Gouves Beach is a lovely sandy beach situated just twenty kilometres away from Heraklion, on the north part of the prefecture. It is a fully organised beach offering a vast array of amenities and conveniences to the numerous visitors and tourists who enjoy the crystal clear waters and the golden sand.
It is situated in front of the village of Kato Gouves, a modern tourist resort that features numerous hotels and resorts for all budgets and pockets, as well as taverns and bars.
Gouves Beach offers sun beds and umbrellas and more facilities both for swimming and sunbathing. The most active ones will also find a variety of sea sports and activities at the beach, including jet skis, motorboats and fun games. The beach is famous for its shallow waters offering safe swimming to everyone, including children and non savvy swimmers.
Gouves Beach has been awarded the Blue Flag by the EU due to the state of art services and the clean environment.
Access from the city of Heraklion is quite easy as there are buses that run on a frequent basis. In any case you can always rent a taxi, or find an affordable vehicle at the Heraklion Car Rental and explore Gouves Beach or the close by alternatives.