020 8951 2900

Open today:09:00 - 7:30pm

Monday
26 August
9:00am - 7:30pm
Tuesday
27 August
9:00am - 7:30pm
Wednesday
28 August
9:00am - 7:30pm
Thursday
29 August
9:00am - 7:30pm
Friday
30 August
9:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday
31 August
9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday
01 September
10:00am - 4:00pm

As the Tour Leader of our ClubSolos property in the Crete for this summer, we decided to interview Jane Doncaster and find out why she loves Crete!

Meet Jane Doncaster

"If you want to sample the real Crete - the Iraklis Apartments will give you that experience!

Run by a Greek family who will give you a very warm welcome and some traditional home cooking, the hotel is in a great position for those who wish to explore the archaeological wonders of Crete. But for those who just wish to laze in the sun, there is a lovely pool surrounded by well tended plants and flowers and a beach just five minutes away."

How long have you been working with Solos?
12 years!

What is the most interesting/exciting part of your job?
Seeing people who are doing a Solos trip for the first time and having an amazing time.

What is your favourite memory whilst leading a Solo Holiday?
Going to new countries and meeting new people.

What do customers find surprising about Solos Holidays?
The fact that you can't wait to do another one.

What makes ClubSolos special?
Club Solos is special because it is like having your own hotel that can cater just for your group so the level of service.

What would you say to someone who was thinking of travelling on a ClubSolos holiday?
You won't regret it!

How would you describe Crete in 3 words?
Stepped in history

What do you like most about the ClubSolos Crete Hotel?
The best thing about the hotel is the fact that the rooms are built around the swimming pool and well attended gardens.

Why is this hotel so popular with guests in Crete?
The Iraklis family make you so welcome that people come back again and again!

Where is your favourite place in Crete?
The Samaria Gorge - one of the best walks in Europe!

What local dish would you recommend guests try?
I would recommend everyone try the delicious Ntákos, otherwise known as“ Koukouvágia” (owl). It is a traditional Cretan Food based on barley rusk. On the rusk there is rubbed tomato and the Cretan cream cheese “myzíthra” while the dish is complemented by olive oil, salt, oregano and olives. It’s a quick and easy dish that offers a complete and nutritious meal.

Where would you recommend eating/drinking in Crete?
Cretans are very proud of their food and the great thing is nearly all restaurants offer traditional Greek and Cretan dishes made with local fresh produce.

What excursions do you recommend?
I recommend that everyone do a trip to the ancient Palace of Knossos which is right on our door step.

If our Tour Leader has answered your questions, why not check out our current availability and what you will get on your holiday to Crete

BACK

Sign up for latest news and offers

Enquire Now

Simply fill out the below, and our Travel Specialist will be in touch. Or, call our friendly team on 020 8951 2900 to start your holiday plans.
Invalid Input
Invalid phone number
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
To opt-in to receiving exclusive offers & news from Solos Holidays please tick the box. Your privacy is important to us. You can view our Privacy Policy here.
Invalid Input

Want exclusive deals on singles holidays?

Sign up to our newsletter for the latest offers, news and holiday inspiration for solo travellers.

“A great way for singles to travel with a group and get involved as much or as little as takes your fancy”