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The Island-Adults Only

Star Rating
5 out of 5

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Reviews

4.4 / 5Excellent
40 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Dinosauria Park
    5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Cretaquarium
    7 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Labyrinth Park
    11 min drive
  • Airport
    Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis)
    13 min drive

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1-800-238-0767

    About this area

    Kato Gouves

    Located in Gouves, The Island-Adults Only is on the beach. Star Beach Water Park and Heraklion Port are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Stalis Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Freedom National Stadium or Pankritio Stadium.

    Visit our Kato Gouves travel guide

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Dinosauria Park - 5 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Cretaquarium - 7 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Convention Centre Creta Maris - 10 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Labyrinth Park - 11 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Sarandaris Beach - 12 min drive

    Getting around

    • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 13 min drive

    Restaurants

    • The Kitchen – Beachfront buffet restaurant offering Mediterranean cuisine. Serves breakfast and dinner daily.
    • The Stone Lunchrestaurant – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering Mediterranean cuisine. Serves brunch and lunch daily.
    • The Taverna – Restaurant with a bar. Serves dinner on select days. Reservations required.
    • Yachting – Beachfront bar. Open on select days.
    • The Veranda BarRestaurant – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering Italian cuisine. Serves lunch daily.

    About this property

    The Island-Adults Only

    Elegant adults-only hotel on the beach
    Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at The Island-Adults Only's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. All 298 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios. Free wired Internet and refrigerators are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.
    The Island-Adults Only offers 298 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
    This Gouves hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.
    Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. At The Island-Adults Only you can cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.
    Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli and a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 4 bars/lounges. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor tennis court, a spa tub, and a steam room. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    The Island-Adults Only has designated areas for smoking.
    3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
    The Bathhouse has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

    Awards and affiliations

    Green / Sustainable Property
    This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

    Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in between 2 PM - midnight
    Minimum check-in age - 16

    Special check-in instructions

    24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

    Check-out

    Check-out before noon
    Late check-out subject to availability

    Children and extra beds

    • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

    Pets

    • No pets or service animals allowed

    Property payment types

    American Express
    Mastercard
    Visa

    Important information

    Fees

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 25 per vehicle (one way)
    • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    We should mention

    Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

    Property is also known as

    • Island Chersonissos
    • Island Hotel Chersonissos
    • Island Hotel Gouves
    • Island Gouves
    • The Island-Adults Only Hotel
    • The Island-Adults Only Gouves
    • The Island-Adults Only Hotel Gouves

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking
    • Free nearby parking
    • Limited parking spaces
    • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Airport shuttle on request

    Food and drink

    • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
    • 4 restaurants
    • 2 poolside bars, 4 bars/lounges and 1 beach bar
    • Room service available
    • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

    Things to do

    • 3 outdoor pools
    • Aerobics classes
    • Basketball
    • Billiards/pool table
    • Fitness center
    • Full-service spa
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor tennis court
    • Pilates classes
    • Sauna
    • Spa tub
    • Steam room
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga classes

    Family friendly

    • 3 outdoor pools
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Grocery/convenience store
    • Indoor pool
    • Refrigerator
    • Snack bar/deli

    Conveniences

    • Elevator
    • Grocery/convenience store
    • Library

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Luggage storage
    • Multilingual staff
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Wedding services

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian

    Business services

    • Meeting rooms
    • Conference space

    Outdoors

    • Beach loungers
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beachfront location
    • Garden
    • Pool sun loungers
    • Pool umbrellas
    • Terrace

    Spa

    • 3 treatment rooms
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Couples treatment room(s)
    • Facials
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Massage - deep-tissue
    • Massage/treatment rooms
    • Sauna
    • Steam room
    • Turkish bath/hammam

    More

    • Beach towels
    • Designated smoking areas
    • TV in lobby

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Blackout drapes/curtains

    Bathroom

    • Deep soaking bathtub
    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Shower/tub combination

    Entertainment

    • 32-inch LCD TV
    • Cable/satellite channels

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Free bottled water
    • Refrigerator

    Outdoor space

    • Furnished balcony or patio

    More

    • Desk
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • Slippers

    Nearby things to do

    Activities

    • Golf lessons
    • Golfing

    Where to eat

    • The Kitchen – Beachfront buffet restaurant offering Mediterranean cuisine. Serves breakfast and dinner daily.
    • The Stone Lunchrestaurant – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering Mediterranean cuisine. Serves brunch and lunch daily.
    • The Taverna – Restaurant with a bar. Serves dinner on select days. Reservations required.
    • Yachting – Beachfront bar. Open on select days.
    • The Veranda BarRestaurant – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering Italian cuisine. Serves lunch daily.
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    4.6
    Cleanliness
    4.5
    Service and Staff
    4.2
    Amenities
    4.6
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The communal areas are superb. We booked a standard room which was adequate but not luxurious. Our small terrace overlooked an unattractive gravel area.

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Just excellent. The staff was very warm and eager to assist. Wonderful location.

    Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Good place, lot of activities in and around, good food ...

    Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    We loved our semi private pool, that was the best.

    Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Simply fantastic! Truly something for everyone. The only downside was the price of Amaretto!

    Stayed 8 nights in Jul 2019

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