Crete has great diversity and offers everything from dramatic
mountain scenery, golden beaches and secluded coves to ancient
Minoan ruins and remote rural villages.
Harriet and Kate are here to help give you the inside track.
Why we think you’ll love it
The crucible of the Minoan civilisation, visitors to Crete
return raving about a luxury holiday filled with beautiful beaches,
a near-perfect climate, great hiking and superb sea kayaking. We
say there's all of this, and some superb hotels to boot
Crete has the added attraction of direct scheduled flights from
the UK, making it newly accessible for short breaks, and the
Elounda peninsula is home to some of the finest hotels in
Take a tour of the island of Spinalonga; it has a fascinating history as the former home of a leper colony, and has been the feature of novels and television shows.
A note on price
A romantic, relaxing break to gorgeous Santorini (staying in the best room on the island with a private pool, Club class flights and private transfers) would cost approximately £3,600 for two. Alternatively, families of four could expect to pay around £3,300 for a week in the Peloponnese’s Costa Navarino. Learn more about our pricing