Gouvia located 5km north of Corfu Town in a beautiful natural bay. According with the old residents of Gouvia, the village’s name is due to the fish gouvios or kokovios. Characteristic of Gouvia is the beautiful marina which hosts sailing boats and is fully equipped and covering all the needs of the traveler. From marina (photo) also visitor can travel with seaplane between Corfu and Kefalonia. In the village of Gouvia, the visitor can enjoy the upright parts of the old Venetian shipyards (photo) which give the sense from another era.
Where to swim
The beach of Gouvia is sandy and the waters are shallow which makes it ideal for children and endless game. Also offers sunbeds, umbrellas, water sports and diving.
Gouvia has several small hotels, apartments with pool and bar and studios. Most of them are located in the village. Some Proposals is Spiros Apartments, Spiti Prifti Apartments, Omiros Hotel, Mathraki Resorts Apartments, Molfetta Beach Hotel, Saint Nicolas Hotel Apartments, Kalypso Apartments, Gouvia Apartments Hotel, Gikas Apartments Hotel, Orpheus Hotel, Govino Bay Hotel,and Villa Rosa Apartments.
Services Clubbing , Fun & Cuisine
Gouvia is known for its rich nightlife that have because there is a lot of clubs and pubs, like Melodies, Desperados Bar, Morfes, Tudor In, Wild Rose, Loco Club, Adonis Club, Whispers club, and Avissiniak Strip Club. Visitors will also find many restaurants that addressed in Greek and international cuisine, like Aglio e Oglio Restaurant, Leon Restaurant, Sze Chuan Chinice Restaurant, Skippers Cafe, Aries Taverna, 3 Monkeys, Taverna Vascello, Mythos, Argo Restaurant, and O Sole Mio Italian Restaurant. In the village, in two main streets are located and other shops with clothes, shoes, and various tourist articles. From there you can also rent motorbike and car, but still do and horse riding. Gouvia is one of the places that offer everything to the visitor.