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Welcome to Crete


An island with exquisite 1,000 kilometres along coastline dotted with numerous coves, bays and peninsulas which offer a multitude of soft, sandy beaches along the beautiful blue Mediterranean Sea. Crete is one of the most popular European holiday destinations. It is the largest island in Greece and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean. There are many other jewels just waiting to be discovered by the adventurous explorers of holiday treasures. The summer is the time to come and discover Crete. Don't worry if it captures your heart - you can always come back next year!! It will welcome you with the sounds of Cretan lyre, its warm sun, a slice of cool red watermelon and a glass of iced raki!


Crete average temperatures:                                                          Crete nice to know:









Time difference:

GMT +2 hours























Flying time from Ireland:

4.30 hours 



Property Location With a stay at Lefka in Platanias (Kolymbari), you'll be within the region of Agios Dimitrios Church and Platanias Square. This hotel is within the region of Kissamos Stadium and Platanias Beach. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of..
Built in 1993, this hotel comprises a 5-storey building with a total of 60 rooms. Facilities include a bar, pub and a restaurant with non-smoking area. A public Internet terminal is available and those arriving by car may take advantage of the car park...
This apartment hotel is located about 50 m from Rethymnos' sand beach. The town's tourist district is roughly a 5-minute walk away where guests will find a variety of shopping and entertainment facilities are on offer, such as boutiques, bars..
This apartment hotel is located about 50 metres from Rethymnos sand beach. The towns tourist district is roughly a 5-minute walk away where guests will find a variety of shopping and entertainment facilities on offer, such as boutiques, bars and restaurants...
The 2-star-hotel Lili is located near the local centre. Situated 700 m from the beach and 7 km from Knossos palace. The hotel facilities include reception, restaurant, sauna, jacuzzi, gym, swimming pool, safe and table tennis. All rooms offer air conditioning,..
Apartment complex located in the Cretan resort of Agia Pelagia, 200 m. from the beach. The Litsa Mare is a family run complex of 8 apartments located in Agia Pelagia, 200 m. from the beach. It is also situated 20 km. west of Heraklion town centre and..
General Description: Lofos Apts in Piskopiano distributed across 4 buildings, has 30 rooms and spread over 2 floors. The closest city to the hotel is HERAKLION (27 km). Other cities: RETHIMNO (186 km), AGIOS NIKOLAOS (38 km). To make your stay more comfortable..
This charming apartment complex is beautifully situated, lying peacefully just 500 metres away from the centre of Platanias village. The complex is within walking distance of a host of attractions, as well as a host of shopping opportunities, dining options..
Louladakis Apartments is the most friendly family run hotel in Chania.With its unique design and location Louladakis Apartments combines excelent sea view or unbounded nature view with the famous Hellenic Hospitality.
Enjoying an idyllic location in lush landscaped gardens just 400 metres from pristine Tavronitis Beach, this modern complex offers comfortable self-catering accommodation for families, couples and groups of friends. The nearby seaside resort of Platanias..
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