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best resort in Crete or any other resorts

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best resort in Crete or any other resorts

Hi. can anyone give advice on a resort in Crete.

We have been to Faliraki a few times, in our younger days. What we loved was the beach and taverners because they were within walking distance of hotel. This time we want something more picturesque with lovely turquoise sea and lovely sand. We would like to be able to walk to taverners in the evening can anyone recommend something like this.

Thank you in advance

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1. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

Are you looking to fly in to Chania or Heraklion airport or is either an option?

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2. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

Are you still looking for the Faliraki party scene type of atmosphere or something a little more subdued now you are older?

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3. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

Goanjock

It looks like we fly into chania ,were coming from L Gatwick.

We don't mind a bit of night life probably somewhere we can walk into and away from. We like the traditional taverners though.

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Edited: 16 March 2018, 20:46
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4. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

Have a look at Georgioupolis which is about 45 minutes east of Chania airport and 15 minutes west of the town of Rethymnon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78pFlkT7Npw and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtCl_v1BmMk

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5. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

For the beaches in GP have a look at https:/…

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6. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

On the south west coast have a look at Paleochora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imUD3BpIRJo

I have loads more snaps but for an album called These Street https://flic.kr/s/aHsm36N9uj and some of the beaches https://www.flickr.com/gp/goanjock/66ny19

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7. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

WOW thank you ,

I love georgioupolis can you recommend a reasonable place to stay please and are there plenty of places to eat ? it looks like a small little village

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8. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

You are more than welcome. What type of accommodation are you looking for? Yes you have a great choice of excellent traditional tavernas.

Georgioupolis is also just off the National Highway so is a great base to explore from whether by car, land train (organised trips) or public bus.

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9. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

thank you for the help

i have found a nice place called Lionidas which would suit us.

I have priced it up with easyjet and its going to be around nearly 2k for 1 week,well 6 days because of traveling,bags transfers and other bits and pieces that's with 500 euro spending, which is cutting it fine. Im not sure i can justify this much although i love the look of it . Im going to do some more research to see if i can get it cheaper :(

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10. Re: best resort in Crete or any other resorts

Have a look at The Athena Hotel and booking direct http://hotel-athena.gr/ We really like them and they are run by a lovely family.

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