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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 



In the small fishing village Matala on the south coast of Crete. Fragiskos Hotel is located in the small village of Matala within walking distance from bars, restaurants and the beach. At the hotel there is a reception, bar, restaurant and pool.Rooms..
A small , simple Hotel which is situated on the south coast of Crete . The small, simple hotel
Located in the resort of Hersonissos on the island of Crete, the Golden Valantin is 700m from the beach, 200m from the centre of Hersonissos and 25km from Heraklion Airport. Situated in the resort of Hersonissos, the Golden Valantin is close to the..
Hotel Handakas Guests checking into the Hotel Handakas in Amoudara Herakliou are assured of a warm welcome. Guests can enjoy a meal at the hotel restaurant. Rooms at the Hotel Handakas. Smoking in certain bedrooms is allowed, as well as in public areas..
Property Location Located in Malevizi (Ammoudara), Hotel Handakas is close to Pankritio Stadium and Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium. This hotel is within close proximity of Venetian Walls and Freedom National Stadium. Rooms Make yourself at home in..
Vantaris Garden Hotel is located on the North West of Crete located in Kavros close to the Lake of Kournas, the only sweet water Lake in Crete The hotel is situated next (200 m) to the longest sandy beach of the Island and is the ideal place for holidays...
Iliostasi Beach apartments in Hersonissos Iliostasi Beach in Hersonissos is a hotel with 20 apartments. The hotel has a reception, a pool bar serving drinks and snacks, swimming pool, sun beds and umbrellas. The studios / apartments are equipped with..
This property is conveniently situated in Stalida . Hotel was constructed in 1989. Hotel was completely refurbished in 2012. The property consists of 6 rooms. The property consists of 4 apartments and 2 studios. The Hotel is situated at the heart of the..
Located in Stalis, 31 km away from the airport of Heraklion and just 600 m from the beach. Basic standard accommodation with simple apartments. Litsa Efi is situated on the Malia/Stalis road, only a few steps to the beach and the local shops, restaurants..
Situated on the sandy beach of Malia within walking distance of the Malia village. Suitable hotel for young and lively people. The complex consists of two buildings and offer a fresh water swimming pool, music area, eating area, 250 meters of Malia best..
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