Why Crete is a great Greek island for families

10/12/2018

Crete is a wonderful destination for family vacations in Greece. Here’s just some of the reasons why we’re sure you will love it!

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Crete for Families

We’re not shy in saying that Crete is our favourite Greek island! It’s an island with depth and history, culture and traditions. The beaches and the food are pretty good too!

No matter what your family’s main interests are, we’re sure you’d enjoy a vacation in Crete. Here’s just some of the reasons why.

Crete is perfect for – Active Families

Lovers of the great outdoors will be glad that they chose Crete for their family vacations. This large island has something suitable for everyone. Whether you are a family of hikers, cyclists, kayakers or windsurfers, you could try a different activity every day during your holiday in Crete!

Find out more here: Family outdoor activities in Crete.

Crete is perfect for – Families who love Greek Mythology

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Knossos is the most famous archaeological site in Greece, and it is believed that the myth of the Minotaur originated from here. One way to appreciate the site, is with a guide who combines a sightseeing tour of the site with tales from Greek Mythology. Kids Love Greece even have a specific tour aimed at fans of the Percy Jackson books for the ultimate family tour of Knossos in Crete!

Find out more here: Percy Jackson tour of Knossos.

Crete is perfect for – Foodie Families

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Crete is home to some of the best food in Greece. Many recipes have been passed down through the generations for hundreds of years, making full use of incredibly tasty and natural locally grown products.

One of the best ways to discover Greek cuisine is through a food tour. Kids Love Greece offer a number of family friendly food tours throughout Crete, each one led by a passionate and knowledgeable local.

Find out more: Food tours in Crete.

Crete is perfect for – Families that love beaches

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As the largest of the Greek islands, Crete literally has hundreds of beaches to choose from. If you are planning a family road trip around Crete, you can spend many happy hours discovering new ones each day.

Perhaps the most famous beach in Greece is Elafonisi beach. Its pink sands give it an out of this world feeling!

Find out more: Elfafonisi Beach.

Crete is perfect for – Families that like luxury accommodation

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Crete has the largest selection of private luxury accommodation in Greece. There are numerous private villas in Crete suitable for families of all sizes.

We’ve noticed an increase in multi-generational vacations in Greece, and our range of private villas in Crete is perfect for this. We’ve selected each one individually, so you can be guaranteed the very best!

Find out more: Luxury villas in Crete.

To find out more about planning a family vacation  in Crete, contact the Kids Love Greece team today through the onsite chat box. We’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you might have, so that you can have the ultimate family holiday in Crete!

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