THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN CRETE

 

PICK YOUR DESTINATION TOUR ON THE MAP

 

From all the things to do in Crete, these are the most popular tours and excursions you will find. However, the experiences and adventures do not stop here. Contact us to give you our advices for the tours that fit your needs. 

ATV Quad Safari Tour

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Dale Rodgers reviewed GoXplore Tours — 5 star – May 27 2017

This was the third time (my wife’s fourth!) I’ve done the Quad Safari with Andy. The tracks are fun and challenging but the quad bikes are easy to use and soak them up. Andy is professional but very relaxed. The lunch in the mountain taverna is an excellent break in the day and somewhere you would never discover on your own. Thank you!

Roger Mandy Barnes reviewed GoXplore Tours — 5 star – May 12 at 3:32pm

We have just had the most amazing time on a quad safari, I would absolutely recommend this highly. Not only for the wow factor of the quad safari but also for the wonderful local people we met on our stops. A fantastic local family run business with an amazing guide, being the proprietor, with all local knowledge. Don’t just read it, BOOK IT!

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Mario Laplante reviewed GoXplore Tours — 5 star – October 20, 2016

One of the best safari tour ever. Andreas made our safari fun, enjoyable and memorable. Thanks Andreas from the 3 Quebec, Canada team.

Parwini Mangre reviewed GoXplore Tours — 5 star – March 2, 2015

The quad safari was without a doubt the best thing of my whole vacation!! Not only did I see the most beautiful things on Crete but the people from the GoXplore team were the nicest people I met on the Island! It was definetly an experience to never forget! Lots of love Parwini

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Spinalonga Island

The historical Spinalonga island is a tour for the whole family that can’t be missed. Visit the last leper colony in Europe and experience the history.

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From Crete To Santorini Island

The one place in the world that combines beautiful beaches, spectacular scenery, ancient cities, amazing restaurants, some of the world’s best wine, and an active volcano… It was never easier to get from Crete to Santorini island. With the luxurius and fast boat catamaran Highspeed7. This is the no1. tour destination in Crete.

BOOK TOUR TO SANTORINI ISLAND

 

Acqua Plus – Water Park

Acqua Plus is the most popular water park on the island of Crete, for twenty years now it offers great fun and good service to more than 100.000 satisfied clients per year… Swimming pools and water slides for kids and “bigger kids”!!

PLAN YOUR FUN AT ACQUA PLUS

 

Chrissi Island

An unforgettable cruise to Chrissi island, one of the southern points in Europe, also known as Donkey Island or Golden Island.

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Gramvousa – Balos

An amazing day in paradise and a great adventure for the whole family! This excursion leads you to the western point of the Island….

SEE THE BEAUTY OF BALOS BEACH

 

Knossos Palace

A 5000 year journey back, to meet myths, legends and learn secrets of the oldest civilization in Europe, the Minoan…

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Samaria Gorge

For the adventure type of people who are ready to walk Europe’s longest gorge..a total distance of 18 kilometers!!

BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE AT SAMARIA GORGE

 

Elafonissi Island

If you would like to discover a small island covered with sand dunes and small trees, sandy beaches and tropical waters, then this is your destination tour in Crete…

EXPLORE ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACH ON THE ISLAND

 

A collection of the most beautiful Cretan beaches to visit on your holidays.

Crete is the largest and most populous island in Greece. The island is between the Aegean and the Libyan Sea. It broaches the Libyan Sea in the south, the Myrtoan Sea in the west, and the Karpathian Sea at the east.

So, now we will explore the best and most beautiful Cretan beaches in all regional units (Heraklion, Chania, Rethymno, Lasithi).

There are a few hundred amazing beaches that you could visit in Crete. Here are some of the most popular and highly recommended Cretan Beaches.

 

Balos beach (Chania, Crete)

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Balos beach will amaze you with it’s exotic waters and soft white sand. The Venetian Castle on top of the island completes this magical landscape.
It might look like the Caribbean sea but it is actually located in Crete.

BOOK HERE BALOS BEACH TOUR

 

Elafonissi beach (Chania, Crete)

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Elafonissi beach trully is heaven on earth. This beautiful beach with exotic crystal waters, white and pink sand and with cedar trees that “touch” the coastline. Elafonissi means the island of the deer and is a magical place that should not be missed during your trip in Crete.

BOOK ELAFONISSI BEACH TOUR

 

Chrissi Island beach (Lassithi, Crete)

Chrissi Island
Chrissi island is located in one of the southern points in Europe, and it is also known as Donkey Island or Golden Island. It has a unique cedar forest, pure white sand dunes, golden shallow sand beaches and a sea with unbelievable tropical colours.

BOOK CHRISSI ISLAND TOYR

 

Preveli beach (Rethymno, Crete)

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One of the most famous beach in southern Crete had thousands of hippie visitors in the 1960s and 1970s. Palm trees and the sandy and unorganized beach of Preveli make it a great destination to enjoy the Cretan waters.

 

Kolokytha beach (Lassithi, Crete)

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Kolokytha is a small island just opposite of  where the famous fortress of Spinalonga stands. Light blue water color and soft white sand make it a “must” for your holidays in Crete.

BOOK SPINALONGA & KOLOKYTHA BEACH TOUR

 

Matala beach (Heraklion, Crete)

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Same as Preveli, Matala beach was the favorite destination for hippies in the 60s and 70s. Hippies might left but the light golden sand beach that extends over 300 meters remains the same.

 

Agiofarago beach (Heraklion, Crete)

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80km south of Heraklion, Agiofarago beach combines hiking and a dreamy beach. To access it first you have to walk cross the gorge for not more than 30-40 minutes.

 

Glyka Nera (Chania, Crete)

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Glyka Nera means “sweet water” and is called like this because of the fresh water that gushes from the pebbles. The beach is one of the most beautiful in Crete, with deep blue waters, and it is located 75km south of Chania.

Not even photos can describe the beauty of the island and the extraordinary crystal clear Cretan waters.