Gouves (Kato Gouves)
Kato Gouves Resort
The Kato Gouves resort is a part of an about 6 km long stretch where the resorts of Hani Kokkini, Kato Gouves, Analipsi and Anissaras mingle. Kato Gouves is located in the immediate proximity of a very well-known and frequently visited resort of Hersonissos which is the main and the busiest town of the area.
What to do in Kato Gouves
Like all the other surrounding resorts, Kato Gouves has evrything you would expect from a busy coast resort - a great number of tavernas and hotels, a long sandy beach, and enough interesting activities to pass the time noth in the beach and in the resort, and enough night venues ensuring entertainment till late at night, but also many options of all-day trips.
Kato Gouves attracts its visitors also with the large StarBeach WaterPark located about 7 km far away from the resort. Besides the water park, familiies with children and the disabled ones will certainly appreciate the beach sloping very gently into the water, and thus providing enough space for activities even for non-swimmers.
Kato Gouves surroundings
Those for whom the stay and pleasures in Kato Gouves is not enough and who also like historical sites and nature will be certainly happy to discover some of the places of interest in the island. About 30 km from Kato Gouves, you will find the Lasithi Plateau, the most famous and the largest plateau renowned for hundreds of its windmills, and about 20 km far away, you can visit the archaeological site of Knossos or Heraklion, the island capital.
Who is Kato Gouves suitable for
Kato Gouves is not suitable for those who are searching for a calm holiday in a peaceful environment with complete privacy and few people. Yet all the others will certainly enjoy their stay in the resort.
Where else to go on Crete?
Some of the most visited resorts on Crete are: Adelianos Kampos, Agia Fotia, Agia Galini, Agia Marina, Agia Pelagia, Agios Nikolaos, Achlia, Amoudara (West of Heraklion), Analipsi, Anissaras, Bali, Damnoni, Erimoupoli, Ferma, Fodele, Galini, Georgioupolis, Gouves (Kato Gouves), Heraklion, Hersonissos, Chania, Ierapetra, Kavros, Elounda, Kalamaki, Kissamos, Kokkini Hani, Kolymbari, Lygaria, Makrigialos, Maleme, Malia, Matala, Mirtos, Missiria, Paleochora, Panormos, Perivolia, Pigianos Kambos, Plakias, Platanias (Chania), Rapaniana, Rethymno, Sissi, Skaleta, Stalida - Stalis, Stalos, Stavromenos and Stavros,
Jak se tam dostanu
When driving on the road from Heraklion towards Agios Nikolaos, you can´t really miss Kato Gouves - there are direction signs everywhere. Kato Gouves is located on the left from the new main road (the old road passes directly through the resorts).
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