Good morning everyone, I hope you enjoyed reading yesterday’s post, Crete Trip Report Part 1: Radisson Blu Beach Resort & Nearby Milatos Fishing Village. In today’s post, I am going to share a lot of photos from Crete Safari, a guided ATV tour around the Milatos / Sissi area of Crete. I did a little research on Trip Advisor and the ATV tour was highly rated. During the 5-6 hour guided tour, we went inside the Milatos Cave, fed monkeys in a zoo, tasted various olives at an olive oil factory, had lunch, and visited a few churches. I believe the tour cost 150 Euros total for the two of us. We shared an ATV and I drove the entire time. On the back of the ATV was a lock box, so we left our backpacks and valuables locked inside – which was a really nice ATV feature. Spoiler alert, the ATV tour was awesome and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys ATV tours :)
Good morning everyone, I hope you had a great weekend. After a short stay in Athens (post 1 and post 2), we had the pleasure of visiting Crete. It is the largest of Greece’s islands, but doesn’t get as much love (or tourists) as Santorini or Mykonos. I didn’t know anything about Crete, but I knew I wanted to visit. I looked up chain hotels on Crete and only found the Radisson Blu Beach Resort in Milatos, Crete. I booked 3 nights using a bunch of Radisson Rewards Points. The property is an all-inclusive, but there are different tiers of “all-inclusiveness.” As a Radisson Rewards Gold Elite Member (thanks to having a few US Bank Radisson Rewards credit cards), we received complimentary breakfast every day.
Even though the beach resort is beautiful, with a nice beach cove and several crystal clear hotel pools, there is a great little fishing village just around the corner. Laura and I walked over to the fishing village twice during our stay. There are several restaurants and a small market in town. We had a delicious lunch, grabbed some snacks at the local market, had a fish dinner (during our second visit) and walked back to our hotel. In this post, I will show you the beautiful Radisson Blu Beach Resort and share some photos from the small fishing village. In tomorrow’s post, I will share some photos of my amazing ATV tour around Crete… stay tuned!