This is a lovely Hotel which pays great attention to detail.
The surroundings are tranquil and totally relaxing. We spent most of our time around the Quiet Pool only a stones throw from our room, no 812, and although we didn't try out the much larger main pool,as we were quite happy to sit and read, we could see it was equally relaxing and pleasant.
This Hotel is a 'Four star plus' in our opinion, and as a couples/adults only experience, ideal for a complete getaway. Attention was paid to the general ambiance of the site and it was decorated with lovely places to sit and enjoy. The entertainment was essentially low key, but of very good quality, and the food was good on the whole, with plenty of choice.
The 'A la Carte' restaurant was particularly good and we enjoyed a free experience of this, as a special offer to all guests from the Hotel.
The room we occupied was not particularly large, but very nicely decorated and furnished, and the balcony was overlooking a small orchard at the back . This hotel is very large, but it doesn't seem to be, as there are so many quiet and secluded places to enjoy and it is not a high rise monstrosity.
The female manager was very engaging and actively present and welcoming and all staff were very professional, friendly and accommodating.
The beach, though small, was very good and the sea shallow and safe for swimming. There is a bar at the hotel which serves the beach and lots of local vendors selling fresh fruit and various cakes regularly visit.
There is a promenade outside the hotel and shops and Tavernas nearby. Kato Gouves is relatively quiet and in some need of structural updating, but we particularly wanted to be in a less popular area, so were very pleased with our resort choice. The only thing perhaps which should be mentioned, is that their are planes flying overhead, but this did not have any real impact on our stay.
We have both said that we will be returning to this brilliant Hotel.
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- Also Known As:
- Pantheon Palace Beach Gouves
- Hotel Pantheon Palace Beach
- The Island Hotel Kato Gouves, Crete