Holidays to Georgioupolis promise long sunny days and superb beaches in a delightful village location on the beautiful Greek Island of Crete. Once a little fish hamlet the village has grown into one the island’s most sought after sun holiday spots while still retaining its original charm. A popular choice with families and couples holidays in Georgioupolis also attracts those looking for that relaxing get away from it all.
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- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 4h 30m
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With its long sandy beach and relaxed atmosphere, the village of Georgioupolis in western Crete is the perfect destination for those who want to experience a true taste of Crete. If you're lucky enough to be heading here for a holiday, here's our guide to the top Georgioupolis things to do:
Georgioupolis Beach Holidays
With nine kilometres of golden sandy beach sun worshippers can easily find that perfect peaceful spot to enjoy the glorious sunshine. Unwind soaking up the rays or cool down in the inviting calm waters of the Aegean Sea. Georgioupolis beach is a playground for water sports fans who can indulge in high action activities like jet skiing and kite surfing. The more adventurous can try their hand at scuba diving to see the amazing underwater world or the more relaxed pursuit of snorkelling can be enjoyed by all. Stroll along the waterfront lined with shady beach bars and tavernas to build up an appetite then enjoy a lazy lunch right on the beach.
When you tire of the beach scene there is still plenty on offer. Head out on foot to see the beautiful landscape of the surrounding countryside dotted with vineyards, olive groves and quaint inland villages. Bike hire is a great way to get around, spend the cooler early evening cycling with the entire family.
Why not take a boat trip around the coast to discover some of Crete’s other resorts and beaches. For an insight into the islands ancient past take a day trip to the Minoan ruins at Knossos. With great transport links holidaymakers should head to the fascinating historic towns of Chania and Rethymnon. The cosmopolitan capital Heraklion boasts an excellent array of shops and a host of historical and cultural places of interest. Balmy evenings in Georgioupolis can be spent strolling along the quaint village streets to check out the shops and enjoy a warm Greek welcome at the traditional tavernas and local restaurants serving mouth-watering cuisine.
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