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MAMMA MIA! Greece is the ultimate holiday destination – here’s how to find your special corner

With its golden beaches, whitewashed hilltop villages and blue-domed churches, Greece is one of those postcard-perfect destinations.

On the mainland, pine-clad hills dip down to the coast and islands look like they’ve been scattered among the turquoise waters by Greek gods. To visit is to explore ancient ruins and waterside tavernas, lush hills and hidden beaches.

Jet2holidays offers 19 stunning Greek destinations for next summer, so there’s a piece of Greece for everyone, from boutique hideaways and beachside resorts to mainland escapes and island idylls. 

Simply decide where you’d like to stay and it will all be packaged up with return flights, transfers and 22kg baggage, for maximum convenience at the best value. You can book your holiday with a low £60pp deposit*, and spread the remaining cost with flexible monthly payments.

Eight idyllic destinations you’ll love

Whether you want to travel to the lush mainland or discover an island dotted with pretty towns and dreamy beaches, you’re sure to find the getaway you crave in Greece. Here are a few favourites to inspire your next trip.

Classic Corfu

A guaranteed crowd-pleaser, Corfu is the classic holiday package. The Old Town is stacked with Byzantine and Venetian treasures, calm stretches of sandy beaches await and you’ll find enchanting family resorts. 

With its sandy beaches, clear waters and historic Old Town, Corfu has it all With its sandy beaches, clear waters and historic Old Town, Corfu has it all

With its sandy beaches, clear waters and historic Old Town, Corfu has it all

This old favourite has been drawing tourists for years with white sands, blue waters and verdant green landscapes.

Ravishing Rhodes

A hit with holidaymakers for generations, the mythical island of Rhodes offers a wonderful range of golden beaches, from family friendly Pefkos to buzzing Faliraki. 

Lindos Acropolis: Rhodes is teeming with treasures, from pretty villages to buzzing nightlife Lindos Acropolis: Rhodes is teeming with treasures, from pretty villages to buzzing nightlife

Lindos Acropolis: Rhodes is teeming with treasures, from pretty villages to buzzing nightlife

The Lindos Acropolis is a spectacular highlight of the island’s historic treasures, and if you head inland you’ll discover forested landscapes and pretty hilltop villages.

Charming Crete

Crete is the cradle of Greek myth and legend. The country’s largest island offers so much to discover, from the emerald valleys of its interior to colourful harbours and lovely beaches. 

Crete is Greece's largest island and boasts much to discover Crete is Greece's largest island and boasts much to discover

Crete is Greece’s largest island and boasts much to discover

Explore Byzantine churches and marvel at frescoes, make a splash at water parks or unlock the ancient secrets of the Minoans.

Zesty Zante

Just off the mainland, Zante is a jewel in Greece’s glittering firmament. 

Zante Town is your go-to place for chic boutiques and bustling restaurants, while the resorts of Laganas and Tsilivi offer endless fun in the sun. 

Traditional windmill: Beautiful Zante offers stunning beaches, chic boutiques and fun resorts Traditional windmill: Beautiful Zante offers stunning beaches, chic boutiques and fun resorts

Traditional windmill: Beautiful Zante offers stunning beaches, chic boutiques and fun resorts

With loggerhead turtles nesting on beaches, hidden caves and white cliffs, Zante is a destination that feels like it’s been shaped by fantasy and myth.

Sun-kissed Santorini

If you yearn for the classic Greek whitewashed walls and charming blue-domed chapels, seek out Santorini. 

The influencers' favourite, Santorini offers mind-blowing views and a classic Greek feel The influencers' favourite, Santorini offers mind-blowing views and a classic Greek feel

The influencers’ favourite, Santorini offers mind-blowing views and a classic Greek feel

Take in stunning views of the glimmering Aegean across the caldera, explore the rugged terrain dotted by charming fishing villages and enjoy the sensation of stepping into black sand as azure waters lap at your feet. It makes for a truly romantic escape.

Captivating Kefalonia

A backdrop of rugged mountains gives way to vineyards and soft sandy beaches. Kefalonia’s enchanting lakes and caves provide a storybook setting that is beloved by Hollywood.

Pretty Kefalonia has aquamarine waters and picture-perfect villages dotted over the island Pretty Kefalonia has aquamarine waters and picture-perfect villages dotted over the island

Pretty Kefalonia has aquamarine waters and picture-perfect villages dotted over the island

Discover a slower pace of life on this tranquil island, where scenic sunsets meet charming coves, Venetian castles and Roman ruins.

Compelling Kos

You can find it all in Kos. From lively towns to laidback beaches, buzzing resorts to idyllic fishing villages. 

A long-time favourite with British visitors, Kos has bustling tavernas, ruins and sandy beaches A long-time favourite with British visitors, Kos has bustling tavernas, ruins and sandy beaches

A long-time favourite with British visitors, Kos has bustling tavernas, ruins and sandy beaches

You can dine on fresh seafood at bustling tavernas, escape to picturesque villages, explore Hippocrates’ ancient hospital ruins and hop around the island visiting soft sand beaches. There is a reason this has long been a favourite holiday island.

Heavenly Halkidiki

With three pine-clad peninsulas jutting into turquoise waters and some of Greece’s most magnificent beaches, Halkidiki is a mainland delight. 

Halkidiki on the Greek mainland boasts some of the country's most magnificent beaches Halkidiki on the Greek mainland boasts some of the country's most magnificent beaches

Halkidiki on the Greek mainland boasts some of the country’s most magnificent beaches

This northern region features swanky resorts and dreamy seafronts, and there is so much left to be discovered. Go rural and travel across rolling hills, discovering the rich cuisine and historical sites, such as spiritual Mount Athos.

Five fabulous hotels to book now

Once you’ve found your dream destination, it’s time to discover the amazing variety of resorts Jet2holidays offers. Here are some favourites to try.

MarBella Mar-Bella Collection, Corfu

A five-star offering from the Luxe Collection, this hotel has everything you and the little ones need for a fabulous family holiday. The Anemelia Aquapark and four outdoor pools provide hours of fun, while the sea views are spectacular.

Luxury family holidays are the order of the day Luxury family holidays are the order of the day

Luxury family holidays are the order of the day

With a wide range of activities including children’s clubs, a fully stocked gym, rejuvenating spa and six remarkable restaurants, there is plenty here to keep you entertained.

Blue Sea Holiday Village, Rhodes

With all the amenities you need just a few steps from an unspoilt beach, the newly renovated Blue Sea Holiday Village offers all-inclusive luxury for all ages. 

You're just steps from the beach at Blue Sea Holiday Village You're just steps from the beach at Blue Sea Holiday Village

You’re just steps from the beach at Blue Sea Holiday Village

With six pools to choose from, and the on-site Aqua Park with adventurous slides, the kids will certainly be entertained. For the grown-ups, you can enjoy a bounty of spa treatments or try your hand at the nearby 18-hole golf course.

Grecotel LUX ME White Palace, Crete

Part of the Luxe Collection, this sleek four-star-plus hotel is all-white minimalism, with expansive rooms opening up to stunning sea views, fringed by palm trees.

This sleek hotel offers all-white minimalism on Crete This sleek hotel offers all-white minimalism on Crete

This sleek hotel offers all-white minimalism on Crete

Expect mouthwatering food and drink options and impeccable service. With a children’s club for the kids, and a relaxing spa for the grown-ups, this is a getaway with something for everyone.

Belvedere Hotel Luxury Suites, Zante

Located among cypress trees in the charming village of Vassilikos, this four-star hotel has all the modern amenities you need, delivered with a stylish Greek twist of whites and pastel blues. 

This stylish hotel is in the charming village of Vassilikos This stylish hotel is in the charming village of Vassilikos

This stylish hotel is in the charming village of Vassilikos

Enjoy a delicious meal overlooking rolling green hills, gaze out across the gentle sea from your spacious room and soak up serenity by the pool, away from the hustle and bustle.

Anastasia Princess Luxury Residence & Spa, Santorini

Suffused with grandeur, the plush furnishings and luxurious decor of this four-star-plus hotel offer chic and contemporary Cycladic style, while the exterior blends in with Santorini’s traditional whitewashed walls.

The Anastasia Princess is set around the pool and boasts a classic Santorini look The Anastasia Princess is set around the pool and boasts a classic Santorini look

The Anastasia Princess is set around the pool and boasts a classic Santorini look

Set on the island’s quieter east coast, this is an adults-only resort with a relaxed ambience and shimmering pool intent on allowing you to unplug and unwind.

It’s hard to find a holiday destination with as much variety as Greece. From mainland to islands, ancient history to golden beaches, there is something for everyone. 

And when you travel with Jet2holidays, you unlock more destinations, more resorts, and more ways to travel, with more choice than ever before.

*£60 per person deposit is applicable on holidays departing 10 weeks or more from booking date. Full payment required by balance due date.

Find out more and book your holiday at Jet2holidays.com

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