Cheap Holidays to Greece

Greece is split up into many smaller regions and islands each with it's own atmosphere offering unique holidays. With just over 400 beaches, some of the worlds most beautiful coasts can be found here. Greece is also famous for it's vast cultural tradition and folklore making it one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations.

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How Hot?

The best times to visit Greece are during the months of spring and autumn, when the weather is pleasantly warm in most places and the tourist spots are relatively un-crowded. Mid-June to the end of August is high season, when it can get very hot with temperatures over 100ºF.

Many of the tourist resorts close down for the winter months, particularly on the islands. During this period there are fewer, if any, charter flights and a large reduction in ferry services.

Out and About

Greece and its islands offers great beaches, glorious sunshine, many historic and natural places of interest, as well as a variety of leisure activities to be enjoyed on both land and water. Whether it's enjoying some Greek hospitality, a spot of sunbathing or exploring an ancient site, Greece provides you with the perfect combination to get the most from your holiday.

Out for Lunch!

Greek cuisine relies highly on olive oil as it is used in almost all dishes. There are 4 main secrets to good Greek cuisine. These include correct use of herbs and spices, olive oil, fresh ingredients and simplicity, nothing more is needed. Some of the vegetables to try whilst out in Greece are the Greek tomatoes, carrot, onion and cabbage. Greek cheeses are a must try whilst holidaying here. Feta cheese is the most popular cheese in the country. The cuisine itself shares tastes with Italy, Turkey, The Balkans and the Levant. Try some of the fresh fish and seafood on offer or have a meze. By doing this you can try a wide variety of typical Greek dishes by choosing a selection of starters, placing them in the middle of the table and everyone dives in.

Dining out in Greece is very popular. There are numerous tavernas, restaurants, cafes and snack bars to enjoy. The smaller tavernas are likely to serve a more traditional menu whereas the tourist restaurants will serve a more International menu. The local snack bars will serve fast food snack, crepes and gyros.

Quick Facts

Flight Time - Flight times vary from UK departure points but are usually between 3-hours depending on the final destination.

Currency - Euro

Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars and Cafes - mixed

Best Time to Visit: April to September

Top Hotels In Greece

Here's a list of our top accommodations in Greece, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.

Mitsis Laguna Resort and Spa Hotel View rates for Mitsis Laguna Resort and Spa Hotel
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Hersonissos, Crete
The Mitsis Laguna Resort and Spa Hotel is an impressive 5 star hotel which boasts a vast range of services and facilities in a beautiful beachfront location. An ideal choice for couples and families ...

4.9 / 5 from 46 reviews

Mitsis Alila Resort and Spa View rates for Mitsis Alila Resort and Spa
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Faliraki, Rhodes
A luxury 5 star All Inclusive hotel in a fantastic location. The complex offers guests a great choice of facilities and services both on and off site. Perfect for couples and families wanting a rela...

5 / 5 from 57 reviews

Green Park Skiathos Hotel View rates for Green Park Skiathos Hotel
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Aghia Paraskevi, Skiathos
This self catering property offers modern amenities and traditional Greeek hospitality, perfect for those looking for a quiet holiday in the sun....

4.9 / 5 from 13 reviews

Princess Andriana Resort And Spa View rates for Princess Andriana Resort And Spa
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Kiotari, Rhodes
Sleek and minimalist styling, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a choice of restaurants and excellent leisure facilities...

4.8 / 5 from 42 reviews

Ostria Apartments View rates for Ostria Apartments
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Sidari, Corfu
Ideal for families and couples alike, the Ostria Apartments are just a ten minute walk from the bars and restaurant and feature on-site a swimming pool with children's section and a poolside snack bar...

5 / 5 from 15 reviews

Ikos Oceania View rates for Ikos Oceania
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Nea Moudania, Halkidiki
The Ikos Oceania really does enjoy a beautiful setting with some fantastic views to match. The hotel has been well designed and offers luxurious and comfortable surroundings....

4.9 / 5 from 15 reviews

Eleni Garden Studios View rates for Eleni Garden Studios
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Alykanas, Zante
Situated close to the resort centre and just a short walk from the beach, the Eleni Studios are ideal for families and couples looking for a quiet and friendly base....

5 / 5 from 11 reviews

Arminda Hotel View rates for Arminda Hotel
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Hersonissos, Crete
The Arminda Hotel has a quiet location, halfway between the resort of Hersonissos and Stalis, though just 150m from a small sandy beach....

4.8 / 5 from 8 reviews

Cleopatra Superior Hotel View rates for Cleopatra Superior Hotel
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Kardamena, Kos
The Cleopatra Superior Hotel offers a relaxing and enjoyable environment for all guests....

4.7 / 5 from 24 reviews

Creta Maris Beach Resort Hotel View rates for Creta Maris Beach Resort Hotel
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Hersonissos, Crete
The Creta Maris Hotel offers spacious and elegant accommodation, lovely views, good quality services and extensive leisure facilities for all ages; perfect for a relaxing holiday....

4.8 / 5 from 20 reviews

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