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
  • Once again, Neil did a fantastic job with our itinerary! He is so informative and efficient. Nothing seems too much trouble for him!

    UP, Cambodia, 2014