Amirandes, Crete

How do you like your sea, sun and sand? Miles of beaches punctuated with picturesque villages and small towns? A warm sea within a few steps of your hotel? Generous sunshine that encourages you to lie back and watch your eyelids? Or do you prefer to add a dash of culture, some serious pampering and little golf?

As one of the highlights of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Crete, the resort of Amirades goes far beyond the magical sea + sun + sand formula. It is close to one of the world’s most important archaeological sites; the Palace of Knossos. It gives you access to some of Crete’s prettiest towns and fishing villages. It has a fabulous spa, professional golf academy, tennis, PADI diving, fine dining restaurants…

Amirandes, at a glance

  • Wonderful, five star resort with ultimately luxurious beach-side accommodation 
  • Just 18 km from Heraklion Airport 
  • Choice of guest rooms, suites, bungalows and beach villas 
  • Guest rooms have en suite bathrooms and garden or water views 
  • Many of the suites have private pools 
  • Bungalows are set in the magnificent gardens 
  • Villas stand on the beach, with their own pools – many with private courtyards 
  • Two restaurants serving exquisite food and Labyrinth lounge bar

For leisure and pleasure

  • Olympic-sized, infinity edge swimming pool lined with majestic Greek columns 
  • Ayurvedic spa offering a full range of restorative and re-energising treatments 
  • Wreck, reef, cave and night diving 
  • Water sports including sailing, kayaking, water skiing and trimarans 
  • Golf academy and 18 hole championship course 
  • Three tennis courts 
  • Close to horse riding, mountain bike centre, scenic train rides, Water City water park 
  • Visits to the Palace of Knossos, home of the Minotaur
  • Although we bothered Lydia on several occasions over small matters, she was always patient and very helpful. The whole organisation from Heathrow and back was seamless and first class. Game watching on this trip surpassed all that we had seen before in the one trip. Our thanks to Ultimate yet again

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    Colin & Wendy Crawford October 2013

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