Aghios Nikolaos is known for its wealth of jewellers and there are many quality jewellery shops along the promenade to tempt you. In addition to jewellery, Chania is home to the famous Leather Lane where you can pick up some great leather buys. The old town of Rethymnon is known for its silver and locally produced handmade lace.
Along with many of the Greek Islands, the best way to appreciate the great variety of Greek specialities is by ordering a meze which will consist of small local plates of dips as well as local fish and meat dishes for the whole family to enjoy. Taverna and restaurants offer a wide varierty of local and international cuisine.
Many resorts on the island offer a good selection of bars and night-life to suit a wide range of tastes. If you're looking to in the thick of the action then Malia is the place to go where you will be spoilt for choice of bars and clubs, many of which are open 24 hours. Hersonissos also offers a good selection night-life. For more sophisticated night-life head to Aghios Nikolaos, home to trendy bars and a casino
Crete holiday resorts
|Hersonissos Holidays||8 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Rethymnon Holidays||6 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Stalis Holidays||5 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Malia Holidays||4 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Aghios Nikolaos Holidays||4 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Gouves Holidays||3 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Agia Pelegia Holidays||2 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Kokini Hani Holidays||2 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Elounda Holidays||1 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Sissi Holidays||1 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|