5* palace of the Grecotel chain in Crete is called Amirandes Exclusive Resort, and it is located at the north shore, 18km from the centre of Heraklion. Its practical and idyllic location put it on top of the list for those who want to see the unique sights of the Minoan civilization while they enjoy luxurious services.
This is a modern resort featuring white buildings where you can find 205 suites, bungalows, and exclusive villas. Whichever elegant and fully-equipped type of accommodation you choose, you will enjoy a pleasant stay with deluxe amenities.
A point of reference at Amirandes is the 2000 m² lagoon, located right in the middle of the complex, outshining the 60 private pools. If you prefer going for a swim in the sea, you can choose between the 2 coves with the fine, godlen sand and the crystal clear waters.
Mediterranean and international cuisine lovers will appreciate the rich buffet at Amirandes Restaurant. At the a la carte Lago di Candia you will have international cuisine dishes while you enjoy the view of the Mediterranean. At the elegant Minotaur restaurant you will taste gourmet Italian creations in an environment with superb decoration. At Petrino restaurant, by the sea, you can have no-frills dishes with fresh fish and sea food. Don't miss out on the local delicacies at Xasteria, made with fresh ingredients from the surrounding villages and the Agreco organic farm of Grecotel. If you feel like having Asian food, with a modern touch, go to the Blue Monkey where you are bound to have an avant garde culinary experience.
All day brasserie By The Pool welcomes you for a cup of coffee in the morning, a meal with tasty snacks, a refreshing soft drink or an exotic cocktail. Labyrinth lounge bar reflects the cosmopolitan character of the resort and it is a popular spot for an evening drink or a light meal, while you listen to relaxing music.
At Elixir Alchemy Spa you can indulge yourself in treatments that offer rejuvenation and a sense of well-being. There is also a gym and a sauna. Eight polymorphic halls are available for hosting all type of conferences and social events.