Crete



Crete is the largest of the Greek islands steeped in Homeric history and legend. It is a richly varied island with an ever-changing landscape of rugged mountains, deep ravines, fertile plains and a long golden coastline of sandy beaches.

Our Recommended Crete Properties
  • Ammos Boutique Hotel

    Located ideally on the sandy beach, in the magnificent bay of Agii Apostoli, Ammos Hotel-a proud member of Small Great Hotels of the World-is only 5 km away from the historical centre and the Venetian port of Hania.

  • Casa Delfino Suites

    Casa Delfino Suites are located within the Venetian walls of the old town of Chania, just a short walk from the picturesque harbour. This is a genuine 17th century Venetian mansion which has been carefully and attractively restored as an exclusive luxury hotel and is the perfect spot from which to explore western Crete.

  • Casa Vitae

    Casa Vitae is a traditional, renovated Venetian mansion that was originally built in the late 16th/early 17th Century.  Located within the city walls of Rethymon, it offers easy access not only to the shops, bars, tavernas and restaurants within the city, but also to the Venetian harbourside.

  • Cawe Ii Sea View

    Set among rolling olive groves and yet only 2 minutes away from the nearest beach, this elegantly designed villa with breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea towards Souda Bay, and magnificent panoramic views of the mountains and surrounding area is perfectly positioned for those seeking the ultimate Mediterranean experience.

  • Domes Of Elounda

    The "Domes of Elounda Autograph Collection", is situated in the internationally renowned hot spot of Elounda. The resort consists of eighty suites and forty villas that represent not only the beauty of the Mediterranean, but also depict the Cretan culture.

  • Helianthos Houses

    The 3 independent Helianthos Houses each have large balconies with open views over the Apokoronas Valley to the White Mountains, a large terrace to the ground floor and a large shared swimming pool.

  • Manolis Houses

    The two Manolis Houses are located the cypress trees but still have a breathtaking view of Apokoronas Bay and share a swimming pool and a lovely garden.

  • Millstone Houses

    The two Millstone Houses used to be in the 18th century an olive press.  Located in the traditional village of Douliana 2km from Vamos, they have a beautiful garden, communal barbecue area and large shared swimming pool.

  • Minos Beach Art Hotel

    Minos Beach Art Hotel in Crete is a luxury resort village of sparkling white bungalows basking among rocky headlands and sandy coves. 

  • Villa Galania

    Villa Galania is located on a small hill above the village of Armeni, yet only 800 metres from the village square. Ideally placed to enjoy the rural idyll, whilst still being within reasonable walking distance of local shops and tavernas. 


The history of the island is reflected in its buildings and all holidays to Crete should include visiting: the superb Minoan palace of Knossos, the archaeological sites of Phaestos, Gourtyns and Agia Triada or the grand Venetian harbours of Chania, Rethymnon and Heraklion. 

With such a wealth of variety our holidays to Crete really do offer something for everyone.  For the beach love there is a huge choice of beautiful sandy beaches, some offering a wide range of water sports others so far off the beaten track that you will find few other visitors there. 

For sightseers there are spectacular drives, both across the rugged interior, where every twist in the road opens up a new vista or along the breathtaking and ever-changing southern coastline. 

Call us on 01444 225641 or email the team for the best prices available for 2017.
                

ISLANDS OF GREECE