Holidays to Crete are taken on the largest of the Greek Islands and offer a range of resorts from romantic retreats to bustling party towns. The long hot summers make Crete holidays perfect for a beach holiday in the sun and with excellent value deals from the UK your Crete holiday will not break the bank. We have plenty of cheap holidays to Crete in 2016 with last minute offers, summer holidays and bargains later in the year so whenever you plan to travel we will have a package for you. Being the largest of the Greek islands , Crete has a wide variety of resorts, attractions and things to do as well as the magnificent Mediterranean weather and fine cuisine. Rethymnon is a popular choice for family holidays to Crete as is Hersonissis which is a short transfer from the airport. Malia is the undoubted party resort and is the preferred destination for group holidays in Crete along with Chania.
Exploring on Crete holidays
Whilst on package holidays to Crete, take the opportunity to visit some unique sights. Try the Minoan Palaces of Knossos and Phaestos for starters, then take a boat ride to Spinalonga to discover an amazing Venetian fortress. If history is not your thing you'll find plenty of other things to explore on Crete holidays. Feel your pulse race as you look down into the Samaria Gorge, find your inner calm looking out over Lasithi Plateau or investigate the island's incredible underground caves. For a real buzz on Crete holidays, you can even take to the trails for a tour in a 4x4 all-terrain vehicle.
Fun family holidays in Crete
On Crete holidays, you can easily devote an entire week to soaking up the sun on the island's many beautiful beaches. Make sure you squeeze in a visit to Elafonisi early on during Crete holidays: sand doesn't get much more golden than this. Enjoy Crete's sunshine and summer breezes as you snorkel or splash about with the kids in the warm, azure seas then chill out with refreshments bought from one of the welcoming beach bars.
To book our cheap Crete holiday deals either use the search form or contact our experienced travel advisers who can help you make the right choice for your holiday in Greece . Your Crete holiday is 100% safe and secure with Travelsoon as we are ABTA and ATOL members so all you need to worry about is getting ready for your holiday in the sun. If you are planning a 2016 holiday to Crete try and book in advance to ensure you get your preferred accommodation particularly during the peak summer season because it is a popular destination and the best hotels get booked early.
Water sports activities are in plentiful supply on Crete holidays, and it’s easy to cool down on really hot days when you hit the Acqua Plus Waterpark. Look forward to all this – and a lively nightlife too – when you choose Crete holidays. There is an abundance of activities and sights with which to fill an itinerary for family holidays to Crete. The ruins at Knossos give an impressive view of some of the history on the island, while water sports and diving can be experienced in places such as Chanos. Other population centres on the island, such as Rethymnon and Elounda, offer a wide spread of restaurants and bars, while the night-life in Chania and Heraklion is both popular and vibrant.
There are many hotels that can meet the needs of travellers looking for cheap holidays to Crete. From all-inclusive resort hotels to smaller hotels in less populated parts of the island, there is something to fit all styles and budgets. Accommodation can be booked all year round, for those who also travel outside the high summer season great value breaks can be had. For great hotel and apartment deals in Crete, please view our local accommodation pages. You can book online or call our sales team on 0800 091 6100
Direct flight to Heraklion and Chania are available from selected airports in the United Kingdom, including from Gatwick and Birmingham. With a flight time of about five hours, visitors can travel direct to spend their euros at the all year round resorts or hot summer sun of Crete. For information on cheap airport transfers and local travel in Crete, please call our sales team on 0800 091 6100
You’re in good company when you choose all inclusive Crete holidays: the largest Greek resort island was the birthplace of mighty Zeus, king of the Greek gods. Families and couples have long enjoyed all inclusive holidays to Crete which provide every opportunity for fun in the sun as well as a large dose of ancient history, fascinating mythology and stunning landscapes. All inclusive resort hotels in Crete are available at Travelsoon so get in touch and see how much we can save you on your all inclusive holiday in 2013.
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