Holidays in Crete with Friends

How to make the most of your group holiday in Crete

Why Crete?

Nothing is more fun than a group holiday with your best buddies in Crete, a top destination for mates escape holidays. Group of friends holidays in Crete is ideal to escape the busy 9 - 5, stay cool with the kids, catch up in the sunshine and relax on some of the best beaches in the whole of Greece. Holidays cultivate the sense of community you feel with your friends, but if you want the holiday recipe to succeed, here are some useful tips to have the best trip with your besties in Crete:

- Choose the company

It's all about finding the yin to your yang. Therefore, it is important to ask yourself if the company you have chosen agrees even with the basics eg. relaxation, fun, activities etc. Otherwise, someone is likely to be thrown or tensions may arise. Whether you’re just looking for a sun-kissed holiday on the beach or a cultural holiday visiting historic sites, Crete truly has it all to wow every member of your company.

- Friends aged 18-25

Our first holiday with mates is undeniably the first flush of independence and the feeling of freedom from parents and everyday life at home. Crete's each locality is full of night clubs of all kinds with DJs playing music until late at night. Beach Clubs in Hersonissos and Malia are favorite among young people who want to have fun and work on that tan, nightlife in Heraklion, the biggest city of the island, has all the perfect set to grab a few drinks and dance the night away, in Matala and Agios Nikolaos there’s no shortage of drinks and good music, while in Chania the party moves in nightclubs of Agia Marina until dawn.

- Friends aged 25-40

Holidays with friends in your thirties can be about really getting under the skin of a destination, whether you plan a short break devoted mainly to winery visits with good friends in Heraklion, or add to your world travel a unique cultural festival like Casa dei Mezzo in Ierapetra. The island has some great options which mix relaxation and activities and is such a fun spot to go shopping, grab adorable photo shots, and eat amazing food while learning about a unique culture.

- Friends aged 40+

There’s so much of the island of Crete that is fascinating to see and have some great fun in the sun with your friends by your side. When life is altogether busier, holidays take on a whole new importance. Those with families can group together with friends at a brilliant villa rental in western part of Crete, or those who are free from family duties can pick a chic accommodation near the romantic old harbors of  Rethymno and Chania with trendy coffee shops, small bars, vintage stores and upmarket boutiques.


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