Family & Budget Hotel

at just the right price

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The Rooms


The hotel 'HANDAKAS' has 33 modern, cozy rooms. Some with pool and some with sea view.

Room Facilities: Direct dial telephone, Lan Cable with free fast internet, Color TV, Individual Air Conditioning, Safe box, Balcony with sea / pool view. (Not all of them), W/C shower, Free ADSL Fast Internet by an Wi-Fi network.

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The hotel 'HANDAKAS' is located in the middle of a greenfull vineyard in Amoudara. It is Category C' (**).

It's 300m away from the beautifull beach of Ammudara and 200m away from the restaurants, bars and supermarkets where you can buy whatever you like. Hotel "HANDAKAS" is a hotel with it's family atmosphere every guest will feel at home.

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Hotel Features: Free ADSL Wi-Fi Fast Internet, Internet Corner (free), Restaurant - tavern, a swimming pool, a bar - Cafeteria, reception, grass with sunbeds, small garden, barbeque place.

Ideally situated to a very peaceful! and silent area for the ones who need to relax and for those who want to explore the island.

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Our Guests

  • If you want to discover a more traditional style of Cretan hospitality, then this is the place to stay. It's family run, and is simply what it appears to be a hostel style hotel with private rooms and ensuite facilities.

    Jason - United Kindom
  • Сozy homely hotel. Sensitivity that you member of a large Greek family. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Room has everything you need.

    Ksenia - Russia
  • Nice pool, not so far from beach, supermarket and shops.

    No Name - Germany

The Location


From the airport of Heraklion by car: Go to the highway towards Rethymno (Or Heraklion). Then go on for 8km. Take the exit to 'Gazi'. Then at the crossroad go straight to ‘Ammoudara’. After 1km you will see Hotel Handakas on your right.

From the airport of Heraklion by bus: Take the bus from the airport that goes to ‘Ammoudara’. After 9km stop at the bus stop of 'Dolphin Bay'. The go back 100m at the small bridge and go towards the village ‘Gazi’, After 200m you will see Hotel Handakas on your left.