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The Sirens’ House: Myths of the Bay

We love hearing about ancient myths and legends, and the Greek culture has some of the most colourful and imaginative myths and legends ever recorded. From the adventures of the mighty Heracles to the tragedy of the gods and the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Pure Crete

With Christmas just around the corner, we wanted to celebrate all the fabulous experiences we’ve had over the past year and to share our hopes for the fast approaching New Year. 

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Famous People from Crete

Crete is a hotspot for talent; there are plenty of celebrities who have come from Crete, as well as celebrities who like to holiday in Crete. Why not consider a cultural tour of Crete, inspired by its most famous people? … Continue reading

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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Holiday

At Pure Crete, we are committed to encouraging sustainable and responsible tourism. We have restored stone-built Cretan houses and villas and have helped to protect endangered species in Crete. This means that you, our customers, can enjoy the tranquillity of … Continue reading

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Why Villas are Perfect for Family Getaways

When it comes to family holidays, there is no better way to get the true experience than by renting a villa. Holiday destinations like Crete are full of so many wonderful things to see and do; to stand even a … Continue reading

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5 Unique Things to See, Do and Try in Crete

When you choose to holiday in Crete, you know that you are in for a treat! This Greek island offers stunning natural scenery you will love, such as when you explore the Samaria Gorge, and gives you the chance to … Continue reading

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Crete: The Perfect Wedding Destination

What could be more romantic on your wedding day than making those all-important vows to your partner with the sun shining, overlooking a beautiful sandy white beach, surrounded by your loved ones? Not much, that’s for sure.

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3 Common Tourist Mistakes When Visiting Crete

Crete has many different aspects which make it the perfect holiday destination; picturesque beaches, excellent food, amazing wines and architectural wonders. Millions of tourists every year choose Crete as their holiday spot, and it’s no surprise why. However, our experts … Continue reading

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