|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£117|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£117|
Located in Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, Koutouloufari is a village with that special Cretan character. With excellent restaurants, a thriving traditional atmosphere and with fine sandy beaches nearby, Koutouloufari holidays promise to be a deeply relaxing break in one of Greece's most beautiful destinations.
Koutouloufari is serviced by Heraklion 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 for travelling elsewhere in Crete public transport is available. Alternatively, visitors can hire a car whilst staying in Koutouloufari as this is a great way to get around the island. The best time to visit is the glorious summer months. The time zone is GMT+2.
The best way to begin a holiday in Koutouloufari is to take a relaxing wander through the historic village streets and enjoy the views of the sea. Head to Agios Vassilios, a stunning church built in 1840, sitting in front of a much older church, some of which is still well preserved. When you want to dip in the clear blue waters, get down to the beaches at Hersonissos. With great facilities, this area is perfect for relaxing in the sun or taking part in some watersports. There are other great beaches at Kokkini Hani, Agios Nikolaos and Elounda. Visitors can take a day trip to the neighbouring village of Piskopiano, another traditional village with panoramic views of the sea. In the evening, choose one of Koutouloufari's many fine eateries located in its winding narrow streets. However holidaymakers spend their time in Crete, a trip to Koutouloufari is sure to be an unforgettable experience.