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With its teeming islands and endless coastline, Greece is a hundred holiday destinations in one. Book flights to Greece to start a legendary trip, whether you island hop – or ‘fly and flop’.
Choose the Greek haven for you. You could begin in Athens, the capital – a city that will regale you with ancient tales and legends. Perhaps you could take in Greece’s second-largest city, Thessaloniki, where the wonderful old town soon gives way to fantastic beaches of the Halkidiki region. Are the islands calling you? Corfu, Greece’s westernmost outpost, is green and mountainous, and famous for gorgeous resorts. Then there’s Greece’s biggest island: Crete. Once a fierce empire, its Venetian port towns and wild Minotaur legends make it arrestingly beautiful and incurably interesting. Visit curious coves, caves and tranquil whitewashed sanctuaries on your legendary journey, or just lay prone on a beach at one of the country’s wonderful resorts. Choose from the best Greece holidays and get planning your big fat Greek break right now.
Where we fly in Greece
We fly to over 10 destinations in Greece, so no matter what island you’ve got your eye on – no matter how remote it is – it’s only a short transfer away. Take your pick from these Greek gems:
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New route to Preveza
Explore one of the most beautiful regions in Greece. Preveza is the ideal gateway to the unspoiled Ionian Islands and the impressive ruins of Nikopoli ancient city. The best of its beaches include Monolithi beach, the longest sandy beach in Europe.
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You’ll find your perfect summer escape at Daios Cove, on the glittering Crete coastline. The striking sea water infinity pool, state-of-the-art spa and locally renowned cuisine will tick all the boxes. Visit ba.com/daioscove #crete #daioscove #greece #allinclusiveresort #luxury #summerholidays #europe #travel #britishairwaysholidays #awardwinning #customerexcellenceawards
Island-hopping in Greece
You might have heard of Heraklion but have you ever been to Gavdos? It’s 30 miles south of Crete, and chronically under-explored. Discover this, and more of Greece’s lesser-visited islands on an island-hopping holiday. You’ll see a different side to the country.
Be our guest at the Sani Festival from 7th July to 18th August and catch the unique visual show, Vivaldianno – The City of Mirrors. Wake up to unbroken views over the Aegean from your Sani Club Bungalow Suite, dip your toes into your private pool and relish more adult-friendly spaces within Sani Resort. Visit ba.com/sani #saniresort #saniclub #sanifestival #luxurystays #greece
Europe’s new cycling capitals
Get ready for a ‘wheely’ good holiday. Discover these exciting cycling destinations across Europe. Hit the road in Rhodes and bicycle through Bordeaux. You don’t need to be a lycra-clad enthusiast. Get excited about a biking trip in the best countryside on the continent.
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Our recommended holidays in Greece
Find the perfect hotel for your holiday in Greece. There’s so much choice across the country: lovely beach villas on Malia, city rooms in busy Athens and some of the world’s best All Inclusive resorts scattered around the islands. Try one of the famous Ikos resorts: Ikos Oceania is renowned for its impeccable luxury and set in Halkidiki. So is Sani Beach, where nothing stands between you and beach bliss: the resort has seven kilometres of stunning sand. Discover Cypriot minimalism at the Almyra Hotel in Paphos, which brims with infinity pools and romantic views. Start plotting your great Greek escapade now.
3 star holidays
With weather this good, sun this sizzling and islands this beautiful, you don’t need to break the bank to have an amazing holiday in Greece. Stay at the Theoni Apartments in Crete or book a break at Villa Michalis in Santorini. Whether you want a beach holiday villa or suites for your Athens city break, stick to your budget as you island-hop between these great low-price hotels.
4 star holidays
Want a taste of luxury without five-star prices? These Greek four-star hotels are full of thoughtful touches, cool rooms, big views and great beaches. Unwind on the blissful beachfront of Sentido Elounda Blu or lounge poolside at the lavish Creta Maris Beach Resort. Whether you want water sports and forest walks, spa-time and sandcastles, or long, leisurely alfresco lunches, we’ve got the perfect hotel for you.
5 star holidays
With a bounty of beautiful resorts and boutique hotels, Greece is the perfect place for a luxury holiday – stay at the St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas for opulence and enchanting views. Choose an All-Inclusive hotel where you can sip cocktails by the pool or seek serenity on a private, whitewashed balcony with an endless sea view. Try Ikos Oceania, Ikos Dassia or Ikos Aria for their award-winning ‘Infinite Lifestyle’ concept. Greece’s five-star hotels take Mediterranean chic to a whole new level.
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Cheap holidays to Greece
Find a holiday in Greece to suit your budget. Discover sandy beaches and mesmerising sunsets at a price which works for you. Greece has plenty of wallet-friendly tavernas, transport and activities. Take a family trip to Ekies All Senses Resort in Halkidiki, and still look stylish, thanks to this sweet hotel’s rustic-chic appearance and barefoot approach to luxury. Make the most of the Mediterranean heat and find your sanctuary.
All Inclusive holidays to Greece
Pay in advance, and spend more time having fun on your holiday. Our All Inclusive Greek resorts really do take care of everything for you – whether that includes specialist spa treatments using local ingredients from the olive grove, or fun activities for kids that take advantage of the warm and tranquil Mediterranean. Ikos Oceania has a famously good ‘Infinite Lifestyle’ offering, which means you can enjoy countless activities, a great kids’ club, and a spread of dinner options. You’ll want for nothing.
Greece family holidays
Pick the perfect place for your family holiday in Greece. Paddle in the crystal-clear waters and try delicious Greek family dining in a twinkling taverna. Then take an excursion over the hills or try a day out sailing. At Paphos in Cyprus the whole family can enjoy the Olympic Lagoon Resort, with its massive pool, lazy river, slides and pirate ship for adventurous kids. The All Inclusive option means free ice cream.
Luxury Greece holidays
Take a luxury break in Greece and return revitalised. Look out to the horizon from cliff-edge infinity pools, make the most of spa days, pool lounging and opulent surroundings. The boutique Sani Asterias sits on the quiet Kassandra peninsula, overlooking the Aegean. There are just a few suites to choose from. Snap one up and you can enjoy the hotel’s exclusive beach and intimate atmosphere. You’ll love dining at the award-winning gourmet Water Restaurant, where the menu has a distinctly French flavour.
Greece villa holidays
Enjoy freedom, privacy and space in your own fabulous Greek villa. In Halkidiki, book into Ilachitis, a three-bedroom villa set in a delightful resort. On Corfu, Dimitri Villa is just a short walk from a pebbly cove, and surrounded by lush hillside. Stay in one of the charming Pleiades Villas in Crete, which come with views over Mirabella Gulf. In Rhodes, the marvellous Odysseus Villa is set in rolling olive groves.
Popular Greek islands
The idyllic island of Corfu is lush and evergreen. Venture from the serene Paleokastritsa beach to the breath taking views of Mount Pankokrator. Go horse-riding through diverse terrain or spend days sailing along cobalt coastline. Indulge in tantalising Greek cuisine and enjoy evenings trying local wines. Stay at the stylish Ikos Dassia on the north east shores, a luxurious haven with white sand beaches and pristine pools. Or book a stay at the beautiful MarBella Corfu, overlooking the tranquil waters of the Ionian Sea. When you’re not basking in the sun, relax in the spa. Upgrade to All Inclusive when you book, for that exclusive holiday feeling.
Journey to the luxurious area of Elounda in the east of Crete. Enjoy a picturesque shoreline sanctuary, take a trip to the nearby island of Spinalonga and discover the sleepy villages of Skisma and Mavrikiano. Take a break at the glorious Domes of Elounda, At this boutique beach retreat you can relax in front of heart-stoppingly beautiful views. Alternatively, pick Daios Cove, a lavish hillside utopia where you can spend days by the infinity pool or sandy bay, and feel rejuvenated, thanks to a range of yoga and Pilates classes. Book into the opulent Blue Palace and take on different watersports, then dine taverna style on the beach.
Discover the Venetian style of Chania in west Crete. The island’s alluring beaches contrast beautifully with the White Mountains – soak it all up from your sun lounger. Go trekking through gorges and climb mountains, or kick back at the charming harbourside with a coffee or cocktail. Visit mesmerising ancient ruins – from sunken cities to the tumbling fortresses scattered along waterfronts and hillsides. Take a break at Domes Noruz Chania, for adults-only time away. Immerse yourself in luxury, from the beach to the bar and enjoy sunset drinks with a view.
If an island retreat isn’t quite tempting you, enjoy a retreat in the south of mainland Greece instead. In the city of Kalamata you can stroll through the quaint streets of the old town, explore foodie goods in the market and wander into an ice cream parlour. Sunbathe on the warming beach, or explore picturesque coves just out of the city. Book a stay to the west of Kalamata at The Westin Costa Navarino Resort. Make the most of captivating views and powder-soft beach with a deluxe break here. Or enjoy your holiday at The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort, on the west coast. From its extensive golf courses, soothing spa, to its watersport selection, enjoy plenty to do here.
Enjoy a holiday in Halkidiki, to the north of Greece. Take a day trip to the glistening Sarti, Orange or Possidi beach, go on walks to charming monasteries and make a trip to Aristotle’s Park. Choose from a range of Sani stays, Sani Beach, Sani Club or Sani Dunes, for the ultimate unwinding holiday. Book an All Inclusive stay at the fantastic Ikos Olivia, with its array of excellent activities in a beautiful setting. Or take a break at the Eagles Palace, for delicious dining and perfect beach scenery – all just a stone’s throw away from the majestic Mount Athos.