Crete is the largest of the Greek islands with something to offer all holiday makers, we know you'll just love holidays in Crete. It's got everything from gorgeous sands to pebble coves and dramatic cliffs. It's steeped in legend, soaked in sunshine, and littered with little villages, romantic retreats and perfect places to party. And its long, long summers promise sunshine whenever you've got a week to spare. So whether you're planning ahead or looking for a last minute holiday, in Crete there'll always be something to suit your style and budget.
And that's just for starters ... Once you're there you'll find watersports galore from lively beaches, and peaceful bays for snoozing in the sun. There's fast food, fine food and fresh fish dishes in a feast of bars, restaurants and traditional tavernas. And summer holidays in Crete can be as lively or leisurely as you like. Walkers will love the wild and rugged Samaria Gorge - a sturdy hike from the hills to the sea. Shoppers are spoilt for choice for stunning jewellery, leather bags, boots and belts, and arty studio ceramics. And if sightseeing is more your thing, you won't beat the island home of the Minotaur for Roman ruins, Minoan palaces and beautiful Byzantine churches.
Malia and Stalis Resort Info:
These neighbouring resorts are renowned for there golden beaches and busy nightlife, making it an ideal base for couples and groups. Malia is the busier of the two resorts focused at mainly couples, groups and singles with many bars and clubs focused towards the livelier holidaymakers. Stalis is just a short ride away from Malia but slightly quieter, making this an excellent choice for those wanting to stay just away from the main hustle and bustle of Malia but still with good choice of resort facilities.
The beaches here are perfect to spend your day and experience the wide choice of water sports on offer.
Both resorts offer wide range of cafes and restaurants where you can sample both the local cuisine and international food.
If you are wanting an action packed holiday then Malia and Stalis will not dissapoint.
Malia and Stalis Accommodation Info:
Accommodation in Malia and Stalis is mainly bed and breakfast and self-catering. Some of the hotels will offer the option of upgrading to half-board or all-inclusive, to find out more please call us for further information.
We reccommend the following properties within Malia and Stalis:
5* Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort and Spa (Malia), 5* Aquis Blue Sea Resort and Spa (Stalis), 5* Anthoussa Resort and (Stalis), 4* Kernos Beach (Malia), 4* Kyknos Beach and Hotel (Malia), 3* Horizon Beach Apartments (Stalis), 3* Malia Bay (Malia), 3* Bella Vista (Stalis), 2* Stalis Hotel (Stalis), 2* Stalis Studios (Stalis)
Hersonissos Resort Info:
Known as one the busier resorts on the island this large resort has something to offer all ages. There are many cafes, bars, clubs and restaurants lining the seafront in the picturesque resort centre of Hersonissos. You will find the main resort sand and shingle beach an excellent place for water sports, but if you are wanting a quiter day on the beach then there are many coves in the area. Hersonissos certainly does cater for all but the resort does get very busy with the young and lively in the high season.
Hersonissos Accommodation Info:
There are many accommodation choices in Hersonissos, many of which offer the oppurtunity of upgrading your board basis. To find out more please call us and we will assist with your enquiry.
We reccommend the following properties within Hersonissos:
5* Creta Maris, 5* Mare Blue Village, 5* Star Beach Village, 4* King Minos Palace, 4* Imperial Belvedere, 4* Evelyn Beach, 4* Aquis Silva Beach, 4* Hersonissos Palace, 3* Oceanis, 3* Golden Beach Hotel, 3* Agrabella Complex
Sissi Resort Info:
Sissi is a small fishing village with selection of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. The sand and shingle beach has numerous beach bars and cafes making it an ideal destination for sitting by the beach and taking in the scenery. This is the perfect resort for those wanting a quiet and relaxing scenic holiday.
Sissi Accommodation Info:
There are many accommodation choices in Sissi, many of which offer the oppurtunity of upgrading your board basis. To find out more please call us and we will assist with your enquiry.
We reccommend the following properties within Sissi:
5* Kalimera Kriti, 5* Aquis Vasia Beach & Spa Club Resort, 4* Castello Village Aparthotel, 4* Sissi Bay Hotel, 3* Sun Village Hotel
Aghios Nikolaoas Resort Info:
This large resort lies just west of the picturesque Gulf of Mirabello and offers something for all holidaymakers. The resort has a busy harbour area with many open air cafes, bars and restaurants suiting all tastes. You will find an excellent choice of shopping in Aghios Nikolaoas where you can pick up local craftware or international brands. The harbour comes alive at night with many bars and clubs making this is a great locaton for couples and singles.
This area is renowned for its sandy beaches which are ideal for families and for those wanting a little more seclusion then there is a great choice of beautiful bays to choose from.
Aghios Nikolaoas is one of the most popular resort on Crete as it has something to offer all ages and ranges.
Aghios Nikolaoas Hotel Info:
There are many accommodation choices in Aghios Nikolaoas, many of which offer the oppurtunity of upgrading your board basis. To find out more please call us and we will assist with your enquiry.
We reccommend the following properties within Aghios Nikolaoas:
5* Iberostar Mirabello Beach & Village, 4* Hermes Hotel, 4* Mistral Mare Hotel, 4* Candia Park Village, 3* Coral Hotel, , 3* Alkyon Hotel, 3* Elpida Hotel & Apartments
Elounda Resort Info:
This bustling town manages to retain its traditional Cretan charm yet still embraces modern life making it an ideal resort for families, couples and singles. You will find a choice of good quality beaches all of which offer numerous watersports on offer. The resort is known for attracting the rich and famous but appeals to all holidaymakers. The main square within Elounda village overlooks the beautiful waterfront making it an ideal location to spend your evening dining in the many restaurants and cafes or having drinks in one of the many bars.
Elounda Accommodation Info:
There are many accommodation choices in Elounda, many of which offer the oppurtunity of upgrading your board basis. To find out more please call us and we will assist with your enquiry.
We reccommend the following properties within Elounda:
5* Elounda Bay Palace, 5* Elounda Beach Hotel, 5* Domes Of Elounda, 4* Elounda Blue Bay, 4* Elounda Ilion Hotel & Bungalows, 3* Elounda Akti Olous, 3* Elounda Sunrise Studios & Apartments
Rethymnon Resort Info:
Rethymnon beach has the largest beach on Crete offering a wide range of watersports. Rethymnon Town is a busy resort with an excellent choice of cafes, bars and restaurants. The resort comes alive at night offering a wide choice of nightlife suiting all tastes. You will find smaller resorts on the outskirts of Rethymnon yet still offering wide choices of places to eat and drink. If you decide to stay just outside of Resthymnon Town then you will find it very easy to travel around by either the local bus service or taxi. All of the resort are renowned for there stunning sandy beaches. The whole area of Rethymnon is an excellent destination for all ages, all offering tradtional Cretan charm mixed in with a modern touch.
Rethymnon Accommodation Info:
There are many accommodation choices in Rethymnon, many of which offer the oppurtunity of upgrading your board basis. To find out more please call us and we will assist with your enquiry.
We reccommend the following properties within Rethymnon:
5* Creta Star, 5* Minos Mare Royal Hotel, 4* Adele Mare Hotel, 4* Nefeli Hotel, 4* Creta Royal, 3* Golden Sun Hotel, 3* Adele Beach Hotel, 3* Lefkoniko Beach/Bay Aparthotel