Amoudara, Crete, Greece
Amoudara is on the outskirts of Heraklion and provides a beach perfect for sun lovers and water sport enthusiasts. This resort makes the perfect base for exploring Crete as Heraklion, which is only about 15 minutes away, is the central point for public transport.
Amoudara has a beautiful 5km stretch of sandy beach which has been awarded the Blue Flag for cleanliness. The beach is not only perfect for relaxing on the sand and paddling in the sea but there is also a good range of watersports for all to enjoy.
Amoudara is positioned on the outskirts of Heraklion and visitors should take a visit to Heraklion's Venetian harbour which is lined with traditional tavernas and bars. Other historical sites and excursions worth visiting include the Knossos Palace, Heraklion's Archaeological Museum and the Samaria Gorges. In addition a ferry from Heraklion can be taken to the former leper colony on Spinalonga Island.
Heraklion Airport is approximately 15 km away - transfer time approx. 30 minutes.
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