Famed for its beautiful beaches, spectacular sunsets and delicious cuisine, the Mediterranean jewel of Crete is a fabulous destination that will instil a sense of adventure in your family.
Enjoy traditional Cretan food & dancing
Explore a deep gorge
Learn to dive or SUP
Snorkel to a shipwreck
Go on an archaeological dig
On this centre-based family holiday to the Chania region of Crete, you will visit an archaeological dig, learn about local food and culture, and relax on long sandy beaches. Take to the sea to enjoy a boat trip, and spend time swimming and snorkelling in crystal clear waters, exploring underwater rock formations, sea caves and even a shipwreck. Learn about sea turtle conservation and get active with gorge walking, beach volleyball and stand up paddle boarding.
Day1: Fly to Crete
Fly to Crete and stay in the small seaside town of Kissamos.
Day2: Rock Pool Exploration & Cretan dancing
Visit a rocky beach with a stunning natural rock pool, where you can go snorkelling to a nearby sea cave and underwater rock formation.
This afternoon, experience some of the Greek culture by learning a Cretan dance, and afterwards enjoying a traditional Cretan dinner.
Day3: Gorge Walk
Explore a stunning local gorge where you’re likely to see griffon vultures flying overhead.
Day4: Introduction to diving or SUP
This morning you will have the choice of either diving or stand up paddle boarding. In the afternoon visit an organic olive press to learn about olive harvesting and oil production, and enjoy a tasting.
Day5: Boat trip
Visit a sea cave and a secluded beach, only accessible by boat, passing by impressive scenery, rugged cliffs and endless blue waters.
Day6: Conservation walk
Visit a sea turtle nesting habitat with a conservation biologist, where children can learn about the threats faced by this endangered species and see the action taken by local conservation groups to protect them.
Day7: Snorkel a shipwreck
Visit a beautiful sandy beach where you can snorkel to a WWII shipwreck and enjoy a game of beach volleyball.
Day8: Fly back to the UK
Free to depart at any time for your return flight.
Prices from (exc. international flights):£899per adult,£849per child
Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK):£1,339per adult,£1,269per child
Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.
Our accommodation for the duration of this tour is a simple, apartment style beach hotel with swimming pool. Apartments can accommodate up to five people. Rooms have air conditioning and a simple kitchenette and fridge. Breakfast is served buffet-style.
7 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 1 dinner
Stand up paddle boarding
You can typically expect to pay from
£375 for an adult,
and from £305 for a child aged 11 and under.
Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods or when booking late.
For peace of mind, we recommend that you book your flights with us. If you choose your own flights, please ask us to confirm all arrangements first.