Holidays in Crete

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Crete holiday information

Top holiday (Flight+Hotel) €297
Family holiday (Flight+Hotel) €288
Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel) €460
Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel) €532
Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel) €247

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Why should you book a holiday package to Crete?

Crete is a treasure trove of tempting attractions. Award-winning beaches like Balos Lagoon and Elafonissi, gorgeous Samara National Park with its mountains and waterfalls, and some of the best dive sites in Europe, there really is something for everyone. Visit family-friendly venues such as the Acqua City waterpark or explore historical landmarks like the Palace of Knossos and the Old Town of Chania. Add friendly locals, a great climate, and delicious local cuisine - there are so many good reasons to choose Crete holiday deals.


Save time by booking your Crete flight and hotel as a single package rather than two separate items and enjoy access to the most competitive prices. There's no need to go back and forth looking for flights that coincide with your hotel bookings when you choose Crete packages, it's all done in one easy step. Whether you're planning romantic Crete getaways or a holiday with your family and friends, Crete holiday deals are the smarter choice.

When should you book a holiday package to Crete?

Temperatures range from 80 to 84°F between May and September and all of the island's main attractions are open. Look for Crete package deals from April to June; the mercury reaches around 68°F and beaches and restaurants aren't quite as busy. Or, visit from September to February for a little winter sunshine. You might book Crete trips during March to catch the Rethymno Carnival, one of the island's biggest events. Although it's the most expensive time to visit, you'll still be able to find cheap Crete travel deals.

Where should you stay in Crete during your holidays?

For any holiday type in Crete:

The elegant Galaxy Hotel Iraklio is ideally situated across from Georgiadis Park and balconied rooms have pool or sea views. Just 14 minutes on foot from Heraklion Archaeological Museum and a mile from Koules Fortress, the Galaxy is best reached by taxi from the airport.

Located on Sofoklis Venizelos Square, the Kydon, The Heart City Hotel is only eight minutes from Paralia Koum Kapi beach. Rent a car or hop in a taxi for the 20-minute drive from Chania International Airport.For family holidays in Crete:

The Serita Beach hotel overlooks the Aegean Sea and kids will love being close to Aquaworld Aquarium and Dinosauria Park. Board a shared shuttle from Crete Heraklion Airport.

The Molos Bay is a child-friendly hotel with pool and beach access near the Archaeological Museum of Kissamos. The easiest way to reach the hotel is by taxi from Chania Airport.For romantic holidays in Crete:

Treat your partner to a stay at the upscale Stella Palace Resort and Spa. Boasting gorgeous rooms and suites, a spa, and four pools, the hotel is just a short taxi ride from the airport.

The Insula Alba Resort & Spa is adults only so it's ideal for romantic Crete trips. Facilities at this chic resort hotel include a bar, spa, restaurants, a hot tub, and two pools. Book a private transfer or take a taxi from Heraklion Airport.For luxury holidays in Crete:

Guests at the sophisticated Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort have access to indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants, and a spa. Reserve your airport transfer in advance.

Delina Mountain Resort is a chic boutique hotel set on 11 hectares with its own 7th-century Venetian lake and superb views of Psiloritis Mountain. It's also easy to reach by taxi or rental car from Crete Heraklion Airport.For budget holidays in Crete:

Facilities at Kiani Beach Resort include two pools, a gym, and a buffet restaurant. This friendly hotel is a short drive by shuttle or rental car from Chania Airport.

La Stella Apartments & Suites is a modern boutique style complex just 2.4 miles from Rethymno. It's ideal for those visiting for the Carnival and can be reached by shared shuttle or taxi from Heraklion Airport.

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