Amirandes, Grecotel Boutique Resort

Crete, Gouves

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Spa Child Friendly Private Pools Hotel Villas Optional All Inclusive

  • A uniquely designed resort in an impressively palatial style
  • Featuring an Olympic sized seawater swimming pool
  • Suites include the option of an in-room private gym and terrace pool

Choose from six restaurant with a fantastic selection of cuisines

If you’re looking for a hotel with a real ‘wow’ factor, the Amirandes, Grecotel Boutique Resort might just be for you. The first thing you’ll notice is the stunning architecture evoking a sense of decadent luxury and an abundance of space. Inside, the rooms are every bit as impressive as the external buildings, and a choice of facilities offering everything from private in-room gyms to relaxing jacuzzi experiences means it’s easy to create a bespoke experience whether you’re pleasing just yourself and your partner or the whole family.

The sense of luxury at the Amirandes, Grecotel Boutique Resort is also reflected in the dining experiences on offer. Foodies will never struggle for choice, with six diverse restaurants including a stylish Asian Fusion option and an organic Cretan restaurant. With no danger of getting bored, the only thing that doesn’t vary is the quality of cuisine.

If you can bear to leave this paradise head into nearby Gouves, where you’ll find heaps of sandy beaches as well as some more lively nightlife options and a pretty seafront promenade. Seeking something a little more traditional? Take a trip to the small village of Pano Gouves and enjoy a coffee in the beautiful square.

The hotel has 212 rooms. Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–11 years.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Amirandes Main Restaurant

This buffet restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves a wide range of international cuisines

Guests booked on Dine Club can eat at this restaurant.

Blue Monkey

This stylish space serves a delicious menu of modern Asian fusion dishes for dinner. 

Open: For dinner 

Guests booked on Dine Club can receive a discount towards meals at this restaurant.

Lago Di Candia

This scenic restaurant offers an à la carte steaks & fresh fish grill menu, ideal for a romantic dinner for two. 

Open: For dinner

Guests booked on Dine Club an receive a discount towards meals at this restaurant.

Minotaur

Fresh and bright, the Minotaur’s menu of relaxed Italian cuisine is perfect for a comfortable supper.

Open: For dinner

Guests booked on Dine Club can receive a discount towards meals at this restaurant.

Labyrinth, Lagoon Bar

The perfect spot for escaping the sun for a drink or enjoying a peaceful aperitif.

Open:17:00-01:00

Petrino

Experience authentic local delicacies and delicious fresh seafood at this charming lunchtime option.

Open: For lunch

Guests booked on Dine Club can receive a discount towards meals at this restaurant.

Xasteria

For a true Cretan experience head to Xasteria for a delicious set Cretan menu or à la carte local specialities.

Guests booked on Dine Club can receive a discount towards meals at this restaurant.

Sunset Lounge

Enjoy a sundowner or two at this chilled beach bar. There’s also selected lounge music for relaxed and romantic evenings.

Open: 19:00-23:00 in high season

Beach & Pools

Beach

Surrounded by long sandy beaches, make the most of the complimentary sun loungers and parasols provided by the Grecotel Amirandes during your stay. 

Swimming Pool

The hotel’s Olympic sized swimming pool is surrounded by sun loungers with parasols and provides the opportunity for guests to relax in the sun before cooling off in the clear seawater. 

For Families

Grecokids

Grecoland children's club is the perfect place for the little ones to run around and learn while having fun. The club offers exciting activities including arts and crafts, team games, theme days, Greek dancing, discos, shows and water activities.

Ages: 4-12 years

GrecoTeens

From morning to night, there's plenty to keep teens occupied at Amirandes. Laying on beach volleyball, a golf academy, dancing and parties, GrecoTeens is the perfect place for your older children to make new friends and keep active all day. They can also take part in a variety of fitness activities offered to the adults.

Ages: 13-16 years

Available from mid-June to mid-September.

Spa & Wellness

Elixir Spa

A must visit during your stay, the Elxiir Spa features seven treatment suites, a beautiful indoor pool and an impressive outdoor sea view yoga area.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports

There’s plenty of sporting activities on offer, including two tennis courts, 1 padel court, e-bike, mini football, beach volleyball, aqua aerobics and table tennis. 

Water Sports

Visit the onsite water sports school for activities like sailing, kayaking and fishing or the PADI diving centre for lessons and excursions.

About the location

Nestled on the north coast of the Greek island of Crete, Amirandes, Grecotel Boutique Resort is perfect for those wanting to enjoy some rest and relaxation on the beach. It’s in the lively area of Kato Gouves, where guests of all ages can enjoy water sports, activities and two water parks within a 10-minute drive. Here you can make the most of the rides, slides and pools or simply spend your days soaking up the sun.

Culture lovers should head into Gouves’ village, which is perched on the top of a hill and overlooks the sparkling ocean below. Alternatively, the seaside area is livelier, with lots of bars, restaurants, and shops to enjoy. 

Transfer time

Amirandes, Grecotel Boutique Resort is a 20-minute drive from International Heraklion Airport, Nikos Kazantzakis.
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Double Room for Single Use Garden View

Max 1adult

Superior Garden View Rooms are 31m² and are located in the Candia and Lagoon wings. They have a master bedroom with an enclosed balcony and garden views. Facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV, CD/DVD player, wireless internet access, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, bathtub, shower, bathrobes and slippers.

31m²

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Superior Room Garden View

Max 2 adults

Superior Garden View Rooms are 31m² and are located in the Candia and Lagoon wings. They have a master bedroom with an enclosed balcony and garden views. Facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV, CD/DVD player, wireless internet access, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, bathtub, shower, bathrobes and slippers.

31m²

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Superior Room Sea View

Max 2 adults

Superior Sea View Rooms are 31m² and are located in the Candia wing. They have a master bedroom with an enclosed balcony and sea views. Facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV, CD/DVD player, wireless internet access, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, bathtub, shower, bathrobes and slippers.

31m²

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Luxury Room with Lagoon or Side Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Luxury Guest Rooms with Lagoon or Side Sea View are 35m² and are elegantly decorated with a sitting area and large bathroom. A daybed is located next to the window and a private balcony offers side sea views or lagoon views.

35m²

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Premium Bungalow with Garden

Max 2 adults

Premium Bungalows with Garden View are 32m² and are located amongst the tropical gardens. They have a master bedroom, combined sleeping and living area and a bathroom with a bathtub.

32m²

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Luxury Bungalow Garden Front Row

Max 2 adults

Luxury Bungalows Garden View measure approximately 33m² and are located in the front row close to the coast. They are elegantly furnished, featuring large bathroom and a spacious furnished terrace.

33m²

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Superior Family Room

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Ideal for families, these rooms feature a master bedroom and a living room separated by sliding doors to become an additional sleeping area for children, bathroom with bathtub and a separate shower and a balcony or terrace with a spacious garden.

40m²

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Family Suite Garden View

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Family Suites with Garden View are 40m² and are located in the Candia wing. They consist of a master bedroom, living/sleeping area separated by a sliding door, separate shower, walk-in dressing area and a balcony with garden views.

40m²

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Family Suite Sea View

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Family Suites with Sea View are 40m² and are located in the Candia wing. They consist of a master bedroom, living/sleeping area separated by a sliding door, separate shower, walk-in dressing area and a balcony with sea views.

40m²

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Swim up Superior with Private Garden

Max 2 adults

These Superior Guest Rooms feature an individual pool measuring 15-19m² and garden area to relax and enjoy their surroundings. Inside, the room features a stylish bathroom with shower cubicle, bathtub and vanity unit.

31m²

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Swim Up Family Suite with Garden

Max 3 adults

Amirandes Family Suite with Garden View and Private Pool have a terrace with direct access to a private pool and an outside dining area.

40m²

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Luxury Junior Suite With Gym, Sea View And Private Pool

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Luxury Junior Suites with Gym, Sea View and Private Pool measure approximately 61m² and feature an open plan living area and a king size bed with view over to the pool. Large bathroom includes a bathtub and a separate shower as well as outdoor rain shower. Gym with exercise equipment has a sliding door which can be opened to enjoy the sea views. Outside, the large terrace has a direct access to a temperature-controlled private pool.

61m²

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Amirandes Creta Villa with Courtyard, Sea View & Private pool

Max 2 adults, 2 child

Set across two floors and with its own private terrace and luxurious infinity pool, this villa is perfect for a family or couple who are looking for ultimate seclusion. The villa offers a king size bed and two sofa beds, two bathrooms and a spacious living area, so there’s plenty of room for a magnificent stay. 

65m²

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Creta Beach Villa Sea Front And Private Pool

Max 4 adults

Guests looking for ultimate luxury and exclusivity, look no further. The Creta Beach Villa Sea Front and private pool is elegantly decorated throughout. Offering two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a hydromassage bathtub with sea views, and a private, heated infinity pool, it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind. 

53m²

Famous Class Services

Famous Class Service includes Famous Class Offers, Welcome & Room Offers, Beach Amenities as well as upgraded and prioritized services.

 

Bed and Breakfast
Guests can enjoy a delicious continental buffet and cooked breakfast options. Breakfast is served in the Amirandes Main Restaurant.
Dine Club

The Dine Club an experience in half board dining featuring a variety of selected participating Restaurants around the Island & Free kids dining.
Participating Restaurants at Grecotels: Amirandes, White Palace, Caramel Boutique Resort, Creta Palace & Agreco Farms.

Guests can exchange their dinner for Lunch for free in the Buffet of the Main Restaurant. Otherwise a credit allowance can be enjoyed at the Petrino Sea Food Restaurant.

Dinner is served at the Amirandes Main Restaurant or with credit allowance in participating a la carte restaurants.

Additionally, guests on Dine Club receive Two free a la carte dinners in selected restaurants of the participating hotels, per 7 nights stay or One free a la carte dinner in selected A la Carte restaurants at participating hotels plus One lunch in Agreco Farms, per 7 nights stay, reservation required.

Please note, drinks are not included. See overview for more Dine Club benefits.

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Holiday with sports

Laura F,

Tripadvisor review Jun 23 2024
I spent 10 wonderful days with my boyfriend in Amirandes. And it wasn't enough! We really enjoyed dinners and the sea view from the window. Yoga with Niki was the best way to greet the day. And...
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Amazing!

Bijan D,

Tripadvisor review Jun 21 2024
A really nice and beautiful Hotel! Recomment to everyone who is searching for a quit place to have a relaxing time. The personal are all really kind. The best part was the sport activities with...
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