Gouves

Gouves, Crete, Greece

This charming resort is situated on the North coast and provides an excellent base to explore the island. There are plenty of shops, bars, tavernas and clubs available in the resort but nightlife is rather quiet. If you are looking for somewhere a bit busier at night, there are plenty of resorts close at hand.

Gouves

Gouves is a well developed resort which offers long sandy beaches, historical sites and great choice of shops and restaurants. Gouves covers several smaller villages including the village of Kato Gouves and Pano Gouves. Most of the activity centres around Kato Gouves where there are tavernas, restaurants, bars and hotels.

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Gouves Hotels (41)

Ideally suited to the budget traveller, the Hotel Erato is a family run hotel offering its guests warm Cretan hospitality....

The Astir Beach offers a good range of amenities on-site, coupled with comfortable accommodation and a great beachfront location provide all the ingredients for a relaxing holiday for all ages....

A friendly and relaxed complex offering a good standard of accommodation as well as a peaceful location near the beach....

The Kleanthi Studios are situated on the outskirts of Gouves in a quiet location, offering simply furnished self catering accommodation with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere....

A small family-run apartment complex situated on the outskirts of Gouves, offering a comfortable base with friendly hospitality....

An ideal choice for those looking for the flexibility of self catering with the amenities of a hotel, situated close to the beach and resort centre, the Klio Apartments provides a great base for a rel...

The Gouves Sea and Mare will appeal to those looking for a quiet base to relax in the sun by the pool or the nearby beach and still be within walking distance of the resort centre....

Relax with a drink in the beautiful gardens which are full of flowers, olive and palm trees, the perfect end to a perfect day....

Small, friendly, family run property in a tranquil location on the outskirts of the resort....

A comfortable apartment complex which provides a range of facilities combined with a location close to a sandy beach and a selection of bars and restaurants....

Being so close to the beach coupled with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere makes the Pella Apartments the ideal base for a relaxing holiday....

This traditional Greek property offers a variety of facilities whether you're looking for a lively holiday in the sunshine or a tranquil escape....

Luxurious beachfront resort set in stunning gardens providing an elegant ambience and offering the highest standards of facilities including a spa....

Small and peaceful apartment complex offering friendly hospitality and a relaxing atmosphere; ideal for combining relaxation with exploring the nearby beach and town....

These apartments will appeal to families and couples looking for a quieter location close to the beach with everything within walking distance....

The Hotel Kaissa Beach is a modern complex in a great location by the beach....

This pleasant hotel will appeal to couples and families who are looking for a quiet beach holiday....

The Gouves Waterpark Holiday Resort is situated in a quiet area of Gouves, boasting a vast range of fun-filled facilities for families. ...

The Sweet Memory Apartments enjoy a quiet location, not too far from local restaurants and taverns and very close to the sea. ...

A basic family run apartment complex offering clean and comfortable accommodation providing the perfect destination for a self catering family holiday....

The Despo Hotel has a remote location though still within easy reach of both the beach and resort centre....

Friendly and welcoming complex combining comfortable accommodation with a good range of onsite facilities for the whole family. Ideal for those who just wish to relax or those who like to be more act...

With its fantastic beach location, this hotel would suit those looking to relax around the pool or make the most of the beach and the nearby amenities....

Overlooking the beach, the Aphrodite Beach Club Hotel is a spacious complex offering plenty of facilities and the ideal atmosphere for a family holiday in Gouves....

A popular apartment complex offering comfortable self catering accommodation in a quiet location, ideal for a relaxing holiday....

Located just on the outskirts of the resort but still within easy reach of local amenities. Ideal for those looking for a relaxing holiday in the sun....

The Artemis Apartments provides a warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere, coupled with comfortable guest accommodation and a quiet location....

Your Memories offers comfortable and well equipped guest accommodation, providing a great base for a relaxing holiday....

Blue Sky Apartments is suitable for families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday....

Despina Apartments is family run and offers its guests a relaxed atmosphere coupled with a friendly and personal service, making a great base for an enjoyable holiday in the sun....

The Diogenis Blue Palace Hotel has a great location on the Gouves beach road, just steps from two sandy beaches. Rooms are simply furnished though offer the flexibility for larger or extended families...

A well run hotel with a friendly and informal atmosphere. Ideal for families....

The Golden Bay complex has a seafront location, offers an out door swimming pool and features self catering accommodation. ...

The Gouves Bay Hotel enjoys beautiful views of the clear blue sea, a great choice for those looking for a quiet holiday....

The Kritzas Bungalows are situated on the beachfront in the village of Gournes, which is midway between Gouves and Kokini Hani....

The Lavris Paradise Hotel offers comfortable accommodation in peaceful surroundings....

The Magda Hotel offers well equipped and comfortable accommodation in a great location close to the beach and resort centre....

The Marina Beach Hotel offers a good location coupled with comfortable accommodation and good facilities, ideal for a relaxed holiday in the sun....

The Sweet Memory Apartments II has a quiet location around 10-minutes walk from the beach. The complex offers simply furnished self-catering accommodation with a welcoming atmosphere....

The Island Hotel is an adults and couples only complex enjoying a magnificent location on the beachfront in a quiet area of Gouves....

Small and friendly apartment complex offering comfortable accommodation within a short walk from the nearest beach. Ideal for those who like a traditional feel and simple facilities....

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Beaches

Kato Gouves offers a wide stretch of sand which shelves gently into the sea and offers some good swimming. Watersports are also available for those who want to get out on the sea and the beach is fringed with tavernas and bars.

Nearby Attractions

A drive to the top of Mount Ederi should be on the list of things to do and a wander around the old village of Pano Gouves is also a great way to spend the afternoon. For those seeking historical sites there are many churches to see including Agios Georgios (Saint George), Agios Ioannis (St. John) and Panayia (dedicated to the birth of Our Lady). Visitors should also take a trip to the island's capital of Heraklion is only a 30 minute drive away where there is a Venetian port and old walled city.

Quick Facts

Heraklion Airport is approximately 20 km away - transfer time approx. 25 minutes.

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