Amirandes Grecotel

Amirandes Grecotel is a 5-star hotel in Crete that offers complete relaxation and a unique experience of luxury that will make you never want to leave.

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If being wrapped in style, elegance, warmth, and luxury sounds like the ultimate dream for your vacations in Crete, then the boutique hotel of Amirandes is exactly what you’re looking for! When entering its premises, you cannot help but notice that in Amirandes, the element of water is omnipresent. In particular, the luxury hotel boasts a common Olympic-sized seawater outdoor pool, a children’s pool, an indoor pool, 58 private pools, while guests have the opportunity to swim in the refreshing, crystal-clear waters of the Aegean sea at the beach right in front of the hotel. The beach is striking, with its fine golden sand and a ‘Blue Flag’ award creating a flawless, one of a kind beach experience, where comfort, luxury, and leisure prevail. 

Amirnades Grecotel’s rooms are spacious and sunny. Its suites have an open-plan layout and are furnished and decorated in bright white and off-white tones that match the brightness of the Greek sky. In addition to its striking facilities, Amirandes offer its guests a world of top-rated services and high-tech comforts, such as private fully-equipped gyms and hydromassage bathtubs with direct access to a private beach area with gazebos and exclusive beach service.

To top it all of, Amirandes will give you the opportunity to explore the local gastronomic culture and taste mouthwatering dishes of Greek, Cretan and international cuisine, something that becomes apparent as soon as you glance at the impressive menus of the unique ‘Amirandes’ Plaz’ restaurant. For the ultimate relaxation, you can savor delicious drinks in a congenial atmosphere at the hotel’s sunset lounge or its popular ‘Labirynth’ bar. Elevate your experience in Amirandes by treating a therapeutic spa or beauty treatments at Elixir Alchemy Spa; you will even have the chance to delight in Ayurvedic therapies executed by Indian therapists that use organic plants and extracts taken straight from the Cretan land. Amirandes offers a well-rounded hotel experience that will make your trip to Crete one of the best decisions of your lives!

Why we love it

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If you’re in urgent need of mental relaxation, sleep disturbance, hair problems and skin diseases, try the Sirodhara massage at the hotel’s spa; you can thank us later.

The fun never stops in Amirnades; enjoy live music every day in the hotel’s establishments.

The ‘superior family guestroom’ is a dream come true for a family vacation.

In and around

Amirandes Grecotel is located 23 km outside Heraklion, the largest city and capital of the island of Crete. The hotel can be found 18 km away from the Heraklion International Airport and 25 km from the world-famous archeological site of Knossos Palace. Only 3 km from your hotel, you will have the opportunity to visit the picturesque village of Gouves & witness the authentic way of Cretan living. At a distance of 10 km from your accommodation, you can also visit Hersonissos, one of the most popular tourist resorts in Crete.

Heraklion boasts the most well-known archeological sites of the island. Visit the imposing Palace of Knossos and the surrounding monuments, as well as the Minoan palaces of Phaistos, Malia, and Gortyna, all of which offer valuable insight into the vast history of the island. Don’t omit to visit the Archaeological Museum to see the fascinating exhibits that the excavations in Crete have brought to light. Another fascinating museum to visit is the Natural History Museum of Crete. Stroll the scenic Old Town of Heraklion and admire the Koules Fortress, visit the arresting Cathedral of St. Minas, swim in the amazing waters of Ammoudara Beac, and treat yourself to a day-trip to Matala, the region of Crete the hippies of the ‘60s and ‘70s used to frequent. 

Introduce yourself to the riches of Cretan cuisine in ‘Peskesi’, where you can taste mouthwatering traditional dishes accompanied by local spirits. ‘Kouzineri’ is another excellent choice for food, along with the self-explanatory ‘Tasting Crete’. For a fun night out, visit ‘ The Bitters Bar’, ‘Swing Thing’ or ‘Wets & Drys Days and Nights’, and unwind with a refreshing cocktail and upbeat music that will lift your spirits.

Our selection

Our collection includes 4 and 5-star hotels, boutique accommodations, and villas & suites that provide guests with comfort and indulgence. Every accommodation has been carefully selected by our team in order to meet the highest standards and guarantee a memorable and relaxing stay. 

How we choose the best places to stay:
  • Location: our hotel recommendations are centrally located in order to ensure your convenience and save you time while navigating your surroundings. 
  • Facilities: all must be of top quality with clean and contemporary spaces. Modern-day luxuries and state-of-the-art design are a prerequisite.
  • Services: they are always top-rated and provided by hospitable staff; whether it is in-room breakfast, massage, or outdoor activities, everything should meet your expectations.
  • Reviews of our guests: since we want to offer you the best possible experience, we take into consideration the reviews of fellow travelers.
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