Self catering holidays
Crete is the largest Greek island. Its capital city, Heraklion is considered as Europe’s oldest city. Visit Heraklion’s old town with its Koules, a 16th century fortress built by the Venetians and climb up onto its ramparts for breath-taking views on the sea.
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5 kilometres southeast of the city is the best preserved Minoan site. Connected by public bus, the Palace of Knossos is believed to have been the Labyrinth of king Minos. Don’t skip the visit to Heraklion Archaelogical Museum. Recently renovated, it is the most impressive museum in the whole country, only surpassed by Athens.
Koutouloufari is a 600 inhabitant village, located less than 30 kilometres away from Heraklion. With it narrow paved streets and old Cretan houses, the village attracts holiday makers looking for the traditional flavour of Crete. Koutouloufari has a beautiful selection of beaches to choose from. The closest one is less than 1 mile from the village, down the hill from the village. If you look for beaches with water sports facilities, visit Hernosissos.
Looking for holiday apartments in Crete? Our residence Sundance Apartments offers accommodation from 1-bedroom apartments for 2 to 4 persons to 2-bedroom apartments for up to 6 persons. Facilities include balcony, air conditioning, as well as a fully equipped kitchen. The residence is located in the centre of Koutouloufari, just 27 kilometres from Heraklion airport. Offering magnificent views on the sea, the resort boasts 2 swimming pools and is only 800 metres away from the beach. Our residence Galaxy Villas offers Koutouloufari apartments from 2 to 4 persons. Ideally located 27 kilometres from the airports, the resort offers a beautiful 2 swimming pools surrounded by olive trees and is 1 kilometre away from the beach. The residence restaurant serves Cretan cuisine with fresh and local products.
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