Club Lyda Hotel 3*
Facilities & Services
Club Lyda Hotel is situated directly at the outskirts of the resort of Gouves, a short quarter of an hour's bus ride from Heraklion international airport. Club Lyda Hotel offers a friendly, warm atmosphere and is an ideal budget choice for a relaxing holiday for families and couples alike. There are two sandy beaches directly a short ten minute walk away from the hotel as well as a three large swimming pools and two children's pool in the complex itself. All beaches are ideal for families but the longer Gouves Sandy beach is more suitable for families with younger children. The sun beds and parasols on the sandy beach are available at an extra local charge, for the pool-Beach offers towels against 5€ deposit.
A variety of water sports are available at the larger beach and at an extra local price. There is a regular transport service, especially during the summer months, when there is also the tourist mini train that guests can take and visit the fantastic Cretan Aquarium in the nearby village of Gournes. There are various restaurants, mini markets, bars, taverns, gift shops around the complex and you can also visit the village Gouves by taking a short 15 minute walk on the Gouves Boulevard. If you are looking for an active night life and extensive shopping there is regular Bus service to the nearby bustling resorts of Hersonissos, Stalis and Malia. Club Lyda Hotel is the ideal base to explore all that Crete has to offer. The nearby bus stop offers a regular bus service to all the famous northern coastal resorts like Hersonissos, Stalis, Malia, Agios Nikolaos as well as the capital city of Heraklion with its Minoan Palace of Knossos and the well known archaeological Museum. All northern coastal resorts can be accessed within a maximum one hour's drive from the hotel.
Club Lyda Hotel offers three large outdoor fresh water swimming pools, two separate fresh water children's pools, extensive sun terraces with sun beds and parasols free of charge, a pool side snack bar, a restaurant dining area, a swim up bar, children’ playground, a TV room with large wide screen TV, arcade games, billiards (local charge), Jacuzzi (on extra charge, upon request), wireless internet access at public areas free of charge, a mini market and a reception. Club Lyda Hotel organizes the occasional entertainment program, mainly during the summer always depending on participation and the weather conditions. The program includes Daily Activities 6 Days/Week, Karaoke and theme Nights.
Club Lyda Hotel additionally feature a reception, a Doctor on call service and free onsite parking. Guests with mobility problems are advised to specifically request for a ground floor area accommodation by the reception.
Club Lyda Hotel is an ideal holiday choice for families and couples looking for a relaxing getaway to Crete. It offers large open areas for children to run, extensive sun terrace areas around the three large outdoor swimming pools and features a mini club for children aged four to twelve years old during July and August. The mini club is supervised and operates during set times during the day.