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Grecotel Amirandes

Crete, Gouves

Spa
Child Friendly
Teenager Friendly
Family Suites
Private Pools

  • 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 Grecohotel Amirandes 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 home cinemas 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 Grecotel Amirandes 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 2–14 years.

Dine Club - what's included

The Dine Club is a new 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.

Lunch is served at Petrino Sea Food Al Fresco or By the Pool All Day Brasserie from set menu or credit allowance for a la carte menu and 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, a la carte dinner at restaurant of guests' preference, reservation required.

Please note, drinks are not included.

The Dine Club offers an ALL In-Dining experience for children (up to 11.99 years), including snacks, fresh fruits, cakes, biscuits, ice creams, juices and water all day at Grecoland. Tasty corner lunch at the main restaurants. A la carte kids dining in designated restaurants with special kid's menu including juices & refreshments.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Amirandes Main Restaurant


This buffet restaurant is open for both breakfast 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.

Labyrinth, Lagoon Bar

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

Open: All day

Lago Di Candia

This scenic restaurant offers an à la carte Mediterranean 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.

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 the occasional DJ party for those who really want to let their hair down. 

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 Grecohotel 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

For younger children aged 3 to 6 Grecokids offers activities including fun arts and crafts, team games and water activities.

Ages: 3-6 years

Grecojuniors

For children who aren’t quite teens there are sports, discos and plenty of team games to keep them entertained.

Ages: 7-12 years

GrecoTeens

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. 

Ages: 13-16 years

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 three tennis courts, golf, 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, Grecotel Amirandes is perfect for those wanting to enjoy some rest and relaxation on the beach. It’s in the lively town of 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’ old town, which is perched on the top of a hill and overlooks the sparkling ocean below. Alternatively, the seaside area of town is livelier, with lots of bars, restaurants, and shops to enjoy. 
Transfer time
Grecotel Amirandes is a 20-minute drive from Crete Heraklion Airport. 
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Superior Guest Room with Garden View for Single Use

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 Guest Room with 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 Guest Room with Sea View

Max 2 adults

Superior Sea View Rooms are 31m² and are located in the Candia and Lagoon wings. 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 Guest 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 Garden View

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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Amirandes Family Suite with Individual Pool & 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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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 with 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 with 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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Superior Guest Room with Individual Pool and 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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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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Famous Class 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.

Guests staying in the Famous Class accommodation will receive VIP check-in & check-out, Champagne, fresh seasonal fruit juice or traditional refreshment upon arrival, daily supply of mineral water, fresh fruit basket on arrival (refreshed every 2 days), two complimentary a la carte dinners per week at selected restaurants (minimum 7 nights stay, reservations required), kids' mini buffets and free kids' dinners at any a la carte restaurant with a choice from the special kids menu.

61m²

Special Discount

All Room Types

Save up to 25% discount on the hotel price for holidays until 03 November 2020.

 

Kids stay free (please call our Trusted Advisers to book)

Early booking offer

Summer 2021 

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays between 24 April - 16 May 2021 & 12 July - 24 August 2021 & 06 October - 01 November 2021. 

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 17 May - 11 July 2021 & 25 August - 05 October 2021.

Valid when booked by 31 January 2021.

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 is a new 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. 

Lunch is served at Petrino Sea Food Al Fresco or By the Pool All Day Brasserie from set menu or credit allowance for a la carte menu and 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, a la carte dinner at restaurant of guests’ preference, reservation required.

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

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Amazing hotel!!! Wow!!!
t0m_sza, Warsaw, Poland
Tripadvisor review Oct 01 2020
We spent one week at Amirandes hotel. Perfect service, great food, very big rooms. I strongly recommend you to go there and spent some time on the beach /very close, perfect service there, great...
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Outstanding!
Andrea K, Fort Lee, New Jersey
Tripadvisor review Sep 29 2020
I have traveled to many wonderful places but the service here was impeccable! Every detail was seen to. Our personal guru, Effi orchestrated all of our needs. We were upgraded to a wonderful suite...
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