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Easter getaways with Crete Escapes

14th January 2011 Print
Easter breaks in Crete

A family holiday with Crete Escapes has much to offer all ages. The specialist villa holiday company offers a whole host of luxury self-catering homes in north-west Crete, perfect for families.

Many properties come with a private pool, some of which are gated for children's safety, and have large gardens for kids to play. For young children, Crete Escapes can provide cots and high chairs at no extra charge. Plus, several villas are within easy walking distance of beaches, shops and tavernas which are particularly good for independent teenagers. More importantly, with prices this Easter from £122 per person, per week, a holiday with Crete Escapes offers families luxury accommodation at affordable prices.

The beautiful north-west region of Crete boasts a collection of stunning sand and pebble beaches with calm, clear waters for children to play, dramatic mountains for adventurous families, the picturesque Venetian city of Chania for shopping and sightseeing and many pretty harbours, sleepy fishing villages and traditional towns teaming with popular tavernas and friendly locals for an authentic Greek holiday. Accommodation options available this Easter with Crete Escapes include:

Best For Families With Young Children... Villa Haroupia
This three-bedroom villa is located between the villages of Kokkino Chorio and Plaka with fantastic views of Souda Bay and the White Mountains. With the emphasis on child safety, this property is perfect for families with young children with a gated pool, gardens to play and mature olive and carob trees to provide shade. It is also within walking distance of shops and tavernas. Available in April and May from £750 per week, or £125 per person based on six sharing.

Best For Families With Older Children... Three View Villa
This flexible three-bedroom villa in Tsivaras also has a separate one-bedroom apartment for exclusive hire. Ideal for older children, kids will love the large pool, the telescope to watch ships pass by and its modern facilities such as the flat screen Sky TV, MP3 players and free wi-fi. Available in April and May from £825 per week, or £138 per person based on six sharing. The apartment costs an extra £250 per week and is ideal for grandparents or teens wanting independence.

Best For Families With Teenagers... Villa Ioanna
This modern, luxury four-bedroom villa, with panoramic seas views to Theodorou Island, is within walking distance of the bustling beach resort of Kato Stalos with its sandy beaches, shops and tavernas. With plenty to keep teenagers entertained, nearby activities also include wind-surfing, go-karting and the water park at Limnoupolis. Available in April and May from £975 per week, or £122 per person based on eight sharing.

All properties include a welcome pack and maid service. For further information visit:

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Easter breaks in Crete