The beach is one of the best reasons to visit the Greek island of Corfu, but these five hotels all offer more than just sun and sand. At each of these establishments you can enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the Ionian Sea and the landscape around. With vistas like this you'll not want to leave!

Aeolos Beach Resort, Perama, Corfu Island

Whether you are floating in the pool or enjoying drinks alfresco, the blue waters of the Ionian Sea will provide the backdrop to your stay at the Aeolos Beach Resort. Built on a series of terraces rising up from the beach, the resort offers a tranquil escape from it all. It features a sauna and spa, a number of swimming pools, and three restaurants, all with sea views. For a truly special culinary experience, try the private dining service on your own candlelit jetty above the water.

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MarBella Corfu, Agios Ioannis Peristeron, Corfu Island

Set between the olive groves and the beach, MarBella Corfu is a five-star resort with stunning views of the Ionian Sea and the hills that frame the curve of the bay. Enjoy the natural surroundings from your breakfast table on the terrace or as you take a romantic stroll down the beach. The hotel also makes the most of its location through the range of activities on offer, from kayaking and diving to hiking and sailing. Youngsters are also well-looked after at the Meli Kids and Teens clubs.

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Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa, Kontokali, Corfu Island

From your room at the Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa it's a short walk through the picturesque grounds - past the pool - to the beach. And, all the while, the glistening waters of the Ionian Sea offer a scenic backdrop. This five-star resort is also the perfect place to treat yourself, whether it's enjoying a massage at the Kontokali Bay Spa or dining in one of its restaurants, including the Marina Food Court, where you can savour a range of dishes on the harbour, right at the water's edge.

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Hotel Corfu Palace, Corfu, Corfu Island

Design by a celebrated architect - Sakellarios - and with great views across the Ionian Sea, Hotel Corfu Palace dazzles whichever way you look. Located in the heart of Corfu Town, it's a short walk to attractions including the Byzantine Museum and the New Venetian Fortress. One highlight of your stay that you shouldn't miss is the weekly barbeque on the hotel's main terrace, featuring the best of local cuisine with traditional dance performances.

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Sunshine Corfu Hotel & Spa, Nissaki, Corfu Island

Local traditions are front and centre at the Sunshine Corfu Hotel & Spa, where the resort is built like an amphitheatre on a hill of olive groves that look across the bay to the open waters of the Ionian Sea. You'll find great views from the rooms, the restaurant terrace and even from the tennis courts, which seem to hang above the water. Down on the beach, enjoy the different activities on offer, including boat rides and different watersports.

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