Crete (Greek: Κρήτη, Kríti [‘kriti]; Ancient Greek: Κρήτη, Krḗtē)
the southernmost and largest of the Greek Islands. This is a truly unique island, with an area of 8.261 km2 and with a length of coastline exceeding a thousand kilometers. Crete is the most popular destination for holidays at the beach in the summer season.
Thanks to its gorgeous resorts, developed infrastructure and stunning environment, real estate on Crete is always a hot and an on going subject and properties are in high demand. Heraklion – the largest area of Crete. This region is the location of coastal tourist resorts: Hersonissos, Stalis, Malle, Agia Pelagia and Heraklion (Crete’s capital). Along the coast of Heraklion nature has scattered a lot of coves and picturesque bays, on the banks of which there have been constructions of luxury hotel complexes of various price categories. Lassiti – the resort area in the East of the island, which includes the cities: Istron, Elounda, Ierapetra, Sitia, Agios Nikolaos and many atmospheric villages. This is the location of the famous beach with the huge palm forest – Finikodasos of Vai. A house in Lassiti – the dream of everyone who has ever been here. Due to the large selection of fashionable resorts, Lassiti is also often referred to as “The Greek Saint-Tropez». Rethymnon – another of many areas on Crete, which includes the cities: Rethymno, Panormo, Placas, Agia Galini and Bali. This area is characterized by uncommon Venetian architecture, astonishing mountain views, spotlessly clean beaches and hotels with exceptional standards of service.
Rethymnon real estate prices start from 900 euro per sq.m. This area is suitable for those who are looking for a peaceful and secluded place, with the opportunity to visit a plethora of historical sites.
Inhabitants of Rethymno are proud of their area, because here is the most beautiful and longest sandy beach on the island, spreading for 16 km. Khania – the greenest area on Crete, considering that the winter here is filled with torrential rains. Largest cities of the region: Khania, Kournas, Georgioupolis, Agia Marina, Paleokhora, Gerani. This is where Samaria Gorge is located which is the largest Gorge in Europe, annually attracting thousands of visitors. Real estate in Khania provides an opportunity to live in one of the most unique places in the Mediterranean. Ellionis will help you buy either residential or commercial property of premium class on the island of Crete.