This magnificent hotel is perfectly placed in Gouves, in a romantic spot facing the timeless Aegean Sea. It is a large hotel making this a great choice for weddings with families or if your dreaming of that intimate wedding, a private beach owned by the hotel, ensuring that your wedding is truly about you as a couple.
Once inside it would be hard to miss the Olympic sized pool, pristinely kept and luxurious sun beds ensure you catch the best of the Greek sunshine. The theme continues throughout the hotel, boasting beautiful guestrooms with sea views to beachfront bungalows and for that extra special touch, a private pool exclusively yours!
The focus is on your happiness at the Amirandes; and you have the undivided attention of the excellent staff here. From bringing you complimentary bottled water round the pool to fresh fruit in your accommodation, ensuring you don’t have to lift a finger!
The only important decision during your holiday is where to eat and the Amirandes doesn’t disappoint; with ten world class culinary spots to devour from organic Cretan cuisine to Italian and our favourite the al fresco fish restaurant, all serving world class food in the most sumptuous settings.
Watch the sun go down in the exclusive bay of Gouves, whilst sampling an apertivo in the Sunset bar for the perfect ending to a wistful day in this Cretan palace!
Beachside Venue – Serene and surrounded by the sand dunes on the beach is the ultimate destination wedding dream. Watch the waves gently fall towards you as you make your vow to one another. The hotel will expertly prepare this wedding venue for you surrounded by decorations of your choice including intimate lanterns and delicate rose petals. Capture the moment forever and let us arrange a photographer, waiting to give you memories that will last a lifetime.
Private Chapel – The Amirandes has a traditionally rustic chapel on site for its guests use, nestled in a private spot on the gloriously kept grounds, this is an ideal choice for couples who wish for a traditional religious wedding but still yearn for some of the fabulous sunshine that Crete has to offer. The hotel will delicately decorate your venue to keep in with the surroundings of the chapel. Please note that these ceremonies will be held in Greek by the local priest – You couldn’t be closer to the local heritage!
Private Villa – These private villas offer a sleek and modern way to marry your love in the comfort of knowing the day will be truly yours, keeping with the standard of the hotel throughout you can expect only the best. The pool on the villa grounds glistens in the sunshine as your guests gather to share your special day with you. Best of all your reception can be held here too, making this a special location to dine under the stars and dance the night away all with the knowledge everything is taken care of, all that’s left for you to do is enjoy the beginning of your forever.
Wedding receptions – The 5 star Amirandes has several world class restaurants all serving amazing cuisine. Catering from weddings of just the 2 of you to well up in the hundreds, there are several beautiful spots around the ground for you to choose for your reception. To really make it special, let us arrange for some canapes and cava to be brought to you and your loved ones before your wedding banquet. The ultimate way to really relax and soak up the beautiful scenery on this once in a lifetime day.