Best Places to Stay in Crete

Below you will find information for hotels and accommodation on the famous island of Crete, which is the largest island in all of Greece. Crete is the perfect holiday destination and attracts huge numbers of visitors each year from all over the world.

Hotels in Crete

The island is split into 4 counties, each of which offers visitors the chance to soak up the natural beauty of the island and enjoy it's many treasures and delights. The 4 counties of Crete are Chania, Heraklion, Rethymno and Lassithi.

Heraklion is home to the capital city of the island, and has the same name, though is often referred to as Heraklion town. It is home to the main airport of the island and the majority of visitors will either stay or pass through here at some point. There are lots of interesting sights to see including the archaeological site of Knossos.

East of Heraklion is the county of Lassithi, which is home to popular holiday destinations such as Agios Nikolaos, Elounda and Ierapetra. You will find some wonderful beaches and resort in this part of the island where you can easily unwind and relax. The beautiful beach of Vai in a very popular destination for visitors in the summer months.

To the west of Heraklion is the county of Chania. This is another popular part of the island and there are many great locations and spots all along the coast that are perfect for your holidays. The old town of Chania and the harbour is a very popular spot and is a great place to visit and walk around. There are many other interesting places you can see and experience.

The county of Rethymno is the county that occupies the west part of the island and again, is one that attracts huge numbers of visitors from all over the world. There are some wonderful beach resorts in this part of Crete that are ideal for your rewarding holidays, and you can enjoy a very authentic Cretain experience if you travel here.

In terms of accommodation, Crete has everything. You can rent your private villa with pool and enjoy a touch of privacy and luxury. You can book a stay at one of the many coastal resorts that are popular with those who travel with young children, or you can simply find a basic apartment or studio where you can lay your head down for the night. Whatever type of accommodation and whatever your budget, you can easily find exactly what you need. Crete is home to some of the most unique and beautiful hotels in Greece.

Destinations in Crete


Chania - Crete

Chania is an exceptionally beautiful part of Crete and one that attracts huge numbers of visitors each year from all over the world. You'll find lots of wonderful places where ..... Chania Hotels


Heraklion - Crete

The county of Heraklion is home to the capital of Crete, and is a very important part of the island with lots of interesting sights, great beaches and a huge choice of beautiful ..... Heraklion Hotels


Lassithi - Crete

The eastern side of Crete is home to the coutny of Lassithi, where you will find lots of popular destinations for holidays including Elounda, Agios Nikolaos and many ..... Lassithi Hotels


Rethymno - Crete

The county of Rethymno is located in the central-west part of the island and is filled with wonderful destinations where you can enjoy relaxing and funfilled holidays on ..... Rethymno Hotels

Crete Destinations