Escape the winter blues and plan your 2019 summer holiday in Crete, the perfect destination for family-friendly sunshine and activities!
Crete for beach lovers
With 113 Blue Flag beaches, Crete is the perfect island for family days besides the sea. Child-friendly options with shallow, calm waters and soft, golden sand are found throughout the island, and the vast majority are organised with lifeguards on duty and plenty of food and drink facilities. Chose https://www.candiapark.com/Candia Park village and spend a relaxing week exploring the golden sands of eastern Lassithi province, or head straight to the resorts’ two private beaches, where guests can also take advantage of the Candia Ski Club and enjoy water activities such as windsurfing, water skiing and jet skiing under the warm Greek sun!
Crete for culture vultures
From the amazing Palace of Knossos to the historical beauty of Chania and Heraklion, Crete is a true haven for history lovers and the perfect place for inspiring young minds. Candia Park village is perfectly suited on the outskirts of the historic town of Agios Nikolaos, and our concierge staff are always on hand to introduce you to the unseen magic of the island. Meanwhile, at the Mini Blues children’s club, young scholars can learn about ancient Greek mythology through an exciting program of games and activities, transporting them to the world of gods and heroes, and the stories of Hercules, Jason, Oedipus and Theseus.
Crete for wildlife-spotters
Get outside and discover the diversity of Cretan flora and fauna! Isolated from mainland Europe, the island has no large predators – a fact that the Ancient Greeks attributed to the labours of Hercules. Instead, watch out for the endangered Cretan goat (kri-kri), elusive wildcat and cute spiny mouse or head out to sea and spot loggerhead sea turtles, Mediterranean monk seals, dolphins, porpoises and even sperm whales! Choose Candia Park village and discover a program of environmental activities, providing the perfect opportunity to discover the island’s stunning natural environment.
Crete for foodies
Crete is a true haven for foodies, offering an unlimited bounty of fresh produce, golden olive oil and mouth-watering traditional recipes. Book your stay at Candia Park village and enjoy everything from delicious buffet options at the Agapi Main Restaurant, Cretan delicacies at To Fili Taverna and authentic mezze at the Kafeneion.