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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
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
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.
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
September feels more like summer than autumn in Crete thanks to the fair weather and the rare rainfall. In the middle of September (13th & 14th) the Festival of St Stavros is celebrated in the villages of Aptera and Maza. Over the two days of the festival locals … Continue reading
Kalami is a small coastal village with stunning views over Souda Bay. It’s located next to the Turkish fortress, Izzedin, and next to the ancient city of Aptera. A five minute drive will take you to Kalyves or Chania. Although … Continue reading
On a cloudy May morning – which is ideal walking weather for Crete – our transport dropped me and my fellow walkers, who had all booked onto the Pure Crete Spring walking holiday, at the start of the Imbros Gorge … Continue reading