Holidays To Crete 2023/2024
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Our Complete Guide To Holidays In Crete In 2023/2024
For a fantastic holiday in the Greek sunshine, a holiday in Crete in 2023/2024 is perfect, whether you prefer a smaller boutique B&B, or a larger all inclusive hotel and resort. Crete has something for everyone. Discover hidden coves and beaches, history, or just some fantastic cocktails as the sunsets over the Mediterranean.
Getting to, from and around Crete
Crete has two main airports, Chania and Heraklionso if you're booking your flight and hotel separately, make sure to book a flight to the correct airport in Crete. You're better to book a package holiday with an ABTA/ATOL protected provider like Jet2holidays or TUI where your airport transfer may also be included. A pre-booked, shared coach transfer is the most cost effective option for getting from the airport to your hotel. Once on the island, there are public buses, however, if you are hoping to explore a little, it's worth looking a hiring a car so you have the freedom to travel where and when you want.
Things to do in Crete
Many come to Crete to simply enjoy the sunshine, staying at an all inclusive resort and spending quality time with family. Others prefer to get out and explore. Here are a few of our favourite things to do in Crete.
The beaches are perfect for exploring. Whether you're staying close to the beach, or you fancy jumping in a car and discovering somewhere remote, the beach of Crete are beautiful. For that Insta-worthy photo, head out to east Crete to Elafonisi, where the soft sand and turquoise waters can help make you the envy of your friends.
Head to Malia for the island's clubbing capital where you'll find popular nightspots like the Candy Club and Warehouse Club along Beach Road, the main strip of bars and clubs in Crete. If you love the nightlife but prefer to skip the clubs, there are still plenty of late night bars as you head towards Malia Beach.
Where to stay in Crete
If you're coming on a clubbing holiday to Crete, you'll probably want to stay in and around Malia, the main nightspot on Crete, and about a 30-40 minute drive from Heraklion airport. For those who don't like to be on top of things, try a hotel in Stalida just outside Malia. Head further west for smaller resort towns like Elounda and Agios Nikolaos where you can still enjoy some fantastic restaurants and bars with smaller villages dotted along the coastline.
If you prefer to really get away from it all, head to the south coast of Crete where there are some small villages and cute beaches to discover.