Gouvia & Kontokali, Corfu
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 resort is located 7km north of Corfu town, on the east coast and has been popular since the 70s to people coming from most of the European countries. Gouvia is set on a bay and offers a pebble beach, a marina and large variety of hotels, bars, restaurants and shops. The calmness of the day and the lively atmosphere of the night, both combined with a feeling of coziness are offered to its visitors. The local people are nice, friendly and eager to show to the foreign vacationists the way of the Greek hospitality
Not far from Gouvia village, 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!!