During July and August Crete gets very hot - the mercury can soar to 40°C (100°F) in the shade and the beaches are crowded. Conditions are ideal until the end of October. By November, the endless blue skies of summer have disappeared. November to February are the wettest months and snow falls on Crete's highest peaks.
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Nestled on the tranquil coast of Elounda on the island of Crete, Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort, offers emblematic views to the relics of Spinalonga Island.
Buses are the only form of public transport in Crete, but a fairly extensive network makes it relatively easy to travel around the island. For schedules and prices. Ferries link towns along the south coast and islands; some towns can only be accessed by sea. Many ferries operate only during the summer months.
Practical information to assist you before and during your trip.
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