Grecotel Amirandes is a contemporary 5-star property offering luxury accommodation east of Heraklion. Highlights include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool, private massage treatment rooms and a good location on the beach. Heraklion is the capital of Crete, and the largest city on the island. It is located near the ruins of Knossos, the largest city of ancient Crete, and therefore boasts a deep and rich history. Places of interest include the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, the Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and the ruins of the Palace of Knossos. Local bus services provide fast and easy access to other popular regional destinations. The hotel is housed in a modern mid-rise building with a light facade. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool, private massage treatment rooms and three tennis courts. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Superior Garden View rooms are 31sqm and decorated in a light, contemporary style. They feature a private balcony with views of the hotel's gardens. Amenities include air-conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, a DVD player, a mini-bar, a safe, a telephone and tea and coffee equipment. The en-suite bathroom features a bathtub and a separate walk-in shower. Amirandes Restaurant serves traditional Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant setting, whilst Minotaur offers modern takes on Italian dishes in a stylish environment. A number of other restaurants serving a selection of international cuisine are available onsite. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks at one of the hotel bars. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning. Free parking is possible onsite. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service.