What we may offer from our concierge front desk, are bundle of information that would tailor and fulfill your wishes, in order to have an unforgettable vacation. We may provide you services that would make you travel plan be: Easier - Time Saving and Confident.
What we can share and advice you is about:
1. Museums, Archeological sites, Historical sites, Monasteries and sites of Religious interest and Cretan tradition
2. Beautiful beaches on the Cretan shores
3. Home Cooking, local restaurants, Cretan cuisine and Greek cooking classes
4. Children places visit and play
5. Horse Riding
6. Trekking and Cycling
7. Cooking Seminars
8. Wine tasting tours
9. Olive Oil tasting
10. Hiking on the Cretan mountains and the amazing nature of Crete
12. Taxi / Transfer services
13. Car Rental
14. Boat tours
16. Scuba diving
17. Bird watching
18. Yoga and Tai Chi sessions
19. Visits to the Psiloritis mountain Natural Geo Park (a site part of the UNESCO Global Geoparks) https://www.psiloritisgeopark.gr/en/
We would be looking forward to your stay with us!
The Greek Speleological Society has recorded over 3,000 caves in Crete. They are not only astounding examples of nature’s talent for interior decoration, but also many of them are also of great scientific value.
The Minoans began the custom of worshipping their gods in small palaces or shrines, in sacred caves and in shrines built on mountain peaks and hill tops.
Avdou is the most organized area for paragliding in Crete. It has a 6 hectares area for taking off and a 2 hectares area for landing. You can hire a trainer for a double flight or to hire a parachute with its accessories and also to be transferred to the takeoff area (for trained pilots).
Diver’s club Crete is located in Agia Pelagia (20 km west from Heraklion). Agia Pelagia is one of the most beautiful places for scuba diving in Crete. The Diver’s Club offer nigh dives, PADI and CMAS courses, NITROX courses, diving programs for inexperienced and non – divers and boat trips for snorkeling or just for fun.
The diving center is running from April until mid November.
A visit to one of the oldest Agricultural Cooperatives in Crete since 1933. Peza Union hosts 19 villages and engages 5000 farmers. It is located 16 km from Heraklion.
A visit to their Folklore Show Room and a lecture about Cretan Diet would surely be a plus for you & your families. You will have the opportunity to see all kinds of product series and also buy some of their local Olive Oil and Wine production.
Naturism in Crete:
Naturism is only allowed in a few licensed areas but it is tolerated many other places. Most of these places are quiet, remote beaches or coves.
Some of these exquisite beaches are:
Located in Hersonissos, it provides high quality accommodation and services. It is a marvelous new addition to Europe’s rich reservoir of courses and will soon be regarded as one of the finest tests in the whole of the southern Mediterranean.
The Cretan Diet has become synonymous with the Mediterranean Diet, which has gained so much attention as one of the world’s most healthful. Crete was one of the original places observed in the now famous, and still ongoing, Seven-Countries Study begun by Dr. Ancel Keys in the late 1950s to document the rate of heart disease among several different populations.
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The Cretan Diet: Uncovering Its Heart Health Secrets Through the Ages
By Rita E. Carey, MS, RD, CDE
Today’s Dietitian - Vol. 9 No. 8 P. 34
Studies have long examined what it is about the “Mediterranean” eating pattern that protects against heart disease. Does the answer lie in Crete?
Crete, the legendary birthplace of Zeus, has been a part of human history for 8,000 years. Paleolithic man arrived there around 6000 BC, and over millennia, people from a wide variety of cultures—Minoans, Romans, Arabs, Turks, and others—came to conquer and control the often prosperous and fertile island. Roughly 40 years ago, Crete became the birthplace of something new: the Mediterranean diet, a heart-healthy eating pattern that has become, for many, the de facto diet of anyone living in countries bordering the northern Mediterranean Sea.
Traditional eco Hotel.
At the medieval village of Achlada, near the city of Heraklion, on the island of Crete.
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