Ever had that feeling of just wanting to stick a pin in the map and jump on a flight? Whether you fancy a winter getaway or just want to start planning your summer holiday – we’re sure you’ll be wondering where to go!
Discover somewhere you’ve never been before, or if you have, discover it all over again by choosing Crete. Crete is a beautiful holiday destination, offering something to suit all types of holidaymaker. Whether for a romantic escape, a family adventure or a solo expedition – here are just a few reasons why Crete is our voted holiday destination of the year. (And next!)
One of the most known reasons for visiting Crete is to discover the flavours and aromas of traditional Cretan cuisine and dining. Enjoy a seaside view whilst relaxing at one of the local tavernas, or taste the flavours of local produce from Cretan markets and shops. Crete provides something to suit all taste buds and is a haven for foodies and dining tourists. Whilst on holiday, be sure to try the local meats, cheeses and various Cretan delicacies that give the island its tasty reputation. To get inspired by the flavours of Crete in the comfort of your own home – try some of these traditional Cretan recipes from Eat Crete.
Crete is an exciting island with plenty of cultural goings-on and things to discover. No matter if you are a first-time visitor or a returning holidaymaker, Crete provides something new to see and enjoy. If you’re the adventurous type, the arty type, the calm and relaxed type or even the discovering type – Crete highlights something for everyone. Need some ideas? Here’s a lovely big list from Trip Advisor with plenty to see and do during your holiday. Why not visit Aquaworld Aquarium - suitable for all the family, or add a touch of organic relaxation to your trip by visiting the Botanical Park of Crete?
The Cretan way of life is heavily focused on enjoying life and the simpler things; an attitude that shines throughout its culture, society and lifestyles. Visit one of the blue sea beaches and relax in tranquil scenery, go hiking throughout the White Mountains or explore the history of Crete and its traditional villages. Be sure to check out the local markets within the hearty city of Chania; discover the hand-made crafts and souvenirs, and take a piece of the beautiful island home with you!
Whatever your holiday style and taste, there is the perfect Cretan village to reside in during your Cretan adventure. Whether you enjoy being by the sea and enjoying a coastal home, or lounging amongst the White Mountain ‘scapes and the vineyards in a private villa home – there are plenty of options to surround yourself with the view you desire! Visit Freelance Holidays and discover the perfect location to suit your getaway. If you need any more convincing, here’s a full guide as to the Crete villages and what they have to offer.
Whatever your holiday style, Crete offers something to all. Whether a honeymoon getaway, a family holiday or a group retreat – escape to the beautiful island all year round and enjoy the scenic views, flavoursome cuisine, and discover the history of Crete.