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Resort Suggestions

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Resort Suggestions

I know this might be a bit of an ambiguous question and isn’t specific to this forum, but can anyone recommend a resort that has a bit of culture, a nice beach (not volcanic sand) and has a bit of a buzz but offers more than just a strip of egg and chip type cafes? (I like egg and chips, but not every night on holiday!)

We’ve been to and liked:

Kos Town

Corfu Town

Lagos, Portugal

Santa Eulalia, Ibiza

(We didn’t like San Antonio Town/Bay, Corralejo in Fuertuventura)

We’re looking at going mid to late September and would like somewhere hot enough to sunbath (26 degrees ish). We’ve thought about Lanzarote, Tenerife, Cyprus etc. but just not sure where to go.

Any suggestions/advise would be much appreciated.

Many thanks.

West Midlands, UK
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1. Re: Resort Suggestions

How about Playa Blanca (not sure about culture!), Lanzarote, Pissouri, Cyprus (not sure about culture, but some good ruins and mosaics nearby|!), Puerto Pollensa, Majorca (the old town of Pollensa is lovely), Chania, Crete, Bodrum, Turkey (nice castle, harbour, good bus network for exploring the Bodrum peninsula and near enough to visit Kos again). We loved the vibe in Kos Town too. Lindos, Rhodes (Lindos is a beautiful place and Rhodes Town is impressive, similar to Kos but bigger).

Have been to these places and had great holidays in each, some off season. Do your research, but they are all worth a look.

Surrey, United...
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2. Re: Resort Suggestions

Hi there

I would suggest Crete, furthest south of all the Greek Islands, and so many resorts to choose from that you will definately find one you like. We have been going the end of September early October for the last 3 years and the weather has been good late 20s early 30s in the day and 20s in the evenings

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3. Re: Resort Suggestions

Thanks guys I'll have a look at those places (and probably come back with more questions!)

4. Re: Resort Suggestions

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