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welcome to GOUVIA Corfu (Kerkyra)

Approximately 4 km long and 1 km wide, Gouvia in Corfu has become one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island, offering both lively nightlife and quiet hillside spots. The resort has a definite nautical ambience due to the Gouvia Marina. It boasts a large yacht marina and was once a historic Venetian naval base. At one end of the beach of Gouvia you will find a ruined Venetian arsenal and the precariously beached wreck of a yacht. Adjoining Gouvia is the village of Kontokali while 1 km inland is Danilia, a purpose-built, Greek-style village where folklore performances are organised for evening trips.

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The beach of Gouvia is 500 meters away from Spiti Prifti and 1,5 klm or so from the Blue Flagged, sandy beach at Kontokali. The beach is pebbly and organised with sun beds, sun umbrellas, showers and toilets while being accessible from both ends of the village. As with many Corfiot beaches it is child friendly but supervision is required.
Entertainments in Gouvia: Daytime: beach and water-based activities including paragliding, diving and a variety of other water sports , boat trips, horse riding, exploring local countryside.
Nightlife: Lively tavernas, cocktail and sports bars, Clubs, mainly along the main road.
The Marina: Gouvia Marina is fully organised, offering facilities and services of high standards. The total capacity is 960 berths, on both permanent and floating pontoons, while there are dry dock facilities for approximately 520 boats. Moorings are available for boats up to 80 meters long and with 6 meters draught and for period up to 20 years. The Gouvia marina operates all year round on a 24-hour basis. The marina's boat and personnel will provide all necessary assistance to those interested.

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