The Island Hotel stands right on Gouves village coast, 17km east of the airport and 19km from the Heraklion city. Sophisticated and minimalist 298 rooms and Suites feature a colour palette of neutral and beige. Guestrooms dispose open plan or separated bathrooms, A/C, 32’’ LCD 40 channels satellite TV, wifi & wired internet access, electronic safe deposit boxes, telephones with voice mail, refrigerators, hairdryers, natural latex upper mattresses, bathrobes, slippers, beach towels, bottles of water replenished daily, tea & coffee making facilities, limited room service and a balcony or a terrace.

A wide range of luxury amenities are additionally offered at the hotel’s Suites and Maisonettes such as hydro massage bathtubs, raindrop showers, walk in closets, fine bath products and shared or private pools. “The Kitchen” main Restaurant along with “The Taverna” and “The Stone” a la Carte Restaurants serve innovative menus that blend the best of Cretan ingredients and Mediterranean flavours. “Veranda”, “Tholos” and “Yachting” Bars are a dazzling venue for drinks and cocktails at the joint lounges while they privileged with stunning sea views. Enjoy The Bathhouse – Spa facilities featuring an indoor swimming pool with hydro jet curtains, a purifying steam room, a whirlpool, a sauna and customised body and face treatment.

Hotel’s sandy beach and sweet water swimming pools are surrounded by sun beds, umbrellas and all day lounges. A selection of the latest technology fitness equipment is offered to revitalize and gain additional strength. Entertainment evenings and daytime activities including games and sports are provided by a discreet animation – entertainment team. Facilities also include tennis, basket and volleyball courts, ping pong, billiards, an internet corner, a shop and conference / meeting rooms up to 320 persons.

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GouvesGouves is located 18 km east of Heraklion, next to Gournes. Gouves is a large area, which covers several smaller villages, including the popular resort area of Kato Gouves (lower Gouves) and the traditional village of Pano Gouves (upper Gouves), which is built into the side of small Mt. Ederi, only a little more than 300

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