Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Kato Gouves

The gardens and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Kato Gouves. Travelers appreciate the bars in this romantic city. Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Kato Gouves

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Kato Gouves a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dinosauria Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Cretaquarium (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Labyrinth Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Watercity Waterpark (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Crete Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Acqua Plus Water Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Kato Gouves

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kato Gouves

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kato Gouves is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sarandaris Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Stalis Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Geoponikos Kipos (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Ammoudara Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Cave of Psychro (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kato Gouves

Fly into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), the closest airport, located 7.9 mi (12.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kato Gouves?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 429 vacation rentals near Kato Gouves. From 77 Houses to 163 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kato Gouves for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kato Gouves?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kato Gouves. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cretaquarium: 890 vacation rentals
  • Hania Gate: 806 vacation rentals
  • Knossos Archaelogical Site: 836 vacation rentals
  • Heraklion Town Hall: 813 vacation rentals
  • Kornarou Square: 818 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kato Gouves listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kato Gouves?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 77 Houses in Kato Gouves. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kato Gouves include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 163 rentals available
  • Villas: 141 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kato Gouves?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 210 vacation rentals with pool available in Kato Gouves. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.