Discover a Greek oasis at Amirandes


In association with: Grecotel

Grecotel’s luxury seafront resort in Crete promises the ultimate Greek getaway

Surrounded by Crete’s classical sites and sparkling waterfront, the Amirandes Grecotel Boutique Resort is close to the ancient Palace of Knossos and within easy reach of Heraklion International Airport. With a revamp of selected bungalows, suites and villas underway, along with top-class dining and activities, it’s perfect for clients seeking a luxury Greek holiday.


Dreamy stays

Amirandes’ range of rooms, suites, villas and bungalows feature all levels of luxury in spacious settings. There’s a choice of rooms with private pools, balconies, verandas, swim-up rooms and more, while the newest options include sports suites with an exercise bike or treadmill and indooroutdoor bathroom, and multi-level beachfront villas.

Around the resort, guests will also find a host of quiet spaces, including an Olympic-sized seawater pool, several lagoons, two golden sandy beaches and the Elixir Alchemy Spa.


Eternal adventure

Activities abound inside and outside the hotel, including watersports, horse riding and bespoke sailings to Santorini, to name just a few.

Parents and their little ones can while away the day at the dedicated family pools and beach areas, while the kids’ and teens’ clubs offer a wealth of experiences, from visiting the CRETAquarium and Dinosauria, to family discos and live shows. Not to mention, children up to 12 years of age stay at Amirandes for free, with complimentary dining, snacks and activities.


Epicurean delights

Guests can look forward to world-class gastronomy while indulging in a range of cuisines across Amirandes’ 10 restaurants and bars. Sumptuous breakfasts and dinners are served at its restaurant buffet, while signature restaurant Minotaur offers authentic Italian food amid displays of original Picasso ceramics.

For dining with a difference, guests can visit Agreco Farm Taverna near Rethymnon, where the resort’s unique farm-to-table experience serves a locally-sourced Cretan menu, with views over the vineyards and Aegean Sea.

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