ITANOS HOTEL SITIA Fully renovated in 2008 and open all the year round, this three star hotel close to Sitia's lively main square has panoramic views of the city's picturesque fishing harbour, and is only a few minutes walk away from an extensive sandy blue flag beach CLICK ON THIS LINK TO READ MORE.
ESPERIDES STONE HOUSES Palaikastro, Surplombant
une des plus belles plages de l'est de la Crete venez vous ressourcez
loin des foules bruyantes dans ce charmant complexe de maisons en
pierre...CLIQUEZ SUR CE LIEN POUR SAVOIR PLUS ESPERIDES STONE HOUSES Palaikastro Overlooking one of East Crete's most stunning beaches this charming group of recently refurbished stone houses..FOLLOW THIS LINK TO READ MORE
DOMES OF ELOUNDA Our reporter Heidi Fuller-love enjoys a gourmet food festival combined with star-studded luxury pampering in Elounda, one of east Crete’s most exclusive beach resorts.
There’s a bustle of excitement as my taxi pulls up outside the Domes of Elounda, the chic Cretan sleepery which is a short boat ride from Spinalonga, The Island made famous by Victoria Hislop’s eponymous novel.
ELOUNDA GULF VILLAS AND SUITES Gazing out from my crescent-shaped saltwater infinity pool to Spinalonga, the setting for Victoria Hislop’s best-selling novel The Island, it’s easy to see why celebs ranging from Gaga to Ronaldo make a beeline for this classy corner of Crete when they feel a need to kick back.
I’m staying at Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, a family-run villa-hotel hybrid overlooking the scintillating, sand-decked curve of Mirabello bay.
Want to buy some real organic lavender oil made by local lavender farmers? Then skip over to west Crete and buy some of the great stuff produced by Gill and Derek Pearce www.the lavenderway.com
Or why not buy the book of this couple's adventure running a lavender farm on Crete at www.lulu.com? The Lavender Way (the modem years) by Papalazarou in Literature & Fiction www.lulu.comThe Lavender Way (the modem years) by Papalazarou: A post modern collection of fragments from a farm worker's life in Crete in the early part of the 21st Century. Part epistolary novel, part self conscious mutterings, all fun.