The Island of Crete

The wide open blue skies, the blue of the Med, the history wafting in the dust from the fortezza - here looking from Chania

A jewel glistening in the Mediterranean Sea.

The island of Crete Κρήτη, ancient home to the Minoans, with her beaches, mountains, historic towns,, wine, olive oil and sun...

Crete Travel

Explore her Mountains and Gorges - this is Samaria
Discover her Culture and History - this is Gortyna
For Travellers - this is Loutro Village




Accommodation in Crete

Beach Accommodation - our carefully selected suggestions for you - this is Plakias
Accommodation in Villas - this is Almond Tree near Elounda
Accommodation in traditional Cottages - our personal suggestions for you

By the Beach



Elafonisi Beach - crystal clear waters and fine white and pink sand - paradise found (Image by Wolfgang Staudt)

Our beaches are beautiful, contrasting and pristine. The stunning Elafonisi Beach (above), a delightful mix of crystal clear bays, white and pink fine sand, and tiny islets where you can still discover secret places to relax...

Mochlos Island off Crete

Explore our rugged mountains and unpopulated coastline, find havens away from the hustle bustle, like Mochlos Island (above) in the unspoilt east...

Wide open spaces, fresh air and vineyards in Crete...

Wide open places, blue skies, fresh air and good fresh, organic food. The people of Kriti have never lost their connection to the land and healthy farming. Visit a village and stay in a traditional home, experience the vineyards, the vegetable gardens and eat the freshly prepared, home-made food...

Welcome to Our Island

Nikos Xilouris - Cretan musician
Chania laneway
Music is central to life here - a laouto with detailed carving




Mykonos - the Windmills
Green Door in the back lane ways of Myknonos

Explore mainland Greece, Athens and the Greek Islands, each has a different vibe. We have plenty of tips from our own travels...we become intoxicated by the bright whites of the little hidden lane ways of Mykonos...seeking enigmatic treasures like this green door...

Village well in the back lanes of Mykonos

 ...and little square with the village water well...which we discovered whilst wandering through the narrow back lanes of Mykonos town, just minutes from the windmills, the stylish boutiques and jewellery studios... just on our way to our next cafe bar...

Anastasi, author of We Love Crete

Hello!  Yiasas! Welcome to Kríti, Greece and the beautiful Mediterranean.

We are Anastasi and Apostoli, brothers whose mother was born in Kríti, and we know how difficult it can be to find good info on the Internet.

So, we promise you will find real information on this website! You will find plenty about the culture of the island, getting into the real character of Kríti, her history, music, mountains and villages, as well as her beautiful beaches.

Apostoli, author of We Love Crete

You'll find hints and tips from our own travel experiences and those of other visitors to the island. We hope you enjoy this website and visit Kríti soon.

Αγαπάμε την Κρήτη

Proud to be Cretan, here we share our love and longing for Kriti. Come and discover this this beautiful ancient island as we have. Ela! Come! Kriti and her charms await!

Anastasi & Apostoli

What People Say

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