Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort

Local Area

The Beach:luxury-beach-villa-3-2217

The beach which Amirandes occupies is a soft, golden stretch of sand with emerald green waters, and includes amenities such as changing cabins, showers, beach towels and luxurious sun beds with mattresses and umbrellas.

The resort’s villas also owns its own private section of the beach which also owns plush pavilions and sun beds which are attended by the discrete and gracious beach staff.



Amirandes’ NEW Golf Academy provides individual and group lessons for golfers of any standard or any age above 7 years. The lessons are held by golf professionals, tailored to each player’s level.

Amirandes’ Academy also features practise facilities such as a chipping area and putting green.

The Crete Golf Club

The Crete Golf Club, opened in 2003, is a hillside course beautifully carved out of the rolling landscape in the Cretan mountains.

The golf club is home to the island’s first 18-hole course and features excellent facilities.

Amirandes guest are entitled to a price reduction.

Facilities & Services

  • Golf Academy
  • Clubhouse
  • Buggies
  • Clubs and baskets of range balls for hire
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Golf Shop


Local Places of Interest:

Amirandes has a variety of different places of interest in its local area for couples or families to visit while enjoying their holiday in the beautiful island of Crete.

Its location is a 20 minute taxi journey to the city of Heraklion, the 4th largest city in Greece, which boasts a variety of outlets from flea markets to designer boutiques, as well as the renowned Boutari Winery and many delightful pavement cafes.

For guests interested in the history of the local area, the location also possess many archaeological sites as well as many museums close to Heraklion.

The Cretaquarium offers a fascinating and educational day out for children as they learn about marine science as well as taking a close look at the marine life on show, including the huge hunter sharks to the tiny seahorses.

Water City is also a short distance to the hotel and is Crete’s largest water park.