5 Star Greek Getaway with Crete

Immerse yourself in luxury

Explore in style! On this luxurious vacation package, you’ll discover the beauty of Greece from spectacular 5-star accommodations in Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini. Lounge on pristine beaches, explore ancient sites, enjoy scenic ferry rides, and stroll through charming shop-lined streets. With included tours, a cooking class, and a wine tasting, you’ll get a true taste of gorgeous Greece.

Unique Explorations

  • Take a tour of Athens with an included visit to the Acropolis and museum!
  • Hop from island to island in business class on high-speed ferries!
  • Spend a half-day learning how to cook Greek delicacies with a local chef in Santorini!
  • Experience the fine-sand beaches and beautiful whitewashed buildings all around Greece!
  • Enjoy stays in 5-star hotels every step of the way.

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Greece’s most popular vacation destinations!  Start off in the ancient capital of Athens, where you’ll be treated to a wonderful sightseeing tour. You’ll also visit the Acropolis & Acropolis museum! Spend free time strolling through the beautiful Plaka neighborhood, and be sure to try traditional dishes from local restaurants.

After Athens, set your clock to island time! Take a stunning ferry ride to Mykonos, the second stop on your Grecian getaway. You’ll instantly become mesmerized by the beauty of whitewashed homes contrasting against the blue sea! Visit the famous windmills, relax on picturesque beaches, and experience Mykonos’ famous nightlife scene!

Next stop: Santorini! During your stay, you will partake in local experiences with a local Greek chef. Create delicious dishes in cooking class, then sip local wines during a tasting! Enjoy lots of leisure time to visit Oia, Fira, and the rest of spectacular Santorini. After a few days of Santorini sunshine, you’ll head to the magical island of Crete. Explore Heraklion and the surrounding areas, which boast vast landscapes with many different activities offered to visitors!

Fly from Crete back to Athens for one final night before you pack up your souvenirs and fly home!

PRICES FROM: $4781* PER PERSON

*Vacation is round-trip, per person, based on 2 travelers departing from Atlanta. Includes air, airport taxes, hotel, transfers, daily breakfast and more. Additional baggage charges may apply. Rates are available for 1 to 9 travelers. Sceptre

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Day 01:
Welcome to Athens!

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of your day at leisure as you begin to explore Athens!

  • Transfer from Athens Airport to hotel

Breakfast
Day 02:
Athens

Today, you will be taken on a sightseeing tour of Athens! This tour includes a visit to the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Spend a half-day seeing many of the finest attractions in Athens! Return to your hotel to spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Athens Sightseeing Tour (with Acropolis)

Discover the secrets of Athens, including its famous Acropolis on your sightseeing tour! Your expert guide will take you to see the center of the city, the Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library.

On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and will make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Modern Olympic Games were held in 1896.

On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally the famous Parthenon.

Your first taste of Athens would not be complete without a visit to the Acropolis Museum, a modern architectural building where, at last, the statues have found their home. Here, you can admire the wonders and architectural masterpieces of the classical era.

Breakfast
Hotel
Day 03:
Athens - Mykonos

This morning, you’ll be transferred to the Athens port for your ferry to Mykonos! Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure as you begin to discover magnificent Mykonos!

  • Transfer from Athens hotel to ferry port
  • Ferry from Athens to Mykonos in business class
  • Transfer from Mykonos ferry port to hotel

Breakfast
Day 04:
Mykonos

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before you spend the day on the gorgeous island of Mykonos! Full of crisp whitewashed buildings and homes, Mykonos is filled with charm and personality. Stroll along the winding streets, visit the beautiful churches, or experience the vibrant nightlife! Little Venice is a very popular area to walk through as the sun sets! Whatever you choose, you’re sure to have a fantastic day at leisure!

Little Venice • Mykonos, Greece

Breakfast
Hotel
Day 05:
Mykonos - Santorini

Today, you’ll be transferred to the ferry port for your ride to Santorini! Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore!

  • Transfer from Mykonos hotel to ferry port
  • Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini in business class
  • Transfer from ferry port to Santorini hotel

Breakfast
Day 06:
Santorini

Experience the culinary delights of Santorini today with a cooking class and wine tasting tour! You’ll be guided by a local chef as you utilize your cooking skills. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Santorini Cooking Class (shared)

This attempt aims to further promote the exquisite flavors of Greek cuisine, by presenting the unique island of Santorini, as well as, by the presenting the unique Greek culture aspect of Mediterranean cuisine with local traditional organic products.

-The cooking class starts at 12:00pm and lasts around 3 hours

-It Includes 6 traditional Santorinian recipies.

-Cooking class is interactive and participants cook the recipes presented by the Chef.

-It includes unlimited consumption of bottled water and Assyrtiko Santorinian wine.

-A cooking apron, a certificate of participation and the recipes taught and cooked in the cooking class, are given to the clients as a gift souvenir from our restaurant at the end of the lesson.

Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel
Day 07:
Santorini

Today is free for you to explore as you wish! Consider a visit to the traditional village of Oia, the most photographed spot in Greece! Watch the sunset here and get swept up in the stunning view.

Breakfast
Hotel
Day 08:
Santorini - Crete

You’ll be transferred from your Santorini hotel to the ferry port for your ride to Crete! Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Check in, freshen up, and begin to familiarize yourself with the area!

  • Transfer from Santorini hotel to ferry port
  • Ferry from Santorini to Crete
  • Transfer from ferry port to Crete hotel

Breakfast
Day 09:
Crete

Spend a day at leisure on the beautiful island of Crete! Greece’s largest island is known for its varied terrain, from sandy beaches to the White Mountains. We encourage you to visit one of the beaches in the area, or to explore some of the traditional villages nearby! If you’re feeling extra adventurous, consider a hike or walking route in one of the surrounding areas!

Karteros Beach • Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Breakfast
Hotel
Day 10:
Crete

Explore Heraklion, the capital of Crete. Consider a visit to the Koules Fortress or Palace of Knossos! Spend your final night in Crete at a charming restaurant in town, perhaps overlooking the port, and watch the sunset while you dine.

Knossos Palace • Crete, Greece

Breakfast
Hotel
Day 11:
Crete - Athens

Today, you’ll be transferred to the Crete Airport for your flight back to Athens. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Spend one final night in a luxurious hotel as your Greece vacation comes to an end!

  • Transfer from hotel to Crete Airport
  • Flight from Crete to Athens
  • Transfer from Athens Airport to hotel

Breakfast
Day 12:
Depart Greece

Today you’ll be transferred to the Athens Airport for your flight home!

  • Transfer from hotel to Athens Airport
  • Fly home!

Breakfast

What's Included

  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Athens (ATH)
  • All airport, ferry port and hotel transfers
  • 2 nights in Athens at the NJV Athens Plaza, or similar
  • Athens sightseeing tour with Acropolis site & museum entrance (half-day)
  • High speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos in business class
  • 2 nights in Mykonos at the Mykonian Kyma Hotel, or similar
  • High speed ferry from Mykonos to Santorini in business class
  • 3 nights in Santorini at the Astro Palace Hotel, or similar
  • Cooking class & wine tasting tour (half-day)
  • High speed ferry from Santorini to Crete in business class
  • 3 nights in Crete at the GDM Megaron Hotel, or similar
  • One-way economy class flight from Crete to Athens
  • 1 night in Athens at the NJV Athens Plaza, or similar
  • Breakfast daily

Athens

You’ll be in one of these hotels, depending on availability

NJV Athens Plaza

Enjoy easy access from your accommodations to the wonders Athens has to offer
Enjoy taking a step back from busy city life in Athens during your stay at NJV Athens Plaza. Guests can find fine dining at the on-site restaurant, find help at the 24-hour front desk, access to fitness facilities, free Wi-Fi, and more.

Rooms are chic and include satellite TV, a kettle, and a private bathroom complete with bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and a hair dryer. Certain rooms also feature a plush sitting area. Enjoy dining with landmarks within view, Piraeus just 5 miles away, and Aegina Town 23 miles away.

Divani Palace Acropolis

Luxurious hotel steps from the Acropolis
Divani Palace Acropolis provides guests with modern comforts and amenities in an unbeatable location. Just minutes from the Acropolis, guests will delight in the spectacular views! Well-appointed rooms are furnished with free WiFi, television, air-conditioning, and more. The Acropolis Secret rooftop bar and restaurant blends Greek gastronomy with a contemporary twist, and always with authentic flavors. The hotel also offers a pool, fitness center, complimentary shuttle service, a pillow menu, and additional services to ensure a luxurious experience. With many of Athens’ finest attractions just steps away, Divani Palace makes for an excellent choice accommodation!

Hotel Divani Caravel

Sophisticated comfort with a rooftop pool
A proud member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Divani Caravel offers luxury and style in the heart of Athens. Each of the hotel’s 471 deluxe guestrooms provides a harmonious blend of modern convenience with classical Greek charm. Enjoy the sparkling rooftop swimming pools, where you can take a dip and sip on a cold drink from the pool bar. The rooftop also features several seating areas, where you can take in breathtaking views of the Acropolis without moving a muscle.

Keep up with your workout routine in the Divani Caravel’s state-of-the-art fitness center, then treat yourself to a little R&R at the hotel’s on-site spa. Should you work up an appetite, this hotel is ready to satisfy. Dine at elegant Brown’s Bar Restaurant, or enjoy a whiskey in the dimly-lit Cigar Lounge. In the mood for a coffee or a casual meal? The Constantinople Cafe is at your service.

Rooms at the Divani Caravel are chock full of luxurious amenities to make you feel right at home. Enjoy 24-hour room service, complimentary Wi-Fi, comfortable beds, and much more.

Royal Olympic Hotel

5-star Athens hotel near the Acropolis
The Royal Olympic Hotel is a family-run 5-star property in the center of Athens, just in front of the famous Temple of Zeus and National Garden. The hotel is underneath the Acropolis and only a 2-minute walk to the Acropolis Museum.

After a complete renovation in 2009, the Royal Olympic was transformed into an elegant art hotel. Enjoy a Greek meal at the Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar with a spectacular view of Athens. Stylish rooms feature marble bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and sitting areas.  Hotel amenities include a complimentary breakfast buffet, library-style lounge, event space and an outdoor pool with a hip bar, plus a wellness spa and an exercise room. Guests can book bike and hiking tours as well as horse riding excursions directly from the hotel. During winter, the hotel organizes karaoke and disco nights. It also provides a free ski bus and free shuttle service to the city center.

Mykonos

You’ll be in one of these hotels, depending on availability

Myconian Kyma Hotel

Tantalizingly secluded yet minutes away from town
Myconian Kyma Hotel is a luxurious 5-star property influenced by history, landscape, climate, and the architecture of the Cyclades. The high-style design of the hotel blends art and environment to create an unforgettable experience for its guests. Proudly standing high atop a hill overlooking the Aegean Sea, the 52-room, 29-suite hotel boasts champagne breakfasts with locally sourced ingredients, the Satori Thalasso spa with five pools offering different therapeutic salinity contents, and Kalypso Restaurant, a sheltered alcove with magnificent views. This family-friendly property is only a short stroll from town but offers guests a world of tranquility with its lush gardens, panoramic views, private balconies, and beautiful design.

Royal Myconian Resort

Overlooking one of Mykonos’ famous beaches
Located above Elia Beach, one of the most iconic beaches in Mykonos, the Royal Myconian is pure luxury meets trendy sophistication. With touches of Cycladic stone and contemporary interiors, this resort is the perfect blend of style and tradition. The Royal Myconian is located approximately 7.5 miles from Mykonos Town, the main hub of activity on the island.

Each of the 151 spacious guestrooms offers private balconies or terraces overlooking the Aegean, premium cotton sheets, high-speed Wifi and more. Guests can enjoy a panoramic pool deck, a superb spa, and a selection of restaurants that celebrate the gourmet experience with the freshest seasonal ingredients and organic produce.

Myconian Imperial Resort & Villas

Barefoot luxury in Mykonos
Myconian Imperial Resort & Villas is located directly above the island’s longest fine sand beach in Elia, where natural beauty and sophisticated revelry seamlessly blend. The airy interiors of the hotel emphasize the stunning views and atmosphere as you are surrounded by whites, warm wood details, and quirky design features. Enjoy gourmet restaurants, saltwater pools, and refreshing bars as you discover the secret lookouts and luxury spa at the hotel. A favorite destination for honeymooners and young couples, the hotel prides itself on laid-back luxury and high-end service in a beautiful setting that is only a short distance from the island’s vibrant nightlife via complimentary shuttle.

Myconian Korali Relais & Chateaux

Admire iconic views from this 5-star hotel
Perched on the hills above the historic harbor, the Myconian Korali Relais & Chateaux is in a coveted location just minutes away from the cafés of Little Venice, boutiques, tavernas and famously alluring nightlife of Mykonos Town. The elegance of simple lines, espoused in both architectural structure and detailing, lends added impact to the vibrant touches of signature yellow and touches of red and orange. Its contemporary spaces come alive with the best of international design that leads to an air of sophistication to complement the gracious hospitality, haute cuisine and exceptional views.

Luxurious rooms and suites are intimate spheres of infinite comfort, opening onto shaded balconies sporting oversized pools or Jacuzzis – the perfect counterpoint to the sun-baked pool deck under sail, where afternoons fade into sunset extravaganzas and starry nights at Kitrino Bar. Yet the most distinctive feature of Korali is perhaps Baos, the incomparable fine dining restaurant which floats seamlessly over the panorama. As your eye is drawn out as far as sight allows, over the white profile of Mykonos town, beyond Tinos, to the very edge of the deep blue sea.

Belvedere Hotel Mykonos

Chic boutique hotel near the water
Belvedere Hotel Mykonos offers chic accommodations within walking distance to the waterfront. Guests can expect modern, luxurious comforts including crisp white linens, free WiFi, and an in-room safe. The hotel boasts two main dining experiences,  Matsuhisa Mykonos and Thea Estiatorio, both with gourmet culinary offerings. Spa services are available upon request. With a swimming pool, garden, and boutiques all onsite, the Belvedere is an excellent choice for your Mykonos vacation.

Semeli Hotel Mykonos

5-star luxury in Mykonos
Combining Mykonos history with modern comforts, Semeli Hotel is a luxurious 5-star facility. Located within walking distance to Little Venice and the Mykonos waterfront, the hotel is a picture perfect place to stay. Guests can expect modern luxurious comforts, including free WiFi, bathrobes and slippers, complimentary toiletries, and so much more. The hotel features modern Greek cuisine at Thioni Restaurant and Krama Restaurant, while also offering a Lobby Lounge Bar for cocktails. Guests can also enjoy a swimming pool, fitness center, jacuzzi, spa, and more when staying at Semeli Hotel Mykonos.

Santorini

You’ll be in one of these hotels, depending on availability

Astro Palace Hotel

Beautiful modern hotel with authentic Greek touches
Astro Palace Hotel combines modern comforts with authentic architecture to create an atmosphere of comfortable luxury. Guests will enjoy modern style private bathrooms, free WiFi, and additional amenities in well-appointed rooms. Dining options include a pool restaurant, pool bar, and a private dining experience, all featuring Mediterranean-inspired dishes. Kick back at the spa with a luxurious treatment, or spend time frolicking at the pool!

Costa Grand Resort & Spa

Luxury and relaxation on Kamari Beach
Nestled on the postcard-worthy beach of Kamari, this luxurious hotel offers laid-back seaside beauty in an elegant and sophisticated setting. Check-in with the friendly 24-hour reception team, then head up to your spacious room. Step into crisp air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, plush bedding, and much more!

Once you’re all settled in, consider pampering yourself with a tranquil spa treatment. Looking to work off that baklava? Break a sweat in the fitness center! Unpack your swimsuit and walk onto the beach, then make a splash in the sparkling swimming pool. When you work up an appetite, treat yourself to a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant!

Majestic

Modern luxury in Fira, Santorini
Enjoy a luxurious stay at Majestic, a 5-star hotel located right at the entrance of Fira. You’ll be just minutes from the bars, cafes, and restaurants of Santorini’s capital, not to mention some of the best views on the island. Modern and fashionable, Majestic is bound to wow guest with luxury, comfort and the glorious sunsets of Santorini.

Your room at Majestic will guarantee spectacular views, whether it’s the Aegean Sea or the volcanic formations. Rooms have luxurious features including a private balcony, premium linens and a jacuzzi bathtub. The hotel offers a wide variety of facilities including two restaurants, pool bar, indoor lounge bar, three fresh water swimming pools (including one heated pool), children’s pool/playground, spa, sauna, jacuzzi and fully-equipped and air-conditioned gym. 24-hour reception will assist you with any additional services you may require including car rental, restaurant bookings and excursions, chauffeur driven luxury cars, private yacht and sailing boat trips with a captain, and more.

Aressana Spa Hotel & Suites

Luxurious hotel in Fira
The Aressana Spa Hotel and Suites in the town of Fira, Santorini provides guests with fairytale-like vacations from the moment they step through the 5-star design hotel’s entrance. Emulating the serenity of Cyclades life coupled with the exciting buzz of Fira, Santorini, guests are welcomed like old friends with heartfelt sincerity. One of the most genuine Santorinian hotels in Fira where the senses are gently provoked reflecting the inextricable beauty of Fira and Santorini, a strong emphasis is placed on enveloping all who enter in absolute luxury and beauty.

Aqua Blue Hotel

Modern hotel with private beach
Set on Perissa Beach and showcasing a private beach with sun beds and umbrellas, Aqua Blue Hotel offers a tranquil atmosphere for a Grecian getaway. Fewer than 10 miles from Fira, the hotel is ideally located to easily reach both the city and the sea. Enjoy stunning views from the hotel and easy access to the top attractions in town. The hotel offers facilities such as a bar, restaurant, fitness center, hot tub, and swimming pool to make your stay relaxing and serene.

Crete

You’ll be in one of these hotels, depending on availability

GDM Megaron Luxury Hotel

5-star hotel with unique architecture and modern interior
Ideally located overlooking the old harbor in Heraklion, GDM Megaron Luxury Hotel is one of the finest hotels in Crete’s capital. From the hotel, you will be within walking distance from the center of the business and shopping districts, as well as the Archaeological and Historical Museum. The hotel itself is a historical monument, erected in 1920 and converted into a luxury hotel in 2003.

You’ll be impressed by every luxurious detail of this hotel, including the 58 rooms featuring high ceilings, modern furniture, velvet fabrics and state-of-the-art technology. The top-floor 5th Restaurant offers contemporary Cretan cuisine on the most beautiful terrace with a 180˚ panoramic view of the Aegean Sea and the Venetian fortress. Guests can also enjoy the health club and fitness center and outdoor pool.

Hotel Galaxy

World-class luxury in an ideal location
Experience true luxury and sophistication at the 5-star Galaxy Hotel, nestled on Dimokratias Avenue, one of the island’s most cosmopolitan thoroughfares. Step inside this posh hotel and immediately fall into a state of serenity and relaxation. Admire its contemporary decor that exudes classy elegance, yet is still laced with personal touches. After checking in with the friendly reception team, head up to your spacious room and fall into your large, soft bed. Use the hotel’s complimentary WiFi to get in touch with friends and family – go ahead, make them jealous. Your room’s blackout curtains and soundproof windows will make you forget that you’re perched upon one of Crete’s most bustling avenues.

After a nap in your comfortable bed, unpack your swimsuit and take a dip in the sparkling fresh water swimming pool. Lounge in the sun with a cold cocktail, work all your stresses away in the fitness center, or pamper yourself in the hammam. When you work up an appetite, indulge in delicious Mediterranean cuisine at either of the two stylish on-site restaurants.

Aquila Atlantis Hotel

Chic luxury on the blue waters of Crete
Escape to paradise perfection at the chic Aquila Atlantis Hotel. Nestled right on the bright blue waters of Crete, this luxurious oasis boasts more amenities than you could ever imagine. As soon as you step into Aquila Atlantis’ lobby, you’ll feel completely immersed in elegant sophistication. Admire the hotel’s eclectic, contemporary decor as you walk up to your room. Open your door to spacious brightness, large plush beds, gorgeous views, and top-notch furnishings. Fall into your comfy bed and surf the web on free WiFi, or watch some TV on the large HD flat-screen. Enjoy the crispness of air conditioning, make yourself a soothing cup of tea or coffee, and freshen up in the sparkling bathroom.

Unpack your swimsuit and make your way to either the indoor or outdoor pool. Lay on a comfortable lounge chair with a refreshing drink in-hand while you gaze out at the turquoise waters surrounding you. When you work up an appetite, indulge in delicious cuisine at one of the hotel’s several dining options. From a formal Mediterranean restaurant to a classy-clubby lounge bar, Aquila’s chefs and bartenders will always leave you wanting more. Too cozy to leave your room? Leave it to room service.

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