The popular beach resort of Gouvia lies on the north east coast of Corfu, just 9km from the island’s capital Corfu Town. An ideal setting for a relaxing beach holiday, Gouvia offers an attractive harbour, a small shingle beach and secluded coves.
Gouvia beach holidays
A beach holiday in Gouvia offers a small sand and shingle beach and a number of secluded coves for the ultimate relaxing day in the sun. Why not try your hand at some of the water sport facilities available such as: paragliding, diving and snorkelling. Swimming conditions are suitable for children, which is ideal for those moments when you want to sit back and soak up the sunshine while the children splash around in the water – what a perfect way to spend your beach holiday.
Why not take the opportunity to explore the resort on a holiday to Gouvia; head to the harbour and see some of the fine boats that are moored there, walk along the winding streets, pick up a souvenir and sit in a local cafe and take in the views. Why not hire a bike and ride along the coastline, visit some of the neighbouring resorts such as: Kontokali and Dassia. A holiday in Gouvia would not be complete without a visit to Corfu Town where you can walk along the bustling streets, visit the shops for a bit of retail therapy, check out the museums and the archaeological sites for a real taste of Greek history.
If you are looking to venture a bit further, head to the Achilleion Palace that was built for the Empress Elizabeth of Austria or take the kids to the Lagoon water park for a day of pure adrenalin on your. When the evening draws in, amble down to a local taverna where you can sample the local dishes and sit back and watch the world go by on your holiday – Gouvia is waiting for you!
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