Where to sleep in Crete
Holidays in Crete are an excellent experience for the summer. In fact, the island offers a variety of tourist facilities and a lively nightlife, while the beautiful beaches and entertainment make this island a popular destination for many travelers.
However, not all areas of Crete offer the same opportunities: the northern part is certainly more developed from a tourist point of view, thanks also to national and international maritime connections.
In the southern part of Crete there is a more traditional type of hospitality, which attracts travelers looking for relaxation and intimacy. Let’s see below, region by region, what are the best known tourist centers.
West of Crete, the Chania region is one of the most popular areas of the island. The most popular villages, in addition to the splendid capital that gives the region its name, are Georgioupolis, Kolimbari and Agia Marina. They are all seafront locations, populated with restaurants and bars.
Georgioupolis and Kolimbari are certainly suitable for families and couples seeking privacy: Kolimbari beach, for example, is the perfect place for a romantic dinner. Agia Marina instead is famous for its nightlife, there are many bars and discos offering evenings with international DJs.
he region of Crete which includes the capital Heraklion is one of the most developed tourist areas of the island. Among the many clubs we mention first of all Hersonissos, famous for its beaches, which become particularly crowded in high season. 20km west of the city of Heraklion there is also Agia Pelagia, a famous center loved by water sports enthusiasts. Those looking for nightlife entertainment, on the other hand, should not ignore Stalis and Malia, where the nights are marked by music and dancing in the various clubs and outdoors: certainly among the most popular places for young people.