Crete Luxury Yachting Guide

An attractive jumble of waterfront nightspots, umbrella-filled beaches, and first-class resorts, Crete is a Greek Island with a metropolitan twist. Seemingly endless summers make this island shine with energy throughout the seasons, providing an excellent island escape long-after its Grecian neighbours.

Occupying the most southerly part of Greece, Crete somehow manages to maintain a thriving popularity without compromising any of its natural beauty or local traditions. Crete’s size blesses it with more than just an island spirit, offering superb experiences worth coming ashore for. Hiking is world-class especially at the famously gaping Samaria Gorge and amongst the isolated villages of the White Mountains.

The capital, Heraklion is a bustling centre filled with casual cafes, fine restaurants and entertaining nightspots. A tribute to Venetian architecture, roaming the intriguing streets of this exciting centre is one of the island’s greatest joys.

Agios Nikolaos
East of Heraklion is the gorgeous resort-town of Agios Nikolaos, overlooking the Gulf of Mirambello, and brimming with traditional charm and sophistication. Dotted with chic boutiques, richly green gardens and activities galore, this casual town is the perfect cosmopolitan break.

To the west is the opulent resort-town of Rethymnon, arguably the most exclusive port in Crete, where some of the island’s finest resorts border on exuberant market squares and palm-fringed promenades.

The charming village of Eloundra is also no stranger to modern luxuries and five-star service. The harbour is as breathtaking as you will find, joined to the mainland by a narrow causeway that looks out on the dramatic Spinalonga Peninsula. Elegant bars and cafes abound here, and after dark it simply pulsates with vibrant energy. With pebbly coves perfect for snorkelling, Eloundra still possesses all the charm of the small fishing village it once was.



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