Overview of Crete
Endless beaches, sparkling seas, dramatic mountain ranges, historical sites and open countryside…Crete has it all. The largest of the Greek Islands, Crete has been a holiday hot-spot for many years, with visitors flocking here to soak up the unrivalled beauty of the stunning landscapes which abound around every corner, whilst taking advantage of the long, hot summers the islands are famed for.
From the glorious sandy beaches and pretty port towns of the North to the striking gorges, valleys and cliff tops of the South, there is so much to see and explore on this beautiful island.
Take a tour through ruins at Knossos and Rethymnon to discover the island’s intriguing past, enjoy some retail therapy in the chic boutiques of Heraklion the island’s capital, take a drive through the colourful countryside filled with wild flowers and olive groves or enjoy some delicious traditional food in the beautiful harbour towns of Elounda and Aghios Nikolaos.
Or simply lie by the swimming pool in your cliff-top private luxury villa sipping on a refreshing beverage, overlooking the sea and watching the island as it comes to life.