Gouves - Crete
Offering an outdoor pool, barbecue and sun terrace, Irilena Apartments is located in Gouves in the Crete Region. 10km from Heraklio Town. Hersonissos is 10km from the property.
Some units include a terrace and/or balcony. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower and a hairdryer in every unit. Bed linen is provided.
Balíon is 46km from Irilena Apartments, while Agios Nikolaos is 43km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 12.5km from the property.
Distance from the airport: 12.5km
Distance from the beach: 300m
Ano Gouves is a small picturesque village located about 20km east of Heraklion, in an altitude of 300m next to the small mountain of Ederi.
Kato Gouves is a well-developed tourist resort with long sandy beaches. the area also has some traditional villages and archaeological sites.
There is a variety of accomodation, from large hotels to boarding houses and self-catering apartments, and there are many restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and shops. There are also remains of an ancient Minoan ceramics workshop, which is worth seeing, as well as the Christian remains, like the Church of Zoodochos Pigi, patron of the village and the Eileithyia caves. Within a short distance are picturesque villages and sights, such as the monastery of Saint John Theologos, the Skotino cave and the Eileithyia cave. the most important archaeological sites of the area are the Minoan villas of Kokkini Hani and Amnisos.
Transport from Heraklion to Gouves is very easy due to regular and frequent bus itineraries, taxis or rented cars and motorcycles.