Off the Beaten Track

Here at Pure Crete we know the many advantages that come with a holiday that’s off the beaten track. It is one of our greatest pleasures, so providing the best accommodation for such a holiday is something we strive for. There … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Vangelis

Standing alone and commanding impressive views over Cretan countryside, both towards the sea and up to the White Mountains, Vangelis offers a rare opportunity for quiet contemplation and romantic seclusion. This handsome stone-built Cretan house is also ideal for families and is just … Continue reading

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Tips for Travelling on a Budget

Many people dream of travelling to another country, but the thought that it costs too much may hold them back. However, with the rise of low-cost flights and other cost-effective solutions, travelling on a budget is not only possible, but … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Travelling in Crete

Travelling to a place you’ve never been to before can be a life changing experience. From trying new foods to learning about the fascinating history, there is nothing more rewarding than immersing yourself in another culture. This is especially true … Continue reading

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How to Take Your Pets on Holiday

It’s easier than ever before to take your pets on holiday with you. Since the introduction of the PETS scheme in 2001, you can take your dog, cat or ferret to Europe whenever you like, as long as you obey … Continue reading

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The Village of Maza – The Best of Both Worlds in Crete

The sleepy village of Maza is an ideal for a get-away-from-it-all holiday, yet it is just 5 minutes drive from the facilities of the small town of Vrisses and 10 minutes to the sandy beach of Georgioupolis.

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Why Is Sustainable Tourism Important?

Can you ever have too much of a good thing? When it comes to tourism and development on the island of Crete the answer is, unfortunately, a yes. Guaranteed, the island is beautiful, but how long will this beauty last … Continue reading

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Cretan Animals and Plants (Infographic)

Crete is home to amazing species of animals and plants, a lot of them indigenous to the island. The spectacular biodiversity you can find when you visit Crete is partly due to the isolation of the island, which created flora … Continue reading

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