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Gouves hotels and places to stay

Arina Beach Resort
The price is £184 per night
2.2 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (143 reviews)

"nice hotel, very good food, fresh and a lof of variety"…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov 2019

Arina Beach Resort
Marina Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Kato Gouves 14, Island of Crete, Gouves, Heraklion
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1.74 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (28 reviews)

"Large hotel catering for mass tourism but under occupied due to recent Thomas Cook collapse but good facilities and plentiful food and drink."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

Marina Beach Hotel
Kri Kri Village
2 out of 5
The price is £21 per night
1.2 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (13 reviews)

"This family owned hotel is a great place to stay. It’s right next to several beaches and the kitchen in every room is fully equipped with pots, plates, etc. the WiFi only worked at the pool and you had to pay extra for AC. Jenny and her family helped me organize my tours and helped me with every ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul 2019

Kri Kri Village
Ourania Apartments
3 out of 5
Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete Island
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2.3 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (81 reviews)
5 nights with friends

"We loved our stay at Ourania Apartments. Service was great, staff were super friendly and helpful. The apartments we stayed in were slightly older but still fine. We had a lovely big balcony which was amazing. I think there are also newer apartments in the same complex which look much more modern ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2019

Ourania Apartments
Mitsis Rinela Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
The price is £286 per night
1.23 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (205 reviews)

"Very nice hotel, Staffs,Overall everything’s are very good, staffs are very helpful and friendly, food was very good. Our group eleven of us enjoyed well from 14th October to 21st October 2019 Thanks."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

Mitsis Rinela Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
The Island-Adults Only
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2.61 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (41 reviews)

"The communal areas are superb. We booked a standard room which was adequate but not luxurious. Our small terrace overlooked an unattractive gravel area."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

The Island-Adults Only
Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort
The price is £326 per night
2.84 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (80 reviews)

"The property itself was spectacular and the food and staff excellent the only drawback was I wish I would have known it was mostly a family resort.. Most activities were geared towards children and the place was full of kids and babies.. which is fantastic however not the place to stay if you're ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort
Maya Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
The price is £127 per night
2.29 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"Good modern hotel. Great Staff, Great food, very nice people (visitors)"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

Maya Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
Kallia Beach - All Inclusive
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1.5 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
Kalli Beach Vacation in Crete

"Our stay was fantastic, the best family time ever.The staff were the best at what they do, excellent customer service, friendly, made me feel as if I was the King of Greece."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019

Kallia Beach - All Inclusive
Vasia Royal Hotel
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0.79 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (23 reviews)

"Hotel was modern however has been built in the middle of no where! Pool was nice, but there are tiles around the outside so you will slip either into the stone recess or back into the pool. Cats freely wander into the dining room. Room was comfortable but could hear the traffic and the incoming ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2019

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Pocket Guide: Gouves

Visiting Gouves

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Gouves and visitors are sure to appreciate the museums and theme park. Welcoming and walkable, this seaside city also attracts visitors with its restaurants, beaches, and shopping.
  • There are 45 Gouves hotels
  • February is the most expensive month to travel here, while October tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Gouves

  • Top activities include exploring the waterfront and taking an excursion, while Sarandaris Beach, Port of Hersonissos, and Star Beach Water Park are favourite sights to visit
  • Well-known for its museums and cultural attractions such as Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Natural History Museum of Crete
  • Popular family attractions include Dinosauria Park, Cretaquarium, and Watercity Waterpark
  • Notable for its archaeological sites and landmarks to visit including Palace of Knossos, St. Paraskevi Church, and Knossos Archaelogical Site
  • The beach, seaside, and island views provide a picturesque setting, and places to consider visiting are Public Gardens of Iraklion, Geoponikos Kipos, and Stalis Beach

Getting around Gouves

There are many transportation options in Gouves. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Staying in Gouves

With 45 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, Gouves offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 17 hotels, ranging from GBP 25/night to GBP 310/night
  • 17 aparthotels, ranging from GBP 22/night to GBP 87/night
  • 5 apartments, ranging from GBP 28/night to GBP 28/night
Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive, averaging GBP 387.6/night
  • Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites, averaging GBP 165.26/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Dimitra Hotel Apartments, averaging GBP 46.23/night
  • Ourania Apartments, averaging GBP 31.38/night
A 5-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive with a 4.9 out of 5 user rating while Dimitra Hotel Apartments and Ourania Apartments are also highly rated by guests.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Gouves?
Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a private beach. Other top choices based on reviews include Arina Beach Resort and Knossos Beach Bungalows Suites Resort & Spa.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gouves, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Gouves.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Gouves?
Knossos Beach Bungalows Suites Resort & Spa is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 3 restaurants. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Dimitra Hotel Apartments and Anna Hotel. Also, attractions such as Dinosauria Park and Cretaquarium are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Gouves?
Almare Beach Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features private balconies and LCD TVs. Another good option for a romantic stay is Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Gouves?
Arina Beach Resort is a 4-star all-inclusive hotel featuring 2 restaurants and 2 poolside bars, and a favourite with Expedia travellers. Other good options for your holiday include Gouves Water Park Holiday Resort and Magda Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Gouves?
Despoina Apartments is a top apartment for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a poolside bar for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Hara Ilios Village and Ourania Apartments.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Gouves?
Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort is a top 5-star beachfront hotel with 3 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good options to stay near the beach include Arina Beach Resort and Hara Ilios Village. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Gouves Beach or Stalis Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Gouves?
Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort is a 5-star hotel with a private beach and 6 restaurants, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Knossos Beach Bungalows Suites Resort & Spa and Mitsis Rinela Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive are two other upscale options for your stay.
What is staying in Gouves like?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Gouves, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s theme park and water parks. Star Beach Water Park, Heraklion Port and Crete Golf Club are some of the top sights around the area. In Gouves, there are 230 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Gouves?
Families come for attractions such as Dinosauria Park, Cretaquarium and Watercity Waterpark. The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and Gouves Beach. Additionally, in the area you’ll find Star Beach Water Park and Heraklion Port.
What's the seasonal weather in Gouves?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 24°C, while the coldest months are February and March, with an average of 13°C. Average annual rainfall for Gouves is 497 mm.

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