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Amoudara Information Crete
Very close to the city of Heraklion lies Amoudara, a modern resort right by the largest beach of the wider area.
It is a beautiful sandy beach that stretches for 6 kms west to Heraklion at a very convenient location, 4 kms from the port and 7 kms from the international airport.
The resort is very developed providing all the facilities required for a comfortable stay. There is a medical centre with experienced staff, super-markets and grocery stores, places from where you can rent a bike or a car, and facilities to practice many sports.
The beach is very organized if you wish to engage in almost any water sport, swim, rent a kayak or enjoy the sun on a deck chair.
Right by the sea there are many cafeterias and restaurants where you can enjoy the view while dining or drinking your coffee.
As per accommodations, the variety is huge and they can serve many visitors. There are small self-catering rooms or apartments, bungalows, villas and hotels ranging from luxury to more affordable ones.
When it comes to going out, you can choose between the numerous cafeterias and bars, buzzing with life.
The selection of restaurants is also interesting; including traditional Greek tavernas, places to try foreign cuisine or places to have a quick bite.
Shopping is one more thing you can enjoy while in Amoudara, choosing between smaller or larger stores, selling clothes, shoes, jewellery or souvenirs.
If you want more shopping opportunities, you can go to neighbouring city of Heraklion where you can find almost anything you might wish.
Apart from shopping, a trip to Heraklion is a good idea if you are interested in the history of the area.
You will have the chance to visit the Archaeological Museum, the ancient palace of Knossos and the Venetian port. Moreover, you can visit the Olympic Stadium where soccer games took place during the 2004 Olympics.
Other short trips you can take from Amoudara are to Tylissos, a place of archaeological interest, Rogdia, a small village with superb view of the city and very good quality restaurants, and Arolithos, a traditional village with an interesting folk art museum.
In general, Amoudara is a resort that is ideal for people who want to combine summer holiday by the beach with the chance of having many facilities, attractions and making small trips.