Travel Blogs from Crete
... were now sat on the beach, the oldest was around 40, maybe the offspring of one of the original group, all the others were younger, once a year a hippy festival is held here.
After dragging ourselves away we drove back to Heraklion, we plan to visit the Minoan Palace at Knossos tomorrow and want to be there early, we hoped there would be a car park at the site where we could stay, sure enough there ...
... resort of Tsoutsouros The harbour has three fishing boats, one speed boat and one nice cruiser moored in it. We took a walk along the promenade passing several tavernas where locals were enjoying a drink in the last of the sunshine.
There are plenty of cats in the harbour that are keeping Logan on his toes, they really do drive him mad!
We watch the coming and goings of the local men checking their boats before it goes dark, we suspect they only fish in them in 'the ...
The washing was out on the sunshine before we had breakfast. After breakfast house keeping had a good clean in Dream Catcher, before going for a long walk on the beach. The beach is very long probably about a mile. The sand is grey and course with yellow patches and pebbly at the back. I removed my shoes because they were filling with as s as it was quite soft and deep in places. The course sand ...
The wind has dropped quite considerably overnight, but the noisy sea has kept us awake, I am craving some peace and quiet! We are heading for Zakros gorge today, an easy 7 kilometre walk, if the river isn't too full! It's well signposted and we parked up at car park A, next to another camper from Austria. The owners were inside and waved to us. We made a packed lunch, got out our rucksacks and set off. The oath ...
... and not very welcoming. We found a small cove to park for the night, there is definitely a storm brewing, the wind us getting stronger and there are occasional showers. The cove is very nice, there is a long beach in a tight curve with steep mountain sides at each end, the centre area is all olive trees leading up a gentle incline to the village which us about 5 kilometres away. There is one taverna which is closed up for the winter which has a small lake behind it and at ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Port of Hersonissos, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $258
\N, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $257
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
\N, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $117
El. Venizelou 193, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
\N, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $113
\N, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $206
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Lasithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $149
\N, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $398
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
\N, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedaloustreet, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $77
PO BOX 2007, N.Stadion, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $189
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $142
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $178
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $113
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $92
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $199
\N, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $316
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $118
2 Ygias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $128
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $122
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon