Greece is a particularly famous destination for all kinds of reasons, its enviable sun-kissed beaches, intriguing myths, ancient archeological sites, numerous islands and endless options for any kind of holiday. With so many idyllic islands, it gets even confusing especially for luxury travelers; here are some of the best places to go on holiday in Greece.
Crete is one of Greeks most fascinating island, it is huge, and in fact, it is the largest of all Greek islands and operates as a tiny kingdom. It is an all-year-round destination as it enjoys the longest summers in the Mediterranean; they say it is where the sun hides when it has disappeared from the rest of Greece. Its huge size is also a bonus as it has over 650 miles of coastline around it. This means beach fun is endless.
With over 4000 years of existence, Crete sure has a lot of history, when tired of lazing along the beach you can explore historical sites such as the Palace of Knossos, visit the Aghios Nikolaos Market and let your adrenaline rush in the Aqua Pack.
Crete is very developed in terms of luxurious resorts and accommodation, from luxurious villas with infinity pools to family friend hotels in prime locations, it is ideal for every kind of holiday.
If you have hard enough of the largest island in Greece, why not visit the tiniest permanently inhabited island? Kastelorizo offers a more serene environment with its laid-back lifestyle and picturesque Anatolian style houses, deep blue seas and amazing landscape crowned with ancient hill top castles. Here you can explore the Blue Grotto sea cave, sunbathe in complete privacy, hike up to the castle and monastery above the harbor and enjoy spectacular views from the top. Kastelorizo is ideal for families with very young children, couples on romantic holidays or luxury travelers who want a slower pace of life.
There is something about Mykonos, which appeals to luxury travelers; it is sophisticated in every sense. From its boutique hotels, designer clothes stores, luxurious villas and high-end restaurant; in fact, it is the fashionista of the Greek Islands and competes highly with St Tropez in France. It has a full range of beaches that cater for all kinds of travelers; water sport and cocktail lovers find Paradise and Super Paradise more appealing, Plati Yialos attracts families while those after a quieter holiday reach out to Elia and Ornos.
Mykonos is also famous for its pulsating nightlife, after dark, it is when the island comes alive with lively beach parties and wild crowds. The bars and restaurants also receive their fair share of hungry and thirsty clientele; however, if you are for a quieter evening, Mykonos town is the place to go. The restaurants are quieter and offer great Greek cuisines.
Mykonos offers a wide range of stylish accommodations, from tiny boutique hotels, to luxurious villas and seafront apartments. It is hard to resist its fashionable charms.