The resort of Kontokali is situated on the East coast about 6km from Corfu town and can be reached by car in about 10 minutes. The blue buses run from here and offer a good, frequent service. The main hospital can be found on the other side of the main road in this resort. The resort is not far from Corfu town and can be walked but as the road is very flat it is an ideal area to hire bicycles to get you around. There are plenty of Bars, tavernas and shops in the area and the main entrance to Gouvia Mariana can be found here.