Crete Hotel Tips

Written by on July 29, 2009 under Europe Hotels, Hotel Search, Hotel Tips.

crete-greece-vacationWhen you plan to travel to Greece, you should make it a point to visit the beautiful island of Crete, the largest island of the Greek islands. As the location of ancient Greek history with its classical sites, Crete provides popular modern day tourist destinations. Whether you are an avid outdoors and nature enthusiast or are more interested in the culture and traditions of the Greece, Crete has something for everyone. The good news is Crete offers wonderful accommodations to travelers who want to enjoy breathtaking views and ancient culture trip in Crete. Whether you are looking for a romantic hotel or a honeymoon hotel, a spa hotel, a boutique hotel, or a hip hotel, then Crete has them all.

When you look at the sheer scale of the island, it measures over 150 miles from East to West, and 37 miles between the North and South Coast. The defining geological features of Crete are its mountains, made up of three ranges: the White Mountains, the Idi Mountains, and the Dikti Mountains. Aside from the beautiful scenery, the mountains in Crete feature plateaus, caves, and gorges. The Ideon Andron, or Zeus Cave, overlooks the fertile farmlands of the Lasithi Plateau, while the Samaria National Park showcases the Samaria Gorge, filled with a breathtaking array of flora and fauna. If you are a nature lover, travel in Crete means trekking through gorgeous scenery and the opportunity to view a wide variety of birds and other wildlife.

If you are a beach lover, the beaches in Crete has unparalleled beauty and breathtaking views. The clear waters and flawless sandy beach make snorkeling, scuba diving and relaxing in the sun a perfect Crete beach experience. There are also wonderful wilderness beaches where you can explore rock formations and find the perfect escape.

elounda_crete_hotelsWhen you’re looking for the right hotel in  Greece, especially Crete, it is important to first decide what features you would like. Do you want to be in a hotel on the beach, with easy access to the water, green parks, and local villages? Do you want access to nearby restaurants and nightlife? For family vacation, you would like a spacious suite with four beds so that everyone can stay in the same room or apartment type accommodation.

When it comes to booking your hotel in  Greece, consider doing so with an online hotel reservation available on the Internet. If you prefer to stay in a small family-own hotel, you can book directly with the hotel of your choice as this type of hotel may not listed in the agent list.

If you do not have any ideas which hotel you choose, you can visit the below links to start your hotel search in top cities in Crete:

By visiting above links, you can compare hotel rates in various hotel sites as well, saved them both your money and time.

After all, wherever you stay in Crete, be sure to soak in the sun and enjoy the landscape, and the local culture and cuisine. Have a nice trip!


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