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.

If you’re planning a holiday to this Greek island, here are just a few of the things you should remember to pack away in your suitcase: Continue reading

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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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Which Cities To Visit On Your Cretan Holiday?

When you think of holidays in Crete, you often think of sandy white beaches, beautiful little whitewashed houses and lots of yummy food and drink

Crete has another side though; its cities. A trip to the city is an ideal way to mix relaxation with a bit of shopping and culture.

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Five Fabulous Beaches In Crete

If you’re staying in one of our holiday villas in Crete and dreaming of sun-kissed, white sands and crystal clear aquamarine waters, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog, we’re sharing five of the best beaches from across this beautiful island.

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The Best Water Parks In Crete

Crete is the perfect destination for family-friendly fun, and what better way to have fun with the family than a day trip to a water park? This guide will take you through the best water parks that Crete has to offer. The only problem you will have is deciding on your favourite one!

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Five Traditional Foods and Drinks to Try in Crete

One of the many benefits of booking holiday villas in Crete is the ability to prepare your own meals, saving you money on dining out. But if you’re looking to experience true Cretan culture – including the island’s food and drink – there are plenty of specialities you have to try. Here’s a run-down of our top five. 

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What Can You do During a Cretan Winter?

With winter upon us in the UK, you may be looking for somewhere to escape to. Crete is just the place for a bit of winter sunshine, avoiding the hustle and bustle of the summer sunshine seekers and allowing you to enjoy the beauty of Crete in the quieter (and more affordable!) off-peak season.
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Why Crete is the Perfect Place for a Family Holiday

Getting away with the family and exploring new places is a fantastic way to make wonderful memories that will last you a lifetime. Travelling to Crete is a great destination for a family holiday as the flight time from the UK is short, so you’ll easily be able to keep the little ones entertained. With the weather averaging 26 degrees throughout the year, it’s a great place to get away and enjoy some sunshine. Below we’ve listed out just some of the great things you can do in Crete with your family. Continue reading

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Crete’s Top 3 Historical Attractions

While sun, sea and sand will be three big reasons for scouring the market for holiday villas in Crete, there is also much more to the island than the beach. Cultural attractions include some very interesting villages and historical sites which can help visitors and permanent residents get to know the story of the island. In this blog, we present our top three historical attractions in Crete: Continue reading

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Christmas in Crete

If you are thinking of spending Christmas in Crete this year, you may be wondering what to expect. Although Christmas in Greece has become somewhat traditional and is now based on holy days, there are some differences. Here’s a quick guide to Christmas in Crete. Continue reading

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