Holiday Guide Gouves, Crete – All Inclusive

Quick Details

  • Flight time: Approx 3 – 4 hours from UK
  • Time difference: 2 hours ahead of the UK
  • Language: Greek
  • Currency: Euro


At a Glance

  • Developing destination for couples and families
  • Great Beach and lively neighbouring resorts
  • Lots of points of interest inland

updated guide for 2020

All Inclusive Gouves Holidays is 18km to the eastern side of Heraklion and includes both the common visitor area and resort of Kato Gouves. This charming and small town is a couple of miles inland. The destination includes lodging of all sorts from sizeable all inclusive accommodations to self-catering apartments well suited for all ages.

The main fascination for summer tourists is the long sand seashore along with sparkling azure waters, beach bars and tavernas as well as sun sunbeds, umbrellas and beach sports features.

Away from heat of sun, go inland for trips to a variety of delightful villages around the area, as well as pretty Greek churches, monasteries, caverns and historical sites such as Crete’s most prominent, the remarkable Minoan website at Knossos, just a few miles away.

A holiday in Gouves is near with other resorts too. Should you fancy a change of scene, holiday to the eastern along the coastline to Kokino Hani (observe below) or go west for the large buzzing holiday resort of Hersonissos.

Gouves family holidays – Developing destination for couples and families

Gouves holiday breaks (Kato Gouves) – enjoy the facilities of a pretty large developing golden sand visitor holiday resort due to excellent shorelines. You are close to tranquil traditional villages inland also.

Several other region resorts nearby can easily complement an all inclusive holiday in Gouves.

Gouves is around the northern region of Crete, 12 miles to the eastern side of the capital Heraklion as well as the flight terminal. Young couples and entire families will enjoy an all inclusive holiday in Gouves, which include a great deal of tavernas, shops, taverns and clubs, but without the blatantly energetic party all night atmosphere of neighbours like Hersonissos.




All In Hols Gouves – Shorelines and lively neighbouring major resorts

Gouves seaside is well-organised, includes an array of water sports and is favoured with tourists, sunbathers and swimmers. Gouves contains a small marina for cruises.

Family Holidays in Gouves could also experience the sand shorelines at neighbouring resorts including Kokkini Hani and Amnisos. Another important Gouves neighbour will be the crowded holiday resort of Hersonisos which surpasses Gouves for shops and night life. This is a perfect alternative should your time in Gouves seem too tame.

Agios Nikolaos, another famous resort, is just 11 kilometres away. Holiday escapes in Gouves are more peaceful compared to at both these common lively Crete resort hotels.

Gouves Holidays All Inclusive – Lots of points of interest inland

Tourists on a holiday break in Gouves will very easily find tranquillity by exploring the fertile fields and rolling hills inland. Enjoy the pretty conventional villages, ancient monuments and a pair of charming monasteries.

Two kilometres inland the original community of Gouves sits around the hillside of Mount Ederi and overlooks the hotel and resort which is officially known as Kato Gouves (Lower Gouves).

The existing small town features a couple of tavernas if you are looking a change from the main hotel and resort centre below.

Nearby Gouves all inclusive holiday attractions are the historical sites in Kokkini Hani and Amnisos, the monastery of Saint John, and Skotino Cave, one of the most outstanding in Crete.

Popular Gouves family holiday excursions incorporate the ancient sites at Knossos, Heraklion archaeological museum, Samaria Gorge, the island of Spinalonga. For the more intrepid traveller perhaps a boat trip for the island of Santorini will interest you. Popular tours run to Agios Nikolaos and Heraklion.




Gouves Weather

April 68°F
May 75°F
June 82°F
July 84°F
Aug 84°F
Sept 81°F
Oct 75°F
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