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Crete Golfing Dec 16

The Crete Golfing club is a marvellous new addition to Europe’s rich reservoir of courses and  will soon be regarded as one of the finest tests in the whole of the southern Mediterranean.  The new Bob Hunt masterpiece, is best described as a desert golf course hewn out of rolling landscape little more than half an hour from the international airport of Heraklion. It boasts a series of memorable holes that will test every aspect of a golfer’s repertoire and offers stunning views over mountainous landscape that has hardly changed since the Minoan era back in 2600 to 1100 BC.

The views on the back nine are incomparable and so is the service offered to visitors. Staff can supply a fine selection of quality hire clubs. They will go out of their way to fix up games for single golfers and can even arrange transportation as and when required. The standard of service at Crete Golfing Club is exemplary and adds a great deal to what is already a special experience.

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Crete Entertainment Dec 04

Crete’s evening entertainment scene is in keeping with its high profile as a popular holiday destination. Night-owls can happily spend the best part of their days doing nothing in preparation for a night of hedonism, while those preferring to get up early and head out sightseeing can pursue the quieter side of the island’s night scene. Whatever your background, you should find something to keep you busy once the sun’s gone down.


Crete Entertainment

Crete nightlife is a busy affair and all four of the main resort areas have their fair share of popular nightspots. There are venues to cater to most tastes and you can opt for either a wild or a sedate night, whichever best suits your requirements.  In Heraklion, much of the action is focused around the port of Heraklion Town. while other popular venues can be found at resorts such as Limenas Hersonissou.

In the Chania region, head for Chania Town, Platanias and Paleohora; in Rethymno head for Rethymno Town, Agia Galini and Plakias; and in Lassithi, head for Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, Sitia, Makrigialos, Ierapetra and Neapolis. If you’re a young party-animal then the island’s nightclubs will suit you down to the ground, with their beyond-dawn closing times  Whereas, if you are of the older crowd, then the many restaurants and tavernas with live music are ideal venues for a pleasant evening.

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Crete Nightlife Dec 04

Fortunately, the space on the small island of Crete can accommodate two types of travelers. There are travelers who arrive in Crete and whose primary goal is detoxification. On the contrary, there are travelers who arrive in Crete and wonder, "Where’s the party?"

There are endless stretches of nightlife in Crete. Travelers affectionately refer to it as one of the Greek "party islands." Tavernas, bars, nightclubs, lounges, and discos comprise the main attractions.  Unlike the uptight structure in many urban, American venues, most of the Cretan nightlife is casual and a place to seriously unwind.

Crete Nightlife

Although every prefecture maintains some type of nightlife activity, Heraklion and Agios Nikloas are more well-known and crowded areas. Malia and Hersonissos also offer memorable evenings around every corner after dark. This kind of random exploration affords the most excitement.

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Hotels in Rethymno Dec 03

Aparthotel Grand Leoniki – Facilities and contact information of this 4 stars hotel in the hotel suburb of Rethymno.

Atlantis Beach Hotel in Rethymno – A-class hotel in Rethymnon on the beach promenade offers double rooms and suites, swimming pool, bar and evening entertainment.

Dias Hotel in Rethymno – Facilities, accommodation services and images of this hotel situated in Rethymnon.

Eva Bay Hotel in Rethymno  – Facilities, entertainment and booking information of this hotel with 106 rooms located at the beach in Rethymnon.

Fortezza Hotel in Rethymno – Located in the old town with pool, restaurant and bar. Facilities, prices and online reservation available.

Jason Apartments Hotel in Rethymno – Situated in the town of Rethymnon, with pool and restaurant.

Kriti Beach Hotel and Kyma Beach Hotel in Rethymno  – Facilities, pictures and contact information of these two hotels close to the beach of Rethymno town.

Lefkoniko Beach Hotel in Rethymno  – Rates, online booking and facilities of this hotel located near the beach in Rethymnon town.

Macaris Hotel in Rethymno – Rates and online reservation for this B class hotel in the city of Rethymno.

Palazzino di Corina in Rethymno  – Luxurious suites in a three floor restored building in Rethymnon’s old town with restaurant and pool.

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Chania Accommodation Dec 03

Book your Chania hotel accommodation now from our wide range of major hotel chains and independent hotels. Why not organise a getaway with the family, take a break with friends or arrange an offsite business meeting to get the creative juices flowing – book the hotel now!

Chania Accommodation

Please see Chania hotels below or enter your check in and check out dates above to search for available Chania hotel accommodation. Please see the Chania hotel listing to sort hotels by name, quality, price or location or browse the Chania hotel categories on the left including Chania hotels by brand, quality and location.   

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Hotels in Chania Dec 03

Welcome to beautiful Hania, a heavenly and pure land brimming with natural beauty, history, memory and culture.

The prefecture of Hania is the western most division of the island of Crete covering an area of 2,376 square km and with a population of 150,387 residents (census 2001). The prefecture of Rethymno forms its eastern border while the warm waters of the Mediterranean, the Cretan Sea on the north and the Liviko Sea on the south, lap a remaining area of 350 square km of seashore on its three other sides. The majestic White mountain range or Madares with its dozens of peaks, the tallest of all being Pahnes (2,454 metres), constitutes the backbone of the prefecture. The morphology of the landscape and the location of Crete in the center of the Mediterranean have a direct effect on the climate of the prefecture of Hania which is characterized as temperate Mediterranean and particularly dry with sunlight 70% of the year. The rich geomorphology and the temperate climate favour the growth of more than 2100 indigenous plants, 300 of which are endemic, while endemic animals complete the mosaic of Cretan nature.

Hotels in Chania

In the prefecture of Hania one will come across eight zones: coastal, lowland, sub -mountainous, mountainous, sub – alpine, alpine, wetlands and gorges – ravines each one with its unique flora and fauna. Many of those biotopes are now protected (the shores of Platanias – Gerani – Pyrgos Psilonerou – Maleme, lake of Agia.

Please, "click" in the name of every category to have a list of its chania accommodation units. The number of the chania accommodation units in the category is presented after the category name within parentheses.

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Heraklion Accommodation Nov 25

Heraklion Accommodation, Crete Greece

What kind of Heraklion Accommodation are you looking for? 

– Do you want Heraklion hotels in lively tourist resorts?
– Perhaps you prefer Heraklion hotels in peaceful traditional villages?
– Are you planning to tour the area and want to find hotels in Heraklion Crete that are close to the sites and attractions?
– Would you like to stay in Heraklion hotels next to beautiful beaches?
– Are you dreaming of spending your nuptial trip in Crete and require a selection of the best Heraklion honeymoon suites?
– Have you been searching for the finest family hotels in Heraklion Crete?
– Do you require either luxury Heraklion hotels or budget Heraklion hotels?
– Do you prefer alternative holidays and require ecotourism hotels in Heraklion Crete? 

Heraklion Crete is packed with excellent hotels that offer comfortable accommodation. With such an abundance of Heraklion hotels available, it is certain that you will find one that suits your needs and budget.

Heraklion hotels offer a wide selection of accommodation, ranging from hotel rooms and suites, to spacious apartments and studios. Heraklion hotel rooms and suites can accommodate couples and small groups of friends, while apartments and studios are ideal for families and larger groups visiting the area. If you are planning a romantic holiday, you can request accommodation in luxury hotels in Heraklion Crete. If you are a fairly large group, you may choose villa rentals instead of hotels in Heraklion Crete.

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Hotels in Heraklion Nov 25

Featured Hotels in Heraklion

Kastro Hotel in Heraklion

Kastro hotel in Heraklion occupies one of the most convenient locations in the town, across the main shopping district, within a walking distance from the four lions square, right at the center of the town and next to the famous archaeological museum. Moreover, it is easily accessible from "Nikos Kazantzakis" international airport, being only 4 km away from it and 500 meters away from the port of Heraklion. This unique location enables our guests to discover Heraklion very easily. The Kastro Hotel in Heraklion is ideal for those seeking relaxing holidays and a family style accommodation. The hotel is also close to the ancient Minoan palace of Knossos. 

Marin Dream Hotel in Heraklion

Our completely renovated hotel is ready to accommodate its visitors. In a very small distance from the city centre of Heraklion, constitutes an ideal choice so much for the professionals as for the travellers of recreation. The magnificent view of the harbour with the famous fortress of Koule impresses all of them who enjoy this view. The hotel in Heraklion is addressed in those who travel for professional reasons or wish to enjoy some of their holidays at Heraklion city. The relaxed environment and the friendly atmosphere that prevails in combination with the accessible prices in all over the year becomes Marin Dream Hotel in Heraklion a really dreamed choice. 

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Castello City Hotel in Heraklion

Designed to satisfy the highest demands of select professional and recreational clientele; this hotel is ideal choice for visiting Heraklion.
Open throughout the year, Castello City Hotel in Heraklion offers a convenient location with easy access for the airport and port. The hotel is also close to the commercial centre of the city.

Castello City now offers secure, private indoor parking, free for all guests. You can park your car 24 hours a day, just 150 metres from the hotel. There is an optional valet service (09:00 to 21:00) upon request. Free internet access is available from the hotel’s internet corner. Free Wi-Fi access and free safety deposit boxes are available in your room.

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Heraklion Hotels Nov 25

Going to Heraklion? See the Heraklion best Hotels ranked by Tripadvisor travelers:

 Nymphes Luxury Apartments in Heraklion
GDM Megaron Hotel in Heraklion

 Atrion Hotel in Heraklion
Aegean Sky in Heraklion

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Shopping in Crete Oct 29

Opening hours are different in Crete, mainly because of the siesta which is approximately from 2.00pm and 5.30pm.

    * Banks and offices close at 2.00pm.

    * Supermarkets open from 8.00am until 8.00pm in winter and 9.00pm during the summer on Saturday they close at 6.00pm.

    * Shops open around 9.00am and close around 1.30pm-2.00pm Monday to Saturday and on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday they open
       again from 5.30pm-6.00pm to 9.00pm. (all year round)

    * Local shops in the villages outside of Chania are basically "open all hours" a bit like our corner shops.

    * In summer the tourist shops, bars and tavernas are open all day the shops will close at around 11.00pm and the bars and tavernas
       late  into the night, in winter of course there is very little in the way of entertainment as the majority are closed.

Shopping in Crete – Supermarkets

Suggested shops for shopping in Crete – There are three main supermarkets in the Chania area:

    * INKA is a Greek chain of supermarkets with a wide range of local and imported products at a competetive prices. The shops are well laid out and easy to find specific items, but they are often a little understaffed and chaotic at the till.

    * Champion formerly an Athens company Marinopoulos and now part of the French supermarkets chain Champion. They carry a good selection of local and imported products, their own-brand products can be cheap. The delicatessent is very impressive with a large selection of produce. A special counter offers fresh spit roasted chicken and a variety of ready food. There are always some special offers on electrical and household goods. Champion supermarkets have the advantage of large car parking areas.

    * LIDL there are two on the outskirts of Chania with good car parking space. The LIDL supermarkets have their standard range of products plus local Cretan produce.

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