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 traditional Cretan homes with the assurance that your holidays are helping to conserve Crete’s natural environment.

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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 fighting chance of being able to tick everything off your to-do list, your choice of accommodation is going to need to be as convenient as possible.

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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 learn more about history by discovering ancient monuments, like the Palace of Knossos. You can also experience the famous Cretan diet, which includes delicious vegetarian dishes as well. 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. Continue reading

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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 have noticed that there are some key mistakes continuously made by tourists, so here is a list of what not to do when visiting. Continue reading

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Top 5 Family-Friendly Activities in Crete

Crete is an island full of charming culture, friendly locals and great discoveries to be had. With beautiful weather, stunning locations and a relaxing Mediterranean culture, it’s easy to see why Greek island holidays are becoming increasingly popular. Continue reading

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Crete: The Perfect Wedding Anniversary Destination

If you have a special wedding anniversary coming up, then check out this blog on why Crete is the perfect place for you and your loved one to jet off and celebrate. Continue reading

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The Top 5 Things to See in Crete

Crete is an island full of history, beautiful beaches and charming little villages. It’s easy to see why holidays in Crete are so popular.

When you arrive you’ll be hard-pressed to choose what to do first so we’ve put together the top five things to see, so you can spend the rest of your time sunbathing, swimming or eating! Continue reading

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Visiting Crete? Here Are the Top 5 Things to Pack.

When it comes to family or couples’ holidays abroad, there are few locations as beautiful and easily accessible as the Greek island of Crete. Featuring blue seas and white sands, along with stunning local architecture and culture, Crete is the perfect place to get away from it all.

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A ‘What To Pack’ List For Your Next Girly Crete Holiday

In the midst of all the excitement for your upcoming trip with the girls, it can be easy to get lost in the holiday hysteria and forget those ultimate essentials for your Crete holiday. Once you’ve booked and secured your flights and holiday villa in Crete, it’s time to get ready to pack.

That’s why we’ve designed your ultimate list of what to pack!

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