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Fast Facts

Eat like a local and enjoy long, slow family-style meals, drinking anise-flavored raki, or wine.

Crete is held to be the mythological birthplace of Zeus, the king of the Greek gods, who was raised in a cave on Mt. Ida.

Famous television and movie actress Jennifer Aniston was born on Crete. The waters surrounding Crete are some of the clearest in Europe.

Region: Greece

Featured Crete Hotel

Blue Palace Elounda, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

Blue Palace Elounda, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

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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.

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