New Royal Senses Resort & Spa opens on Crete this summer

An artistic rendering of one of the four communal swimming pools at The Royal Senses Resort & Spa, a brand-new Troulis Royal Collection luxury hotel near Rethymno on Crete.    Hotel profile by mygreecetravelblog.com   Our flight to Greece this month was cancelled by Covid-19 travel restrictions, but that hasn’t stopped us from daydreaming about […]
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Video spotlight on: Elounda

ShareElounda 2020 by Zameer Pactyan   The marvellous mountain and seaside landscapes at Elounda, a small town in northeastern Crete, are the stand-out attractions in this newly-released video created by Zameer Pactyan. Elounda 2020 was published May 11 and features five full minutes of splendid scenery, with soaring views of the town and its seafront, […]
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A winter daytrip to Paleochora in southwest Crete

ShareThis 9-minute film by  fitness and travel buff William Taudien shows Paleochora, Crete from ground level, in the air, and even under water.   Just a few weeks back, I wrote about a new promotional video that tourism authorities on Crete had produced to encourage more travellers to visit the island in winter. Since then, […]
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Tourism video invites travellers to discover themselves -- in the city of Heraklion on Crete

A new tourism video aims to show travellers that whether they prefer to spend their holidays taking a leisurely look at local history, culture,  food and wine, or keeping a faster pace with outdoor sports activities, beach fun and lively nightlife — or maybe a mix of both — there’s an extensive range of exciting […]
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Travel video promotes Crete as a winter holiday destination

This 2-minute promotional video by Incredible Crete features enticing views of Cretan food and wine, and wonderful winter scenery   If you think Crete is a place worth visiting only in summer to experience its exquisite beaches, historic archaeological sites, outdoor activities, food, wine and culture, the island’s regional tourism authority wants you to think […]
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Crete clinches 4th place ranking on TripAdvisor list of the world's top destinations for 2019

Views of the historic Venetian harbourfront and the iconic lighthouse at Chania, a perenially popular travel destination in northwestern Crete   Crete shines: Millions of travellers around the world have spoken, and their positive reviews, ratings and comments have landed Crete island in 4th place on the prestigious TripAdvisor listing of the Top 25 destinations […]
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Instagram snapshots from our autumn trip to Crete & Athens

Striking scenery abounds at Perivolakia beach near Loutro village in southwestern Crete   Photo highlights:  When an opportunity to return to Greece arose somewhat unexpectedly last month, we couldn’t resist the allure of an autumn holiday — even though we would be travelling in off-season.  So we booked our flights to and from Athens and […]
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