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Crete Holidays



If slow, vibrant sunsets, long beaches and deliciously fresh food catch your fancy, Crete holidays are for you. The largest of all the Greek islands is filled with picturesque villages, luscious fields, and lively towns sure to keep you out all night - oh, and did we mention 300 days of sun a year!


Start your holiday to Crete in charming Chania or bustling Heraklion and work your way into the countryside that has captivated visitors for millennia. Hike the gorgeous Samaria Gorge down to the southern coast and reward yourself with a cool dip in the Libyan Sea. The less adventurous can spend their days along the beaches of Kolymbari, Sissi, or Rethymnon, while the night owls can party in hotspots like Malia and Hersonissos. From the mountains to the sea, find your perfect holiday with loveholidays.com!


Crete has a varied coastline and rugged mountains for you to explore, so take a look at some of our phenomenal deals on holidays to Crete, or get even more inspiration below.

  1. 5 star

    CHC Galini Sea View

    in Aghia Marina, Crete, Greek Islands

    Book today at the CHC Galini Sea View a 5* luxury hotel located near the beach of Aghia…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 4.0 out of 5 193 reviews
    Up to £123 OFF
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    1. £258 What's included?
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  2. 5 star

    Minos Imperial Luxury Resort & Spa Hotel

    in Milatos, Crete, Greek Islands

    The award-winning 5-star Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa rests on the emerald…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 3.5 out of 5 981 reviews
    Up to £107 OFF
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    1. £224 What's included?
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  3. 5 star

    CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa

    in Aghia Pelagia, Crete, Greek Islands

    On the elegant Greek island of Crete; The CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa is situated so…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 3.5 out of 5 265 reviews
    Up to £128 OFF
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    1. £267 What's included?
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  4. 2 star

    Camari Gardens Apartments

    in Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands

    The Camari Garden Apartments offer excellent self catering accommodation located in the…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 4.5 out of 5 340 reviews
    Up to £46 OFF
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    1. £140 What's included?
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  5. 4 star

    Iberostar Hermes

    in Aghios Nikolaos, Crete, Greek Islands

    The Hotel Iberostar Hermes enjoys a great sea front location on the island of Crete, with…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 4.0 out of 5 397 reviews
    Up to £109 OFF
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    1. £229 What's included?
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  6. 4 star

    Elmi Suites

    in Hersonissos, Crete, Greek Islands

    Elmi Suites puts you at the hub of everything in the heart of Hersonissou on the island…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 3.0 out of 5 149 reviews
    Up to £101 OFF
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    1. £175 What's included?
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  7. 4 star

    Europa Beach

    in Analipsi, Crete, Greek Islands

    Welcome to the Europa Beach in Analipsis. The hotel is located 50 m from the rocky and…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 3.5 out of 5 80 reviews
    Up to £119 OFF
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    1. £247 What's included?
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  8. 5 star

    Hersonissos Palace Hotel

    in Hersonissos, Crete, Greek Islands

    The delightful Hersonissos Palace Hotel rests 60m from the beach in the popular resort of…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 3.5 out of 5 489 reviews
    Up to £112 OFF
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    1. £234 What's included?
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  9. 4 star

    Mediterraneo

    in Hersonissos, Crete, Greek Islands

    Hotel Mediterraneo is located in the popular travel destination L.Hersonissos, 25 km east…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 3.5 out of 5 434 reviews
    Up to £108 OFF
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    1. £225 What's included?
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  10. 5 star

    Aldemar Knossos Royal

    in Hersonissos, Crete, Greek Islands

    At the Aldemar Knossos Royal hotel time moves at a different pace giving you elegant and…
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    Trip Advisor rating: 4.5 out of 5 864 reviews
    Up to £133 OFF
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    1. £278 What's included?
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From Phalasarna in the west to Vai in the east, holidays in Crete offer much more than just stunning beaches and phenomenal sunsets – although who has a problem with that? Take a break from the resort towns and hike up to Mount Psiloritis (keep your camera handy!) or explore the Crete of long ago. Visit the palaces of Phaistos and Aghia Triadha south of Heraklion, or the Minoan palace turned residence of turtles in Kato Zakros. End the day with dakos and Greek salad after watching the sunset, for you’re never too far away from the sea in Crete!


On top of all the history at every turn, the friendly locals will make sure you find the best part of each village, and invite you to the town party, or glendi. Whether you’re dancing to the hits in a bar in Aghios Nikolaos or at a concert in Heraklion, wherever you go you have to try a bit of raki –traditional Cretan grappa- and wash it down with fresh fruits!


Whether you want a quiet, romantic retreat or a lively trip with your mates, there’s a spot in Crete that suits your holiday style. Book your next holiday to Crete with loveholidays.com today and be swept away by the natural beauty of Crete before you know it!


Not fussed on where you want to go on holiday this year? Then take a quick look at Side Holidays and Kos Holidays where you’ll discover two very popular resorts bursting with energy and opportunities to relax, guaranteed to bring sunshine and smiles to your holiday this year.