 10:06am
Nearly there!
Fly out Friday for 3 wonderful weeks in Acharavi with a cheeky 3 nights in Messonghi
Can't wait to see friends, relax, and enjoy some quality food and a tipple or two.
Here's hoping my daughter doesn't break her foot this year!
Yammas

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Posted: 13 Jul 2016 at 4:20pm
Can anyone let me know what's the latest situation is especially in Moritika/Messonghi as I am arriving in Psara on 11th Aug.
Thanks
Gerry  
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Posted: 15 Jun 2016 at 9:01pm
Hiya, any up to date reports on Victors Bar, Timeout and Messonghi in general?
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Posted: 14 Jun 2016 at 12:30pm
I'm going to Messonghi/Psara August but I also don't know what to do? Do you don't you? I wish I was clairvoyant Disapprove
 
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Posted: 09 Jun 2016 at 9:04pm
Hi Caroline, just to confirm there is a Catholic Church in Messonghi. Its on the left just over the bridge.
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 1:40pm
Hi Caroline,
When is the wedding as I'm in Moraitika next week. I'm sure there is a Catholic church in Messonghi but can check for you.


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Posted: 24 May 2016 at 3:44pm
Hi everyone I am getting married this year in Corfu town Hall, afterwards I would like a Catholic blessing either in Corfu Town or Messonghi. Is there a Catholic church in Messonghi
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Posted: 18 May 2016 at 10:11am
Due to go to Messonghi in 2 weeks and was wondering which tavernas open. Last year Marilena's was late opening but Harry's, Dionysos, Meraki were all open and Victors and Georges bar was open.
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Posted: 28 Apr 2016 at 12:24pm
Hi Maggi my partner and hope to marry in Corfu in June, do you think we have enough time to get the paperwork done ? Any advice would be appreciated, we are staying in Messonghi.
Caroline
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Posted: 28 Apr 2016 at 2:17am
I am thinking of getting married in Corfu in June, I am out there for two weeks staying in Messonghi. Would love some tips, small personal wedding including a civil ceromony and a blessing, how to I do this correctly, any help would be appreciated.

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Posted: 27 Apr 2016 at 2:28pm
Thanks I may get the bus to Messonghi instead of my friend(s) collecting me. Can anybody give me the exact location as the map does not expand enough for me to "see" where it is?
Gerry

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Posted: 26 Apr 2016 at 5:08pm
Hi Janpan
Yes she is very helpful. There is also Captain Homer tours who has an office round the corner from Messonghi Travel and others on the river so you will be spoilt for choice.
You can do a trip to Paxos but it is by ferry, you are picked up around 8am in Messonghi and took to the Ferry. Paxos is lovely we are staying there for 10 days this year really looking forward to it.
There is a night trip also to Corfu Town which is also very nice.
As I say you are spoilt for choice, let me know how you get on.


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Posted: 26 Apr 2016 at 4:10pm
Email address for Messonghi Travel is :- info(at)messonghi-travel-center.gr

Would be very interested in hearing about your trip to Sivoto.
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Posted: 26 Apr 2016 at 10:04am
Thanks Gerry for your helpful suggestion. Always useful to have extra telephone numbers. I have contacted Messonghi Travel and received a detailed email from Brigitta (who sounds a lovely lady), giving all the info I wanted, so thanks again Maysol50.
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Posted: 25 Apr 2016 at 12:17pm
Maybe you could contact Pandora Travel in Messonghi (Mary Botsis) I think her number is
0030 694400 8052?
Gerry

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Posted: 25 Apr 2016 at 11:40am
Thanks for that... will give Messonghi Travel a go.
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Posted: 24 Apr 2016 at 11:57pm
You could try contacting Messonghi Travel who are based near the river in Messonghi.
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Posted: 24 Apr 2016 at 2:07pm
We are staying in Coyevinas, in the north of the island, in June but quite fancy a trip over to Sivoto, somewhere we haven't been in all the years we have been in Corfu! Does anyone know how we can find out the days and times of the trips from Messonghi as we would rather not turn up and find we are on the wrong day, or worst still, just missed the boat!? Thanks.
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Posted: 11 Apr 2016 at 1:50pm
Hi I will be in Messonghi in August 13th 7 days (flight not booked yet) so dates may change?
Will anybody be there? Still going after 25 years can't wait Smile
Gerry

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Posted: 04 Apr 2016 at 3:02am
Last year the beach at Messonghi had over flowing bins and was not kept clean does anyone know if this will be the case this year?
I understand it is the responsibility of the persons who has sunbeds on the beach to keep there area clean well, that wasn't the case for the stretch from seaside bar to Christina's.
Plus all the boards on the beach were broken and very dangerous to walk along, also the boards along by Dionysos were broken. The changing room was all smashed up in May but was rectified when we went back towards the end of the season.
It is a great shame the beach is not kept nice when Messonghi is such a wonderful resort and attracts visitors back year after year, you would think some pride would be taken of the beach.
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Posted: 08 Jan 2016 at 2:50pm
Going to our place in Acharavi for 3 weeks on 12th August with 3 nights in Messonghi booked too.
Can't wait
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Posted: 30 Oct 2015 at 10:11am
For me an evening sat outside the Fisherman's Haunt looking over to Messonghi, having something to eat and drink but I'm biased I think well there are sooooo many to choose from!
Gerry
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Posted: 29 Oct 2015 at 11:45pm
Hi, Minore taverna in Messonghi is a must...great, family run restaurant and Boukari beach taverna, just before the Boukari harbour.
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Posted: 29 Oct 2015 at 12:51pm
I've stayed at the Christina a number of times twice with my father (90) and the beds did not bother us! Look at the Rossis in Messonghi? In Messonghi there are a number of good apartments Memories, Seaside Snack bar (upstairs). As I said look at Trip Advisor. 
Gerry
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Posted: 29 Oct 2015 at 12:43pm
I second everything Gerry said. There is another lovely place called Notos Beach further on from Petriti, the beach on the right has lovely gardens with hammocks spread around, a taverna and the sea is shallow and calm with canoes, body boards etc use for free. The kids would love it, you can get Christos boat there from the Messonghi river for a lovely boat trip day out that isnt too long.


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Posted: 29 Oct 2015 at 12:39pm
Hi Gerry, sorry, yes I mean summer 2016.

I have looked online, Delphina Hotel looks lovely, but any booking sites all quote half board/AI and we only want room only or B&B

Messonghi Beach hotel is again half board AI - def not doing either - it also looks a bit big, and as we don't have children, it's probably more suited to families.

3 stars Hotel looks nice, but the reviews of the very nearby Golden Beach bar and music blaring until late concerns me

Christina Hotel, location wise looks ideal, but reviews say the beds are very uncomfortable (a lot of reviews saying this)

So any recommendations for a hotel very near the beach, not affected by late night bars, and that has comfortable beds would be great


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Posted: 29 Oct 2015 at 11:46am
Annie you said "this year"? do you mean 2016? Why don't you Google both Moraitika/Messonghi ? or even check Trip adviser! I could recommend hotels etc. in both but we do have favourites? Come back to me and I'll see what I can assist in.
Gerry
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Posted: 29 Oct 2015 at 11:38am
Thanks very much Gerry, are there any hotels near the beach you recommend in Messonghi or Moraitika. Is the beach the same in both resorts, or is one sandier than the other?  
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Posted: 28 Oct 2015 at 5:41pm
Hi Annie. Moraitika is a good resort as it is on the "road side" for bars/tavernas and the beach is sandy and shallow. There are a number of good tavernas but we all have our favourites. Just over the river is Messonghi which is a little quieter but also very good for bars/tavernas! I've been going for over 25 years and never tire of it.
Gerry   
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Posted: 28 Oct 2015 at 10:18am

Hi. We are booked for our usual 3 week break in Acharavi

next August, but this year, we have decided to have a short break (3 nights, 4 days)

in Messonghi too. We have booked the Aquarius Apartments and have

never really explored the South of the Island. So my questions are:

1.       Which tavernas/bars are a must visit in Messonghi/the surrounding area?

2.       Which places/beaches are a must see whilst there?

We are a family of 4 with a 3 and 12 year old, and we will have a hire car so travelling

around the South of the Island is no problem.

All recommendations are much appreciated.

Thanks for reading.  

GJJW


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Topic Topic: Easter In Messonghi?
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Posted: 21 Oct 2015 at 11:49pm
Hi Jackie, most of the Greek Orthodox churches have Easter services. Moraitika is nice, up in the old village. They hold a service Easter Saturday evening, then people congregate outside the church.
Benitses is nice too. They have singing and fireworks.
If you are on the beach at midnight in Messonghi or Moraitika, you can see the fireworks in Corfu town.   Smile

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Posted: 13 Oct 2015 at 11:55am
Hi Olympus ,
Would you know if there are any Easter Services (Orthodox ) in Messonghi/Moraitika? Apart from the Catholic church on the main road, the only other one I have noticed is the little church on the way up to Hlomatiana village.
Thankyou,

Jackie
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Posted: 24 Sep 2015 at 10:08pm
We got back on the 20th September and we have never known it so hot. I think the weather has changed this week though.
We had a couple of walks up to the Fishermans Haunt during the afternoon, it's lovely.
Had some lovely meals in Messonghi and it was nice to see Marilena's open because it hadn't opened when we were there in May.
We are back in June next year, can't wait.
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Posted: 18 Sep 2015 at 10:31am
We are just home from another brillant time in our favourite place Corfu, we found Moraitika and Messonghi to be very busy this year, which is very good the shops were better stocked than ever and the bars and resturants all still serving fab food and busy. Just love sitting on Messonghi beach looking over at Fishermans Haunt and along the coast line, cant wait for next year.
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Topic Topic: 3 Days To Go, What's The Weather Like?
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Posted: 07 Sep 2015 at 5:15pm
What is the weather like at the moment in Messonghi looking forward to it as always.

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Posted: 03 Sep 2015 at 9:24am
Yes I agree there are "two" parts of Messonghi, one by the river and one a bit further down by the cross roads and the supermarket. It has a more "quaint" feel to it not as "dare I say it" as tourist as Moraitika? but that is my thought! You will have a good time I'm sure.
Gerry
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Posted: 02 Sep 2015 at 11:21pm
Bob D, As Gerry has said have a walk round to Messonghi walk past the Messonghi Beach Hotel and take one of the turnings on the left, probably be better not to take the turning after the Messonghi Beach Hotel but the one after that and you will come to lovely Messonghi, make sure you walk right down onto the beach and along the boards. I'm sure you'll love it.
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Posted: 02 Sep 2015 at 11:59am
My friends stayed there last year and had a great time! So do pop down to Messonghi and have a look round.

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Posted: 02 Sep 2015 at 9:33am
Once again I'm beeing asked the usual question! being a non smoker I wouldn't know?
1 Is it cheaper to buy a pack of 200 in the resort (Messonghi)
2 Or get at the airside duty paid?
Can you please let me knowConfused
Thanks
Gerry

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Posted: 02 Sep 2015 at 9:21am
Corfusun58 as we will be in Messonghi from 7th for 7 days maybe we will meet sometime? I've hired a wheelchair for my dad as he can't walk too far! He likes the Bacchus taverna if fact all of Messonghi, I'm sure you will have a great time
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Posted: 01 Sep 2015 at 7:17pm
9 days to go for us our 6th year in Messonghi just love the place.
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Posted: 01 Sep 2015 at 10:42am
Will be in Messonghi/Psara/Petriti 7th and counting the days! 25+ years and still going!Cool
Gerry

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Posted: 17 Aug 2015 at 9:51am
I tried to link a page of the Bacchus but for some reason it did not "work" the phone number I think is 0030 26610 75301 or you can google taverna bacchus messonghi. Hope this helps?
Gerry

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Posted: 12 Aug 2015 at 9:22am
Hi Corfusun, my father and myself will be in Messonghi from 7th September for 7 days (Christina Hotel- Vasilis) been going for 25+ years! Maybe we'll spot each other?
Gerry
P.S. I was born in PaisleyCool

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Posted: 11 Aug 2015 at 10:15pm
Apparently they have had some very very hot weather 100 degrees!!! We back in Messonghi 10th September, can't wait just really love it. We went to mainland Greece in Mid July the heat was unbearable so looking forward to a manageable temperature in September. Here in England we have had strange weather, 4 seasons in one day...
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Posted: 03 Aug 2015 at 12:09am
Busy now- maybe more so in Messonghi than Moraitika.
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Posted: 02 Aug 2015 at 5:17pm
Hi, we`ve been back 2 weeks now, but it was getting quite busy by the time we left. Drove through Messonghi one evening and was quite suprised at how many people were about. It looked busier than we have seen it for the last couple of years! Restaurants and bars all looked to have a lot of people in.. Same thing in Moraitika.. 
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Posted: 30 Jul 2015 at 3:41pm
Would the taxis at the airport be ok for taking us with a "fold up" wheelchair to Messonghi as some here at home sometimes refuse! Just wonderd that's all I don't want to get one if they don't.
Thanks
Gerry

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Posted: 29 Jul 2015 at 10:17pm
JerryP,
Considering that they are delivering and collecting the wheelchair from Messonghi, 4 journeys at €45 and only charging you €5 a day, I really cannot see what the problem is. You are quids in.

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Posted: 28 Jul 2015 at 1:14pm
Hi Sue, I contacted them by E mail today and got costs of 5 euro per day with delivery/collection cost of 45 euro. But I was hoping to find something in Messonghi/Moritika? Ah well. 
Thanks
Gerry

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Posted: 28 Jul 2015 at 12:18pm
Hi does anyone know if wheelchair hire is available and who from? We will be in Messonghi 7th September and my father is a bit unsteady whilst walking.
Thanks
Gerry 
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Topic Topic: Village Festivals/Panegyris 2015
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Posted: 23 Jul 2015 at 4:22pm
26th July  panagyri Vraganiotika
10th August   panagyri  Stroggyli

Both near for those in Moraitika, Messonghi and Agios Georgios south- and not too far from Benitses and Agios Gordios

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Topic Topic: Melissa Beach Hotel
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Posted: 19 Jul 2015 at 1:10am
Hi, I think the Melissa is now the Pantheon Hall Hotel. I remember at one time, it was also a 18/30s hotel, it was then sold and is now run by a local Greek man. We have stayed there and enjoyed it. Just go on Trip advisor and put in Pantheon Hall Hotel Messonghi. Hope that helps  Wink
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Posted: 09 Jul 2015 at 9:26am
Hello Alan
We have been going to Messonghi for the past 5 years and stay in Messonghi village which is across the river from the Messonghi Beach hotel. The hotel you mention is no longer there or if it is we have not noticed it. Was the hotel on the beach or the road behind the beach??
Messonghi is a wonderful little place with many lovely tavernas serving good food with very friendly locals. As I have said we have been going for the past 5 years but many people we have met during our stays there have been going for over 20 years so that in itself speaks volumes.
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Posted: 07 Jul 2015 at 2:46am
Hello all,

We stayed in Corfu back in 1982 in a hotel called the Melissa Beach. It was just across the river from the Messonghi Beach Hotel. I cannot imagine that the Melissa Beach Hotel is still there but anyone familiar with the name might know what it's like there now?

I remember we used to pay the local lads 10 drachma to be ferried across the river in a rowing boat. Very dodgy on the way back after a few ouzos!

We recently went on a cruise starting out from Corfu town but didn't have the time to explore. We will probably visit next year as I would love to go back there. It's been 33 years and long, long overdue ...

Thanks for any info,
Alan
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Posted: 24 Jun 2015 at 9:07am
Well a good choice, it is very nice now that Kavos take most of the teenagers? It is also not far from Messonghi/Moraitika I'm sure you will have a great time!! Yamas :)


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Posted: 17 Jun 2015 at 9:08am
The trouble is there are just to many beautiful resorts in Corfu, I think people "gravitate" to the one that they visited first time? It happened to me Messonghi/Petriti, but which ever one you chose I just know you will have a great time and when back home great memories!!
Gerry
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Steph5

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Posted: 15 Jun 2015 at 10:56pm
Hi

I have been going to Messonghi for 15years and love it, the prices in the bars/tavernas are excellent, my husband and I get a two course meal with wine for approx €20/25 euros, the beaches are lovely and the people superb and so welcoming. We stay at the Kerkyra Island apartments, we book through Olympic and the rooms are really clean, spacious and excellent for self catering, they also have a lovely clean swimming pool.
Hope you enjoy whatever you decide to book.
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Gerry P

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Posted: 15 Jun 2015 at 5:05pm
Well being a "southerner" I believe they may be "cheaper" than the N.E. resorts? Try the Christina Hotel in Messonghi I'm staying there in September.
There are a lot of tavernas in both but for a good day out try Petriti?
Hope this helps?
Gerry
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Posted: 15 Jun 2015 at 4:32pm
Why not "check out" Messonghi/Moritika could "tick" all the boxes ?
Gerry

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Steph5

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Posted: 14 Jun 2015 at 9:57pm
Hi

We are off to Messonghi next Monday, can anyone there at the moment or just come back please tell me what the weather like or the temperatures at the minute.

Steph
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Gerry P

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Posted: 10 Jun 2015 at 12:30pm
I also fly out from Heathrow on Monday 7th September, and will be staying at the Christina Messonghi, maybe we can meet for an ouzo?
GerryCool 
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Posted: 23 May 2015 at 10:04pm
Hi Can anyone tell me if Victor is still in his new bar or back in his old one yet, we are going to Messonghi at end of June and would love to see him in his old bar, been going for 14 years and can't wait to go back. X
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Posted: 19 May 2015 at 12:25am
Hi Adsmum
I was reading your posts looking for Andreas number we have just arrived in Messonghi today he is open would you like me to ask for his number?
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Posted: 17 May 2015 at 1:16am
This site is really quiet this year we go to Messonghi on Monday would like to know who is open. We know Harry is open & Dyonisos but wondered who else?
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Posted: 17 May 2015 at 1:14am
Oh I hope not, we go to Messonghi on Monday
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Corfusun58

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Posted: 15 May 2015 at 10:28am
Hi Janmanessi
Thank you for the number I will try him today. The one we use has school run at time of us landing. Is he based in Messonghi/Moriatika?
I need to book a few because friends are following out the 2nd week...
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Corfusun58

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Posted: 13 May 2015 at 9:43am
Has anyone any taxi numbers please for a taxi from airport to Messonghi? Unable to get in touch with the one we normally use...
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Topic Topic: Favourite Food
Forum: General Corfu Holiday Questions
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Posted: 07 May 2015 at 1:01am
Sunday lunch treat would be sardines, Greek salad, crusty bread and tzatziki on the beach at Boukari.

Evening meal either kleftico or rabbit stifado at Minore in Messonghi.

But then again...!!!

Jackie
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