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Uncover the Captivating Island of Crete
Mar 10, 2021

Uncover the Captivating Island of Crete

Crete is Greece’s biggest island, here you will find a selection of charming traditional towns, with lots of lovely restaurants and vibrant bars to choose from as well as stunning beaches, it offers something for everyone from groups of friends, to family-friendly holidays, as well as romantic couple escapes.

Quad Bike Safari    

Quad bike’s are a great way to travel around the island, taking you to places that are not accessible in any other way. It’s an experience that is off the beaten track and brings you close to the local people, products, customs and history, create some raw lasting memories. Visiting unspoilt nature and experiencing breathtaking views.

 

 

Gramvousa Island and Balos Bay

Balos Lagoon is wedged between two capes, Gramvousa and Tigani, trapping a pool of shallow, turquoise water as beautiful as it is safe. Swim in the crystal clear waters of Balos Bay or climb the Venetian fortress on Gramvousa Island for unique views. You can make the journey by road the walk down the rugged hillside is an experience of its own, and you’ll turn a bend to be confronted by the lagoon fringed by white sand against the rocky mass of Tigani. By boat you’ll also have the chance to take a closer look at the Gramvousa islands.

 

Aquaplus Water Park

The park is the most popular on the island, and divided into two sides, one for all ages and one for adults only. Facilities are clean, well-run, and safe, with multiple lifeguards on duty at all times. In addition to the many slides, and water rides inside the park, there is a beautiful garden in the center with Cretan flowers and trees, exotic flowers, weeping willows, palm trees,and many more greenery, making for a nice escape form the heat and sun.

 

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Heraklion’s outstanding archaeological museum has the biggest collection of Minoan artefacts of any museum. You’ll start in Neolithic times, long before Crete’s palaces were built, where you will find jewellery, liturgical figurines, vases, weapons and armour. It is one of the greatest museums in Greece and the best in the world for Minoan art, as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artefacts of the Minoan civilization.

 

Elafonisi Beach Idyllic Escape with Local Food & Wine Tour

Experience the white and pink sands of Elafonisi beach, with beautiful scenery along the way, we can help arrange your personal villa pick up and drop off for the tour where you will be looked after by an experienced guide in a premium vehicle. Your exclusive day-trip will be enriched with bespoke itineraries off-the-beaten-track to explore and engage with its hidden gems.

To view our list of luxury villas to book in Crete – click here or contact us with your Crete holiday enquiries.

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