Amnisos beach is located 8 km est of Heraklion town. Amnisos beach is the sequel Karteros gulf before Tobruk beach.
This is a beautiful sandy beach with clear waters. The beach is organized with umbrellas, shower chairs, lifeguard. Opposite the beach there is a rocky island where you can swim. Beachside there are taverns and beach bars. In Amnisos identified the ruins of ancient Minoan port, an outdoor archaic sanctuary, and a mansion of 1600bc with famous frescos depicting the lilies of Knossos.