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Amirandes Luxury Hotel in Crete

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Amirandes is ideally situated within easy access of Heraklion international airport and the archaeological site of Knossos, famed for its famous Minoan Palace, the seat of the legendary King Minos.

Airport: Heraklion Airport 'N. Kazantzakis'(18 km)
Heraklion airport is served by many scheduled international airlines including Olympic Airways & Aegean Airlines from Athens International Airport, Thessaloniki, Rhodes and other Greek destinations. Charter flights arrive during the summer months from most European destinations.

Sea: Passenger and car ferries sail regularly between Heraklion Harbour and Piraeus (Athens), Santorini and other islands.

Taxi & Luxury Service:
Taxis & car or limousine hire are available on request, at an extra charge. 

Taxi to Gouves (2km): 7
€, to Hersonissos (10km): 15€, to Heraklion Center (23km): 35€, to Airport (18km): 35€, to Agios Nikolaos (46km): 60€.

Car & Bus Services
Regular public bus services run from a bus stop just 1000m from the resort to Hersonnisos and Heraklion. Car rental desk in hotel. 
Motor Bike Rental from reception.


Athens International Airport (38 km).

Athens airport is served by many scheduled international airlines including Olympic Airways & Aegean Airlines all year and by charter carriers during the summer period.

Lavrio Harbour (10 km).
Lavrio Harbour has regular services from and to Aegina and Cycladic islands by passenger and car ferries.

Private Yacht:
Grecotel Cape Sounio is only 8km from the Olympic Marina and mooring is available in Sounio bay directly in front of the hotel.

Taxi & Luxury Service:
Taxis & car or limousine hire are available on request through Reception


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A. From Heraklion Airport to Grecotel Amirandes

Distance  17.4 km – driving time about 14 min  - 80km/hour       

1. Take Main Exit from Heraklion Airport towards the National Road  0.5 km
2. After the bridge, take right ramp onto Route 90/E75 heading to Agios Nikolaos  12.3 km
3. Continue on Route 90/E75 until the sign on right  Kato Gouves  0.5 km
4. Follow sign Grecotel Amirandes, just before the next exit  2.9 km
5. Exit right from Route 90/E75 and drive under the bridge towards Kato Gouves 1.0 km
6. After the bridge you will merge onto the Old National Road. Drive straight and you will see the sign Kato Gouves  2,4 klm – 3 min
7. Continue through village Kato Gouves until sign of “Grecotel Amirandes” on right side
8. Turn left and follow road to end – entrance to “Grecotel Amirandes”.
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From Gouves:  12 km
From Knossos: 25 km
From Hersonissos: 10 km
From Heraklion: 23 km
From Heraklion International Airport:  18 km
From Chania Airport: 169 km


The famous Minoan Knossos Palace
The pre-eminent Minoan settlement and one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. 
The second largest city of Minoan Crete 62 km south of Heraklio.
Live Life at our Agreco Farm
Grecotel's fairytale traditional farm in Rethymno, just 1 hour drive from the hotel, live a unique culinary experience, tasting diverse seasonal dishes based on the fruits of the land and the legendary nutritional Cretan cuisine.

Why Crete
Endless Possibilities!

The famous Minoan Knossos Palace – 
the home of the Minotaur

  The largest Greek island (8,336 sq km) and 
over 1,000 kms of coastline
Beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear waters 
  Variety: from palm-fringed beaches up to 
2,000 m mountain peaks 
  Bustling town life and quiet, secluded villages


Centrally located to visit Crete's Monasteries & Churches

5 mins from the hotel



GR-71 110
Heraklion, Crete Greece
Tel: +30 28970 41103
[email protected]


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