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Irresistible Greek Island getaways

Holidays in Crete effortlessly blend modernity and tradition – for every nocturnal area there is a quaint village seemingly untouched by tourism, along with pockets of Crete that will appeal to everyone.

You’ll be hypnotised by the picturesque scenery and crystal clear waters that adorn this magical island. Take a five star break at St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas, for a slice of boutique luxury. If you’re feeling adventurous, explore the traditional inland villages or the dramatic Samaria Gorge. The sights of the island are truly spectacular, from the ancient city of Knossos to the Venetian harbour of Chania. As the sun goes down, the focus turns to the island’s entertainment and nightlife: day-into-night clubs in Hersonissos, hangouts in the old town of Rethymnon and harbour-side tavernas serving the freshest catch.

5 star hotels in Heraklion

All Inclusive holidays in Crete

Things to do in Crete

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Car hire for your villa holiday

We would always recommend hiring a car when you book a villa. To help you decide, accommodation is classified as Car Essential, Car Advised or Car Optional in the relevant villa description.

When you book car hire with British Airways, you know you'll be in good hands. You can enjoy these added benefits:

  • 24 hr support and road side assistance
  • Collect Avios on every rental
  • Great rates
  • Booking for longer durations will typically reduce the daily price

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