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Grecotel Amirandes Exclusive Resort 5 Star

A stylish and exclusive resort that sets new standards.


Welcome to the stylish Grecotel Amirandes Exclusive Resort.  This exclusive resort on Crete's east coast provides oodles of Cretan warmth and refined hospitality.   If you're looking for an exclusive hideaway for your next holiday, then this resort fits the bill. 

Perfectly located for easy access to Heraklion’s international airport, the world-famous archaeological site at the Palace of Knossos also near to the prestigious Crete Golf Club. There are two coves with sandy beaches, clear waters and changing cabins and showers for your convenience. There is also a separate Villas Beach Area Section with pavilions, comfy sunbeds and beach service.

Please note: Due to the layout, Amirandes is not suitable for people with walking difficulties. 

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


All room types include: Balcony/Terrace • Luxurious Bathroom with music, hairdryer, shaver outlet, magnifying mirror, separate toilet and shower, telephone, bathrobes & slippers • telephone • TV • DVD/ CD Player • Air conditioning • Mini bar with international brands of spirits & refreshments (extra charge) • Safe • Tea/Coffee making facilities.

Superior Rooms with Sea/Garden View, Candia & Lagoon Wings sleep 2. Other rooms available at a supplement include; Luxury Room with Side Sea View or Lagoon View, Luxury Room with Sea View, Superior Family with Garden View, Superior Guest Room with individual pool and garden view.


  • 24 hour reception 
  • Free WiFi in all hotel areas and rooms
  • Room Service available 24h at extra charge
  • Afternoon maid service
  • “Labyrinth’’ Lounge Bar
  • “Petrino’’ Restaurant
  • “Xasteria’’ Cretan Restaurant
  • “Amirandes’’ Main Restaurant
  • “Lago di Candia’’ Grill Fine Dining Restaurant
  • “Blue Monkey’’ Asian Restaurant
  • “Minotaur’’ Gourmet Italian Restaurant with adjacent Floating Deck (Floating Deck weather permitting)
  • “Sunset” Lounge Beach Bar
  • “By the Pool Brasserie’’ Bar Restaurant
  • Internet Corner/ TV Room
  • Elixir Alchemy Spa
  • Amphitheatre/Cinema
  • Lounges and Terraces
  • Shops: Charisma Jewellery Boutique, Amirandes Boutique, Fifty-fifty Boutique, Mini Market
  • Money Exchange at Reception
  • Doctor on call

Leisure Activities

  • Main Pool Seawater (Olympic size)
  • Children’s Pool
  • Indoor Pool (heated October-April)
  • Sunbeds, umbrellas, towels and showers in the beach and pools (free of charge)
  • Gym
  • Elixir Alchemy Spa

    • Indoor Pool, Sauna, Fitness room with cardio fitness equipment, Private Massage Rooms, Beauty Salon, Changing Rooms
    • Seafront Beach Massage Area
    • Ayurveda Centre: Customised luxurious treatments performed by Indian therapists
  • Free of charge: Mini Soccer • Water Gymnastics  Yoga • Beach Volley • Basketball • Table Tennis • Boccia • Gymnastics • Tennis Courts (Villa guests only)

  • Extra Charge: Tennis: 3 courts (2 Astroturf & 1 GreenSet), floodlit, instruction available. Rackets and balls available (free of charge)

  • Watersports: Watersports School, Sailing, Pedal Boats, Canoes, Kayak, Windsurfing, Jet-ski, Boat Safari, fishing Excursions, Scuba Diving (nearby)

  • Mountain Bike Centre: Bike Rental nearby

  • Sports activities in the area: The Crete Golf Club (10km). Green fee reduction for hotel guests 

  • GOLF ACADEMY: Improve your game. Facilities include: chipping area, putting green and practice bunker

  • Evening Entertainment: Music every evening • Professional Entertainment and Dance Shows on selected evenings • Outdoor Cinema and Pool & Beach Parties (weather permitting)

For Children

GRECOBABY: For babies and toddlers. Free: • Baby cot • Trainer step • Bottle warmer • Bottle steriliser • Kettle (water boiler) • Highchairs (in restaurants) • Bouncy chair • Changing mat • Baby monitor (on request). Extra Charge: • Bathtub • Potty • Toilet trainer seat • Pushchair/Buggy.

GRECOLAND: For children 4-12 yrs, year-round, 6 times per week • Children’s playground, games, competitions, kids disco, creative activities, etc • Baby-sitting (on request, set rates) • Children’s pool • Children under 4 yrs. May use Grecoland, but must be supervised by parent or guardian.

GRECOTEENS: For teenagers 13-17 yrs. Activities from mid-June – mid-September). Beach Volleyball, Football, Tournaments, Entertainment Programmes.

DISCOVERY ADVENTURES: For children 7-14 yrs. Activities include: • Hotel alternative gardening and cooking lessons • Create stuff from ‘junk’ • Stargazing • Beach Patrol/Cleaning • Team Beach Games. Activities depend on the weather and number of participants (free).

TASTY CORNER: Fresh, tempting food and drink for kids 3-12 yrs (free). From 11:00 - 17:00. Kids’ menus at à la carte restaurants (at extra charge).



Breakfast + Half Board + Super Half Board

BREAKFAST: American Breakfast Buffet with fitness food corner, in “Amirandes” Main Restaurant.

LUNCH: Set menus for guests who wish to change their dinner for lunch at the Greek á la carte “Petrino” Restaurant or á la carte at the “By the Pool Brasserie” (depending on weather conditions).

DINNER: In the ‘’Amirandes’’ Main Restaurant: Hot & cold starters, salads, main course, cheese and desserts from wide choice at the buffet • Show Cooking • Dinner in the “Xasteria” Cretan awarded á la carte Restaurant of organic products from our Agreco Farm (weather permitting), ‘’Blue Monkey’’ Asian Restaurant, ‘’Lago Di Candia’’ Grill Fine Dining and ‘’Minotaur’’ Gourmet Italian Restaurant extra charge, reservations required.

HALF-BOARD: Half-board includes breakfast and dinner in the Amirandes Main Restaurant. Guests choosing to have dinner in à la carte restaurants will receive a price reduction on their food bill.

SUPER HALF-BOARD: Enjoy dinner at any á la carte restaurant or the Amirandes main Restaurant. Choose from á la carte menus at no extra cost.

Evening Dress Code: No beachwear or shorts. Gentlemen: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves (short or long) or Polo T-Shirt in all Restaurants & Bars.

Important Information

Environment: Travelife Gold Award • Use of organic products/produce • Waste Water Treatment Plant • Waste and Batteries Recycling • Towel change on request • Energy and Water Saving Devices • Ecological Cleaning Agents • Environmental Activities and Information for guests

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