Crete is the largest island of Greece, an “ark” of rare natural beauty, Mediterranean culture and history.
In the prefecture of Chania, the photos from the Balos beach tarring in tourist guides of the island, while Falasarna are considered to be one of the best beaches in the Mediterranean Sea. The exotic Elafonisi with the white sand attracts thousands of visitors. The longest beach in Crete is located outside of Rethymno with length of 12km. The beaches of Episkopi and Petres have fanatic young followers. In the south area of the island anyone can distinguish the exotic Preveli, Plakias, Agios Pavlos with the huge dunes, Ligres and Triopetra.
In the prefecture of Heraklion the most famous beach all over the world in younger people and not only are Malia and Hersonissos.
Endless kilometers of sandy beaches cover Ierapetra, in the perfercture of Lasithi. Most famous is the beach in Vai with the forest of exotic palm trees, the beaches in Elounda and the area around Agios Nikolaos.
In Crete you will find some of the most important sights of Greece: famous archaeological monuments such as the palaces of Minoan Crete, Knossos, Phaistos, Malia and Kato Zakros provoke you to discover them. You have the chance to visit important monasteries, built in the 15th century or earlier like the Monastery of Preveli at the south of Rethymnon, the monasteries in the southern Heraklion, the historic Arkadi Monastery and Moni Toplou. Furthermore, the castles of the area that took their todays form from the Venetian era are very important part in the history of this island.
The genuine Cretan landscape is magnificent, genuine and generous. The local elders will generously share with you valuable life stories; stories like those who talk about fatal feuds and precious values such as love, honor, respect, family, friendship, accompanied with countless raki (the local drink). You will become too part of this island: the hospitality in Crete will be unforgettable!
Crete is an ideal destination for all kinds of sports and outdoor activities. Most people when traveling want to combine vacation with moments of relaxation and fun. What a better way of having fun and relaxing with a rejuvenating spa in the residence you have selected.
In the beautiful island of Crete there are plenty of hotels and accommodation which offer cosmetic and beauty services.
For lovers of comfort and luxury we picked the best spa hotels and resorts to spend a relaxing, fulfilling and pleasure holiday moments like a dream. Below you can find our little jewels of luxury, comfort and desire:
- In Rethymno area some of the best and luxurious hotels which offer rejuvenating and therapeutic treatments are Bio Suites Hotel, Macaris Suites and Spa, Rimondi Grand Resort and Spa, Grecotel Plaza Spa Apartments.
- In Heraklion the Blue Bay Resort and Spa, Peninsula Resort and Spa, Candia Maris Resort and Spa, Sea Side Resort and Spa.