Whether it is the cosmopolitan nightlife, the hospitality of the locals, the lovely beaches and clear blue sea, the great mountains dramatic beauty, its fasinating history or its rugged scenery, after a holiday here, you will want to return time and again to visit the places you have missed, only then you will realise that you have fallen in love with this island, and the love affair will continue for many years to come! Crete would have cast its magical spell on you, its memories etched on your mind forever.
There are four mountain ranges that form a continuous chain stretching from the east to the west of Crete, Lefka Ori or the White mountains, Psilorities or the Idi range which has the highest peak at 2456 mtrs. And the Dikti range.These mountains slope gently to the north coast creating lush fertile plains and fantastic golden beaches, whilst to the south they plunge dramatically creating wild and rugged scenery. The eastern part of the island is the most commercialised with large tourist resorts, such as Hersonisos, Malia and Aghios Nicholaos, here you will find plenty of bars, tavernas, restaurants, shops, water sports and many more things to keep you busy day or night.
At the western end of the island it is relatively quiet and authentically Crete, it has not been developed extensively, here you will find the tourists mingling with the locals, which make for a more relaxing and truly a Cretan holiday together with the warm hospitality, which is unique to these parts.You will find the tourists scattered amongst the locals in the picturesque Venetian towns such as Rethymnon and Chania, which used to be the capital of Crete, Chania is Crete's second largest town, also known as little Venice, with an amazing variety of Venetian and Turkish architecture.Some regard this fertile island steeped in history, legends and natural beauty as a country in its own right, and at the centre of the world. Indeed it lies 250kms. South of Athens and 320kms. From the Libyan coast at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa.
Crete has the healthiest climate in the Mediterranean region; here you can swim from April and sometimes as late as the second week of December.
Crete, birthplace of gods Crete, birthplace of gods, - you will hear this many times during your stay on this wild, beautiful and individualistic island. It has, to say the least an animated and friendly population of around 500.000 who say they are Cretans first and then Greeks, their philosophy is of carefree courage. Crete is the 5th. Largest in the Mediterranean and the largest of the Greek islands and most southerly. It is 250 kms. Long and has an area of 4800 square kms.
Aldemar Royal Mare Village offers Seafront Suites and Rooms with sea view, garden view and pool view.Aldemare Royal Mare Village is located in Limenas Hersonissou, Crete. 23 kilometres from Heraklion International Airport. 25 kilometres from the city of Heraklion. 2 kilometres from Hersonissos.
Villa Andri is a 4 bedroom luxury villa located in the area of Kalamaki, only 5 kilometers (3 miles) west of Chania, minutes away from the heart of town or the sandy beaches of the West coast of Crete.
Welcome to the Mediterranean retreat of Blue Palace, Resort & Spa at Elounda, Crete. A resort of exceptional quality and style set in mythical surroundings to sooth and inspire. Take pleasure in the dramatic views from your luxury bungalow, suite or villa; dive into the crystal clear blue waters of the Mediterranean.
Divine Villas are located in Cape Tersanas, in Chania - a beautiful complex of 8 luxurious villas, each with their own private pool, sea view, 4 bedrooms with on-suite bathrooms and sitting rooms.
A complex of 8 luxurious villas with 2 and 3 bedrooms, located over a vast area of 16 .000 square meters, which share the privilege of private swimming pools and gardens. Each villa is elegantly designed and gifted with breathtaking views over Elounda Gulf. Total privacy, walking distance to beautiful sandy beaches and full hotel service.
Pearls of Elounda are 2 luxurious villas with breathtaking views of the Elounda Bay.
- Black Pearl Villa with 3 bedrooms
- White Pearl Villas with3 bedrooms and studio
The owner's water sports centre will offer you tailor-made activities, scuba diving, speed boat or sailing cruises that will suit every whim.
Elounda Vista offers 7 one bedroom & one two-bedroom villas on the slopping hillside with views to the Mirabello Golf, Elounda. The suites is situated on their own as separat villas. The complex is on 7500 m2 private land with well kept mature gardens and share a large uniquely designed pool.
The Exclusive style, sophisticated architecture and enviable service may make it challenging for you to leave your comfort and experience all that Crete remains to offer. Experience it yourself in Chania, minutes from the heart of town or the golden sand beaches of the West coast. At the top of a hill, the villa is built in five semi levels spearing no luxury. On the outside, the crystal private pool is surrounded by a lush garden looking out to the view of the town and sea. Located just outside the historic town of Chania in Crete.
Istron Bay Villas are located in one of the most beautiful bays in Crete, an ideal place for your holiday. 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom villas within easy walking distance to the sandy beach in Istron Bay.
On the northeastern coast of Crete in one of Greece most beautiful bays are "The Istron Collection" Villas. Overlooking the tropical gardens with an unobstructed sea view and just 80m away from the beach is an oasis of relaxing and full privacy. Villas with 3, 2 and 1 bedroom.
Lia's Blue illa is a 5 bedroom luxurious villa with a large garden and pool overlooking the Mirabello Gulf and the cosmopolitan town of Agios Nikolaos. The villa is located only 1½ kms from a sandy beach.
Perched high on the hillside, Villa Zafira (Sapphire) offers amazing views of Elounda and the sparkling blue Aegean Sea from every room in the house. Completed in 2007, this pretty partly stone clad villa boasts top quality furnishings and fittings combined with the latest in modern technology.
An elegantly designed villa occupying a position of natural beauty within a large private 3500 sq/m plot of countryside land and offers 4 bedrooms on 3 floors to accommodate up to8 persons.The villa has private pool with children's area and a large garden having mature fruit trees and vines. The villa is absolutely private and undisturbed by traffic or neighbours.
Paradise Island Villas Boutique Villa Hotel is a 4 star unique complex of 12 stylish luxury villa rentalssituated in Anissaras for 2 to 6 persons. Located 1,5 km from Hersonissos Crete. It is built into a cliffside, in a location of rare wild beauty, combining perfectly sea and mountain view.
A complex of individual private 2 and 3 bedroom villas with hotel services located about 8 kms from Agios Nikolaos on the north eastern coast of Crete located on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Elounda. Each villa enjoys private pool and sea view.
Welcome to Sky Place Luxury Villas overlooking the glistening waters of the Aegean Sea. The wonderful atmosphere of deepest light blue, blissful sunsets and magical stary skies create the perfect scene for escaping everyday routine. 3 Luxury villas with 3 bedrooms each.
St. Nikolas Bay is one of Crete's most stylish Deluxe Hotel and stands as an example of traditional architecture creatively reinvented in the 5 Star mould. Overlooking a sparkling sandy cove is the perfect destination for those seeking a combination of natural beauty, Deluxe accommodation, refined food, attentive service and exquisite Spa treatments.
The Stone Villas are three modern holiday villas overlooking the sea in in the peninsula of Akrotiri. Each villa has a private pool, tennis court and all the modern facilities you can possibly think of and only 5 minutes walk to the nearest beach. The villas has 3 bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom.
The 6 Thalassa Luxury Seafront Villasoffer 3 and 4 bedroom villas with all the luxury of a 5 star hotel and the privacy of a private villa. Enjoy the beautiful sea view from your private pool and terrace. Luxury hotel with villa rentals.