Ammoudara is a fine beach located in the Gulf of Heraklion, 5 km west of the capital, on the northern coast of the prefecture.
Ammoudara Beach has soft golden sand and crystal-clear waters. The beach has been awarded with the EU Blue Flag for its clean waters and fine organization. Accommodations can be found in the area as well as many taverns.
The main attraction of Ammoudara is its superb beach with miles of good sand, popular with both locals and holiday makers. The water sports are a popular activity, with windsurfing being a particular favourite.
The location of the resort it is an ideal base for exploring to the east and west of the island and also to the south.