The Hotel Despo is set in a stunning location, just 2 miles from the centre of Gouves village and 600 metres from Gouves'' sandy beach. Gouves is a popular resort for those looking for relaxing holidays to Crete, with a pretty old town, sandy beach and a quiet, friendly atmosphere. The Hotel Despo runs a shuttle bus to the beach daily, so you can try all the water sports on offer or wander along the seafront with its selection of bars, cafes and restaurants.
The Hotel Despo is just 22 miles from Heraklion airport, meaning you can start your holidays in Crete just 30 minutes after leaving the airport. This rustic style hotel is set in beautiful gardens, against a backdrop of the Dikti Mountains. There are 73 rooms at the Hotel Despo, all with optional air conditioning at an extra charge and a balcony or terrace. There is a swimming pool, and a separate children’s pool at the Hotel Despo complex. The all inclusive holiday program offers something for everyone, with a restaurant and bars.
Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a childrens pool and sun-terrace furnished with loungers, umbrellas and a pool snack bar. Further leisure facilities include a childrens playground, games room, table tennis and pool table.
There is also a 24-hour reception service, main buffet restaurant, an a''la carte restaurant, lounge bar and a TV corner.
The guest rooms offer a private bathroom , radio, maid service and balcony or terrace, TV, fridge. Safe deposit boxes at extra charge payable locally. A/C is available on request and works just with remote control which guest receive at the reception (payable locally). Bathtub and hairdryer in Superior rooms only. Mini Fridge not mini bar.
Meal Types available at Despo Hotel
The All Inclusive package includes all meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner, served in the main restaurant. Ice-cream and snack of the day are offered between 3pm and 6pm. A selection of locally produced alcoholic and soft drinks are served from 11am until 10.30pm.
The hotel is situated on the outskirts of the resort, around 700m from the nearest beach and about 1.5km from the centre of Gouves, where a selection of shops, bars and tavernas can be found.
Heraklion Airport is approx 18km away.