Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, if it is sun, sea and sand you are looking for in your holiday destination then Crete will suit you.
The island has many world class archaeological sites you may wish to visit. There are many different holiday resorts to choose from depending on your interests and needs, we have given an insight to a few of the more popular ones.
The liveliest resorts are Hersonissos and Malia both have a lively nightlife. You can find quieter locations at Bali and Panormos both offer a more relaxing atmosphere. Panormos has lovely beaches and offers water sports and traditional tavernas.
Bali is a very picturesque with tiny sandy coves, a lovely place for swimming, snorkelling and many watersports are available. Bali does come alive at night.
The pretty village of Elounda is a popular tourist resort; visitors here can enjoy fresh fish in the waterfront restaurants. Elounda can get busy and lively in the high season.
Flights from U.K. to the island of Crete take approximately four and a half hours.