Top things to do

Top Choice Monument in Ioulida

Kea Lion

The enigmatic Kea Lion, chiselled from slate in the 6th century BC, lies across a small valley beyond the last of Ioulida’s houses. The 15-minute walk to reach it is fantastic: follow small wooden signs reading Aρχα…
Museum in Ioulida

Archaeological Museum

Find intriguing artefacts, including some superb terracotta figurines, mostly from excavations at Agia Irini. It’s just before the post office on the main thoroughfare. At the time of research the opening hours had …
Mediterranean in Korissia


Mid-harbourfront, Magazes is in a stylishly restored warehouse, producing high-quality local flavours. It’s recommended for its fresh seafood, including lobster pasta, which comes from local fishermen, and anchovies…
Greek in Ioulida


Ask locals where to eat and the answer is usually Rolando’s. At the top of the main thoroughfare, it plates up excellent local flavours, plus Corfiot specialities like rooster pastitsada (red-sauce pasta). It now ha…
Taverna in Around Kea


Cafe in Korissia


Off the waterfront in a big garden (beautifully lit at night), Odalé does fresh, innovative food including first-rate breakfasts (pancakes and scrambled eggs), and tempting mezedhes of an evening. Find it where the …
Greek in Around Kea

I Strofi tou Mimi

I Strofi tou Mimi, on the far side of the bay, is a picture of illuminated elegance at night and one of the best seafood tavernas on the island.
Taverna in Around Kea

H Taverna tou Simou

Cafe in Korissia

Kea Events

If you feel like a change from the beach, this large event complex has a big blue swimming pool open to the public free of charge, provided you buy something from the cafe menu (not hard, given it’s loaded with snac…