The largest city and administrative capital of Crete, Heraklion, is a vibrant and modern city full of monuments and sites of a past era. A plethora of cafeterias, bars, clubs, stores, shops, museums and right at the heart of the coast in the northern part of Crete awaits to be discovered by visitors throughout the year. Its metropolitan and multi-cultural identity of Venetian and Arab influence attracts visitors from all over the world and as famous towns and holiday resorts such as Hersonissos and Malia are close by, its popularity is boosted mostly during the summer months. Knossos, the celebrated palace of King Minos, Saint Marcus Basilica, the fortress Koules by the port and many more museums and monuments have carved the history of the area and have created a unique legacy blended with myths and legends preserved for generations to come.
The sea-side resort of Amoudara is a nearly 6km long fine sandy beach that extends west from Heraklion. This lively suburb is beautifully decorated by the deep blue of the sea and the ochre of the sand. Cinemas, stores, souvenir shops, cafes, bars and restaurants welcome guests of the area. At night, the area transforms to its most vibrant self decorated by the tunes of music, local and international alike.
Stores & Public Transportation
Super-markets and other stores are located close to the hotel, offering guests the opportunity to walk around for a shopping spree. Escape to A bus-stop is found just a few meters from the hotel, giving the opportunity for a day visit to Heraklion and other towns nearby for a more in-depth exploration of the island. The short distance that separates Amoudara from Heraklion offers the possibility to guests to visit, taste and walk around magnificent monuments of great archeological and cultural value.