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Crete is the largest and one of the most interesting of all the islands of Greece, practically a country itself. For more about the island see Matt's Guide to Crete

Panokosmos B&BPanokosmos B&B: The luxury of a first class hotel, the privacy of a private villa, the atmosphere of staying with friends. Are you looking for a place to relax, to unwind, to recharge your batteries? Away from the tourist traps, off the beaten track, away from it all? But only 35 minutes from Chania, and 25 minutes from the beach and local towns. Where you are really special, where there are no crowds, there’s no competition for the best positions around the pool, no loud neighbours, no pushy waiters? No noisy children, no intrusive families. Visit Panokosmos Website

istron villas, creteIstron Villas: Situated on a hillside and overlooking the beautiful Istron Bay, each of the stylish villas has a private swimming pool, free wireless internet access and private parking. On entering the Villas, the feeling of ‘‘being home’’ is overwhelming. Features from tradition blend harmonically with elegant modern furniture in rooms full of lights and vistas creating an atmosphere of inescapable relaxation, while contemporary technology completes the comfort. Click for more info and booking

ABELOS VILLAS: Experience unique holidays for all seasons in two traditional, independent, stone-built apartments that date back to 1810. The apartments were artfully restored in 2003, always with respect towards the traditional Cretan architecture. Specialized architects, decorators and experienced workers worked to create a space that offers guests privacy, as well as the opportunity to experience relaxing holidays. This place offers a real trip back in time, with the simultaneous provision of all modern comforts. Click for more info and booking

Villas Alexandros, Crete, GreeceVillas Alexandros: These summer cottages offer stunning panoramic views to the sea provide all the facilities for a relaxing stay. They are located on the top of a hill just 1800 meters away from the sea. All villas consist of 2 bedrooms, 1 king and 1 twin bedded, and a living room with a fully equipped kitchen. The living units are fully furnished and equipped with all modern amenities such as satellite TV, air conditioning, and a washing machine.  Click for more info and booking
Asion Lithos Traditional Houses, CreteAsion Lithos Traditional Houses: Tradition meets comfort and luxury in these traditional villas located in the settlement Kato Asites, hardly 20 kilometres from Heraklion (Crete's main city). In a space of natural beauty we created a group of 2 self-contained completely equipped villas, with combination of stone and timber. Facilities at Asion Lithos include a swimming pool, traditional stone-made oven, barbecue and lush green gardens. Asion LIthos combines all that the visitor wishes for: quietness, natural environment, wonderful view, luxury and tradition. The European Mountaineering Path E4 is near the hotel, for those who plan to stretch their legs on the rugged terrain. After an energetic walk, have a barbecue back at Asion Lithos and enjoy the unique wine of Asites.  Click for more info and booking
Eliathos residence Houses, CreteEliathos Residence Houses: Surrounded by beautiful Cretan countryside just 500 metres from Archanes, Eliathos Residence offers well-appointed self-catering studios with home comforts, including free DVDs and board games and free wireless internet. Eliathos Residence Houses comprises of 6 villas, which are divided into luxury apartments and studios. Each of the spaces offers the comforts of home with the professional services and personal attention of a hotel. Prepare meals in your fully equipped kitchen. Spend the evening watching the free DVDs in your studio. Sit outside on your private veranda and admire the beautiful natural landscape surrounding Eliathos Residence. After a day of exploring the great outdoors, relax in your Jacuzzi bath tub. Click for more info and booking
Katalagari suites, CreteKatalagari Country Suites: Perched amphitheatrically on a picturesque eastern hillside, a mere 18 km from Heraklion, this country complex offers luxurious living, colourful mountainous countryside and moments of pleasure in the surrounding nature. The perfection of the traditional architecture in creating the 4 buildings fits impeccably in place with the location and has now become the most prized asset of Katalagari village. The complex is nestled on the south-west side of the village in the charismatic setting of Kefala, creating a stunning ornament in this peaceful seclusion. Spend your leisure time with us and you can participate in eco-agricultural living, learning about the production of olive oil and wine, collecting local herbs, and preparing delicious authentic dishes. Click for more info and booking
Zorbas apartments and studiosHotel Zorbas Apartments and Studios: This hotel and apartment complex is situated on the beaches of the beautiful Akrotiri peninsula, close to the setting of the famous movie, Zorba The Greek. Conveniently located 12 km from the airport and only 14 km from Chania town, this hotel offers the ideal combination of accessibility and tranquillity. Set right on the beachfront, the Zorbas is surrounded by an unspoilt natural area which protects it from the city's noise and crowds. Children's areas also come surrounded by gardens, trees, unique herbs and flowers native to the island of Crete. Click for more info and booking
Blue beach Villas Apartments, CreteBlue Beach Villas Apartments: Situated by the Mediterranean Sea, with a private beach and panoramic views of the sea and the mountains, Blue Beach offers self-catering accommodation in the peaceful area of Stavros Akrotiri. Blue Beach offers comfortable and well-appointed studios and villas with beautiful views to the sea and the landscape of Akrotiri. Relax in your spacious home-from-home and enjoy the convenience of all its modern facilities, including a well-equipped kitchenette. Admire the stunning views of the sea from your balcony. Click for more info and booking
Maria Apartments, CreteMaria Apartments: On Crete's northern coast, these modern, spacious apartments are located in the centre of the village, a short walk from the long beach with golden sand. You will be just one minute's walk from the shopping areas, taverns, restaurants and night clubs. Ideal for families, the sheltered Agia Pelagia beach is only 100 metres away from the furnished apartments. For your comfort, apartments have a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony. Further east along the coast is the capital of the prefecture, Heraklion Town. Here you can see the Old Port, the Loggia and the bustling, colourful municipal market.  Click for more info and booking
litsa mare apartments, creteLitsa Mare Apartments: Just 50 metres from Agia Pelagia Beach, these cheerful apartments offer comfortable self-catering accommodation with a relaxed atmosphere and a cute garden for afternoon relaxation. Litsa Mare consists of just 8 apartments, providing a more homely feel for your stay in Agia Pelagia. Each of the spacious rooms has a cosy living and dining area and a well-equipped kitchenette for your catering needs. Enjoy a cup of coffee in Litsa Mares charming garden before taking a short walk to the beach. Visit the many local shops, bars and restaurants along the beach front or simply relax and soak up the sun. Click for more info and booking

For more apartments, hotels, and other accommodation visit or see Matt's Guide to Crete. You can also find hotels on's Crete Page

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