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60 m² House

60 m² House

Agia Fotia, Sitia, Greece
4 guests
from £48
9.1 "Outstanding" (7 reviews)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Arkadi, Rethymno, Greece
6 guests
from £52
9.4 "Outstanding" (3 reviews)
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60 m² House

60 m² House

Agia Fotia, Sitia, Greece
4 guests
from £48
8.5 "Very good" (1 review)
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105 m² House

105 m² House

Lampi, Agios Vasileios, Greece
5 guests
from £92
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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60 m² House

60 m² House

Agia Fotia, Sitia, Greece
4 guests
from £48
8.8 "Very good" (1 review)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Foinikas, Agios Vasileios, Greece
5 guests
from £94
10.0 "Excellent" (2 reviews)
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50 m² House

50 m² House

Agia Fotia, Sitia, Greece
3 guests
from £43
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65 m² House

65 m² House

Malaxa, Keramies, Greece
4 guests
from £70
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45 m² House

45 m² House

Lampi, Agios Vasileios, Greece
4 guests
from £86
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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60 m² Apartment

60 m² Apartment

Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, Greece
5 guests
from £62
8.8 "Very good" (1 review)
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50 m² House

50 m² House

Triopetra, Lampi, Greece
4 guests
from £71
9.7 "Excellent" (5 reviews)
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110 m² House

110 m² House

Sfakia, Chania, Greece
6 guests
from £122
9.5 "Excellent" (21 reviews)
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60 m² House

60 m² House

Lampi, Agios Vasileios, Greece
5 guests
from £94
10.0 "Excellent" (3 reviews)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Magnisia, Arkadi, Greece
4 guests
from £78
9.0 "Outstanding" (3 reviews)
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75 m² House

75 m² House

Douliana, Vamos, Greece
5 guests
from £80
10.0 "Excellent" (4 reviews)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Arkadi, Rethymno, Greece
4 guests
from £71
9.8 "Excellent" (9 reviews)
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86 m² House

86 m² House

Kato Rodakino, Foinikas, Greece
5 guests
from £74
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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67 m² House

67 m² House

Sfakaki, Arkadi, Greece
4 guests
from £71
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35 m² Apartment

35 m² Apartment

Heraklion, Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
4 guests
from £23
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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100 m² House

100 m² House

Livadia, Inachori, Greece
6 guests
from £102
8.7 "Very good" (11 reviews)
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20 m² House

20 m² House

Lentas, Gortina, Greece
4 guests
from £71
7.7 "Good" (5 reviews)
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35 m² Apartment

35 m² Apartment

Rethimno, Crete, Greece
2 guests
from £37
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Arkadi, Rethymno, Greece
4 guests
from £71
9.7 "Excellent" (5 reviews)
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60 m² House

60 m² House

Agia Galini, Lampi, Greece
5 guests
from £94
10.0 "Excellent" (2 reviews)
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110 m² House

110 m² House

Sfakia, Chania, Greece
6 guests
from £122
9.6 "Excellent" (1 review)
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85 m² House

85 m² House

Foinikas, Agios Vasileios, Greece
5 guests
from £94
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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125 m² House

125 m² House

Asteri, Arkadi, Greece
6 guests
from £112
9.6 "Excellent" (10 reviews)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Arkadi, Rethymno, Greece
4 guests
from £71
9.7 "Excellent" (7 reviews)
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210 m² House

210 m² House

Dramia, Georgioupoli, Greece
8 guests
from £118
7.0 "Good" (1 review)
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75 m² House

75 m² House

Douliana, Vamos, Greece
5 guests
from £80
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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95 m² House

95 m² House

Ligaria, Gazi, Greece
5 guests
from £93
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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163 m² House

163 m² House

Rethimno, Crete, Greece
6 guests
from £158
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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75 m² House

75 m² House

Douliana, Vamos, Greece
5 guests
from £80
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Sellia, Foinikas, Greece
4 guests
from £82
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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130 m² House

130 m² House

Gerani, Nikiforos Fokas, Greece
6 guests
from £144
9.6 "Excellent" (2 reviews)
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Ammoudi, Gazi, Greece
5 guests
from £94
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97 m² House

97 m² House

Nikiforos Fokas, Rethymno, Greece
5 guests
from £82
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Arkadi, Rethymno, Greece
4 guests
from £71
9.4 "Outstanding" (9 reviews)
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85 m² House

85 m² House

Foinikas, Agios Vasileios, Greece
5 guests
from £94
8.0 "Very good" (2 reviews)
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105 m² House

105 m² House

Lampi, Agios Vasileios, Greece
5 guests
from £92
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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40 m² Apartment

40 m² Apartment

Rethimno, Crete, Greece
3 guests
from £39
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40 m² House

40 m² House

Agios Pavlos, Lampi, Greece
3 guests
from £82
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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40 m² House

40 m² House

Agios Pavlos, Lampi, Greece
3 guests
from £82
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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110 m² House

110 m² House

Geropotamos, Mylopotamos, Greece
6 guests
from £77
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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200 m² House

200 m² House

Heraklion Prefecture, Crete, Greece
6 guests
from £88
8.4 "Very good" (2 reviews)
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207 m² House

207 m² House

Agia Paraskevi, Lampi, Greece
10 guests
from £78
9.6 "Excellent" (3 reviews)
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130 m² House

130 m² House

Prines, Nikiforos Fokas, Greece
8 guests
from £88
9.8 "Excellent" (1 review)
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80 m² House

80 m² House

Sellia, Foinikas, Greece
4 guests
from £82
10.0 "Excellent" (1 review)
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Price and Availability Index for Crete Region

Holiday Letting Price Information on Crete Island

We analysed the prices of accommodation on Crete Island to help you find the best time to travel. Holiday rental prices are the highest in july (24/07 - 31/07). However, prices of holiday houses and apartments are most competitive in february (20/02 - 27/02).

Holiday Home Availability Information on Crete Island

Here, you can see how busy Crete Region will be at different times of year. If you want to visit Crete Region in December, make sure to book soon, as 64% of the holiday lettings have already been booked. In contrast, the month with the highest availability rate on Crete Island is September.

Welcome to Crete

Explore Crete

Unspoilt, understated and underrated. Crete is the perfect destination for a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of home. The largest of the Greek islands and arguably the most enchanting, Crete is more like a small country than an island. Cretan culture is strong and the history is rich, but the island’s vibe is laidback.

About Crete

Crete has the perfect mix of party and culture.

  • It was on Crete that Icarus, son of Daedalus, tried and failed to fly using bird feathers
  • Crete has over 3000 caves!

Where to Stay

Crete is a big island with many places to discover. Heraklion is the largest town and the administrative and cultural centre of the island. It is also the main hub and is home to the ferry port which connects Crete with Athens and other Greek Islands. Chania, which lies to the west, is a pretty coastal town. Its Venetian harbour is an impressive example of architecture from the period. The town’s arsenal, mosque and lighthouse are worth exploring too. Agios Nikolaos, located in the east, is a pretty place with great eating and swimming options. It is an hour’s drive from Heraklion making it a good location if you don’t have much time. There is a selection of tavernas, souvenir shops and three beaches to choose from. The nicest part of the town is the area surrounding the lake, where restaurants and cafes are situated at the edge of the water.

Things to Do

Crete is steeped in history - bustling Heraklion has a major archaeological museum and the Minoan Palace of Knossos which is thought to be the oldest city in Europe. Chania still has a lot of its Venetian history intact, whilst Rethymno has an interesting castle dating back to the 16th century. One of the island’s most intriguing spots is the Lasithi Plateau which is located high up in the Cretan mountains. A sprawling plain of farmland and small settlements, its most startling feature are the white sailed windmills that pepper the fields. Legend has it that Zeus was born in a cave on the plateau. Crete has several small islands off its coast. Gavdos is a very nice small island you can visit in the south – it is Europe’s most southerly point. There are very few tourist facilities on Gavdos but it is a beautiful island and is a popular tourist destination in the summer.

Eating and Drinking

Cretan cuisine is hearty, delicious and unique. Typical dishes include ‘stifado salingariko’ (snail stew) and ‘chrinino kritiko’ (pork chops). After you’ve finished exploring, choose a tavern along the harbour seafront and enjoy some local Cretan Raki, souvlaki or moussaka. Bring some Cretan olive oil home with you if you are able to – Crete has a reputation for making excellent olive oil! We recommend you find one of the few tavernas on the plateau and try some locally made ‘stifado’ (lamb stew). Heraklion has some good eating options, particularly in the pedestrianised centre. We recommend Ladokolla for the amazing seafood dishes and Pere Orexeos for the beautiful interior. There is a large variety of holiday accommodation available in Heraklion.

Getting Around

Heraklion International Airport is Crete’s main airport, located 5 kilometres to the east of Heraklion town. A short bus ride will take you into the city centre, where the bus station is located. Here you can take a bus out towards Agios Nikolaos in the east or Chania in the west. There are plenty of buses heading in these directions and also buses heading to the southern parts of the island - you'll be able to get to your villa or apartment in no time. Crete can also be reached via passenger ferry. You can travel from Athens to Crete directly on a ferry, and there are daily connections with nearby Santorini. Sailing on a ferry through the Mediterranean sea is a beautiful experience and Crete is often on the itineraries of cruise ship companies and island hoppers.

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