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Athens & Crete Luxe Special

Luxe living, island hopping and adventure on this incredible Athens and Crete Luxe Special.

  • From
    4700
    per person
  • 7
    days
  • 6
    nights
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Secure your trip with a $100 deposit only! Pay the remaining balance with a flexible payment plan

Overview

Bringing you the best of Greece

ATHENS & CRETE, GREECE

This Greek vacay starts and ends in Athens but of course we have added the iconic island of Crete into the mix!

Embark on a tour through the Aegean Sea, Indulge in island hopping, nightlife, and take the time to uncover some of the best historical Greek ruins, gorgeous beaches and outstanding scenery. Travel from the ancient capital of Athens all the way to the spectacular natural wonders on the island of Crete on this 7 day, 6-night Greek experience.

The ancient city of Athens is a vibrant megalopolis with non-stop nightlife, creative cuisine, and sites both ancient and modern. In Crete, enjoy breathe-taking sunsets and the beaches.

This package is perfect for:

  • Solo travel
  • Couples Getaway
  • Family getaways

Top highlights

Explore the most beautiful places in Athens & Crete Luxe Special

Details

Sample itinerary

We have curated the perfect Greek getaway with all of the highlights of the island.

Please note this is a sample itinerary and your actual itinerary would be adjusted based on your selected activities, dates of travel and of course your travel style!

Day 1
WELCOME TO GREECE

You will arrive at Athens International airport and private transportation will take you to your luxury hotel where you can rest and relax. Get settled before the adventurous second day.

Day 2
ATHENS ANCIENT & FOOD TOUR

After breakfast, you will join our awarded tour leader for an early morning walking retreat during which you will receive substantial enlightenment about ancient Athens. We will walk around the hill of Acropolis heading towards the Ancient Agora, the place where Ancient Greeks lived, worked, and socialized and will marvel the Temple of Hephestos the most well-preserved temple of ancient Greece. This tour ends in a gourmet restaurant where you will enjoy a delicious typical 5* lunch. The afternoon is free for leisure. Your tour leader will point out some key shopping places in case you want to come back in the evening…

Day 3
WELCOME TO CRETE

Today you will be boarding your flight from Athens to Heraklion airport in Crete which is approximately 50min.

Check in and relax.

This evening will be free to spend at your leisure.

Day 4
ISLAND TOUR

Along the north coastal road to eastern Crete, we drive through the spectacular nunnery of Saint George and continue via the old road down to Aghios Nikolaos, a charming town with its small lake the landmark of the city known as “Voulismeni” that is located in the centre, at the foot of the cliffs. Wander around and enjoy the panoramic view of the lake and the harbour. Make a stroll in the narrow streets with a lot of shops and stores offering a large assortment of typical goods and fine jewellery. Then we continue to the charming village of Elounda. You will love the marvellous views over the Mirabello Bay and sail to Spinalonga island, the former leper colony. The charming fishing village Elounda, is sheltered within the bay. After a boat trip to the island of Spinalonga, a guided tour to the island of Spinalonga you will reach Plaka for a lovely meal in a waterfront fish restaurant overlooking the island of Spinalonga!

Day 5
 ISLAND TOUR

Your guide and chauffeur will meet you at your hotel; and you will be whisked off, up from the coastal plains into the sacred mountains and the caves that fringe them! Visit one of the most important sacred sites of Minoan Crete and one of the largest caves on the island. Lunch is included in one of the most typical and loved taverns in the area.

Day 6
FREE DAY

Today, the whole day is dedicated to swimming, sunbathing and relaxing by the hotel’s beach taking in the sun of Crete and playing with the clear waters of this island that unites Europe with Africa and extends its glory to Asia and America.

Day 6
CHECK OUT AND GOODBYES

Snap some last pictures of your beautiful vacation in Greece.

Say your Goodbyes and await your private transfer back to the airport to take you home.

Included

  • 2 nights accommodation in 5* Hotel in Athens
  • 4 nights accommodation in Hotel in Crete
  • Flights from Athens to Crete and back
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 6 hours private walking & gourmet tour & 5 star gourmet lunch
  • Private Transfers in Athens and Crete
  • Private full day tour to Aghios Nikolaos town, Elounda and boat trip to the island of Spinalonga with lunch
  • Private full day tour to Lassithi plateau including Kera Kariotissa Nunnery, Psychro Cave and Lunch in an authentic Cretan Tavern
  • Luxe Tribes on-call assistant and English speaking professional guides on your activities

Not included

  • International Flights To And From Greece and Any applicable visas
  • Any applicable Covid Testing and travel insurance
  • Any Extra Personal Expenses, meals not mentioned and Overweight’s luggage (more than 1 luggage + 1 hand bag per person)

Pricing

The payment towards your Greece trip can be paid out monthly or in full. We provide flexible payment plans for all travelers, all payments must be completed no later than one month before your scheduled arrival date.

Prices are based on double occupancy – this means you will be sharing with your partner or with a friend. If you are traveling solo or if you require a single room please reach out and we will send adjusted price quotes.

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Agent details

Your Greece Travel Expert - Ioanna

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Next steps

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Step 1. Review details

Ensure the dates and trip price work for you. If you have any questions please schedule a call with our team. Once you are ready to book that dream vacay go ahead and pay your deposit! Please note spots are open on a rolling basis until the trip is sold out. We highly suggest securing your spot on the trip by paying your deposit promptly.

Step 2. Pay deposit

Once your trip is confirmed log into your account on our website and stay up to date with the latest info for your upcoming trip! You will also have access to your trip group chat where you can meet & connect with the other travelers and coordinate flights. You will receive monthly payment reminders and updates leading up to departure with everything you need from a finalized itinerary to travel guides, a packing list and more!

3. Pack your bags!

Arrive and get ready for an adventure! Our suggestion would be to look for arrival time in the early afternoon as check in starts at 2pm. If you arrive early, you will have more time to settle into your hotel and explore while getting adjusted to your new surroundings! Our welcome dinner starts in the evening at 6pm, this is where our official introduction begins!

Frequently asked questions

Find answers on your questions

You can travel whenever you choose! Just find the flight and the time of the year that works for you and we will make it happen. You can change your dates up until your accommodations have been confirmed as booked. After this, any changes may incur a fee.
Your international flight should arrive in Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos commonly initialised as AIA (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV) For assistance finding flights please email belle@luxetribes.com
Flights are not included however we do provide assistance with finding the right flights for your dates. Please email belle@luxetribes.com with your preferred dates and state of departure and we will send over some options.
Prices are based on double occupancy - This means you will be traveling with a friend or family. If you are traveling solo or if you require a single room please reach out and we will send adjusted price quotes.
Email your Greece trip expert - Ioanna@luxetribes.com and you can change any aspect of your upcoming vacation! The itinerary is fully customizable to work for you.
We will provide you with a list of hotel options for you to choose from once you provide us with your confirmed travel dates and your confirmed guest list. You get to choose where you want to stay and we will always provide as many options as needed until you are absolutely satisfied with your accommodation.
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Some key points

Important things to note

  • You must have a passport to travel to Greece – Your passport valid for a minimum of 6 months after your arrival date and have a least one blank page
  • The best time to travel to Greece is from May to September
  • Travelers must have one of the following: a) Vaccination certificate issued by an appropriate body in the traveler’s country of origin. b) Instead of a vaccination certificate, travelers are required to show either a negative PCR test conducted up to 72 hours before arrival or a negative antigen (rapid) test conducted up to 48 hours before arrival. c) Alternatively, the traveler can show proof that was tested positive with COVID-19 in the past 30 to 180 days. This can be proved either by presenting a positive PCR molecular or an antigen test result performed by an authorized laboratory or a medical certificate confirming that the holder was tested positive with SARS-CoV-2 virus infection. The certificate is issued 30 days after the day of the first positive COVID-19 test and is valid for 180 days after it.

If something goes wrong

Cancellation policy

  • All deposits are non-refundable, however, you can transfer your deposit to a future trip of your choice.
  • If you’re over 60 days away from departure, switching to another trip is easy! Simply send an email to your trip coordinator and move your payment balance over to another trip of your choice. Please note if your accommodations have already been booked the property may apply penalties – our team will always try to book flexible options ,however, if the property has a strict cancellation policy the credit applied to your account will be less any applicable cancellation fees by the property.
  • Cancellations within 30-60 days of your departure date are subject to a 50% cancellation fee of the total amount paid after the deposit. The remaining 50% balance will be applied as a credit towards a future trip.
  • Cancellations made within 30 days of the scheduled departure date or less are subject to a 100% charge of the total amount paid after the deposit.
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