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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.

Mme Bassia

Located close to Chania’s harbour, this 120-year old mansion offers romantic rooms with charming décor and facilities for tea-and-coffee making. Free Wi-Fi is available everywhere in the building.Rooms are bright with traditional iron beds, wooden...
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Nostos Hotel

Nostos Hotel is lodged in a charming well-preserved mansion, which dates back to the 1400s. The historic residence enjoys a prominent location at the heart of the Old Venetian Town in Chania, very close to the picturesque Venetian harbour.The small, hospitable...
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Doma Hotel

Housed in a neoclassical mansion, Doma is a boutique hotel on Chania’s waterfront. It is adorned with antiques and features individually decorated rooms overlooking the Cretan Sea or the garden with the old fountain.Rooms at the family-run Doma Hotel...
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Vranas Studios

Vranas Studios enjoy a central location in the "Venice of the east", the old town of Chania, only 50 metres away from the Venice port.Vranas Studios comprise 2 buildings, both centrally located, each with its unique style and character.The spacious...
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Frida Apartments

Situated on a hill, 600 metres from Nea Chora Beach, the family-run Frida Apartments offers self-catered apartments, and a pool with views to the sea and the city of Chania.The studios and apartments are elegantly decorated, some following a traditional...
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Suites Pandora

Set in a well-preserved 17-century building in Chania’s Old Town, this charming residence offers a rooftop terrace with magnificent views over the Medieval Port and the Lighthouse.Suites Pandora offers spacious and tastefully decorated rooms with kitchenettes...
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Bellagio Luxury Boutique Hotel

Set in the picturesque alleys of Rethymnons’ Old Town, right across the public library, the Bellagio Luxury Boutique Hotel offers charming accommodations with spa baths and flat screen TVs.The family run boutique hotel Bellagio is housed in a fully...
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Barbara Studios

Barbara Studios is housed in an 800-year-old Venetian mansion in the heart of the Old Town of Rethymno. It features self-catering rooms with free Wi-Fi and it is just 50 metres away from the port.Barbara studios and apartments are traditionally furnished...
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Pepi Studios

Pepi Studios are situated in the heart of Rethymnon’s Old Town. The studios offer easy access to the beach, an outdoor swimming pool with sun beds and showers.Pepi Studios offer a fully equipped kitchen with fridge. Each features free Wi-Fi internet...
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Marilyn Apartments

Enjoying a beautiful location on Perivolia’s seafront, Marilyn Apartments offers comfortable studios and apartments appointed with a well-equipped kitchenette and private balcony.Spend warm, sunny days relaxing around the peaceful outdoor pool of Marilyn...
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