Five Reasons to Visit Crete This Summer

The largest island in Greece, Crete, is home to acclaimed golden sandy beaches, majestic mountainscapes, delicious gastronomy and picture- perfect bays. Crete is one of the most popular holiday destinations for tourists visiting the Greek islands, with something on offer for everyone. The charming island has a fascinating history and plentiful blue flag beaches. The award-winning Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort is one of the island’s most exciting hotels, featuring a waterpark, six swimming pools, excellent restaurants, long stretches of sandy beach and many activities for all the family to enjoy. Here are our top five reasons to visit the resort this summer:

1. Award-Winning Waterpark

The hotel’s award-winning water park offers the wildest and wettest rides on the island. Fodele Beach has been awarded by Trivago as one of the world’s best hotels with their own water park. With nine exhilarating slides, including a freefall, a rafting, a black hole, three multislides and more, the hotel’s waterpark guarantees a day of fun for the entire family. There’s no such thing as boring at Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort, this is one holiday destination the kids will be begging to come back to. The waterpark is also home to a little kid’s pool for the under 5’s and a snack back for refreshments and refuelling.

2. Long Stretch of Golden Sandy Beach

Carved into the cliffside and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Fodele Beach Hotel & Waterpark offers a getaway for the whole family. With lifeguards on duty throughout the summer, the private beach features everything a family needs to enjoy a day in the Greek sunshine including loungers, umbrellas, showers, facilities and changing cabins. Guests can enjoy a range of soft and alcoholic drinks as part of the all-inclusive package from the bar, available from 10am-6pm. 

3. An Array of Watersports and Activities

What’s a summer holiday in Crete without fun on the water? For those looking for an adrenaline rush on holiday, the watersports team can arrange jet skis, water skis, wakeboarding, flyboarding, SUP, canoes, banana boats and more. The resort also has a wide array of other activities to keep the entire family entertained with tennis courts, a basketball court, mini golf, a volleyball court, beach football, an archery court and table tennis. Little ones will enjoy the Kid’s Club which has fantastic facilities complete with educational activities and creative crafts, and a mini disco which is on 6 nights of the week.

4. All Inclusive Fun

The resort has been designed with fun at the forefront, with spaces for families and friends to unwind and enjoy themselves in the sunshine. As an all-inclusive resort, the hotel provides guests with a great value and a stress-free holiday experience. The all-inclusive package is available from 7am to 11pm, and available across the hotel’s five restaurants and three bars. Guests can relax at the hotel knowing that the room rate already includes all meals and alcoholic beverages for the duration of the stay.

5. Beautiful Rooms

The hotel’s 400 guest rooms reflect centuries of style and culture. With vivid views, guests will feel at home as soon as they arrive. This season, new accommodation comes in the form of the revamped Sea Front rooms. These new rooms are situated right in front of the property’s long stretch of private beach and enjoy idyllic sea views over the Cretan archipelagos. The colour palette is based on soft neutrals and inspired by nature with plenty of wood accents and the rooms have been designed with materials that keep them cold, conserving energy by reducing the need for air conditioning.

Bookings are open for stays for this summer. Rates start from £235 per room per night in June.

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