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Apokoros Family Club Hotel in Kalyves, Crete

Apokoros Family Club Hotel in Kalyves, Crete A Craft Deco Hotel with lots of activities The village of Kalyves is a great spot for just relaxing at the beach, but it also makes for a super base for exploring the Western part of the island of Crete. We have found a great place to stay in the village, the very unique Apokoros Family Club Hotel! From family apartments to studios for couples, you will find a suitable and charming accommodation here. It is conveniently located at a distance of less than one minute to the beach and if you...

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Party on, Crete! Kalyves Carnival 2017

Kalyves Carnival 2017 It was that time of the year again today – time for the annual Kalyves Carnival! We gave you some impressions of the festivities last year (click here to check out Kalyves Carnival 2016) and the 2017 edition was even better. Here are some of the 200+ photos we took this year: White Mountains Scary... Carnival in Kalyves 2017 Casino X-Men in Kalyves Carnival in Kalyves 2017 A Greek party! Wash and go! Wash and go! Aloha! Hmmm... Hail the King! Speaker towers around town Main square Kalyves DJ and MC, Carnival 2017 Kalyves Packed tavernas...

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Koumos Kalyves in Apokoronas, Crete

Koumos Kalyves in Apokoronas, Crete Koumos is one of those unexpected things you sometimes discover while travelling on Crete. It is a hidden gem on less travelled roads, but actually not far away from the major highway and the village of Kalyves. How to get there: Outlined belowed is a walking path from the Kalyves Beach Hotel which you will definitely know if you are staying in Kalyves. Wether you are walking or driving to Koumos by car there is a possibility to get lost on the way…look out for spray painted signs on walls at the side of...

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Video: The Island of Crete – See for yourself

There is nothing like a holiday on Crete and we are on a quest to find the best videos that showcase Crete – the beaches, the people and the food. Here is one of the pearls we dug up…enjoy! The Island of Crete – See for yourself See for yourself what Crete is all about. This video is a funny, well-produced tourism commercial for Crete. It highlights the diversity of the island…we prefer to call it a “mini-continent” though. Watch it and you will know why! For you film-makers: Crete offers a huge variety of filming locations: snowy mountains,...

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Video Journeys: The lagoon of Balos

There is nothing like a holiday on Crete and we are on a quest to find the best videos that showcase Crete – the beaches, the people and the food. Here is one of the pearls we dug up…enjoy! Video Journeys: The lagoon of Balos The lagoon of Balos has white sand and exotic white, vivid blue and turquoise waters. The sea is very shallow and warm, so it is ideal for young children. In many places the sand has a lovely pinkish color, because of millions of crushed shells. Beyond the rocks at the boundaries of the lagoon,...

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