If you're looking to make a late escape to an island retreat, you'll want to check out our selection of last minute holidays to Crete. Crete last minute holidays could be closer than you think, it's only a four-hour flight from the UK so what are you waiting for? With a gorgeous coastline that stretches over 1,000km, it's hardly surprising that there are so many beaches to explore on your Crete last minute holidays. From long sandy stretches to rocky bays and pebbly coves, all lined by the glistening blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. One of its more unusual beaches is Elafonisi Beach located on the south of the island; a visit to its pinkish sands will be one of the highlights of Crete last minute holidays. For those who prefer a livelier scene will want to head for Malia. It's the party capital of island where you can spend last minute holidays to Crete hopping between the bustling bars on the beach. If you're not so keen on hitting the clubs and the foam parties and spending your time wandering around ancient temples is more your thing, Crete has over 4,000 years of history to explore. Discover the man-made caves that date back to Roman times in the island's capital, Heraklion or take a day trip to the Palace of Knossos, also known as the Palace of the Minotaur and learn more about Crete's fascinating mythology. You could also take a boat tour to the famous island of Spinalonga and discover the ancient village ruins. Crete last minute holidays offer something for every taste and every budget. Take your pick from All Inclusive packages which take care of the essentials, like your main meals, or if you prefer to make the most of all the local tavernas, our Self Catering deals will be right up your street. With a choice of places to stay in popular resorts like Elounda, Sissi and Malia, to name a few, and a range of accommodation including five-star hotels where you can stay in the lap of luxury, Crete last minute holidays are a great choice for a late getaway.