Amoudara is a huge beach that starts 1 km west of Heraklion city center and reaches the mouth of the Almiros river, 7 km to the west. It is now a suburb of Heraklion, which tourism is developed mainly due to the huge beach.
The Ammoudara beach, as indicated by its name, is a large beach with fine brown sand. It is so big that there are options for everyone from those who want many people to those who do not want at all.
Along the coast there are organized beaches with sunbeds, umbrellas, beach bars, lifeguard, showers, changing rooms and water sports that you can imagine. At night, the center of the beach (6 km west of Heraklion) bustles with life as in the region there are many options for entertainment.