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W
elcome visitor , please check all the necessary information about our base at Corfu-Gouvia marina for your convenience . .

HOW TO REACH OUR BASE


Arriving by airplane

Upon your arrival in Corfu, to the Corfu international airport "I. KAPODISTRIAS" in Corfu area you are just 3km from the South side of Corfu town . From the airport the easiest way is to get a taxi and come to the marina to our berths , where the boats are positioned.

Arriving by ferry

If you arrive by a ferry , Corfu port is only 10 minutes by car to the marina . There are planty of taxis there , so you can very easily come by giving them all the directions .

Arriving by car

If you arrive by a car , Gouvia marina is only 10 minutes by car from the port. When you are leaving the port , on the main traffic light of the port , turn right in the direction to Paliokastritsa (North) . After 3-4 km on your right hand you will see signs of the village Kontokali , where the entrance of the marina is . There are also signs which say Gouvia marina.


MEETING POINT/ OFFICE

The office is actually outside the marina and DOLPHIN YACHTS meeting point is directly onto your yacht.


MOORINGS
When returning, go stern-to and come to the same place when you were originally started. Mooring lines are available , everywhere on the quay, so its not allowed to drop your anchor to moor at any case . DOLPHIN YACHTS staff will brief you accordingly.

FACILITIES
Water and 220V power are available on the quay and they are free of charge.
Both showers and toilets (public WC) are available inside the marina .
Laundry service is also available inside the marina .
Fuel is delivered on the Diesel station right accross the entrance of the marina . Please refuel the yacht before you come to the quay.
A 24-hour taxi during the summer season is also found in the marina right after you pass the entrance .. Though it is better to ask our base manager to call one for you.
ATM cash point and many Banks are located in town . 2 ATM points inside the marina and other two outside of the marina.
Parking area (unguarded, quite safe) is also located into the marina. Best option is to park the car into the port-police courtyard.

PROVISIONING
There is one super market inside the marina and a few supermarkets outside the marina. The one inside brings you the staff right outside of the yacht .

SIGHTSEEING
Corfu is a beautiful island with plenty of natural sceneries to become a witnsess .. However , in Corfu town you will see many classical buliding and fortresses as museums too . The Old town is even more chalenging cause of the old - venezian style alleys and shops .
Near the famous Liston square you can find the Museum of Asian art which is one the biggest in Europe .
The famous Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion close to Lavrion

RESTAURANTS
Many quality taverns, restaurants, cafes and bars are located within the main street of the village in a short walking distance from the marina.
Inside the marina you can find beautiful cafes and restaurants and a bar that has a roof garden (only during the summer) with a magnificent view of the marina .
You can always go through the North Exit to the next village which is called Gouvia . Gouvia is more crowded with a lot of tourists and noicy shops and restaurants .

THE WEATHER - TIP
Most of the time, the prevailing wind is NW, 3 to 4 Beaufort.
TIP - Most of the times the wind is picking around early morning and stops around early afternoon .
All the sailboats are been refitted to the latest standards of safety and sea worthyness

Corfu - Gouvia marina

All the boats begin from the natural harbour of the Gouvia Bay . Gouvia Marina, the first privately owned marina in Greece, is situated about 7 kilometers from the town of Corfu and the International Airport. For many years seamen considered the harbor and the bay of Gouvia a natural link between the Adriatic and the Mediterranean Sea as well as a port of call, where they could sail in, to repose, enjoying the climate and the beauties of the island.
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