|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£231|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£215|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£263|
Located on the north west coast of Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, Kolymbari (Kolumbari) is a village with magnificent cliffs, great places to walk and lovely nearby towns to visit. With excellent restaurants and tavernas and fine sandy beaches, Kolymbari (Kolumbari) holidays are bound to be a deeply relaxing getaway in a beautiful Grecian destination.
Kolymbari is serviced by Chania Airport, and it is easy to get from the airport to the village via local bus service or taxi. Getting around the village is easy on foot, but visitors may wish to hire a car whilst staying in Kolymbari, as this is a great way to explore Crete. The best time to visit is during the glorious summer months, when hot weather is all but guaranteed The time zone is GMT+2.
Start in Kolymbari by taking a walk through the historic town and along the beach, soaking up that vibrant Crete atmosphere. The village boasts a long Blue Flag beach, which is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the sun. Take a dip in the clear blue water, or go on one of the boat trips that leave the harbour daily. Alternatively, holidaymakers can try their hand at sailing or canoeing. For a change of scenery, head to the white sands of Balos beach, which also has facilities for a host of water sports.
For a stunning walk, try hiking to the village of Afrata, which offers panoramic views of the sea and surrounding area. A day trip to the medieval stone city of Chania is highly recommended, with its historic fortress, thriving markets and many shops. In Kolymbari (Kolumbari), try one of the town's first class restaurants, serving local specialities and freshly caught seafood.