My boyfriend and I needed to get away. Our Corfu holiday provided a blissful extravaganza away from the hustle and bustle of life. On the luxury Greek Island, we found ourselves unwinding in so many ways, all while opening our minds to new relaxation experiences set within the natural scenery and historic sites.
Corfu is known as the green island, because of its year round lush greenery. But that doesn’t even begin to cover the many type of colorful flowers that pop out against the green. Furthermore, over three million olive trees cover the island, remaining uncut to enjoy their beauty as well as their bounty. Simple walks in these settings calmed us down from the flight, and put us in the mood for an eye-opening journey in a mystical setting. it truly felt magical.
Corfu boasts many ancient ruins. Romance blossomed as we lingered in the memory of former decadence. Across Corfu, The Ruins of the Roman Baths reveal how Romans reveled in splendor. A well-preserved section of the baths were discovered in 1985 on private land. Built around 200 A.D., the baths reveal a startling capability for design and ingenuity. One location contains stunning mosaic work that delights the senses. The various bath locations are usually close to other magnificent sites such as the Olive Growing Institute. Exploring such gorgeous surroundings inspired us to take advantage of the hospitality of the island by relaxing in some of the Corfu spas. (more…)