Candia Maris Beach - Malevizi Crete

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The beach

The beach of Candia Maris hotel is inside the Municipality of Malevizi, at the area of Amudara. The beach is large and sandy, as implied by its name, with fine brown sand, and it extends in front of the settlement of Amudara. It is a very important tourist resort at the open bay of Heraklion.

The access to the hotel and the beach is quite easy as the hotel is inside the settlement of Amudara. So there is access by bicycle, on foot, by bus, motorbike and of course by car. In the surrounding area there are no forests, industries and big agricultural areas, apart from some small areas with gardens and few olive trees. The land shows little inclinations towards the beach

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Municipality of Malevizi

Geographical position:

Gazi, the centre of the Municipality of Malevizi, is part of the Prefecture of Heraklion and is one of its seven provinces. It is located at the northwest border of Heraklion with the Prefecture of Rethimnon and accounts for το 4,5% of the total area of Crete.

Population:

It is one of the most dynamically developing settlements of the Prefecture of Heraklion. According to the result of the last census of the Municipality of Heraklion its total population is about 25000 residents.

Economic activity:

The tertiary sector takes up 60, 2% of the employment, the secondary 26,8 and the primary 12,9. Hotel workers usually work in farming in winter.

Monuments:

The Municipality of Malevizi is of great archaeological interest because of Minoan and Roman archeological discoveries. These finds show that organized settlement has existed since the Minoan times, with ruins of buildings and cemeteries.

Characteristics of the beach

The beach of Candia Maris hotel is inside the Municipality of Malevizi, at the area of Amudara. The beach is large and sandy, as implied by its name, with fine brown sand, and it extends in front of the settlement of Amudara. It is a very important tourist resort at the open bay of Heraklion.

The access to the hotel and the beach is quite easy as the hotel is inside the settlement of Amudara. So there is access by bicycle, on foot, by bus, motorbike and of course by car.

In the surrounding area there are no forests, industries and big agricultural areas, apart from some small areas with gardens and few olive trees. The land shows little inclinations towards the beach.

The distance of the beach:

– From International Airport Nikos Kazantzakis of Heraklion is about 8 Km

– From the Port of Heraklion 5 Km

– From the Historical Centre of Heraklion (Lions Square) 3 Km

Beach Regulation

General matters:

The opening hours of the beach are from 10:00 to 18:00.

If you have any questions ask the beach staff

For any complaints complete the special form at the entrance

To help us increase the quality of the services provided please complete the relevant questionnaire which you can find at the reception or in our website www.costanostrum.org or by downloading the relevant application Costa Nostrum.

The ashtrays, the beach chairs and the umbrellas are property of the Candia Maris Hotel.

Only the guests – owners of valuable objects that may be lost, are responsible for the loss.

Hygiene and Safety, Environmental Protection and Cleanliness of the Beach

You should always follow the advice of the lifeguards.

Swim parallel to the coastline and if possible never alone.

It is prohibited to block the lifeguard’s corridor and the range of vision of the lifeguard.

The consumption of alcohol or drugs is prohibited.

It is prohibited to throw cigarettes into the sea or on the beach.

It is prohibited to throw glass objects or packaging on the beach or into the sea.

It is prohibited to throw any object on the beach or into the sea.

It is prohibited to light a fire.

It is prohibited to use shampoo at the showers.

It is prohibited to use music devices that produce loud noise.

All your rubbish should be placed with your own responsibility into the special waste containers.

It is prohibited to destroy any kind of vegetation.

It is prohibited to walk in areas where swimmers are not allowed to enter, according to the existing prohibition signs.

It is prohibited to stay on the lifeguard’s tower without a relevant permission.

The beach staff has the right to remove from the beach persons who are in a drunken condition or under the influence of drugs or behave violently/improperly to other visitors.

It is prohibited to take sand.

Pets should be tied, wearing a muzzle and their owners should have the relevant veterinary certificates. Free circulation of pets on the beach is strictly prohibited. If the dog annoys or the owner receives any remark, it should be immediately removed.