Gouves Bay 4* - Kato Gouves - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Soak up the Greek sunshine at the Gouves Bay 4*, a family-friendly hotel on the Crete coastline just a short drive from Heraklion.
  • Choose between three spacious rooms, each with an All Inclusive board basis so you can indulge with international and Greek cuisine from the hotel's restaurant.
  • Spend your days lounging in the spacious outdoor pool, or take advantage of activities like table tennis, football, fitness centre, and evening entertainment.

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Your Destination

The wondefully sunny, beautiful Mediterranean island of Crete has an abundance to offer every guest. The largest of all the Greek islands, Crete has a plethora of activities to cater to all. Visitors can experience the tranquility and natural beauty of the surroundings, discover the archaeological sights or simply soak up the sun on one of its many picturesque beaches

The Gouves Bay 4* is situated in the Gouves area of Heraklion in Crete. It is close to a lovely beach and the old picturesque village of Gouves, within walking distance of the spectacular CretAquarium, one of the most important aquariums in Europe.

Gouves Bay 4*

The Gouves Bay 4* is an elegant hotel with plenty of facilities perfect for a beach break with family or friends! Our members can choose between three spacious rooms, all of which come with an indulgent All Inclusive board basis, taking the stress out of your holiday. Savour delicious Greek cuisine at the hotel's restaurant, 'Malena', as well as international themed nights including Italian, Chinese, and Mexican cuisine! During the day you can also enjoy a range of refreshing beverages and snacks from the hotel's pool bar - you'll never want to leave!

If you're looking to cool off, take a dip in the spacious outdoor pool; sun-seekers can also spend their days lounging on the sun terrace and soaking up the exquisite Greek sunshine. There are plenty of fun activities for children, including complimentary board games, table tennis, football, and evening entertainment provided by the dedicated animation team. 

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a choice between a Double Room, Triple Room, or a Quadruple Room.

Just for you
Just for you:
  • One child stays free

Double Room

For couples and small family groups, the Double Room is the perfect cosy haven for you. These whitewashed rooms are stylish and minimal, providing you all the facilities and space you need during your stay, and also include standard amenities such as a TV, air conditioning, telephone, safe, and a hairdryer.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Infant
or
Adults
1 Adult
+
1 Child
+
1 Infant

Triple Room

These triple rooms can sleep larger groups, and provide that little extra space so you can really make yourself at home. These rooms all have the same amenities as the Double Rooms, as well as stylish touches and a balcony with either a pool or sea view so you can really take advantage of the hotel's perfect location!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Quadruple Room

Or, opt for the largest of the three rooms, the Quadruple Room - perfect for larger groups of friends or families! These rooms come equipped with a double bed and a bunk bed, as well as a balcony with a view over the pool or the sea.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
1 Infant
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child
+
1 Infant

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on an All Inclusive stay (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks).

Indulge with an All Inclusive board basis during your stay at the Gouves Bay 4*, perfect for a relaxing stay by the sea! Dine at the buffet restaurant Malena, where you can savour salads, pasta, pizza, desserts, all with exciting show cooking - there are even themed nights where you can try varied international cuisine! 

Malena Restaurant

Breakfast: 07:30-10:00
Late Breakfast: 10:00-11:00
Lunch: 12:30-14:30
Dinner: 19:00-21:30

Splash Pool Bar: 11:00-23:00 (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks, and cocktails)

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

The Gouves Bay 4* boasts plenty of facilities for a fun-filled stay on the island of Crete. Take a dip in the spacious outdoor pool or relax on the sun loungers - perfect for soaking up the sun and taking in the views from your hotel! There are also plenty of sports facilities for you to enjoy, including mini football, table tennis, and a fitness centre. You can also enjoy chess, backgammon, and card games, and in the evening, enjoy live entertainment from the dedicated animation team - there'll never be a dull moment!

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Sunset Safari (from Kokkini Hani to Milatos)

Your Optional Excursions
Tested by our experts, this excursion will take you along Minoan roads, and through high mountains, while the sun slowly fades away into a stunning Cretan sunset. You will drive towards the Lassithi Plateau and in towards the mainland of the island.

This excursion begins at your hotel, and will take you through the mountains, as well as to the dam and water reservoir of Aposelemi and the ancient Roman aqueduct. From there, you will visit the peaceful village of Kastamonitsa where you can sample olive oil and raki.

Next, go off-piste along trails which wind through the mountains. Drive through unforgettable wildlife and stunning landscapes while learning about the mythology and history of the area. Take a stop for a glass of Prosecco and fruit while you watch the sun set. Next, you will enjoy a traditional Cretan meal in a small village with plenty of local wine (vegetarian is possible), before departing - the road home will see you drive through stunning seaside villages lit up at night!

Information about this excursion:

Departures: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
The excursion is not recommended for children under 4 years old and is not recommended for people with back problems (off-piste trails).

Excursion to Discover Crete

Your Optional Excursions
Created exclusively for Voyage Privé guests, this tour will take you through utter paradise! Experience the tranquillity, beauty and hospitality of Crete. The start of this tour will take you to a hidden-away convent, only known to locals. The path up to the monastery is surrounded by stunning nature and immaculate gardens, while the monastery itself is home to beautiful mosaics. Stop to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee made with Cretan herbs and spices, while you admire intricate architecture at the monastery.

After this spiritual visit, you will meet Katerina, a Cretan artist. She is a mother of three who followed her heart and utilised her talent to open a small workshop in a traditional house, where she lovingly restores beautiful jewellery. You'll also learn about the traditional "Komboloi" - where pearls are threaded to pass time or calm nerves. You’ll also get to make your own "Komboloi". Lastly, you will walk along a small street that leads to the picturesque "kagenion" of Katerina's mother, where you will enjoy a home-made Cretan lunch while enjoying views of Heraklion.

Information about this excursion:
Included: Transfer, driver, lunch, wine and water, Komboloi workshop.
Not included: Tips, any personal expenditure.
Lunch Menu:
Starters: Tzatzíki, Greek salad, pork traditionally cooked with wine and tomato sauce, split peas.
Main course: Stuffed vegetables, wine and water.
Children are not allowed on this tour.

Land Rover Safari - Minoan Route

Your Optional Excursions
This 4x4 tour takes you to discover the authentic side of Crete. Learn more about mythology through nature and the local life. Your driver will pick you up at the entrance to your hotel at which point your tour will start. The first stop is Aposelemi Dam. Wander down the trails and olive groves to reach the ruins of the Lyttos Roman aqueduct. The next stop is the quiet village of Kastamonitsa where you will join locals in tasting raki and olive oil. Then, you will actually start the off-road part of the day. Climb the mountain following the Minoan path that will lead you to a local shepherd. Here, you will have the chance to feed his goats and then taste homemade cheese. 

You will then continue your journey to the magnificent viewpoint where you will admire the ancient path of the Minoans and the Lassithi plateau. Venture to the Lassithi plateau and spend some time exploring the cave of Zeus (where, according to mythology, Zeus was born). Upon reaching the entrance of the cave, you will have the chance to admire the whole Lassithi plateau and take some great panoramic pictures. Afterwards, you will stop for a barbecue with wine (vegetarian meal possible). As you continue, visit the village of Krassi, known for its 2000-year-old plane tree and natural water springs. 

Information about this excursion: 
Departures: Every day except Saturday 
Entrance to Zeus Cave (€ 6) is not included
This excursion is not recommended for children under 4 years old and is not recommended for people with back problems (off-piste trails). 

Your Journey to Gouves Bay 4*

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: It may be possible to add private / shared transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers with recommended durations and airports only - subject to availability).

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.

Car Hire: For the freedom to explore your destination at your own pace, car hire may be added at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only with recommended durations and airports only - subject to availability).

Weather

Jan
min : 8°C max : 14°C
Feb
min : 8°C max : 16°C
Mar
min : 10°C max : 17°C
Apr
min : 12°C max : 19°C
May
min : 15°C max : 22°C
Jun
min : 18°C max : 26°C
Jul
min : 22°C max : 28°C
Aug
min : 21°C max : 26°C
Sep
min : 19°C max : 26°C
Oct
min : 16°C max : 24°C
Nov
min : 13°C max : 21°C
Dec
min : 10°C max : 18°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 


Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on.


If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Greece. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Greek Foreign Ministry.

Health 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries. 

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

Brexit 
If you are travelling to the EU, the UK government recommends that you have six months left on your passport on the date of your arrival to an EU country. You should also check when your passport was renewed.

If you renewed a 10-year adult passport before it expired, extra months may have been added to your passport’s expiry date. These extra months over 10 years will not count towards the 6 months that must be remaining. The UK Government has published a website tool to check the validity of your passport under these rules: https://www.passport.service.gov.uk/check-a-passport

You can renew your passport online or by going to a Post Office with a Check and Send service: https://www.gov.uk/renew-adult-passport/renew

If your passport does not meet the criteria for third-country nationals, you may be denied entry to any of the Schengen area countries. 

Please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/passport-rules-for-travel-to-europe-after-brexit for further information.

Location Information

The address of your property: Gouves 700 14, Greece

Distance from Heraklion Airport to Gouves Bay 4*: 16.1 km / 15 mins.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 95
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Safe box available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Luggage storage

Room Facilities

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Pillow menu
  • Mini fridge
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Radio

Restaurants

  • Malena Restaurant
  • Splash Pool Bar

Leisure Facilities

  • Board games
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Nearby Activities

  • Excursions
  • Jeep safari
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Diving

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.
The minimum age for driving a hire car in Greece is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver.  The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on the collection of the vehicle and in some cases, a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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