Fall in love with Crete as soon as you set foot on its abundant land. As Greece’s largest island, its rich tapestry of sandy beaches, rugged landscapes, Grecian treasures and white washed blue villages are sure to win your heart and leave you wanting more. From its wonderful Cretan cuisine, vibrant cities and Serengeti-esq sunsets - especially over Chania - make Crete a place that you’ll want to keep on returning to.
The Cretans generous spirit and hospitality make travelling alone easy, so why not join GoSingles and experience authentic Greece, where we'll promise to make your singles holiday a memorable one.
Our resort – Chania
Our resort of Agia Marina is located a short 8km drive from Chania - heralded as one of the most magnificent regions in Greece – and rightly so! Chania is the original picture-postcard, it’s old town is set against a stunning old port that surrounds a scenic Venetian style harbour, there stands a photographic lighthouse, casting a stunning silhouette each night when the sun sets.
Chania is perfectly located to explore some of Crete’s most beautiful beaches, mountain villages and scenic deep gorges, owing to it being one of the greenest parts of the island.
Eleftheria Hotel ***
Set on a hillside, this hotels location is definitely its crème de la crème - overlooking Agia Marina, the sparkling Mediterranean Sea vistas and views out to the Bay of Chania.
Guests at the 3-star Eleftheria Hotel can enjoy easy access to Agia Marina’s beach, which is only a 500m walk, whilst its attractive gardens with flowers and swaying palm trees, outdoor swimming pool with a pool side bar and a buffet restaurant are sure to keep you preoccupied if you’re looking for day lounging around the hotel.
Further leisure facilities include a fitness gym, sauna and a lobby lounge with satellite TV. For socialising with your fellow solo travellers, Eleftheria Hotel offers a restaurant and a pool-side bar serving drinks and snacks. The restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner, both of which serve a buffet style menu.
The hotels 66 rooms are tastefully decorated, and all come with their own bathroom and private balcony or terrace, enjoying magnificent views of the sea or the manicured gardens. They feature a TV, a telephone, a fridge, safe deposit box (local charge), hair dryer and air conditioning.
- 24 hours access,
- Central safety deposit box,
- Wi-fi access in all common areas,
- Luggage room in district area,
- Satellite TV,
- Free Wi-fi access in rooms / apartments,
- Wake up call service,
- Fitness room,
- Outdoor swimming pool,
- Sun terrace,
- Restaurant, bar and snack bar.
Chania’s Venetian Harbour
Only 8km away you’ll find Chania’s Venetian Harbour – a must see on your trip! While away the afternoon or take in a sunset whilst enjoying a meal at one of the many restaurants overlooking the harbour.
Located in Samariá National Park and crowned the longest gorge in Europe, Samaria is most popular amongst hikers who undertake the 16km walk whilst observing its sheer natural beauty – surrounded by flora and fauna and overwhelming vistas out to White Mountains National Park.
The Lagoon of Balos
Balos is surely the most photographed beach in Crete, but don’t let that put you off, there’s a reason for it, it is simply stunning! At Balos you’ll find a European window into the Indian Ocean, as its exotic white sand, vivid blue and turquoise waters provide you with a perfect slice of paradise. The sea is very shallow and warm and perfect for snorkelling. The lagoon is accessible via ferry from Kissamos or by dirt track.
Agora local food market
Looking to explore those Grecian taste buds, foodies will love a visit to Agora in Chania, where you can experience authentic, traditional Cretan food. The Agora has been the main supplier of herbs and spices, fruit and vegetables, and fresh fish and meat since it was established in 1913.
What is included in the tour
- Stay at 3* Hotel Eleftheria
- Your own single occupancy en suite room
- Half Board - Daily Breakfast & dinner
- Flights from London Gatwick or Manchester
- Flights from your local airport at a small supplement
- All Taxes & Surcharges
- 20Kg Baggage allowance and 5kg hand baggage.
- Airport transfers
- Dedicated GoSingles host at the hotel
- Welcome get together
- Coordinated Singles only site-seeing and activities (Optional Extra)
- Meet other single, like minded travellers who wish to socialise and make new friends
Flight Timings -
Outbound - London Gatwick 17:10 - Crete 23:05
Inbound - Crete 23:40 - London Gatwick 01:45 (next day)
Outbound - Manchester 14:00 - Crete 20:00
Inbound - Crete 20:25 - Manchester 22:40
Price excludes Tourist Tax approximately Euro 3/ person/ day to be paid locally