Gouvia village is situated on the east coast of Corfu in Greece, within good proximity to the I.Kapodistrias airport as well as Corfu Town (roughly 8 km).
Buses to both run daily from 9pm till 4am every 15 min and from 4am till 10am every 20 min and get you into Corfu Town after a 15 minute ride. There is also a 24-hour taxi rank situated at the center of the resort. A ride into town by taxi will typically cost you around 30 €. Set in the middle of the Island, Gouvia village location is ideal to explore the island by car or bike. We co-operate with local esteemed car and motorbike hire company to assist you hire a car at the best prices with full insurance coverage.
Modern Holiday Resort
Gouvia, a small former fishing village has been developed throughout the last four decades into a modern holiday resort. Ideal for couples and families visiting the island of Corfu, it provides an up to date and secure place for vacation. The village of the resort has about 600 inhabitants and was built on the site of an ancient Venetian harbor. Today, Gouvia is the main marina of Corfu and welcomes many yachts from all over Europe. The local people are nice, friendly and eager to show to the foreign visitors the way of the Greek hospitality.
Beaches at Gouvia
There is not one beach at Gouvia but several, of sand, shingle and pebbles. Tiny coves are also to be found close to the center of the resort. Swimming is safe for children. Access to the beach is easy from anywhere in the village. Beach activities include paragliding, diving and most water sports. You can also go horse riding and explore the lush hills, olive groves and citrus plantations that surrounding Gouvia.
Moreover for those who love action, you have the chance of hiring a car or a bike due to explore the whole island, because the location of the resort is ideal (settled in the middle of Corfu) for this. Furthermore the resort has a good selection of bars and restaurants serving Greek, Chinese, Thai, Italian and Mexican dishes and a very lively atmosphere at night. We propose you do not miss the sunset, or the view of the full moon (if you are lucky) to the beach.
Shops are concentrated along a short, narrow street in the center of the resort. Not far from Gouvia Beachvillage, sharing the same beach is the Kontokali resort, where is located the main entrance of Gouvia Marina. There you can enjoy a refresh drink while watching the magnificent view marina offers. An ancient Venetian harbor is in the middle of the two villages. From the other side about 3Km North you can find the Komeno village where you can walk through the all green hill. Look out for celebrations for its Saints Days on 2nd February and 17th July, to Ipapanti Church, which is located in the sea!! Danilia, is also a purpose-built, Greek-style village where folklore performances are organized for evening trips, and it is about 1km from the resort.
In addition it is worth visiting the beaches of Dafnilas, Dassia and Ypsos where you can spend a few exploring hours walking to these resorts which all of them have something different but although unforgettable to add to your holiday memories!!
Corfu offers splendid coastal scenery and some excellent secluded beaches. On this cosmopolitan island, you’ll be able to combine relaxation with good times and a full nightlife. Corfu is an international tourist center which can satisfy the demands of the most demanding visitors.
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When it comes to flights and other extras, we can take care of everything - just leave it to us. We are also delighted to now be able to offer the privacy, comfort and convenience of a private jet charter. Arrive at a private terminal, fly at a time that suits you and enjoy bespoke in-flight service, catering and entertainment to suit the needs of you, your family or friends.