Cretan High Living SPECIAL OFFER!

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations:
Elounda Beach Aerial Photo
per person in double room during low season From 2687

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 Beach Hotel & Villas, 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 Espace Vilalite Chenot Spa! Gastronomy takes center stage in Elounda Beach, with cuisines that come from the Mediterranean, Japan and Peru.

Welcome to Elounda!

  • 3 nights' accommodation in Athens at the 5-star Athens Hilton Hotel (guestroom Acropolis view) or similar
  • 4 nights' accommodation in Crete at the 5-star resort Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas (deluxe room spa sea view) or similar
  • Private half day Athens city tour including the Acropolis Museum
  • Private half-day tour of Spinalonga, Agios Nikolaos and Kritsa
  • Entrance fees during guided sightseeing tour
  • Domestic roundtrip plane tickets Athens - Crete - Athens
  • Transfers in Athens (airport - hotel - airport)
  • Transfers in Crete (airport - hotel - airport)
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • VAT for all services
     

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International flights to/from Greece
  • Personal expenses, drinks/beverages other than those mentioned above
  • Lunch during the half day guided tour in Crete (can be added extra at 25 € per person)
  • Customary tips to drivers, guide and escorts
  • Stayover hotel tax (to be paid directly to the hotel)
  • Optional private tour to Heraklion & the Palace of Knossos (available at extra cost)
  • Day 1 - Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our taxi or private minibus driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Day 2 - Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel and start the morning private Athens sightseeing 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 taxi 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 Beach Hotel & Villas. 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 - 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 Beach's many facilities are restaurants that offer world flavors, with cuisine from the Mediterranean, Japan and Peru taking center stage. Whether you want to have a relaxing experience at the Spa & Wellness 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
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the Heraklion airport to catch your flight back to Athens. 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 taxi 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 taxi or private minibus driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Day 2 - Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel and start the morning private Athens sightseeing 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 taxi 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 Beach Hotel & Villas. 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 - 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 Beach's many facilities are restaurants that offer world flavors, with cuisine from the Mediterranean, Japan and Peru taking center stage. Whether you want to have a relaxing experience at the Spa & Wellness 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
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the Heraklion airport to catch your flight back to Athens. 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 taxi driver for your departure flight.
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
Rates per Person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1

Athens: 5-star Athens Hilton (guestroom Acropolis view) or similar
Crete: 5-star Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas (deluxe room spa sea view) or similar

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April 04 - June 19 & Sept 19 - Oct 30229226874944
June 20 - July 10 & Sept 05-18244228525274
July 11-24 & Aug 22 - Sept 04267931775924
July 25 - Aug 21287434176404