Amirandes Dining Options:

Amirandes’ main restaurant displays an illusion that it ‘floats’ on the water, and has views across the stunning lagoon and sea,

The glorious Cretan sunset is an unforgettable show to watch while you enjoy your evening meal.

Open for both breakfast and dinner, the Mediterranean restaurant serves International cuisine buffets and includes both healthy and vegetarian options.

A La Carte Restaurants:

There are a number of A La Carte restaurants available at the Grecotel Amirandes:

The Lago Di Candia

Elegantly featuring an international a la carte menu and floor-to-ceiling windows in which to view the illuminated lagoon, this fine dining restaurant boasts a magnificent waterfront setting. This restaurant is open for dinner and serves Mediterranean cuisine. Children’s menus are available.


Located next to the Amirandes restaurant, Petrino also benefits from captivating sea views for guests to gaze at whilst enjoying Greek seafood, such as the restaurant’s specialities Greek lobster spaghetti, fresh grouper on spinach and herbs coulis. This restaurant is open for lunch and offers Greek seafood cuisine. Children’s menus are available on request.


Xasteria’s menu bursts with Cretan cuisine made from the finest regional ingredients selected by Amirandes’ own village friends as well as Xasteria’s chef, Manolis. Also featuring a selection of organic food from the Agreco Farm, this restaurant provides guests with traditional Cretan delicacies to try and fall in love with. Open for dinner serving Cretan cuisine.

Blue Monkey

Blue Monkey is an enchanting Asian restaurant which proudly displays breathtaking sunsets each evening to create a beautiful atmosphere as guests enjoy the oriental dishes which feature modern twists on the served Eastern favourites. Open for dinner and serving Asian cuisine. Children’s meals are available on request.


A lounge bar which enjoys the impression of floating on surrounding water while guests relax in the sunken seats and sip on a ‘sundowner’ in the evening or have a light bite at lunch. The bar also benefits from live evening music to entertain guests and create an even more magical scene. Open all day

By The Pool

This all day brasserie is situated next to the Olympic-size seawater pool, features stone terraces with stunning sea views, and is the perfect location in which to find privacy whilst enjoying morning coffee or light lunches . Opens all day and serves international cuisine.

Special Dining Options:

Amirandes’ special dining option allows guests to customise their own dining experience. This includes where you wish for your meal to be prepared and served. So whether guests require a beach banquet, a private meal in their villa or even aboard a fabulous yacht, the Amirandes will do all they can to make this meal especially extraordinary.

The options are:

  •  In-Room / In-Villa Dining

Guests can choose from an extensive menu, either for in the day or at night, for as little as a light snack to a romantic meal in the comfort of their own suite or villa.

  •  Villa BBQ

With the help of one of the talented chefs, guests can make their own private BBQ in their own villas an al fresco experience to remember.

  •  Romantic Dinner / Family Banquet on the Beach

In a secluded beach location, with personalised menu planning, guests can enjoy a magically romantic dinner, being waited on by their own private waiter and watching the mesmerising sun slowly sink into the sparkling waves of the sea.

For up to 12 guests, Amirandes family beach banquet includes a menu of their choice, and flowers and entertainment can also be arranged.

  •  Children’s Meals

Throughout the day and evening, special children’s meals are available.

  •  Special Diets & Request

Chefs at Amirandes will happily assist any guest with any meal requirements such as for allergies, children, health reasons and religious purposes. They can also arrange themed dinners if guests name their requests.

Healthy diets can also be made with special lunch baskets prepared.

Butler service can also be arranged on request for around the clock service.

Agreco Farm:

Grecotel’s Agreco Farm, generally opens in the evenings from May to October and is situated on a 40 hectare site near Rethymnon, Crete.

Located in a traditional village setting, this mystical estate still uses centuries-old farming methods, and provides a captivating insight into the organic production of the island’s healthy food.

The farm’s Taverna is renowned for it’s fine authentic food and spectacular views of the vineyards and olive groves that stretch down to the distant sea. Here you can relax whilst enjoying the exquisite and lavish six-course menu of Cretan dishes which are based on the farm’s organic produce.

The farm is open on selected days and reservations are necessary.

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