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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.

El Greco

El Greco Hotel is situated in the very centre of Irakleion, offering easy access to all points of interest, as well as public transportation, banks and tourist shops.The hotel has 170 beds in 90 elegantly furnished rooms, most of them with private balconies....
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Evans Hotel

Just 1 km from Heraklion Port and airport and a 10-minute drive from the city centre, Evans Hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a private balcony. Breakfast is served in the rooms.All air-conditioned accommodation at the Evans is equipped with a TV...
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Lena Hotel

Established in 1977 and totally renovated in 2004, this hotel is ideally situated in Heraklion city centre amidst a quiet neighbourhood with easy access to the harbour 500 metres away.The airport is also conveniently located approximately 2 km away. Upon...
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Iraklion Hotel

Featuring rooms with free Wi-Fi, spacious lounge with bar and a 24-hour front desk, Iraklion Hotel is a modern, family run hotel centrally located in Heraklion.Hotel Iraklion offers air-conditioned rooms equipped with satellite TV, refrigerator and hairdryer....
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Athinaiko

Athinaiko Hotel occupies a central position in the heart of Heraklion, just a short stroll from the port and offers comfortable, en suite rooms.This friendly hotel offers a total of 40 comfortable and neatly decorated guest rooms. Each room is air-conditioned...
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Irini Hotel

This centrally located Heraklion hotel offers spacious rooms, most with views over the sea. Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout. Irini Hotel is 4 km from Nikos Kazantzakis Airport.All hotel rooms have their own balcony and include individual air conditioning,...
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Kronos Hotel

Kronos Hotel is conveniently located 200 metres from Heraklion city centre and 700 metres from the port. It offers accommodation with a private balcony and it has a bar.Kronos rooms are simply, yet tastefully furnished and enjoy sea or side sea views....
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Omalos Hotel

Situated next to the bus station and 200 metres from Chania’s Old Town with the Venetian harbour, Omalos Hotel provides a rich buffet breakfast. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi and have a patio with views over the mountain range of Lefka Ori.Each of the rooms...
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Nefeli Hotel

The Nefeli Hotel enjoys a central location in Chania. The historical Venetian harbour is 250 metres away, while the old town is a 5-minute walk.The newly refurbished Nefeli has 36 simply decorated, yet comfortable guest rooms. All of the accommodation...
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Archontiki Hotel

Archontiki Hotel is new family-run hotel, enjoying a central location in the city of Chania, located between the square of the Municipal Market and the 1866 square, right next to the beautiful old Venetian port.Guests staying at Archontiki Hotel are just...
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