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Astir Beach Hotel

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This hotel is situated in Gouves on the north coast of the wonderful island of Crete. Due to this stretch of coast being unspoiled this is the ideal beach resort for vacations. The center of Gouves, with its bars and nightlife, is just a short walk away. Knossos Minoan Palace and Heraklion Archaeological museum are both just a 30-minute drive away.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is next to the beach.

Distance from Airport

Chania airport is roughly 163km away and Heraklion's airport is roughly 15km.


The modern and comfortable rooms come equipped with en suite bathroom with bath or shower, direct dial phone, individually adjustable air conditioning, Internet access, mini-fridge, TV, hairdryer, safety deposit box and either a balcony or terrace. Baby's cots are also available on request.

Food & Drink

Half board and all inclusive meal options are available to guests. The hotel dining room seats up to 280 guests. A rich American-style breakfast buffet is offered. Dinner is also served buffet style. Proper attire is required when dining at night. Special menu's and vegetarian meals are available on request.

Sports & Entertainment

On the grounds of the hotel, in front of the beach, guests will find a smartly constructed swimming pool together with a separate children's paddling pool and a pool bar. Sun loungers and parasols also feature. Sport enthusiasts will also find badminton, minigolf and table tennis. For an additional fee golf, parasailing and volleyball are offered. Scooter/Moped and bicycle hire are also options. The hotel offers daytime and evening entertainment program (starting in May) with music and shows. Banana boating, water skiing, jet skiing, wind surfing and pedal boating are all also available (subject to fees) as well as pool and card tables.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning in public areas
  • Bar
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Currency Exchange
  • Entertainment
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Lifts
  • Pool Bar
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sunbeds
  • Supermarket
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • TV Lounge
  • Water Sports