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Staying in a Holiday Home In Greece

Mar 26, 2008
Greece is one of the best family holiday destinations in Europe with many families going back there on vacation year after year, staying in holiday villas with swimming pools or self catering apartments.

Greece is such a popular family holiday destination due to its tremendous variety of holiday sports, beautiful beaches and stunning scenery. It is a truly romantic holiday destination that never fails to take your breath away.

The Greek islands are full of secluded coves perched at the bottom of beautiful pine-covered hillsides. Many tourists stay in holiday homes and breath in the pine scented fresh air and marvel at the sight of the preserved ancient ruins.

Many families choose to stay in a holiday villa or self catering apartment to sample the true culture of Greece. They find that these holiday homes act as good bases to explore the local countryside. From these holiday villas they can visit the ancient sites, sun bath on the stunning beaches during the day and at night sample the local food and vine at traditional tavernas.

Many holiday makers stay in Athens, the spectacular capital city of Greece. Many people on vacation to Athens stay in self catering accommodation in one of the many pretty apartments available to rent from their holiday home owners. Athens is one of the most vibrant and dazzling cities in Europe and its blend of old and new architecture has made it a very popular holiday destination for people wanting to stay in holiday homes.

The peak holiday season in Greece is from early July to the end of August when the temperatures tend to be higher. Many families come to Greece on holidays in these months and stay in holiday villas with swimming pools. They like to have a relaxing holiday and spend most of their time sunbathing or playing on one of the many beautiful clean beaches.

Greece truly is a country of enchanting contradictions with many people on vacation regarding it as a journey through time where they are able to see the past with the present. Whether holiday makers stay in a luxurious stunning villa with its own private swimming pool or rent a self catering apartment, they are enchanted by Greece. It is a country offering many contrasts in lifestyles and architecture.

Greece is a country of idyllic coastlines with golden beaches and secluded coves. Many can be found in Corfu, Crete and Halkidiki, offering a haven for relaxation. Tourists come to see the turbulent history and rich culture that get their roots from many of the archaeological remains which can be found in Kos and Kefalonia. Others simply sun bath and visit the lively bars and clubs in the busier towns in Zante or Rhodes.

Families, couples and young holiday makers come to Greece on their vacations to enjoy the sun, water sports, beautiful beaches and truly amazing history and culture. They are able to rent holiday homes to suite their requirements and budgets. There are some stunning holiday villas with swimming pools next to the coast and in the countryside. For those people wanting a busier holiday, they can rent one of the numerous self catering holiday apartments. It is no wonder that families return to Greece on holiday year after year and stay in holiday homes.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rentals websites. To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Holiday homes in Greece
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