The jewel of Gouvia bay
Gouvia Marina is the first private marina in Greece. It is situated only 6 kilometres away from Corfu town and 7 kilometres away from the International Airport CFU. To be concrete, Gouvia Marina is located on the gulf of Gouvia, next to the homonym village. Every year, the Marina attracts both seamen and locals, as it constitutes a landmark by itself and the "jewel" the wider area. There is no doubt, that Gouvia Marina is considered one of the finest ones in the Mediterranean see and the most beautiful one in Greece.
The jewel of Gouvia bay
For all these years, many seamen believed that it constitutes a natural link between the Mediterranean and the Adriatic Seas. Thanks to its ideal geographical position, Gouvia Marina is continuously an active harbour, as well as a port of call, where seamen can sail in and repose after a long sea trip. Besides, it is an ideal choice thanks to an idyllic landscape, the crystal seas and the beautiful landmarks of Corfu Island.
A natural connection
History has already recorded those choices. In the 17th century, Venetian seamen selected the area of Gouvia, as they strongly believed that it could become a naval station and shipyard. Some historical remains are to be found in the surroundings. Nowadays, sailing yachts and motor boats arrive from all over the world and berth in the Gouvia Marina.
Gouvia Marina is supplied with advanced technologies, whereas it offers retrofit facilities and services from expertise teams. The marina meets all the high standards and pledges to offer the seamen all the comforts needed. It has been operating under the new management since 1996. Its total capacity rises to 1235 berths on both permanent and floating pontoons. Dry dock facilities are also provided for approximately 520 boats. Moorings are available for boats up to 80 meters long and with 5.5 meters draught. The Marina also disposes a full range of technical boat serves, while there is a 65-toned travel lift, and 45- or 20-toned mobile automatic cranes to facilitate the manoeuvre of the yachts inside and outside of the water. A smaller 5-toned crane as well as a boat transporter are also in supply. Marina’s electric power rises to 220/380 V, whereas it also possesses a fuel station. Services for ramp boat maintenance or repair are also disposable.
Facilities and services
The marina operates on a daily basis throughout the whole year. It remains open for 24 hours per day. As a requirement, all boats ought to call the marina on the VHF, channel 69, when two green and two red lights indicate that the boat is approaching. After your arrival, you should check in at the reception office. The expertise staff will provide you with all the proper information concerning a pleasant stay.
Necessary information and instructions
During your stay, do not forget to visit the amenities provided, such as cafeterias and restaurants. For those who are interested in discovering new sports or practising upon the learned ones, there is a cricket and croquet field as well as training courses for sailing. Gouvia Marina is suitable for families with children. Expanded areas, playgrounds and beautiful gardens pledge to offer you children joyful and creative moments.