Astir Beach is a 4 stars hotel, resting on the north coast of the wonderful island of Crete. Situated in Gouves, only 18 Km east of Heraklion city, by an extremely clean sandy coast and sea, it is an ideal beach resort for unforgettable vacations. The hotel is open from April until October.The hotel, built in 1987 and renovated in 2008, is composed of one main building and an annex with 164 modern and comfortable rooms. In the main building there is a spacious and comfortable restaurant, an indoor bar, a lounge with satellite TV, internet corner, billiard and a conference room. On the grounds of the hotel, in front of the beach, you can find a smartly constructed swimming pool together with a separate children’s paddling pool, as well as a pool bar, a snack bar and a mini market. Sport enthusiasts will also find a court for volleyball and badminton, a mini golf, and a table-tennis table. The Recreation Centre of the hotel comprises a Gym with Steam Bath, Sauna and Whirlpool Bath facilities. For our young friends there is a big lawn area and a children’s playground. Facilities, hospitality, friendly atmosphere and excellent service make Astir Beach a perfect place for enjoyment and relaxation.
Astir Beach is located, on the north coast of the wonderful Island of Crete, in the area of Gouves, only 18 km east of Heraklion city, and close to the bustling resorts of Hersonissos (10 km away) and Malia (16 km away). The hotel is separated from the beach only by a low traffic beach road.
All rooms are smartly furnished with private bathroom with bath tub or shower, direct-dial telephone, LAN internet connection, private air-conditioning, mini fridge, TV with local and satellite programs and music channels, hair-dryer, safety deposit box and balcony or terrace, most of them with sea or side-sea view. Electricity voltage is 220 Volt.
24 hours service.
Bank foreign currency and traveler checques may be cashed at the reception desk.
Visa, Mastercard and American Express Credit Cards are accepted.
Mini market is open from 09:00 until 21:00. You can find everything from food, snacks, candies, drinks, tobacco and personal care products to swimming suits, towels, matrices, souvenirs, international books, magazines and newspapers.
A conference room for a maximum of 45 persons for small conferences, presentations or meetings is available.
WiFi/LAN Internet connection is available (on charge) in the rooms. In the public areas of the hotel, there is access to the internet Wi-Fi connection (free og charge). You may also use the PCs of the Internet Corner in the lobby area to connect to the Internet (on charge).
is available in the hotel area.
Medical care is available in the hotel upon request.
Food & Beverages
Restaurants and Bars
The meals of the day are served in the main restaurant of the hotel:
- Breakfast: is served on buffet form, from 07:15 to 09:30. Late continental breakfast is available from 9:30 to 10:00 in the Lobby Bar. Early breakfast is available from 05:00 to 07:15 on request.
- Lunch: is served on buffet form, from 12:30 to 14:00.
- Dinner: is served from 19:00 to 21:30. The rich and daily varying self-service buffet gives you the opportunity to choose from various cold and hot dishes.
The Snack Bar is open from 10:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m. Taste our Cretan traditional, Greek and international dishes or enjoy your drinks during the day. The Snack Bar is located next to the swimming pool and in front of the beach.
The lobby bar is open from 10:00 until 23:00.
The Pool Bar is open from 18:00 until 02:00. Next to the pool with a view to the sea, you can enjoy music and drinking. Our barman will serve all kinds of drinks. Try our Cretan snaps “raki “ and the traditional Greek aperitif ouzo.
Meals and Drinks Packages
If you wish to stay in Astir Beach, you may chose one of the following packages:
- Bed & Breakfast (Breakfast included).
- Half Board (Breakfast and Dinner included).
- Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included).
As an All-Inclusive guest, you are entitled to the following services:
- Breakfast: served in the Main Restaurant from 07:15 to 09:30 on buffet form. Late continental breakfast is available from 9:30 to 10:00 in the Lobby Bar. Early breakfast is available from 05:00 to 07:15 on request.
- Morning Snack: served from 11:00 to 12:00 at the Lobby Bar.
- Lunch: served from 12:30 to 14:00 on buffet form including drinks (local soft drinks, local draught beer, white or red house wine, tap water) in the Main Restaurant.
- Afternoon Snack: served from 15:00 to 16:00 at the Lobby Bar.
- Coffee Time: Filter Coffee and Tea with biscuits and cake served from 16:00 to 17:00 in the lobby bar area.
- Dinner: served on buffet form including drinks (soft drinks, local draught beer, white or red house wine and tap water) from 19:00 to 21:30 in the Main Restaurant.
- Drinks: Local soft drinks in glass, draught beer, white or red house wine in glass, ouzo, raki, brandy, long drinks based on gin, vodka or rum, children cocktail and filter coffee or tea served from 10:00 to 23:00 at the main lobby bar.
Check-in / Check-out Policy
Check-in: from 14:00 h
Check-out: until 12:00 h