Journey to Crete by ferry today, gliding across the brilliant turquoise waters of the Aegean before enjoying the rest of the day at leisure. This beautiful island of nature and history offers something for everyone. If you want to get active, there are plenty of beaches for swimming in warm and shallow cerulean waters, including seductive Elafonsi with its pink sands.
The beaches bring opportunities for water sports like sea kayaking, snorkeling, diving, surfing and more, and there are also mountains for hiking and Minoan ruins for exploring. If a meditative experience is what you’re after, there are some great small coves that provided secluded spots for quiet contemplation.