Category: Greece

Holidays to Greece – Cheap Travel Destinations

Having holidays to Greece Islands brings serenity and charm that will last for life time. The visions of stunning views of Greek Islands continue refreshing even after you return home. The seductive scenes float through mind like a fresh breeze. The natural sceneries of Greece make it one of the best places to visit in Europe.

Depending upon your taste, time and money, you can choose at least one island, out of our four suggestions, as your next holiday destination.

  1. Santorini –Greece Island
  2. Crete – Greece Island
  3. Mykonos – Greece Island
  4. Rhodes – Greece Island

 1. Santorini – Greece Island

Santorini is the first suggestion for Greece holidays. This island is so magnificent and fanciful that it can be called a diamond of the Greek Islands.

Reaching here the visitors get absorbed in this dramatic landscape, remnant of what was probably the biggest volcanic eruption. Having arrived at this fantastic island in a slower ferry with open decks, one gets exposed to its real beauty.

Holidays to Greece Islands

The greatest attraction at Santorini Island is its breath-taking sunset views. The village of Oia on the northern side of the island is the best spot for it. The tourists who come for Santorini holidays put this spot on top priority.

If you have never been to Greece and now you are thinking to have a visit to Greek Islands. Santorini Island should be your top priority. Spending at least two days in this imaginary Island gets you a treasure of wonderful memories for whole life.

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Santorini Greece has naturally fantastic beaches like the beach of Perissa, probably the best one in Santorini. Moreover, Kamari is also popular beach for its black pebbles. Among others include white beach and red beach.

An ideal time Santorini holidays is April to June or September to October because of mild weather during these days. Hotels in Santorini are expensive just like hotels in Mykonos.

2. Crete – Greece Island

3. Mykonos – Greece Island

Having glamour for its camping spots at golden beaches, Mykonos is a seductive sunny site for Greece holidays. Moving across the Mykonos beach you would often stumble into celebrities that love to spend their holidays here.

The magnificent attraction of this place has made it expensive in comparison to other Greek beaches. It had been attracting tourists for last 40 years but the locals had not lost their Greek identity despite the influx of worldwide tourists here.

Mykonos – Greece - Holidays Destination

Mykonos – Greece Island

 

[lenslider id=”undefined”]Mykonos is equally renowned for its night life because of its stylish bars, restaurants and shops that remain open till late night. Besides above, it is also a hottest holiday destination for gays and lesbians.

Mykonos gets very crowded in July and August and the best timing to visit Mykonos is mid-May through June. During these days Mykonos hotels are not very demanding and thus offer cheaper rates. In addition, Mykonos villas are also available at appropriate price during these days.

4. Rhodes – Greece Island

Located between Crete and Eastern Aegean Ocean, Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and a great attraction for Greece holidays.

It attracts more visitors than any other Greek island. One of the reasons is its mild climate.

Holidays to Greece –Islands

Rhodes – Greece Island

You hardly miss sunshine here. Rhodes offers all the amenities that a tourist looks at a holiday destination. These include beaches, greenery and night clubs etc. Rhodes Town, a World Heritage site, is another centre of attraction for tourists.

 Greece Islands  MAP – Holidays to Greece

Crete, Greece – An Attractive Spot for Holidays

Crete is the largest island in Greece and definitely the most fascinating and diverse in nature. Massive mountain ranges sprinkled with caves are shared by vivid valleys that spill out to sea. The rocky interior is spread with vast plateaus and green plains. Stunning beaches, the main attraction of this Greek Island, are spread in east and south. East side beach lying in the lap of palm tree forest is the only one of this nature in Europe. Moreover, the beaches on the south coastline are also not less in their attraction.

Although the north coast has been hijacked and spoilt by hotels and cheap package tourism, yet this biggest Greek Island holds enough for independent traveller to explore silent beach settlements and beautiful mountain villages. Moving across this Greek Island one can know enough about its remarkable history like ruins of the Minoan palace of Knossos, Venetian fortresses of Rethymo, Byzantine monasteries and birthplace of Zeus, all describe their own historic tales.

The traditional villages located in mountains and agricultural settlements across the island makes the Crete holiday trip more amazing especially if you mix up with the hospitable peoples of these villages. Cretans are very proud of their culture and customs; they have preserved their ancient Crete traditions, along with other things,
in dressing and songs.

Crete

There is also large range of bars and restaurants and their tasty dishes make your Crete trip tastier. Moreover, the nights are also very colourful in these bars with live music and bouncing party atmosphere.

In ancient times, Cretans would consider it a great honour to host a tourist. However, over the time this duty has been owned by Crete hotels and here you can easily find all range of luxury hotels as well as Budget hotels.

Where is Crete:

Crete is located at the south of the Aegean Sea and it separates this part of the sea from the Libyan Sea. Its exact location makes the junction of three continents Europe, Asia and Africa.