Holidays in Crete

Travel Information

Language: Greek


Local time: GMT/BST+2
Local Airport(s)
  Flight time Transfer time
(to resort)
Heraklion 3 hours 55 mins
Chania 4 hours

Discover Crete with easyJet holidays

When looking for a relaxing and tranquil holiday in Greece, the island of Crete will not disappoint. The perfect getaway to enjoy sun, sea and sand, Crete offers a mix of exquisite natural landscapes and traditional Greek culture. It is the most southerly of the Greek Islands and also the largest, meaning there is plenty to explore!  

There are many picture perfect beaches lining the coast of Crete. For sunbathing in peace and quiet, try the blue flag beaches of Amoudara or Analipsis, whilst vibrant beach locations such as Hersonissos, Elounda or Agia Marina are great for those who enjoy the buzz of a busier resort. Read more about Hersonissos holidays Holidaymakers who crave the thrill of adventure will love the various water sports on offer across the island and those on a romantic getaway are sure to appreciate discovering the many secluded coves including Akorit and Stavros.  

If you’re looking for a holiday location with more stunning natural sights than the seashores alone Crete has many impressive mountain areas, gorges, rivers and lakes to determine.

Beach holidays in Crete

Wherever you holiday in Greece, plenty of ancient Greek antiquity is sure to be noticeable. The island of Crete is no exception when it comes to preserving its history with much fascinating Greek architecture to be found. Ancient ruins that are worth a visit include the charming Minoan Palace at Knossos. The ancient sites within the beautiful city of Rethymnon are also not to be missed. When the beautiful beaches or interesting ancient sites don’t take your fancy, the picturesque ports around the island make a worthwhile day trip.  

For those who want to enjoy the nightlife of Crete, Malia, Sissi or Stalis are always alive, with many clubs, pubs and restaurants catering for those who enjoy a party scene. Find more information on Malia holidays and holidays to Stalis.    

Discover all the fun things to do in Crete in the easyJet holidays attractions section.

Book today with easyJet holidays

Whether you’re looking for a fun-filled adventure holiday with friends or a relaxing break for two, enjoying Crete on a budget is possible with easyJet holidays. Book with us allows you to make the most of flexible flight times and great value. When you book your flight and accommodation together you can benefit from even further savings!    

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See our selection of exciting resorts in Crete

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