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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!


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Time difference:

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Flying time from Ireland:

4.30 hours 



Hotel Romanza is located in a quiet area, 60 m from the beach. Situated 9 km from Chania town. The studios offer air conditioning (extra charge), kitchenette, TV, safe, coffee/tea maker, fridge, balcony/terrace and sea view. Note: air conditioning is..
This familial hotel, renovated in 2004, includes a total of 60 lodgings over 2 floors, of which 12 are apartments. The inviting lobby offers guests a 24-hour reception desk, a lift and a café. Further facilities include a bar and an air-conditioned à..
Property Location With a stay at Sarikampos Beach in Ierapetra (Mirtos), you'll be within the region of Agios Antonios Monastery and Sidonia Beach. This beach hotel is within the region of Amiras Memorial and Ierapetra Archaeological Museum. Rooms..
This hotel, overlooking Rethymno harboor area, is very centrally located, just few meters away from the beach.It is highly recommended for guests who enjoy being at the centre of things, and for those who love being out and having fun.--The hotel is very..
Property Location With a stay at Seagull Hotel in Chania (Agia Marina), you'll be convenient to Platanias Beach and Platanias Square. This aparthotel is within close proximity of Agia Marina Beach and Kalamaki Beach. Rooms Make yourself at home in one..
Located on the quieter outskirts of Malia, the Seven Flowers Studios offers modern self-catering accommodation that provides an excellent base from which to explore the beauty, culture and history of the island of Crete. Guests can make themselves at..
Property Location With a stay at Sgouros Hotel in Agios Nikolaos (Agios Nikolaos Town), you'll be minutes from Port of Agios Nikolaos and close to Lake Voulismeni. This beach hotel is within the vicinity of Agios Nikolaos Archaeological Museum and..
Family run complex consisting of 10 apartments located 150 m from the beach and 1,5 km from downtown Hersonissos. Situated in the outskirts of Hersonissos still only a short walk from the resort center and the nearest beach is just 100 m away. Facilities..
Sophia hotel is located in the center of Plakias, a traditional fishing village, situated in southern coast of Crete. Only a short stroll away from the port with its taverns. Distance 400 m to the long stretched sandy beach. 25 klm from the town of Rethymnon,..
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