Why You Should Holiday in Crete

August 03, 2011 at 11:53

Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands and offers an amazing variety of features such as long sandy beaches, hidden coves, small fishing villages, snow-capped mountains, rolling hills covered with olive trees – not to mention over six hundred miles of beautiful coastline to explore.Crete Beach Nightlife

Resorts for Everyone

You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to seaside resorts in Crete. Each resort has its own individual character and places of interest. Malia, Elounda, Sitia, Agios Nikolaos and Hersonissos are very popular resorts

Beautiful Beaches

Beaches along the north coast of Crete are usually shallower and the water is warmer. If you’re looking for quiet beaches in the north then try Falasarna and Stavros beaches. Beaches in the south tend to be less crowded.

Great Nightlife

Crete is known for its diversity of nightlife and has some of the best restaurants, bars and clubs out of all the Greek islands. There’s everything from brash British bars to softer more relaxed evenings of Cretan music and Greek food. Malia is particularly know for its lively nightlife

Thrilling Water Sports

The choice of water sport activities is endless, especially in the more touristy destinations where wind surfing and jet skiing are popular. There’s no shortage of diving schools as well. Elounda is a popular diving spot.

Crete is definitely an island with everything and with so many great resorts and beautiful beaches to choose from, make sure you book your cheap flights to Crete at