A quick look at what’s in store when you rent a boat in Crete

Crete which is the 5th largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest island of Greece has plenty to offer its visitors, from the fascinating towns to the gorgeous beaches. The island offers visitors a fascinating level of contrasts, what with its golden-yellow beaches laying in wait on its extensive coastline and its mountainous nature, perfect for nature lovers to take part in a bit of hiking, climbing and walking.

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Whether it is a taste of beautiful nature you desire or a relaxing day at the beach, Crete has got you covered. When you rent a boat in Crete, you will get to relax at any one of its endless beaches or take a hike, walk or climb through its mountainous landscape.  The beaches are to die for, and the fact that they run for miles on end along the coast makes them even more enticing.

It doesn’t matter which part of the island you choose to visit, the beaches you find will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed by their crystal waters and picturesque surroundings. Aside from the natural beauty to be had from the beaches, a visit to the villages of Crete is a must while in the area. You will get to explore the fascinating architecture, embrace the locals’ hospitality and eat of mouth-watering dishes. Crete, which is renowned for its tasty cuisine will leave you wanting for more. You will taste of its tasty virgin olive oil as well as its mouth-watering fruits and vegetables.

Suggested places to visit when you rent a boat in Crete

When you rent a boat in Crete, among the many places you ought to visit, below are a few to look forward to:

$1·         Spinalonga Island which brings back memories of being the site of a leper colony in the 20th century. Today, the gorgeous little island is frequented for its exquisite turquoise waters that are ideal for a bit of snorkeling or swimming.

$1·         The Gulf of Mirabello which provides for an excellent sailing destination. It is home to a rumored bottomless lake in the center of the area(the city of Agios Nikolaos)

$1·         Heraklion with its remarkable 16th century fortress in the harbor and remarkable ruins of the palace of Knossos.

$1·         Rethmnon with its charming influence of both the Turkish and Venetian influences, gorgeous beaches , amazing caves and the magnificent Venetian fortress that offers amazing views of the area.

$1·         Gramvoussa Island and Balos Lagoon which provides for the much need peace and quiet sought by many, with the backdrop of exquisitely beautiful waters and a chance to watch the amazing sunset.

No matter which destination you choose to take part in, Crete has a lot to offer you. Rent a boat in Crete  and explore he lovely bays, beautiful coves, and relaxing beaches with their clear turquoise waters.