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Amirandes ResortGreece

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Best Bits for Kids

  • Grecoland
  • Golf Academy
  • Children's Pools
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  • For Kids
  • For Adults
  • Rooms
  • Food
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Family holidays at Amirandes are all about kids having the time of their lives whilst mum and dad relax. This child friendly hotel in Crete is a dream for children of all ages with the Grecoland kids' club, discovery adventures, beaches, paddling pool, lawns, playground and kid friendly staff. 

For Kids

Kids are treated like VIP's with their own child-size bathrobes, amenities, menus, welcome gifts and much more!

Grecoland children's club 

Created entirely with children in mind. Bright tables and benches, toys, crayons and worldly selection of costumes, crafts, activities and games help create a truly magical experience for kids aged 3-12yrs. Teens (13+) are catered for too with the Grecoteens club. 

Grecobaby 0-3yrs

The perfect solution to travelling with young tots! Grecobaby has everything a newborn could need including cots, high chairs, trainer steps, potties, buggies, changing mats, training seats, bottle warmers, baby bathtubs, bouncy chairs, listening devices (some items incur nominal charge). If you require any of the GrecoBaby equipment please let us know during booking. 

Grecokids 3-6yrs

Kids can enjoy arts & crafts, water activities, team games, theme events, environmental days, treasure hunts & gardening fun six days a week at Grecoland.

Grecojuniors 7-12yrs

These junior guests love an activity based holiday and that's just what they get too! The Discovery Adventures, Golf Academy (from 7 years+) to parties & discos, there is something to keep them occupied from morning to night. 

Grecoteens 13yrs+

The golf academy, beach volleyball, Discovery Adventures (up to 14yrs), basketball, football, tournaments, hip hop dancing, Greek dancing, safe internet surfing, parties and cinema will keep older children busy from morning to night.

Facilities include:
• Child-friendly beaches
• Paddling & children’s pool
• Playground
• Spacious lawns & gardens
• DVDs
• High chairs in all restaurants
• Infant food (to order in restaurants or at the hotel shops)
• Kids menus in a la carte restaurants
• Hotel stores stock baby products, such as: Nappies, baby wipes and baby powder, sun care, toys & games, infant food, beach shoes & clothes, bathroom accessories.
• Babysitting
• Paediatrician on call
• Parents day off: Weekly opportunity for parents to have a romantic evening whilst kids are entertained at Grecoland
• Sports activities including volleyball, table tennis, watersports etc.
• Swimming Lessons (age 4 and above)
• Tennis (age 7 and above) structured lessons designed to develop tennis technique
• Golf Academy (ages 7 and above)
• Mountain Biking (ages 8 and above)
• Scuba Diving (ages 8 and above)

For Adults

The staff at Amirandes resort are on hand to make every moment memorable. Both before and after arrival you may request any number of personal luxury hotel services from your own private butler to a romantic dinner on the beach. 

• If the kids are tired and you all just need an early night enjoy an evening in with 24-hour room service
• Sip your complimentary welcome drink once you arrive at the hotel after your flight
• Have some adult time whilst the kids are supervised with the hotels brilliant children’s & teens’ entertainment
• If you really want to be pampered on your luxury family holiday then why not book a Private Butler to see to your every need. 
• If your a lover of baths then why not take advantage of this luxury hotel's Private Bath Butler who can run you the perfect bath scented to your liking.
• Lay back and take in the rays and catch up on some much needed rest and take advantage of this luxury family friendly hotel's full service beach. Whatever you need from drinks, snacks to gazebos can be sorted  out for you.

For the ultimate in luxury holiday pampering indulge in a spa treartment at the stunning hotels spa or rebalance at the open-air seafront Yoga area

Rooms

There are plenty of options for families at this luxury family friendly hotel with a variety of room options to suit each individual families requirements. We have highlighted below those rooms which best suit families but for anyone travelling without children there are of course luxury rooms options just for couples. 

The Superior Family Guestroom are ideal for your luxury family holiday and will sleep two adults and two children. These rooms are on the ground or first floor. 

The Junior Family Guestroom has a garden view and come with a private pool. They sleep two adults and one child. 

The Amirandes Family Suites has a garden view and again has its own private pool and also garden. This suite sleeps two adults and two children making this a really lovely option for your luxury family holiday. 

The Family Suites offer either a sea or garden view and sleep two adults and two children. 

For something a little bit different this luxury hotel offer Bungalows. .The Luxury Bungalows located in the first row of the seawater, in gardens. These sleep two adults and one child.

All guestrooms, comfort suites and bungalows include: 

  •  Private stylish bathroom
  •  Hairdryer, magnifying mirror
  •  Electric shaver outlet, 120 Volts
  •  Deluxe toiletries
  •  Bathrobes, slippers, beach towels
  •  Satellite LCD TV
  •  CD/DVD player
  •  Balcony/terrace
  •  Independent air-conditioning & heating
  •  Direct-dial phones
  •  Wake-up calls (automatic)
  •  Full-length mirror
  •  Mini bar with international brands (upon request or charges may apply)
  • Electronic safe (laptop size)
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet (in public areas & rooms)
  • Pre-arrival request service
  • Guest Relations & Privilege Club services
  • Complimentary private car park with valet parking
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Welcome & escort to room
  • Welcome offer in room, fresh fruits, water & wine
  • Private tour of hotel (on request)
  • Daily maid service
  • 24 hours room service  (upon request or charges may apply)
  • Dry Cleaning / Laundry / Pressing  (upon request or charges may apply)
  • Special diets, food & drinks preferences
  •  Supervised children’s entertainment at Grecoland
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities 

Speciality Suites

For something truly special the Deluxe Junior Bungalow Suite has a pool and is first row seafront with a wonderful sea view. This sleeps two adults and one child. 

Luxury One Bedroom Suite offer a lagoon view and sleep 2 adults and one child. 

The One-Bedroom Grand Suite has a sea view and sleeps two adults and one baby. 

Luxury Junior Suites offer a pool. are located second row of the sea front and sleep two adults and one child. 

The Amirandes VIP 2-Bedroom Suite is a gorgeous suite ensuring your every luxury has been taken care of. There is a private pool and this sleeps up to 4 adults and 1 child.

Famous class services includes in the above suites are:

  •  Dedicated Guest Relations Service & Privilege Club services
  •  Pre-arrival request service (menus, shopping, transportation etc.)
  •  VIP Check-in & Check-out. Late check-out (on availability)
  •  Welcome and escort to room by the management
  •  Champagne / fresh seasonal fruit juice or traditional refreshment upon arrival
  •  Refreshing towel on arrival
  •  Kid’s welcome surprise
  •  Private tour of hotel (on request)
  •  Club Car Service
  •  Complimentary private car park with valet parking
  •  Extensive Welcome Offer with fresh fruits, flowers, Greek pastries, wine, mineral water, soft drinks
  •  Daily delivery of personal weather forecast, mineral water
  •  Fresh Fruit basket on arrival (refreshed every 2 days)
  • Twice Daily Maid Service
  •  Packing-Unpacking Service by Housekeeping (upon request)
  • Range of Distinctive Bathroom Amenities & Kids’ Toiletries
  • Famous Class Children’s Accessories
  •  Pillow collection
  • Resort beach bag with towels & beach accessories
  •  Private Beach Area, exclusively for Villas & Suites with Reserved Private Gazebos & sun beds with soft mattresses
  •  Complimentary cool beach drinks & snacks (morning & afternoon)
  •  Special diets, food & drinks preferences
  •  Special dining preferences
  •  Two complimentary a la carte dinners per week at selected restaurants
  •  Free Kid's dinners at any a la carte restaurant with a tempting choice from the special Kids menu
  •  Supervised children’s entertainment at Grecoland
  •  Free Tasty Corner for Kids
  •  Spa discounts
  •  Charisma Jewellery: Private shopping & Personalised exclusive orders
  •  Car rental discounts
  • Seasonal hotel offers
  •  Private transfer from & to airport*
  •  Limo Service with music selection & refreshments*
  •  In-Suite refreshment centre (your preferred selection of wine, spirits & soft drinks)*
  •  Famous Class Priority Beach services*
  •  Personal library (selected books & magazines)*
  •  Personal shopper & shopping assistance*
  •  Famous Class Room Service menu (24 hours)*
  •  Private Chef*
  •  Private Butler*
  •  Bath Butler Service*
  •  In-room Spa (massage, manicure, pedicure)*
  •  In-room exclusive private dining (dinner, BBQ etc.)*
  •  Organize a celebration - birthday, anniversary, honeymoon, kid's party*
  • Cigar Humidor*
  • Secretarial & business services*
  •  Luxury transport hire (helicopter, yacht, limousine. Private chauffeur *
  • Destination service (tours, shopping, entertainment)*

*(upon request/charges may apply)

Villas

If you want to be guaranteed a bit of privacy then the Amirandes Creta Villa can offer families wanting to get away from it all an idyllic holiday spot. 

The Villas offer a sea view and private heated pool and sleep 2 adults and 2 children. 

The Amirandes Dream Villa offers sea views and private heated pool and sleeps 4 adults and 2 children.

Creta Beach Villas offer waterfront locations on the Villa Beach and each have a private heated pool and garden. These sleep 4.

Luxury Beach Villas offer a private heated pool and garden ad sleep 4 adults and 2 children.

There are of course presidential villas  and royal villas available at this ultra luxury family friendly resort. Please just ask on booking for information.


Food

There are eight restaurants to choose from at the Amirandes resort. Treat yourself to a romantic candle lit gourmet dinner on the beach or check out the Minotaur restaurant, a truly Italian gourmet restaurant.

Amirandes Restaurant, Buffet

Mediterranean

Traditional Mediterranean cuisine is served alongside international delicacies in the hotel’s main restaurant. Buffets are served for both breakfast and dinner - including healthy and vegetarian options. 

Open for: Breakfast & Dinner
Cuisine Type: International Buffets
Seating: indoor & outdoor

Dress code:
Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times.
Evening: Elegant casual attire.  No beachwear or shorts in the evening.  Gentlemen – long trousers and shirts with sleeves (short or long) in all restaurants & bars.

Lago Di Candia

Fine dining

The beautiful Lago Di Candia restaurant features an international a la carte menu that has been inspired by the spectacular waterfront setting. 

Open for: Dinner (with reservations)   
Cuisine Type: Mediterranean   
Seating: indoor

Dress code:

Evening: Elegant casual attire.  No beachwear or shorts in the evening.  Gentlemen – long trousers and shirts with sleeves (short or long) in all restaurants & bars.

Minotaur

Italian Cusine

Amazing Picasso ceramics adorn the unique Minotaur gourmet restaurant, sophistication and refinement sum this restaurant up perfectly. 

Open for: Dinner (with reservations)
Cuisine Type: Authentic Italian
Seating: Indoor

Petrino

Sea Food Al-fresco

Savour simple, stylish al-fresco lunches with gorgeous seascapes to match. Share a Greek meze or enjoy succulent fish and seafood as fresh as the gentle sea breeze surrounding you. 

Open for: Lunch
Cuisine Type: Seafood & Greek specialities
Seating: outdoor

Dress Code
Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times.

Xasteria

Cretan Organic Cuisine

Xasteria recreates a village-style menu using only fresh ingredients from the surrounding local villages including organic produce from Grecotel’s own Agreco Farm. Live music is played every evening for that authentic Greek dining experience. 

Open for: Dinner (with reservations)
Cuisine Type: Cretan
Seating: outdoor (weather permitting)

Dress Code
Evening: Elegant casual attire.  No beachwear or shorts in the evening.  Gentlemen – long trousers and shirts with sleeves (short or long) in all restaurants & bars.

Blue Monkey

Asian

Serving oriental dishes cooked to order the Blue Monkey features modern twists on some of our Eastern favourites. 

Open for: Dinner (with reservations)
Cuisine Type: Asian
Seating: indoor & outdoor

Dress code:
Evening: Elegant casual attire. No beachwear or shorts in the evening. Gentlemen – long trousers and shirts with sleeves (short or long) in all restaurants & bars.

By The Pool

All day brassiere

Located next to the Olympic sized swimming pool this is perfect for lazy daytime musings with a snack or relaxing lunch. 

Open for: All Day
Cuisine Type: International
Seating: outdoor

Dress code:
Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times.

Labyrinth

Lagoon bar

This lounge bar reflects the resorts indulgent details and laid back appeal. A popular sport for a quick snack or lite bite. 

Open: All Day
Seating: indoor & outdoor

Dress code:
Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times.
Evening: Elegant casual attire.  No beachwear or shorts in the evening.  Gentlemen – long trousers and shirts with sleeves (short or long) in all restaurants & bars.

Sunset Lounge 

Barby by the beach

Brand New! Set on the exclusive Amirandes private beach, this unique seaside setting is a delightful spot for observing the stunning sunsets over the mesmerizing Cretan skyline whilst you dine.

Opening hours: 19.00 - 23.00 (high season)

Dress code:
Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times.

Activities

Beaches

Amirandes occupies a stretch of coast with its own private beach for those of you staying in the resorts villas. The coastline curves into two seperate coves with golden sand and clear waters. 

Amenities include: changing cabins, showers, sun beds with mattresses, beach towels and umbrellas. Complimentary mineral water & fruit served to your umbrella once a day.

Pools

• 1 Olympic-sized seawater pool
• 1 Children's paddling pool
• 58 private swimming pools are available for suite & villa residents
• 1 heated indoor pool at the Elixir Alchemy Spa

Tennis

3 astroturfed tennis courts are nestled amongst shady trees and views towards the sea. Tennis coaching is available at an extra charge and tennis courts can be used morning, noon and night. 

Watersports

• Water sports school • Sailing • Pedal boats • Canoes  
• Kayak • Trimaran • Jet skis • Water ski with jet ski

Diving

There's a PADI dicing centre situated near the hotel that offers lessons, excursions and equipment hire.

Sports

• Golf Academy • Beach Volleyball: Twice daily 
• 5x5 Football • Basketball • Mountain Bike Centre (nearby) • Table Tennis • Boccia • Amirandes Gym equipped with the latest Cardio-fitness equipment • Morning Gymnastics including fat-burning workouts • Aqua Gymnastics • Aerobics • Sunrise Yoga

Off-site activities


WaterCity

Crete's largest water park is situated in Anopolis. It features hydro tubes, waterslides, crazy and lazy rivers, aqua slalom, toboggans, children’s pool, water polo, water and grass volleyball, mini grass soccer, table tennis, giant chess, interactive playgrounds, inflatable castle playground, pool restaurants, river bar, playground café and shopping. Just 10 mins from Amirandes, Aqua Plus is children’s paradise and features lots of pools, slides and rides in a hillside garden setting.

Gouves Train Ride

This train ride offers a unique tour of the sights around Crete, endless beach and vibrant streets are just some of the beautiful sights. This relaxing journey is accompanied by traditional Cretan music. 

The Cret Aquarium 

The kids will love this one it provides numerous opportunities for face-to-face contact with the vibrant sea life of the Med - from big hunter sharks to tiny seahorses. An educational day out for both children and parents. Open daily from 1/5 to 15/10 (09:00-21:00 hrs) and from 16/10 - 30/4 (10:00-17:30 hrs).

Amirandes Golf Academy 

From amateurs to golf maniacs the golf academy is suited to all abilities and is perfect for helping put the finishing stroke to your game. It features practice facilities including a chipping area and putting green. You can join individual and group lessons, for beginners and experienced golfers, including children over 7 yrs. Lessons are taught by PGA professionals, tailored to each player's level.

Top Tips

Grecobaby 0-3yrs

The perfect solution to travelling with young tots! Grecobaby has everything a newborn could need including cots, high chairs, trainer steps, potties, buggies, changing mats, training seats, bottle warmers, baby bathtubs, bouncy chairs, listening devices (some items incur nominal charge).

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