Welcome to Amirandes
This is a brand new property, with ample luxury and unparalleled finesse apparent in every aspect of the experience. A must stay for dedicated pursuers of a higher lifestyle in the area around Heraklion (EP 03/09)\n\nLocation\nA brand new property in the Gouves area of northern Crete, 23km from Heraklion and 10km from Hersonissos. The airport is also a quick 20 minute drive away.\n\nDistance\n2 kms to city centre\n10 kms to the nearest airport (n. kazantzakis)\n5 minute walk to the nearest bus stop\n\nRooms\nThe elegant 31sqm rooms are located in the Candia and Lagoon wings of the hotel. They come in light earth or pastel colours and fashionable, stylish furniture and a large glass and wood enclosed balcony with beautiful views of the Cretan sea or the landscaped garden. Standard amenities are air conditioning, mini bar, Satellite TV and Hi Fi system.\n\nRestaurant\nThe variety of culinary options available is astonishing : The Mediterranean main restaurant is floating in a lagoon, and offers an extensive, rich breakfast or meal buffet, with fitness, vegetarian or children's' meal options. The waterfront Lago Di Candia a'la carte restaurant is the gourmet option, the Blue Monkey has an innovative Oriental style menu while the Xasteria is focused in Cretan organic cuisine. The Labyrinth Lounge bar and the Poolside Brasserie cater for drinks and lighter snack options. Finally, the Petrino waterfront restaurant is right on the beach, with catch of the day dishes and al fresco dining by the sea. Upon request, the hotel will organize a romantic sunset dinner for two on the beach, privately serviced, a truly memorable experience to last a lifetime..\n\nExterior\nThe hotel is impressively modern but also leaning on traditional materials and techniques : Local stone terraces enclose palm tree adorned lagoons and pathways, around the buildings, bungalows and villas. The buildings themselves are stone, wood and glass monuments.\n\nLobby\nThe huge entrance gateway leads to a large hall from where imposing arches afford views of this magnificent property. The Elixir Spa, has a varied program of wellness and treatment using Ayurvedic techniques. The Grecoland corner is a fantastic, professionally supervised kindergarten for the younger guests. Finally, a spacious and well equipped conference hall is available for larger events.