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Top 10 Holiday Places to Visit in Crete
Chania is a heavenly and pure, full of natural beauty, history, memories and culture
city. It is a place whose visitors will experience nature in all its glory and you will see
spectacular sights. The city of Chania offers ideal accommodation for all types and
various restaurants and excellent restaurants.
The Elounda hosts some of the most luxurious hotels, suites and villas in the
world. The area's restaurants, hotels and resorts take pride in the fierce protection
of their quests' privacy and anonymity, while providing the highest quality exclusive
Agia Marina is located 8 km west from the city of Chania and it is the most famous
beach resort in Crete island. There is a beautiful 2.5 kilometer beach with all the
standard facilities.The thin golden pink sand of this beach and the trees along the
seafront create an exotic setting. There are numerous restaurants and tavernas in
the village of Agia Marina, you can try traditional food, seafood or the international
cuisine. Good nightlife options and even more in its neighbour Platanias which is
only a short walk away.
Hersonissos nowadays is considered as the most developed tourist resort of
Crete, due to the high range of quality services and attractions provided and is
able to fulfill all the expectations. The harbour of Hersonisos is famous for its
night life and the number of long sandy beaches. People who like to rest and
sunbathe on holiday can enjoy Hersonissos, for it has beaches, and excursions
to other places on Crete can be made from here as well.
The beautiful city of Rethymno is combining an old- time aristocratic appearance
with a modern aspect, a blend which is creating a unique atmosphere. Night life
can range from extremely intense on the pubs and bars around the harbor and
inside the old city , to relaxed on small bars right on the beach. The town offers all
the touristy facilities needed and numerous accommodations of all categories as
well as various restaurants and excellent taverns.
Platanias is located on the western part of Crete just 11 kilometers from the City of
Chania. It is an attractive holiday resort with luxury villas, excellent services and
breathtaking sceneries and of course soft sandy beaches. There you can warm
yourself with the Cretan sun and local hospitality. Platanias is a cosmopolitan
touristic resort, one of the most famous in Crete.
Traditional village Vamos is located between Chania and Rethymnon , in the
beautiful rolling foothills of the White Mountains. Vamos can welcome you in it’s
traditional stone made mansions which have been renovated with tenderness.
Vamos is widely known as a traditional destination, where someone can become
immersed into the real authentic Crete, relax and, without any pressure, combine
holiday entertainment with cultural pursuits.
Agios Nikolaos in Crete, has one of the most spectacular landscapes in Greece.
The sea in Agios Nikolaos is superb and the surrounding area of the city is noted
for its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. The landmark of the city is a small lake,
known as "Voulismeni" that is located in the center of the city, at the foot of the cliffs.
Thousands of tourists visit Agios Nikolaos each year and enjoy the beautiful
scenery, as it is the heartbeat of Crete.
Almyrida is a lovely fishing village and seaside resort to the east of Chania city in
Crete. Almyrida beach resort is a great place for families to stay. Almyrida has a
number of great places to eat right on the waterfront. Traditional tavernas serving
the local catch of the day plus home grown salads and vegetables grown locally
are very popular. There are also a number of cafe style coffee bars that transform
into cocktail bars as night falls.
Ierapetra is located on the south coast of Crete, along the beach of Ierapetra Bay.
Ierapetra is popularly known as the southernmost town of Europe. Ierapetra is
build on the longest beach in Crete, offering an endless choise of golden beaches
with deep crystal blue waters, far away from industrial areas and ships passing by!
All major beaches of Ierapetra from Myrtos to Makris Gialos, are awarded with the
European Committee's "Blue Flags" each single year!
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