Travel Blogs from Crete
This is unfortunately our last day in Crete and we decide to spend it in Heraklion with a visit to its very famous museum. The museum is actually under refurbishment at the moment but thank god they had a temporary exhibition set-up next door. Mum would have ...
... Mum has been looking forward to this moment since the day I told her we were taking her to Crete. And in fact it was an amazing site to see, filled with history and mystery all around. It looks like they are still digging and exposing more ruins by the side of what can already be seen. They say this site is second only to Phaestos. and you can see why! Definitely take the time to see Phaestos if you're in the area; you won't be ...
... small coastal resort, for a bite to eat at a taverna over looking the bay. The guidebook states that Bali has become a martyr to its success and is overrun during the summer season, but the day we pass through the place is empty except for a few people down on the beach and one speedboat towing around an inflatable settee with four people hanging on as they are thrown around the corners of the bay. After lunch we ...
... and simple. We're both knackered from the early start and decide to have a little nap back at the hotel. 4 hours later we wake up..and it's time for food again! If you're in Heraklion for a short stay, like us, this is a great place for a stop over, with a roof terrace where you can drink and dine, overlooking the harbour. Off to bed now, our Mega Jet is parked outside, waiting for an early check in at ...
Aside from a wonderful guided tour of Knossos Palace and the amazing breakfast buffet at Birdie and Alan's swank hotel, our visit there was a disaster. The 4-hour ferry ride from Santorini was rough (plus the extra hour that we spent on the rocking ship when they tricked me into boarding early…we did get good seats). At one point, after I’d turned green, Birdie noticed that I was the only person moving. Apparently, I was swaying ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $188
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $212
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $240
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $100
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $373
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $59
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $158
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $101
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $127
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Gouves | Hotelfrom $33
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $63
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $146
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $123
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $77
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $115
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $90
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon