Gouvia – East Coast of Corfu
You can enjoy the endless hours of summer sun on Gouvia beach and enjoy lively nights in the town when the sun goes down. Gouvia holidays have an even appeal to holidaymakers providing many attractions that will suit most reasons for tourism. Gouvia is found north along the east coast of Corfu which means you are surrounded by much of the beautiful flora with forests and exotic flowers.
Corfu International Airport (Ioannis Kapodistrias) is only a short distance away which means you can enjoy a very swift transfer to Gouvia taking no longer than 30 minutes.
You will find that Gouvia holidays have plenty of options when it comes to choosing the best accommodation for your summer break. Many apartments around the resort are ideal for those looking for low cost rooms and self catering facilities. The hotels in the area are also very good offering typical facilities and amenities for guest to enjoy, as well as half board and all inclusive options.
The public transport available is very reliable and it offers a great way to enjoy trips into other resorts along the coast. Taxis can also found which will offer faster travel for a larger price.
Gouvia – Sightseeing & Activities
Gouvia beach, much like any other coastal resort, offers the most attractive setting for tourists to come and enjoy the best part of their summer holidays. You can pull up a sun lounger or lay down a down a towel and soak up the endless hours of sunshine which Gouvia enjoys over summer. Many of you will be attracted to the beach for another reason and that will come in the way of the many exciting water sports on offer, including jet skiing, scuba diving and paragliding.
When a tourist do what tourists do and go sightseeing. Around Gouvia you won’t find too much in the way of Greek history, but if you head over to Corfu Town you will unlock plenty of sightseeing potential. Visit the Achilleion Palace on your travels which can be found near the Gasturi area. If you are looking to enjoy some of the local culture then you can do in the Old Town which has charming architecture and narrow straights as well as many magnificent Greek churches. The Old Town of Corfu is also listed as an UNECSCO World Heritage Site.
Around the countryside you will find many areas worth exploring on Gouvia holidays where you can start your own little adventures. Tourists enjoy hiking or biking across the hilly terrain which can unveil some terrific views of the island and it breathtaking scenery.
Shopping in Gouvia is pretty much limited to odd souvenir and general shops providing mainly essentials to holidaymakers. Those looking for more options to spend their money on designer goods, then a trip into Corfu Town will provide you with the best option as you will find plenty of variety on offer.
Gouvia – Cuisine & Nightlife
As with many Corfu resorts you will come across many traditional Greek restaurants on your Gouvia holidays where you can expect to find plenty of exquisite national dishes filling the menu. Of course many tourists avoid broadening their tastes whilst on holiday so you can also expect to find Italian, Chinese and Mexican restaurants around the resort to cover everyone. The various mini markets have plenty of food goods on offer for holidaymakers who are travelling self catering to pick up a few things.
The nightlife on Gouvia holidays can be very lively and many of the resorts visitors come with this in mind. To wind down a hot day you can enjoy a few drinks in the sports bars whilst catching up with the world of your favourite team or instead have a few cocktails in a bar whilst enjoying some live music. After either you can head out to one of the resorts discos which remain open long into the night for holidaymakers to dance and drink till the sun comes back up.
Gouvia – Weather & Climate
You can expect to enjoy some fantastic weather whilst on Gouvia holidays as the resort enjoys 300 days of sun each year. The summer months are the ideal time to plan your holidays in Gouvia with July and August being the hottest. During July and August you can expect the days to provide temperatures around 30°C along with 12 hours of sunshine to help you relax on you summer break. There will be no rain during your stay and the bright clear blue skies will greet you every morning.
Winter still remains fairly mild making Gouvia a great place to consider visiting at any time during the year. December and January are considered as the coldest and wettest months of the year, though temperatures over winter rarely drop below 10°C during the day. You can still expect to enjoy long spells of sunshine during winter, obviously not to the extent of summer.