Cretan High Living SPECIAL OFFER!

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations:
Elounda Beach Aerial Photo
per person in double room during low season From 3225

Here is your chance to experience Crete bathed in elegance and style like a true sybarite! After arriving to Athens and taken to a private half day tour of the major sites of the capital, including Acropolis and its incredible museum, you will be transported to Elounda Bay, a haven of lavishness on Eastern Crete. A meticulously planned tour of the islet of Spinalonga, Agios Nikolaos and Kritsa, will provide a rare insight into traditional Cretan life and its history, as the beautiful bay of Elounda is a marvelous starting point to explore the region. Your only trouble would be leaving the 5-star resort of Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel which will rapidly feel like a second home to you, as its exquisite mix of unique experiences render it a destination of the highest caliber. The highly trained staff organize kids activities to provide an enjoyable experience for the whole family, which gives you a chance to golf, participate in a wide range of water sports or relax at the Six Senses Spa!  Welcome to Elounda!

Arrival in Athens: Daily (May - October)

  • 3 nights accommodation in Athens
  • 4 nights accommodation in Crete
  • Private half-day Athens city tour including the Acropolis Museum (lunch not included)
  • Private half-day tour to Spinalonga, Agios Nikolaos and Kritsa (lunch not included)
  • Air tickets Athens - Heraklion - Athens (economy class "Comfort Flex")
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees during guided sightseeing tour
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • VAT for all services
     

Not included:

  • International flights to/from Greece
  • Personal expenses
  • Customary tips to drivers, guides and escorts
  • Stayover hotel tax (paid directly to the hotels)

 

Optional:

- Lunch during the half day tour in Crete can be added at the extra cost of 25 € per person.

- Private tour to Heraklion city & the Palace of Knossos is available at extra cost.

Notice: If your private tour in Athens falls on a Sunday or a bank holiday a supplement will apply.

 

  • Day 1 - Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our driver. Have the rest of the day to relax and start your acquaintance with the city at your own pace.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Day 2 - Athens half day sightseeing tour
    After breakfast you will meet our driver along with our licensed guide at the lobby of your hotel and depart for a private city tour. An essential part of any visit to Athens, this private tour will take you to the most important landmarks of the Greek capital, culminating in the historic Acropolis and its magnificent museum. An amalgamation of culture, history and philosophy from both antiquity and the modern era. After witnessing history come alive you will have the afternoon at leisure for some well-earned rest.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 3 - Arrival at Crete
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the airport by our driver to catch your flight to Heraklion in Crete. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for a luxurious 4 night stay at the deluxe resort Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel. Optionally, before being transported to Elounda, you can take a tour of Heraklion and the historic Palace of Knossos, accompanied by a first class guide who will offer in-depth approach and personal attention. There you will explore the ruins and excavations of the vast ancient palace, and learn about the Greek mythological tales that are linked to it, gaining a rare insight into the Minoan civilization.
    Overnight: Elounda (Crete)
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 4 - Private tour to Spinalonga, Agios Nikolaos & Kritsa
    In the morning, you will take a private excursion, designed to offer a glimpse of everything East Crete has to offer. You will first be driven to Plaka to embark a traditional fishing boat and sail to the island of Spinalonga. Fortified by the Venetians, it is also known as the Leper Island, as that is where lepers from Crete and the rest of Greece were quarantined until 1957. We will walk around the islet and explore the restored premises. After sailing back to Plaka, you will be driven to the town of Agios Nikolaos, for a stroll around its charming center, with lively cafes around the lake and quaint little shops. You will continue your adventure with a stop at the 15th century church of Panagia Kera, to admire its magnificent frescoes and conclude the excursion at the picturesque village of Kritsa, stretched by the slopes of Kastellos mountain, for a walk around its colorful alleys. Early afternoon return to your resort.
    Overnight: Elounda (Crete)
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Days 5 & 6 - Experience Elounda (Crete)
    Two whole days free at a magnificent 5-star resort to accommodate the largest of sybarites! Your only trouble would be leaving the resort even for a few hours, as its exquisite mix of unique experiences render it a high class destination. The highly trained staff organize kids' activities to provide an enjoyable experience for the whole family! Among Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel's many facilities are restaurants that offer world flavors, with cuisine from the Mediterranean & Japan taking center stage. Whether you want to have a relaxing experience at the Six Senses Spa Center, take in a game of golf or release your inner daredevil with a wide range of water sports, you are in the right place!
    Overnight: Elounda (Crete)
    Meals: 2 Breakfasts
     
  • Day 7 - Return to Athens
    Transfer from your hotel to Heraklion airport in order to catch your flight back to Athens. Upon arrival you will meet our driver who will transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 8 - Departure from Athens
    You will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our driver for your departure flight.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 1 - Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our driver. Have the rest of the day to relax and start your acquaintance with the city at your own pace.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Day 2 - Athens half day sightseeing tour
    After breakfast you will meet our driver along with our licensed guide at the lobby of your hotel and depart for a private city tour. An essential part of any visit to Athens, this private tour will take you to the most important landmarks of the Greek capital, culminating in the historic Acropolis and its magnificent museum. An amalgamation of culture, history and philosophy from both antiquity and the modern era. After witnessing history come alive you will have the afternoon at leisure for some well-earned rest.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 3 - Arrival at Crete
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the airport by our driver to catch your flight to Heraklion in Crete. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for a luxurious 4 night stay at the deluxe resort Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel. Optionally, before being transported to Elounda, you can take a tour of Heraklion and the historic Palace of Knossos, accompanied by a first class guide who will offer in-depth approach and personal attention. There you will explore the ruins and excavations of the vast ancient palace, and learn about the Greek mythological tales that are linked to it, gaining a rare insight into the Minoan civilization.
    Overnight: Elounda (Crete)
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 4 - Private tour to Spinalonga, Agios Nikolaos & Kritsa
    In the morning, you will take a private excursion, designed to offer a glimpse of everything East Crete has to offer. You will first be driven to Plaka to embark a traditional fishing boat and sail to the island of Spinalonga. Fortified by the Venetians, it is also known as the Leper Island, as that is where lepers from Crete and the rest of Greece were quarantined until 1957. We will walk around the islet and explore the restored premises. After sailing back to Plaka, you will be driven to the town of Agios Nikolaos, for a stroll around its charming center, with lively cafes around the lake and quaint little shops. You will continue your adventure with a stop at the 15th century church of Panagia Kera, to admire its magnificent frescoes and conclude the excursion at the picturesque village of Kritsa, stretched by the slopes of Kastellos mountain, for a walk around its colorful alleys. Early afternoon return to your resort.
    Overnight: Elounda (Crete)
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Days 5 & 6 - Experience Elounda (Crete)
    Two whole days free at a magnificent 5-star resort to accommodate the largest of sybarites! Your only trouble would be leaving the resort even for a few hours, as its exquisite mix of unique experiences render it a high class destination. The highly trained staff organize kids' activities to provide an enjoyable experience for the whole family! Among Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel's many facilities are restaurants that offer world flavors, with cuisine from the Mediterranean & Japan taking center stage. Whether you want to have a relaxing experience at the Six Senses Spa Center, take in a game of golf or release your inner daredevil with a wide range of water sports, you are in the right place!
    Overnight: Elounda (Crete)
    Meals: 2 Breakfasts
     
  • Day 7 - Return to Athens
    Transfer from your hotel to Heraklion airport in order to catch your flight back to Athens. Upon arrival you will meet our driver who will transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Day 8 - Departure from Athens
    You will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our driver for your departure flight.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • To ensure the safety of our guests, all transfers will be private and in line with health protocols.
  • The hotels included in our vacation programs comply with the mandatory health and safety protocols instituted by the Greek National Health Organization in collaboration with the Greek Government.
Rates per person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1

Athens: 5-star Electra Metropolis (deluxe room Acropolis view / superior room for 3 persons) or similar
Crete: 5-star Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel (peninsula collection 1-bedroom suite with private pool & sea view / junior suite sea view for 1 person) or similar
 

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May 21 - June 03 & Sept 17 - Oct 20243132255309
June 04 - July 01 & Sept 03 - 16272736685907
July 02 - 22 & Aug 20 - Sept 02308542046674
July 23 - Aug 19358049297139