Holidays to Greece have been a favourite among Brits for decades, and with the stunning landscapes and warm weather, it’s easy to see why. Tucked away in south-eastern Europe, Greece and the Greek islands offer holidaymakers everything they could ask for. Its perfect mix of culture, history, beaches and nightlife make it an ideal destination for anyone looking for the ultimate sunny escape.
The country’s long list of resorts each come with their own personality and charm. Whether you are a solo traveller, couple, family or group of friends, there is a holiday in Greece for you. Hays’ Greek island holidays include some of the most popular destinations in the region. Islands such as Crete boast the electric nightlife of Malia, the ancient culture and history of Rethymnon and the family-friendly water parks and beaches of Hersonissos. Once you’ve walked the harbours, shopped at the local markets and tasted Cretan delicacies, it’s easy to understand why Brits return to this island year after year.
Our holidays in Corfu are especially popular with holidaymakers looking to enjoy cocktails on the beach by day, and stunning sunsets and bar-hopping by night. Alternatively, if style and sophistication are top of your holiday agenda, then Corfu Town is the island’s hot spot for shopping in the local boutiques before relaxing in one of the many cafes to choose from.
We don’t just offer Greek island holidays – if you want to explore more of Greece, why not head over to the mainland to bask in the history of Athens at the countless museums and historical sites? Or soak in the culture as you make your way through the endless local craft and jewellery shops, coffee shops, bars and restaurants. By night, watch the city come alive as locals and tourists of all ages flock to bars and clubs to get their share of the city’s famous nightlife.
With hundreds of Greek islands and mainland resorts for you to visit, you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to holidays in Greece. Choose one destination for a relaxed trip, or hop on a Greek island cruise and see the sights – it’s your holiday, you make the rules! With an average flight time of only four hours from the UK and average temperatures of 25 °C, you’re sure to fall in love with Greece, whatever holiday you choose.
- Average 4 hour flight
- Time difference +2 hour(s)
- Average temperature 23°C