Dassia and Gouvia
The townsDassia is placed along the North-East coast of Corfu island, just between two very big tourist villages: Gouvia to the South and Ipsos to the North.
Also Dasia is a village full of tourist facilities both for the services that it offers and for the choice of accommodation as hotels and self catering apartments.
This village is mainly for young people who want to enjoy themselves in disco clubs during the night and relax on the beach playing water sports during the day.
Dasiais not very big, but for its strategic position is a good place where to start to discover the island and the hinterland traditional villages.
In the town you can also find sport activities that have nothing to do with the sea as for example horse riding and golf course.
Very close to Corfu town, Gouvia appears like a small and modern village well equipped to satisfy any need of the tourist.
Gouvia is developed along the coast road and offers several restaurants, traditional places and disco clubs that are open till late in the night.
Near Gouvia, between the port and the beach, you can also find some ancient Venetian ruins.
The beachesThis beach of Dassia both of stones and sand is not very wide but very long and well equipped with beach umbrellas and deck chairs.
Here you’ll have also the opportunity to play many water sports and the parachuting.
The sea along this part of the coast is very calm and not very deep and there’s a sort of platform where you can go to dive from.
There are also motor boats for rent to discover the nearby bay and the view over Albanian mountains is really stunning.
The beach of Gouvia is made of both sand and stones, it’s small but full of tourist facilities like water sports, boat tours and the possibility to rent beach umbrellas and deck chairs.
From the beach you can have also a nice view over the bay and the little church of Ipapandi.
In addition, Gouvia has a large and well equipped port called Gouvia Marina.