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Crete Vacation Packages

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Top Crete Flight + Hotel Deals

Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Istron Bay Hotel
Serenissima Boutique Hotel
Alexander Beach Hotel & Village Resort

Top Hotels in Crete

Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Hersonissou, Hersonissos, Crete Island
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4.6/5Wonderful! (534 reviews)

"Very nice family resort. Would definitely recommend it."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 2020

Creta Maris Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Stella Island Luxury resort & Spa - Adults Only
Stella Island Luxury resort & Spa - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Analipsi, Analipsi, Hersonissos
The price is CA $273 per night from May 6 to May 7
4.8/5Exceptional! (159 reviews)

"Beautiful place excellent service"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 8, 2020

Stella Island Luxury resort & Spa - Adults Only
Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Anissaras, Hersonissos, Crete Island
The price is CA $316 per night from May 14 to May 15
4.5/5Wonderful! (495 reviews)

"Very gooddd"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 31, 2020

Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Crete

Crete Island Vacation Packages

Sunbathe on white sands beneath ancient pine trees, walk through Europe’s longest gorge and explore hillside olive groves on Greece’s biggest island. The narrow island of Crete, the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, has a landscape inscribed with ancient Minoan history stretching back thousands of years. Discover the captivating cities along the island’s northern shores and explore the white-sand beaches that line the south coast like a string of pearls. Check out historic Venetian architecture, discover archaeological relics and travel through pristine national parks that stretch from mountaintops to pink-sand beaches.

Crete’s biggest city, Heraklion , is a sprawling metropolis with a picturesque old town along its historic port. Find out about Crete’s fascinating heritage at the Heraklion Archaeological Museum or the Natural History Museum . Make your way west along the coastline to find the breathtaking historic towns of Rethymnon and Chania . With its Venetian mansions, labyrinthine alleys and beautiful waterfront, Chania is the ideal spot to unwind and enjoy some of the island’s fantastic dining.

Explore western Crete to find the rugged beauty of the White Mountains, a gleaming mountain range that towers over the townships of the south coast. Hike down the 10-mile (16-kilometer) trail that follows the deep ravine of Samaria Gorge and reach the charming fishing town of Agia Roumeli. Catch a boat to the neighboring town of Lissos to walk among ancient ruins dating back to the 4th century B.C.

At low tide stroll to Elafonisi island where the beach has a shoreline of pale pink quartz sand. Many Cretan beaches are equipped with lounge chairs and sun umbrellas. Rent a chair and relax with expansive Mediterranean Sea views.

As you travel between townships, you’ll see pretty hillside groves of olive and citrus trees. Stop at a roadside taverna to enjoy fresh local produce and Cretan specialty cheeses. Many restaurants offer a local brandy, raki, to be enjoyed after meals.

Reach Crete by flying into the major airports in Chania or Heraklion. Alternatively, catch a 9-hour ferry from Athens. The climate is warm and dry between mid-May to October, with a peak in tourism between July and August. Visit in spring to see a flourish of wildflowers across the mountainous landscape.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Crete vacation package cost?
Chart your own course with our Crete vacation packages, which start from a low CA $1,009. Pick the hotels and flights that suit your style. Then, add on a few tours or experiences for a memorable escape.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Crete vacation package?
Because we know life can be unpredictable, the answer is yes. For further information, visit our Customer Service Portal. But generally speaking, if you’ve booked your Crete vacation package in the last 24 hours, you may be able to change or cancel it without penalty. Your airline, hotel or car rental company may impose a fee if your booking is older than that.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Crete?
Browse and lock in everything in one place with our Crete vacation packages. We have deals on flights, hotels, tours and more that’ll keep your credit card happy and your adventurous spirit full. As a matter of fact, you can save up to C$590 when you combine your bookings. And, with more than 400 partner airlines and 321,000 hotel options worldwide to choose from, you’ll have the flexibility to mix and match as you want.
Where should I stay in Crete?
You can’t go past Heraklion, with fantastic landmarks like Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Palace of Knossos to discover. Or, if sights like Vai Palm Grove and Toplou Monastery are more your thing, Sitia is where you should head.
What are the top hotels in Crete?
For hotels in Chania with friendly service and comfy beds, you can’t beat Samaria Hotel and Kydon, The Heart City Hotel. If you plan to explore Rethymno as well, you can look forward to a wonderful night’s sleep at Grecotel Creta Palace or Rimondi Boutique Hotels.
When is the best time of year to visit Crete?
If your definition of “best” means when you’ll get the best deals, pack your bags and head for Crete in February. In contrast, July is the most expensive month to plan a getaway. Peak season falls in July, August, June and is an exciting time to visit — if you don’t mind rubbing elbows with the crowds. February, January, December is usually a much quieter time of the year.
How far in advance should I book my Crete vacation?
It depends on the air carrier, but you can usually browse through international flights on Expedia up to a year in advance. While it’s a good idea to book ahead of time, lucky customers occasionally nab a cheaper flight just weeks prior to their intended journey.
What does an Expedia Crete travel package include?
That depends on what you’re looking for. If you’re traveling alone, you might decide to bundle flights and hotels. Bringing the whole family to Crete? A travel package that includes rental cars, flights and hotels might suit you better. Expedia gives you the flexibility to customize your travel package.
What should I know before booking a Crete travel package?
Locking in all the parts of your getaway together is a smart way to save. Combine your car rentals, flights and hotels into one package. But your options don’t end at hotels. Expedia offers all types of properties, including vacation rentals like mountain cabins and city residences. You’ve got choices galore!
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Crete vacation packages?
Thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm, travelers booking via Expedia can now pay for their journey in small installments that won’t drain your savings. Book Now, Pay Later and start planning your big adventure today!
Can I choose my airline with a Crete Expedia vacation package?
With a vacation package, the choice is in your hands. Whether you’re looking to fly to Crete in business or coach, simply pick from the available airline options. Expedia has access to over 550 airline partners globally.