In a natural crescent shaped bay just 5 km from the center of the island's capital, you will come across Gouvia. This top notch tourist resort in the east of the island has a fully set up beach with umbrellas, sun loungers, beach service, restaurants and cafes, with shallow water, sand and pebbles.

You will have the opportunity to try your hand at a wide range of water sports here, including scuba diving, parasailing etc. The surrounding area is famous for its marina where luxury yachts and impressive sailing boats moor.