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Greek Islands

Glorious coastlines & ancient wonders

Tailor-made holidays to the Greek Islands

Introduction

Serene, sun-kissed and steeped in history, the Greek Islands have long been a Wexas favourite. Whether you're a sun-worshipper or a student of the ancient world, these mesmerising islands offer the perfect summer or autumn break. Speak to our specialists, who are on hand to help you tailor-make your ultimate Greek Island holiday.

Incredible coastlines

Greece, and particularly its islands, are famed for their sparkling seas and gorgeous coastlines, which range from idyllic beaches to dramatic cliffs. And, while they certainly tick the relaxation box, they also offer the chance to get active if sunbathing isn't your thing. From kite surfing to kayaking to spotting dolphins and turtles, there's plenty to keep you occupied between soaking up those rays. Then, if you head in land, you'll discover hidden villages, ancient ruins and glorious hiking trails all just a stone's throw from the water's edge. 

Crete, Greece
The island of Crete

Ancient wonders

Of course, Greece is famed for its ancient wonders, with colourful mosaics, neoclassical villas and the remnants of once-grand temples among the myriad treasures on show. Perhaps you'll make for the ruins of Delos, marvel at the spectacle of Thira, perched above the Santorini coast, or wander the cobblestones of Rhodes' medieval old town. Corfu's impressive fortress is another highlight while on Crete the Minoan Palace of Knossos is, no matter your views on its divisive restoration, one of Greece's most important historical sites. Whichever you choose to visit, it's impossible not to be awestruck by the sheer scale and beauty of it all.


Thira, Santorini

Fabulous food

Food, glorious food. No matter where you travel to, the Greeks know how to put on a feast and you'll soon find your time in the country enveloped by the sheer variety of fabulous food on offer. Expect plenty of traditional dishes, with influences from the Ottomans to Italy, all showcased using the finest, freshest local ingredients. Expect rich stews, delicious cheese, fragrant olives, stuffed vine leaves and a wealth of delicious seafood. Yum!


Traditional Cretan food

 

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Special offers for the Greek Islands

Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

Elounda Beach Hotel, Crete

7-night luxury holiday from £1,400 pp incl. flights & transfers

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offer

Early booking savings – Save up to £625pp
Book by: 29 February 2024

Considered to be one of the finest hotels in Crete, this member of Leading Hotels of the World features a superb spa, plenty of activities and a gorgeous location amid 40 acres of landscaped gardens on the island's stunning northeast coast.

Harbour and boats in sunny day at Boka Kotor bay, Montenegro, Europe

Treasures of the Adriatic on Seven Seas Voyager

10-day luxury ocean cruise from £5,475 pp incl. flights

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cruise offer

Save up to 30% & two-category suite upgrade
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Visit Croatia, Greece, Montenegro and Turkey as you explore ancient walled cities, historic sites and picturesque ports, enjoying fabulous food and five-star service along the way.

Lesante Blu

Lesante Blu, Zakynthos, Greece

7-night luxury holiday from £925 pp incl. flights & transfers

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Early booking discount – Save up to £455pp
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The five-star, adults-only Lesante Blu – a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World – is a newly built and ever-so luxurious beach resort on the stunning Greek island of Zakynthos.

Domes of Corfu

Domes of Corfu

7-night luxury holiday from £965 pp incl. flights & transfers

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Early booking savings & Free Haute Living dine around – Save up to £200pp
Book by: 29 February 2024

Surrounded by unspoilt nature and with the vast expanse of the legendary Ionian Sea at its feet, Domes of Corfu is a lush green haven that brings together authentic Greek hospitality and a truly contemporary accommodation

Our top Greek Island itineraries

Rhodes

Greek Island Hopping: Rhodes & Kos

8-day tailor-made journey from £1,290 pp incl. flights

To island hop in Greece is one of travel's true bucket list experiences. And, this itinerary does just that, starting in ancient Athens before combining the natural and ancient delights of Rhodes and Kos.

Paros island, Greece

Greek Island Hopping - Mykonos & Paros

8-day tailor-made holiday from £1,590 pp incl. flights

There are very few experiences in the world quite like ‘hopping’ around the Greek islands. Whilst the Greek islands share some general characteristics, each island has its own character.

Oia Village, Santorini, Greece

Greek Island Hopping - Mykonos & Santorini

7-day tailor-made holiday from £1,585 pp incl. flights

With luxury hotel stays and a programme of included excursions, this weeklong trip is the ideal introduction to two spectacular Greek islands.

Milos, Cyclades Islands

Greek Island Hopping - Cyclades Islands

9-day tailor-made holiday from £1,430 pp incl. flights

Terraced hillsides, white-washed villages, blue-domed churches and even bluer seas all characterise the Cyclades, a collection of 220 Greek islands that pepper the Aegean

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Places to stay in the Greek Islands

Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

Elounda Beach Hotel, Crete

7-night luxury holiday from £1,400 pp incl. flights & transfers

Special
offer

Early booking savings – Save up to £625pp
Book by: 29 February 2024

Considered to be one of the finest hotels in Crete, this member of Leading Hotels of the World features a superb spa, plenty of activities and a gorgeous location amid 40 acres of landscaped gardens on the island's stunning northeast coast.

Premium Suite with Private Pool, Domes of Elounda

Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection, Crete

7-night luxury holiday from £2,340 pp incl. flights & transfers

Domes of Elounda is an all-suite-and-villa spa resort on the island of Crete, offering unrivalled peace and luxury in a truly sublime setting.

Canaves Oia

Canaves Oia Hotel, Santorini, Greece

Guide price from £1,365 pp

Santorini is the queen of sunsets, sea views and swimming pools – and Canaves Oia is one of the best places to experience all three

Kouros, Mykonos

Kouros Hotel & Suites, Mykonos, Greece

Guide price from £1,220 pp incl. flights

Understated white-on-white sophistication on an otherwise bohemian Greek isle, along windswept Agios Ioannis Bay

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Greek Islands articles

Riviera, Oceania

Top Five Cruise Holidays for 2018

Our specialists have put together the ultimate in cruise inspiration, from Greek island hopping in style to an exploration cruise into the glacial wilds of Alaska. As always, it’s all based on first-hand knowledge.

Just back from: Grace Hotel, Santorini

Chris Kyprianou recalls his recent sun-spangled stay on the Greek island of Santorini.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

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