Porto Timoni Beach
Porto Timoni Beach
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Located close to Afionas, this double beach is a popular day trip spot, loved for its seclusion, lush green hills, and clear waters that are great for snorkeling. To get to the beach, you can take a boat or pedalo from Agios Georgios Pagon, or embark on a 20-minute downhill hike from Afionas. There aren't amenities by the beach so load up on food, refreshments, and sunblock—there's not much shade as well. It gets pretty busy in summer, so get there early if you want to snag a good spot. You can explore Porto Timoni and Corfu's less accessible beaches on a beach tour, which usually covers transport. – Tripadvisor
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  • Georgia k
    Nicosia, Cyprus24 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Porto Timoni only by boat
    We heard of Porto Timoni and were eager to go to see the two beaches side by side. In order to reach the beach you can either walk down the mountain or via a boat. If you decide to walk have in mind that you will need at least 20 minutes, and there are only few spots with shade along the way. So it is best that you go either early in the morning or later in the afternoon. Make sure you have enough water with you, especially in July and August. But my recommendation is don't go walking. Take the boat! There are so many wonderful beaches in Corfu that walking to reach this one, doesn't worth the trouble.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 July 2023
  • Angela W
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Porto Timoni Boat Rental
    Our trip was well executed! Our captain/guide was knowledgeable. He let us pop out and swim anytime, we found the coffee/ice cream boat for a treat. We did a 4 hour guided cruise. We are a family of four with kids age 8 and 11.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 August 2023
  • andrewtraveller319
    Rome, Italy50 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Timoni a dritta
    I decided to go to Corfu mostly because of this beach, and I have to say that I was so right in doing so. Wonderful landscape and beautiful sea are just the beginning of the adventure. But, be prepared! 20 minutes walk on the rocks is the price to pay to get there and bring hats and plenty of water, possibly closed shoes and flipflops on side as the road is a bit rough. Apart from that, enjoy the best view you can get in Corfu.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 30 August 2023
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julieryan71
Belfast, UK10 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We got a taxi boat across, so no need for all that walking down the trail. It is a lovely wee bay, with good opportunities for snorkelling. Unfortunately, the beaches aren't particularly clean and start to fill up at around 11.30am. You are packed like sardines! There are no toilet facilities and no refreshment stands. We knew this anyway, and had brought snacks and water. But there's no chance you could relax and enjoy it - too many people and lots of wasps!! The boat taxi was worth it though!
Written 2 October 2023
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Itodablu
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa8 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Our first trip to Corfu and it’s been truly fantastic. Beautiful island, such varied topography, lots to do and great people. This morning we set out on a hike to the spectacular twin beaches at Porto Timoni. Breathtaking views all along the path of the hike. As we got close to the beaches we noticed an increase in the litter strewn down the drop off along the path. As we got down to the beach we were horrified at the unmistakable smell of human faeces coming from the bushes along the sides of the path. All along the paths to the beaches was a steady trail of faeces, smeared toilet paper and an abundance of similarly marked ‘wet wipes’ (and sadly these don’t biodegrade so well.). About 8 kayakers with yellow kayaks who had spent the night camping on the beach we’re preparing to head out on their next paddle and undoubtedly had also made their fresh contributions to the fetid mess. While the views and natural environment are totally memorable - it’s absolutely filthy and potentially a health risk area. What a shame that a certain group of users have spoilt it for everyone and that the responsible Corfu authorities clearly don’t care either.
Written 1 October 2023
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CassimaSK
Bicester, UK212 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
The view from the top is surely gorgeous, but unfortunately, nothing else positive about this place.
Getting there includes a lot of extreme hiking - make sure you're fit enough and have a bag back with plenty of drinking water.
There was a very long chaotic queue of people to the actual viewpoint where the most popular image has been taken from. Some people are moving, some not, it's totally not clear who is waiting.
Both beaches are very small and probably the most overcrowded we've seen in Corfu (even more than Sidari!). No space even for a sitting and having a bit of break.
We didn't bother going further to see the 3rd beach and a small church in a cave - we took a water taxi to St Georgios beach and that was a truly handy bonus.
Written 28 September 2023
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stevevandriver
Stoke on Trent69 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
After reading reviews on the “hike” to this beach from Afionas my wife and myself decided to do this as we are both quite fit and agile. We arrived early at Afionas in our car and parked near The Three Brothers taverna. We then followed the signs for the beach. The hike starts with a narrow rocky path and quickly becomes a very steep level of descent. In fact in parts it’s at least a scramble or an easy climb - definitely not a walk by anyone’s standards. We started the hike at 08:00 in mid September and by the time we were half way down we were both quite tired and wet through with sweat as it was by then 31c. We were able to take our time as we were the only people on the track as it was relatively early in the day, a Monday, and it was low season. If there had been other people on the track, and I’ve heard it’s very busy at peak times, the path is so narrow, overgrown and very close to steep cliffs and vertical drops there is no way that anyone would be able to pass others either going in the same direction or coming back up. I’m sure this must cause major problems especially with people having difficulties and others stopping to take photos. To cut a long story short we managed it but we only had a quick look at the beaches and then came straight back up again as we were very concerned about the track becoming busy as the time grew later. To do this hike/scramble you need to be fit, have no health problems or creaky knees, be able to climb over low rocks, obviously take water, obviously wear sturdy shoes/boots and to be honest the beaches are nice but they’re nothing special for the area and there are others that are nicer. It’s an achievement to have done it but the safety aspect needs to be considered. If there was an emergency or even just a sprained ankle you would not be able to make it back up and the emergency services such as they are on Corfu would not be able to get to you. The only option would be a boat from the beach below.
Unless you’re a serious hiker who wants to tick it off your list I’d get a boat taxi from the beach at Aghios Georgios instead. To put it into perspective we both found walking up Mount Snowdon in Wales much easier.
Written 28 September 2023
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Sally F
Palmdale, CA57 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
We took a water taxi from St. George Beach, although the hike along the cliffs actually looked awesome. We got there about 4pm. The water is beautiful, but really there are places all around Corfu just as beautiful. It was incredibly crowded - wall to wall people on the tiny, rocky beaches. The water was awesome. After a summer of tourists, it was quite dirty as there are no trash cans and NO TOILETS. People were using the bushes as their toilet, and it was quite disgusting. Maybe early in the season, it would be perfect.
Written 18 September 2023
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eatkins83
High Wycombe, UK31 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
My option get to the view point and then go back. Plenty of nice beaches in Corfu to visit without a dangerous 25-30 min Clift walk down. Definitely don’t take kids. Witnessed one lady fall looked as though her leg would have been broken. When you get to the bottom there is nothing to be able to get a drink so if you do it take some with you.
I hill climb so coming up was easy but noticed a lot struggled.
Written 1 September 2023
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andrewtraveller319
Rome, Italy50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
I decided to go to Corfu mostly because of this beach, and I have to say that I was so right in doing so. Wonderful landscape and beautiful sea are just the beginning of the adventure. But, be prepared! 20 minutes walk on the rocks is the price to pay to get there and bring hats and plenty of water, possibly closed shoes and flipflops on side as the road is a bit rough. Apart from that, enjoy the best view you can get in Corfu.
Written 30 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Angela W
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Our trip was well executed! Our captain/guide was knowledgeable. He let us pop out and swim anytime, we found the coffee/ice cream boat for a treat. We did a 4 hour guided cruise. We are a family of four with kids age 8 and 11.
Written 9 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Georgia k
Nicosia, Cyprus24 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
We heard of Porto Timoni and were eager to go to see the two beaches side by side. In order to reach the beach you can either walk down the mountain or via a boat. If you decide to walk have in mind that you will need at least 20 minutes, and there are only few spots with shade along the way. So it is best that you go either early in the morning or later in the afternoon. Make sure you have enough water with you, especially in July and August. But my recommendation is don't go walking. Take the boat! There are so many wonderful beaches in Corfu that walking to reach this one, doesn't worth the trouble.
Written 17 July 2023
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Ints M
Tallinn, Estonia16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Great hiking path, with amazing views on the way. Its a nice half day walking trip. On the way back must stop on the hilltop viewpoint and cafe.
Written 4 June 2023
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