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Most Popular Resorts in Crete

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Travelling to Crete and need an awesome place to stay at? From the far east side of the island, Sitia to the far west side, Kissamos you will not miss a nice place to stay at and enjoy great facilities. By having a wonderful place planned to stay at you will surely enjoy your trip. Once you land at the airport just get into a car and the Heraklion Airport car rental will take you all the way to any resort of your choice. What are your options? Here are the best to choose from.



This hotel is not only among the best in Greece but also in the world. It is located north east of the Crete Island near Agios Nikolaos, a cosmopolitan town. There are several beaches in the resort and nearby so beach goers will enjoy their stay there. There are many luxurious hotels within its vicinity. Within the Elounda resort, there are tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, gym and spa centre that has steam bath and hammam.


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For the young in age and young at heart, this is the best resort to visit. The Malia resort is located at the heart of the Malian sandy beach. The hotel has its own private beaches that you will love. The city is located 35km from the Heraklion Airport. All you need is a reliable car rental and you will get there within a short while when you land in Crete. Malia prides itself of being the centre of entertainment and relaxation. The nightlife there is one of the most vibrant in Crete. There are many bars and clubs where you can enjoy a drink or two.


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This is located between Rethymon and Heraklion. It is 50km from the Heraklion Airport and you will be pleased with what you will find when you get there. The natural attractions you will enjoy here include the curvy bay, steep rocky sides, cove beaches and the calm waters. The latter makes it the perfect destination for people travelling with small children. Divers will also have an awesome time here. There are several hotels, tarvenas, apartments and bars you can choose from.


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This small beach resort is located at the north coast just 20 minutes drive from the Heraklion Airport. It is found between the Kokkini Hani and Gouves. At Gournes you will find small sandy and shingle beaches. It is the best place to experience the Greek charm since it is rarely crowded and busy. There are some great cafes where you can enjoy eating. You can take boat rides, enjoy a myriad of water sports among other attractions. One that must not be missed by any visitor is the Island of Dia, the only place where the KriKri goats can be seen.



The picturesque resort is located 45 km to the east of Heraklion. Here, the life is calmer than in other parts of Crete. There is a narrow bay where the port is located. Go down there and learn the history of the port. You will see fishermen and women cleaning the fish and other sea foods. On the other side is a beautiful beach where you can get in for a quick dip in the calm waters. There are many more beaches you can explore nearby. The hotel gardens in Sissi make it a great tranquil place to stay at.

By visiting any of these resorts, you will be happy with your trip to Crete. What will make your trip even more enjoyable is having a reliable transport means. Get a Heraklion Airport car rental today and you will be able to get to any place in Crete with ease.

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