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.

Kardamena, Kos
The Mitsis Blue Domes Exclusive Resort and Spa is a luxurious hotel that is nestled at the foot of Mount Dikeos and overlooks a sweeping beach. The extensive range of onsite amenities and activities...

4.6 / 5 from 49 reviews

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 43 reviews

St George South, Corfu
All inclusive resort-style hotel with extensive facilities and located on the beachfront, making it an ideal choice for families and couples...

3.9 / 5 from 42 reviews

Kiotari, Rhodes
Sleek and minimalist styling, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a choice of restaurants and excellent leisure facilities...

4.8 / 5 from 37 reviews

St George South, Corfu
Offering comfortable accommodation in a convenient location, this family-run property is close to the bars, shops and restaurants of St George South....

4.3 / 5 from 35 reviews

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 32 reviews

Georgioupolis, Crete
Situated on the seafront, these simply furnished apartments are ideal for those looking for a relaxing beach holiday, close to the resort centre....

4.7 / 5 from 30 reviews

Rhodes Town, Rhodes
Ideal for relaxing in the sun or exploring the sights, the Grand Hotel has a prime location, just steps from the beach and in the heart of the city....

4.5 / 5 from 29 reviews

Petra, Lesvos
Panorama Hotel is a family run hotel that offers comfort and relaxation and is suitable for families and couples....

4.6 / 5 from 27 reviews

Almyrida, Crete
The Almyrida Beach Hotel lies in the village of Almyrida. Almyrida is a natural cove opposite the isle of Karga. The village has imposing hills with luscious olive groves and sun-kissed beaches. The m...

4.8 / 5 from 27 reviews

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