Crete hotels provide an excellent base for anyone who wants to escape the damp and dreary homeland and spend a week relaxing on a warm beach in the sunshine. Whatever you’re taste and budget is, there are many holiday and hotel deals to choose from.
You’ll be able to even a fantastic week away even if you are on a budget, as there are some nifty ways to cut costs. Self-catering apartments are cheap and simple and there are lots of all-inclusive deals available online. That way you can afford a couple of lovely traditional Cretan meals out in the evening and make your own picnics for the beach.
A good option for this type of holiday is the 3-star self-catering Sofia-Mythos Beach Aparthotel complex in the village of Bali, which is located on a sandy beach. There are lots of activities on-site; including a swimming pool and table tennis and anyone wanting a sporting adventure will find locals offering the chance to jet-ski, wind-surf and dive.
The 5-star Mitsis Rinela Beach Resort and Spa Hotel, is perfect for those with a larger budget and thanks to the fantastic amenities on-site, it offers the ultimate in luxury. It is well-placed for anyone who would like to take a ferry up to the island of Santorini to watch the world-famous sunsets and for those wanting to head east to the popular nightlife resort of Malia.
Rhodes is another lovely option for those looking at Greece hotels who don’t fancy Crete. The 4-star Belvedere Beach Hotel, located on the Kanari beach front is highly-recommended. The bars, tavernas and markets in the historic old town, are well worth a visit, as the hotel is only a 15 minute stroll into town. Head to New Town for a more modern scene, which is fantastic for shopping and has a buzzing nightlife.
Sun, sea and sand is what many of us want from a holiday and it’s exactly what Crete hotels and complexes in other parts of Greece offer. With so many holiday deals available, there is bound to be something perfect to suit your budget.