An Island paradise, play Crete golf courses

The largest and most populous Greek Island, Crete is blessed with fantastic weather, thanks in part to its location as one of the most Southerly points in Europe. Crete Golf Club is the perfect getaway for golfers looking for a quiet resort-based holiday, with the recently upgraded Bob Hunt designed 18-hole course on site providing you with ultra-modern facilities and beautiful scenery. A golf holiday in Crete will not disappoint.

Why book a golf holiday to Crete?

  • Well equipped & modern golfing facilities
  • Growing golf culture with some spectacular courses
  • Dependable all year-round climate
  • Ideal for the sun worshipper, a history buff or a nature lover

Find out what makes Crete golf courses so special

There is just one 18-hole championship golf course on the island, located at the Crete Golf Club and Hotel. Although golf courses in Crete are scarce, the splendid course at Crete Golf Club and Hotel affords stunning mountainous scenery and the Cretan Sea can also be seen from across the property. The course has been painstakingly built into the landscape to maintain a natural feel to the landscape.

For those travelling with children, or simply looking to work on their own game, the golf club also has an Academy with PGA-Qualified coaches on site with classes for juniors held each week, with all equipment available to borrow from the Academy!

Where to stay in Crete

We suggest staying at The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino, located in a peaceful retreat located next to the Mediterranean in the pretty region of Messinia. A stunning beachfront hotel it has everything you need for your golf break including two amazing on-site golf courses, The Dunes Golf Course and The Bay Course. The resort has been inspired by old Messinian mansions and all rooms have a Greek feel to them. Conveniently it caters for couples, groups and families.

Golf travel tips for Crete

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June to September

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Explore archaeological sites, beaches & much more

As Greece’s largest Island known for its beautiful sandy beaches, excellent nightlife and archaeological sites, there is no better place to explore off the course. If you’re into Greek cuisine, you’re in luck. The island is awash with quaint little restaurants and bars where you can test your tastes buds on some of the finest cuisine along the Mediterranean.

Some top attractions include Knossos Palace, Heraklion museum and the stunning White Mountains protected forest. A trip to the Arkadi Monastery is another must.

Why book with us?

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