Benitses

39º 32’·92N 19º 54’·76E

For a long time, this village had the reputation of being a party destination for young Europeans; a place you’d best avoid at 4am. However, the town has worked hard to shed this image. A new port with room for nearly 100 boats attracts bars and restaurants that are less banal and mainly focus on the passing tourist.
Today it is a nice and cosy village with many terraces. It has a small park in the centre of town with benches and several clothing/souvenir shops. A stroll through the winding streets of the old town is well worth your time.

Sailing towards this area

The mountain with the large ‘golf ball’ on top forms the background of the village. This is a good landmark which you easily spot from the water. The large white hotel on the hill is also clearly visible. The entrance to the harbour is located to the right of the dam.

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Mooring

Moor forwards or in reverse along the pier. Possibly alongside the end of the pier. The entire harbour is 3-5 metres deep. It is also possible to moor between the local boats. The port is equipped with mooring lines. However, there are more berths than mooring lines. If no mooring lines are available, you should drop the anchor. Do this as far away from the quay as possible to avoid the anchor becoming stuck behind the mooring chain!

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Facilities

Water & power  At various places on the quay, under construction for many years now
Shower and toilet  Possible at various locations in the village. Also at the tavern mentioned below.
Restaurants Several taverns and restaurants in and around the centre
of the village
Tip: The “Tony & Alex” tavern halfway along the long line of terraces in
the centre of the village.
Shelter  Good shelter in all weather conditions
Shops and supermarkets  Several small supermarkets
Miscellaneous Bus service to Corfu city. ATM on the main road
Pharmacy

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