Category Archives: Crete Villas

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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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … Continue reading

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