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Crete Holiday Buddy, which is headed up by Sharon Smith, has been set up by like-minded ex-holiday representatives to provide a personal, ethical and down-to-earth service to the more discerning and independent traveller.

We are here to help whilst you are on your well earned holiday on this wonderful island of Crete. A small friendly and independent team of holiday buddies catering for your holiday needs.

Are you tired of the “Hard Sell” at the welcome meeting ? Do you actually have a contact in resort ? Why not contact us and one of our Reps will arrange to meet you at your convenience in your hotel so there is no need to be wandering the resorts trying to find the best place for information on local areas, buses, car hire and excursions.

With its breathtaking mountain scenery, golden and white sandy beaches, ancient history, spectacular gorge walks, stunning flora and fauna, and not forgetting the local Cretans themselves, whose hospitality is second to none, your time on Crete will be an unforgettable experience.

Whatever your age and needs, Crete has something to offer everyone. Busy nightlife in the popular resorts and the main cities. Relaxation on the many beaches. Historic Minoan sights dotted around the island. Wherever you choose to stay on this wonderful island, you will find something to truly delight you.

Crete Holidays - History
Cretan History

Around 2000BC the Minoan civilization lived on and cultivated Crete, building wonderful palaces, the most famous of these can be found at Knossos.

Crete food and drink

Many tavernas in the traditional villages offer home-made dishes and will make their own cheese, wine and the local fire water, Raki,


Even if you are not interested at all in nature, it will be hard to ignore and be unimpressed by the diversity of nature on this wonderful island of Crete.