Gozo is renowned as the mythical island of Calypso, who drew Homer's hero Ulysses to its shores for a seven-year hiatus. Though there are only five kilometres of sea between Malta and Gozo, the islands are distinctly different from each other. Gozo is a third of the size of Malta, more rural and tranquil, greener, less bustling but still full of life. While authentic houses of character have been renovated to suit the most exigent contemporary clients are the speciality of Gozo, the Island also has luxurious hotels. The size and natural setting of the island conspire to make it a prime location for high-powered board meetings, small conferences, workshops and incentives. Gozo is a must-visit location. It is almost always included in leisure-time arrangements. It is particularly renowned for active day tours and outdoor events. Moreover, the Island is a conference and incentive destination in its own right, and has the facilities to prove it.
The famous temples of Ggantija are the world’s oldest free-standing temples and are located in the village of Xaghra just 2 Km from the Cornucopia hotel. The largest bay on Gozo and one of the best swimming locations in all of the Maltese islands are called Ramla bay and are only a short drive from Xaghra. Overlooking Ramla Bay is Calypso’s cave. Visitors can climb down into the cave for panoramic views over the bay.