Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It forms a significant part of the economy and cultural heritage of Greece while retaining its own local cultural traits (such as its own poetry, and music). Crete was once the center of the Minoan civilization (c. 2700–1420 BC), which is currently regarded as the earliest recorded civilization in Europe.
Mykonos, is probably the most well known and most cosmopolitan of all Greek islands. It is a mythical island, which enjoys a reputation as a meeting point for international connoisseurs, jet set, celebrities and creators of art, fashion and style.
Santorini, classically Thera, and officially Thira; is an island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast of Greece’s mainland. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. It forms the southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, with an area of approximately 73 km2 and a 2011 census population of 15,550.
In the southeast Aegean, ten miles from the Asian Minor coast lies Rhodes, the largest island of the Dodecanese. With a very mild climate and the longest duration of sunlight in the whole of Greece, Rhodes is named the island of the sun.
Thessaloniki is a modern, vibrant city and is the second largest city of Greece as well as its second major economic, industrial, commercial and cultural center, not to mention a major transportation hub in southeastern Europe.
Halkidiki, birthplace of Aristotle, is situated in the northern part of Greece, southeast of Thessaloniki. It is renowned for its lash pine forests and golden sandy beaches. The visitor can find secluded bays, crystal clear waters and quiet idyllic villages. Although it is one of the undiscovered destinations in Greece, it offers state-of-the-art hotels and conference facilities.
The Ionian Islands are a group of islands in Greece. They are traditionally called the Heptanese, i.e. “the Seven Islands, but the group includes many smaller islands as well as the seven principal ones.
One of the most unspoiled and breathtaking seaside landscapes in the Mediterranean, this area and its people have been shaped by 4,500 years of history. This is the backdrop for Costa Navarino. Set amidst a pristine, still largely undiscovered corner of the southwest Peloponnese, this high-end destination respects and preserves the natural beauty and rich heritage of which it is an integral part.