TUI Magic Life Candia Maris

The adults-only TUI Magic Life Candia Maris has a beachfront location, tons of activities, and a spa with hundreds of treatments.

The hotel’s pulled right up against a sandy beach, so great views are guaranteed. The main pool is a circular number lined by sunloungers and palm trees. There’s also a sports pool where aqua aerobics and water-polo matches take place.

Light bites, coffees and cocktails are served at the pool bar. For main meals, head to the buffet restaurant, and you’ll also the option of the Taverna Restaurant which is right on the sand – expect light bites for lunch and classic Greek food for dinner. There’s also an a la carte where chefs cook Mediterranean dishes.

Overview of Amoudara

Amoudara is a great spot for a relaxing holiday to Crete. Transfers from Heraklion’s airport only take around 15 minutes, so you can start your relaxing break the second you land.

Top hotels like the TUI Magic Life Candia Maris are set against the warm Aegean Sea. You’ll see exactly why as soon as you arrive, too, as the beautiful beach is undoubtedly the resort’s main attraction. The resort name even literally translates as ‘big sand’.

Things to do in Amoudara

The TUI Magic Life Candia Maris is tucked right up against a beautiful beach that stretches for almost five kilometres. The waters are shallow and great for paddling, while lots of water sports centres offer hire and lessons – the conditions are particularly good for windsurfing.

Wander along the promenade and you’ll come across plenty of souvenir shops, bars and restaurants. There’s a lively atmosphere in the evening, so it’s a great place to come for dinner.

If you’d like to visit some of Crete’s other spots, you’re only five kilometres away from Heraklion and close to the ancient site of Knossos.

You’ll fall in love with Amoudara’s golden sands, and after a stay here, you’ll want to return again and again!

Resort Summary

One of Greece’s most popular holiday destinations, a quick hop from Heraklion airport and you’re by the warm Aegean Sea at Amoudara. You can choose to relax on the beach or take part in an action-packed holiday through watersports and visiting the many local attractions, making it the ideal location for cheap Greece holidays.

Opportunities await in Heraklion’s old town and pretty Venetian harbour area. You’re also handily near one of Crete’s must-see sights – the Knossos Palace – as well as the wondrous Almyros Gorge.