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We're a holiday rental company and passionate about off the beaten path travel. These are our insider tips for the destinations where we offer holiday accommodation. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoy writing it!!

Discover Crete on two wheels

Travel Tips for Area: Crete
Discover Crete on two wheels

The very first thing which strikes tourist, upon arrival on Greece’s largest island, is its incredible diversity. Not just an epitome beach, mountain hiking, cultural hub OR historic destination...but all of those things combined. Whether it’s a relaxing seaside break you’re after, or to dive deep into the history of this ancient culture or its natural wonders, Crete offers activities and attractions to satisfy even the most discriminating traveller. It’s true that the northern coast has been somewhat overtaken by tourist resorts, yet it’s the superlative choice of holiday rental apartments in Crete which make it an ideal destination for those who wish to get off the beaten path just a little. Due to the divine landscape and relative small size of the island, bicycle riding is still the preferred mode of transport. The isle’s innumerable riding paths make it ever so easy to explore it at length and for days on end. Get lost in the multitude of olive groves, discover hidden village sand alcoves and stop often to savour the tastes and smells of this rich and fertile gem. The island of Crete is divided into four prefectures, and each one has its own special attractions. There are bike rental offices ...

The Best Beaches on Crete, Greece

Travel Tips for Area: Crete
The Best Beaches on Crete, Greece

Greece’s largest island, and one of its most popular, is littered with splendid beaches around every corner. Some are long stretches of superbly catered sun baking spots (think sundeck chairs, umbrellas and refreshing mojitos) while others cater perfectly to the privacy seeking nude bather. Whatever kind of sun-worshipping you’re after on your next Greek vacation, book your holiday rental villa in Crete and discover your perfect spot of sandy heaven. To make your holiday planning even easier, here’s a few simple hints to take into consideration. The southern edge of Crete is by far the quietest nook on the isle and also boasts warmer waters, so head here if you’d like a little quiet contemplation and a longer swim. The sandy stretches closest to the big towns (and the airport) are the busiest, but they do host some wicked party nights in summer so stick to those if you’d like a lot more action. But enough babbling! Here’s a guide to the very best beaches on Crete...for your tanning and frolicking pleasure. Depending on where you book your vacation rental, Elafonisi Beach may seem a little far to get to, but we promise you it will be well worth your while! ...

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