Greek Islands

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in the Greek Islands, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Mistral Solos Hotel

The Mistral Solos Hotel Maleme, Crete. Fun for the over 40s

Marion Ainge gets into the mix at The Mistral Solos Hotel, in Maleme, Western Crete to find friendship, fun and a fantastic two-hour fish lunch.

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Celestyal Idyllic Aegean Cruise

Outstanding Celestyal Idyllic Aegean Cruise

Andy Mossack samples the Celestyal Idyllic Aegean cruise, a 7-night voyage around the Aegean and the Greek Islands

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Azade Boutique Hotel, Old Town Chania, Crete

Rebecca Hall experiences Medieval luxury in the Azade Boutique Hotel in Chania Old Town on the Greek island of Crete.

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Portara Naxos

Exploring the Cyclades, Greece – Naxos

In his second report from his Greek islands trilogy, Rupert Parker explores Naxos, the largest of the Cyclades in the Aegean.

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Exploring the Cyclades, Greece – Paros

Rupert Parker visits Paros, one of the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea.

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Crete. This Island is no myth

“Financial crisis? What financial crisis.  We have everything we need here so life is good.” This state of the nation speech came from Andreas my taxi driver, clearly a budding Cretan politician who believes Crete is impervious to the chaos surrounding Greek finances.

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