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Greece Holidays are popular with UK holidaymakers particularly in the Summer due to hot temperatures and short flying times
Choosing where to go on holiday in Greece is difficult as there are so many options! This amazing country and its associated Greek Islands has an unrivalled choice of resorts to stay in, hotels to choose from, beaches to relax on and historical sites to visit. On mainland Greece popular destinations include Athens (the capital), Parga, Peloponnese and Halkidiki. Greek Island holidays are very popular with a huge choice of islands to visit from Corfu, Crete, Kalymnos, Kefalonia, Kos, Lefkas, Prevesa, Mykonos, through to Naxos, Paxos, Symi, Thassos, Rhodes, Santorini, Skiathos and finally last but not least the beautiful island of Zante (Zakynthos).
The quintessential picturesque picture of Greece involves whitewashed domed houses and buildings set against the backdrop of a brilliant blue sky and clear sparkling sea. Holidays to the Greek Islands and Greece will not disappoint! Expect to see beautiful sunsets over shimmering coastlines and warm seas gently lapping the golden sands of the beach. Accommodation in Greece is diverse just like its many offerings with a choice of self catering through to all inclusive luxury available. There are always a wide choice of cheap Greece holidays to be found throughout the Summer season, with families and couples enjoying everything Greece and the Greek Islands have to offer.Enjoy romantic holidays in destinations such as Santorini, Kefalonia and Thassos or party hard in favourites such as Rhodes, Corfu and Crete. Gay holidays are popular in Mykonos but not exclusive to the island, whilst Kos and Zante are a great choice for cheap holidays to Greece if you want to catch a quick week away.
With so many different areas of Greece to choose from the climate can differ from island to island and the mainland depending on weather patterns. In general though Greece is at its hottest during our Summer in the UK, warming up from April with temperatures around the 20°C mark up to 30°C in the hottest months. Between June and August there's on average 12 hours of sunshine a day. The main summer holiday period is between April and October.
Which resort you choose to holiday in depends on the type of holiday you like but there's plenty to choose from in Greece. Popular resorts booked through Holiday Holiday during Summer are hard to narrow down as everyone goes for something different. Use our holiday guides to research which Greek Island, hotel or accommodation will suit you the best, depending on whether you're after a lively holiday or somewhere to relax. Greek Island hopping is also popular and easy to arrange.
Some of the larger Greek Islands have their own international airports due to the popularity of this destination during Summer such as Corfu, Crete, Santorini and Rhodes. The main five international airports are situated in Athens, Kos, Thessaloniki, Heraklion and Corfu. Other cheap flights to Greece use Athens as their main hub or even Crete and Rhodes, using smaller domestic flights to then reach the final island destination. Some of the smaller Greek Islands also take direct charter flights during the Summer period.
A great destination if you're looking for cheap holidays to Greece as there are many different options on offer to suit all budgets. Greece is well known for providing cheap holidays in the Mediterranean although in more recent years there has also been an increase in luxury holiday offerings from many of the Greek Island hotels and villas. However, for a quick week away in the sun cheap holidays to Greece are always available especially if booked last minute. The best deals are found early or late in the season, search Holiday Holiday for availability during these times if you're stuck to a tight holiday budget.