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Photo tour:
Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion, Lasithi

 Crete is the largest Greek island (8300 km2), with a rich history and cultural heritage. It was the center of the Minoan culture, Europe's first civilization (2700-1420 BC). The terrain of Crete are spectacular with 3 main mountains, plateaus, canyons, rivers and caves.

Crete is divided into 4 prefectures. Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion and Lasithi. The island offers beautiful beaches, with 97 of those awarded the blue flag. The multitude of archaeological monuments, museums, monasteries, and high environmental value natural destinations.

In Crete you can enjoy marine sports such as theme parks, water skiing, windsurfing, pedal boats and sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball, golf, hiking trails, etc.

Average temperatures in Crete range from 11 degrees Celsius (52F) in January to 26 degrees (79F) during July and August. Tourism in Crete mainly lasts from May to October with peak months July and August.

In Crete you can arrive by plane at the airports of Heraklion and Chania. Also by ferry from Piraeus.   


Lodges - Crete (81 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Bio Suites Hotel

Bio Suites Hotel stands in a quiet location, only 50 metres from the beach in Rethymnon. It offers spa and fitness facilities, 2 swimming pools and a 24-hour front desk.The 4-star hotel offers rooms and suites with double glazed windows. All units feature...

Mythos Hotel

Mythos Suites Hotel is a charming boutique Hotel situated right at the heart of Rethymnon’s old town, 100 metres from the Venetian Harbour and the sandy beach. It offers a charming courtyard with a swimming pool.Housed in a 16th century Venetian building,...

Macaris Suites & Spa

The Macaris Suites & Spa offers sea-view suites, just 900 metres from the centre of Rethymnon. The 4-star hotel offers free public Wi-Fi.The spacious and modern Macaris Suites are fully furnished. Each has a luxurious bathroom with spa bath, a kitchen...

Elounda Ilion Hotel

Elounda Ilion Hotel is built on a hill with spectacular views of the Elounda bay.    The hotel provides a Restaurant, Snack bar, Main bar, Satellite TV, TV and Video room, Darts, Billiards table,  Play Station Unit, Children`s Playground,...

Olympic II Hotel Apartments

Olympic II Hotel Apartments is the perfect place accommodation in Rethymnon, during a vacation in Crete, if you are looking for a vacation in Greece an organized sandy beach with crystal-clear water, comforts of an A’ class hotel apartment ...

Palazzo Rimondi

The PALAZZO RIMONDI (A Class ) is situated in the heart of the medieval old town of Rethymno adjacent to its most important monuments, such as the Fortezza (the Venetian fort), the Loggia, the Fountain Rimondi and the Church of St. Francis....

Olympic Hotel

Hotel Olympic is situated in the heart of the city of Heraklion at one of the most known squares, Kornarou Square. Hotel Olympic addresses those who travel on business or wish to enjoy some of their vacation in Heraklion. Hotel Olympic with long-lasting...

Sofia Hotel

Less than 5 minutes' bus ride from Heraklion centre in Crete, Sofia hotel offers a swimming pool and restaurant. It serves breakfast and features rooms with free Wi-Fi and a balcony.The fully refurbished rooms are light, spacious and are soundproofed....

Lato Boutique Hotel

Situated opposite the old city harbour, Lato Boutique Hotel features a wellness area with steam room and hot tub, and offers free Wi-Fi throughout. Its rooftop restaurant-bar overlooks Heraklion's Venetian Fortress.Lato modern guest rooms are air...

Kastro Hotel

Within 100 metres from the city centre, Kastro Hotel is well-situated for exploring the ancient sites of Heraklion. It offers spacious, air-conditioned rooms with breakfast included in the rate.Each of the rooms at Kastro is well-presented with modern...

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