EXPERIENCE THE ISLAND

  EXPERIENCE

There are many places that you should explore here in Crete. Amazing beaches that are world famous and thousands of people visit every year just to catch a day of its beauty.  The nature here is just something else, the islands high mountains with their beautiful roads taking you along olive trees and small cretan villages. Explore them in different ways depending on your preferences either with bike, by jeep or renting a car creating your own adventure. Plan your holiday here with us from the comfort of your couch or book a trip here at location.

 

Join & Explore

Join one of our boatrips and spend a few hours at the sea. Explore the ocean by snorkeling and learn from the locals. Hike through one of our gorges and see nature at its best. The island also holds a lot of culture, a must visit is to the famous Knossos. Where you will be taken back thousands of years and learn how the Minoans lived and thrived at their time.

Another experience that shouldn't be missed is the Cretan cuisine and all the delicious wines that island produce. Book a cooking class and learn few tricks about the healthy lifestyle the cretan dishes holds. Cook outside in the nature with guidance from your professional chef. Plan a day to a winery, walk in the winyard and taste their wines together with traditional small plates of cretan appetizers.  

Get active and book memories for a lifetime!  

 

Activity program 

AQUA CRETA Limnoupolis Waterpark with TRANSFER from Chania

The little friends of "Aqua Creta Limnoupolis" will immediately get excited with the colorful experience of the specially designed kids’ pool and its island. Children will have a crazy time with many amusing games with a twist, like the big barrel that overturns and plunges you with water, the impressive hanging rope bridges and the endless climbing. Older children will explore jungle adventure in Tarzan's colorful platform. They can swing across the water on ropes. If you feel adventurous you can follow them and feel the freedom of Tarzan! LIMNOPOLIS - WATERPARK From the first moment of arrival, visitors of all ages to "Aqua Creta Limnoupolis" will have the chance to experience wonderful fun and sun-filled excitement in every corner of the waterslides Crete.  Each one of the total 11 water jugs is totally unique, and guarantees to fill you with the super adrenaline rush you’re after.  The impressive variety of exciting activities is designed to cater to the needs of every age group, so you are not likely to ever get bored at any point! Apart from our little friends who explore endless games at "Aqua Creta Limnoupolis", the parents have their own chance to enjoy countless hours of relaxation in the sun. In the huge central swimming pool of "Aqua Creta Limnoupolis" you feel like you swim in the sea, as you dive into the 1,500-square-meters «water oasis».  In the specially designed and autonomous section of the central pool, you can dive from the special diving platform at a depth of 3.80 meters! The surrounding area of the central pool is equipped with comfortable sun låoungers and cool sun umbrellas for our visitors to relax under the bright sun of Crete & at no extra charge.  The bar operating in the same place will ensure that your favorite tastes and cool drinks are not missed. For those looking for the ultimate aqua fun park relax, the lazy river will compensate you in a unique green atmosphere of natural stones, caves and waterfalls. The lovely and comfortable park yawn offers harmony and energy to every dad or mom who needs it.  The stable & free wi-fi network of "Aqua Creta Limnoupolis" will surely enrich even more the entertainment experience of every visitor. A simple restaurant is onsite. Destination Platanias will mail you your Pick up spot and time!

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BALOS LAGOON TOUR - 45 EUR

A “small paradise” of Crete is waiting to be discovered by you… The Gramvousa Island with its wild beauty, the lagoon of Balos with it's crystal clear waters and the white sand makes it a “must” place to visit while you are on vacation on our island.  Details of your trip Your day starts with being picked up from your hotel or at one of the specific pick up points with the bus. The bus will drive towards the west side of Crete in order to reach the port of Kissamos, Kasteli. Here the guide is going to give you all the necessary information about the cruise, you will arrive at the port where the Gramvousa ferry is waiting for you to start the cruise. You only pay 27 € now at the booking point as a deposit and the remaining 18€ at harbour.  Children 18€ deposit and 9€ for boat ticket. The guide will collect the money for the boat tickets from you so you can skip the lines at the ticket offices. About 10:20 you will set off for the island of Gramvousa which takes approximately 45 minutes. On the ferry there is a kitchen with self service dishes, meals and snacks. You can sit back on a deck chair or in the lounge. Once you arrive at the island of Gramvousa you can either have a swim or you can take a hike to the top of the island to the Venetian fortress. There you have 2,5 hours before the ferry continues to the lagoon of Balos which is 20 minutes from there. As soon as you arrive at the lagoon you will have about 3 hours there to enjoy. You may at any time go back to the boat for food or also hire umbrellas if the heat is too intense. When you have enjoyed a swim and relaxation at the lagoon, the boat will take you straight back to the port of Kissamos. This is a great photo opportunity as the sun will be behind you as you look out to the scenery of the island. At 18:00 the ferry is arriving at the port and the journey in this small paradise is coming to an end. Return time in Chania approximately: 19.00p.m Notice! To reach the Gramvousa fortress is a couple of hundred meters of walking up to top of the island. Children ticket is from 3 y/o-12y/o.

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BE AN ARCHAEOLOGIST FOR A DAY! ONLY FOR Kids 40 EUR/ PARENTS FREE

Play-Dig-Learn! Let’s help prehistory come to life for kids! Especially for that purpose we have constructed an archaeological pit for kids to learn the purpose of archaeology and have a great time too!  Dig the interiors of a minoan house!   Lillipopite Archaeologist We pick you up (afternoon time) with your kid from your accommodation and transfer you to the archaeological pit, which is based on real-life archaeological excavations from the Minoan time period. When a group of children comes to dig with us, we take the time to help them understand what an archaeologist does and how he or she works. We teach archaeological techniques and explain why excavating is done in a specific way. As they dig, we supervise their progress, helping them to understand each step’s purpose. Using a combination of Minoan artifacts and fossils buried in the soil, we help our junior archaeologists reconstruct history.

Boat Tour - Platanias 1/2 Day - 25 EUR

Make sure you join up Captain Argiris and his crew for a 3 hour boat trip. Discover Platanias seaside with snorkeling and swimming, learn a few things and see some history hidden on the seabed...  Details of your trip You will be greeted by the Captain with 30 years of experience and his friendly crew at the small harbour of Platanias. Life jackets are available for anyone who would like one. The boat will head out to the island of Agios Theodori and if the weather allows they will take you around the whole island. Then it's time for the first stop, go for swimming and snorkeling just by the shore of the island and from here you might see the famous Kri Kri goats. The amazing service minded and well experienced team of the boat will take good care of you and make a diving show where you will see some hidden treasures of the sea, and they will share much of their knowledge of the wildlife. If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask, they are more then happy to answer you. The boat will continue a bit further down and make a second stop and here you can see when you snorkel a old war plane that crashed during the world war II. During the ride home to the harbour you will have the view of the busy coastline of Platanias. This trip has been very loved by its visitors and many choose to do it one more time at their next visit to Platanias. The boat trip is 3 hour. Notice: If weather conditions are very bad, the trip will be rearranged. If it's cancelled, you will get 100% refund on your payment.

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Boat Trip To Magical Menies Beach 25 EUR

Join a wonderful boat trip from Kolymbari harbor to the amazing beach of Menies. The Menies beach is formed in a small bay and enchants the visitor when approaching. The imposing rocks combined with the wild beauty of nature create an earthly paradise. Free Transfer from your hotel is included!    Boat trip to Menies Menies or Diktynna is located on the northeastern shores of Cape Rodopos, a 45 km northwest of Chania. Menies beach is formed into a small bay where the Foundas Gorge ends.  It is a lovely secluded beach with pebbles and deep crystal blue waters that immediately captivates the visitor when approaching. It is not affected by the usual winds blowing in the area and it is the ideal destination for swimming, snorkeling and relaxation. The imposing rock combined with the wild beauty of the nature has an earthly paradise as a result. The Menies beach is several kilometers away from the nearest village and it has not been altered by humans in any shape or form. It is a virgin landscape that awaits you!  We are waiting for you at the port of Kolimbari in order to travel and enjoy the beauty of this place. We will guide you to places of historical and geographical importance for Crete. The trip’s duration is 4 hours. We will visit the caves that are in our way, we will stops for swimming in the blue waters of our island and our final destination will be the Menies beach. The Menies beach is formed in a small bay and enchants the visitor when approaching. The imposing rocks combined with the wild beauty of nature create an earthly paradise. There is also the monastery of St. George, dating from 530 BC, and the remains of the ancient port. Through this cruise you will be allowed to experience the beauty of our country and enjoy the sun and sea.   Boat leavs harbor at  time: 10:15 Return time: 14:15 Duration: 4 hours   Notice: If weather conditions are very bad, the trip will be rearranged. If it's cancelled, you will get 100% refund on your payment.

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BOTANICAL GARDENS & CRETA EVENING

 NEW 2020!    NEW 2020!   NEW 2020! Botanical Gardens  Nearly 20 hectares of land are waiting to welcome you to the Botanical Park, full of fruit trees from all over the world, herbs, medicinal and ornamental plants in a park different from others, where the land’s formation and the region’s microclimate make it a paradise for hundreds of plants and animals! In the midst of this colorful and vivid landscape stands a burnt centennial olive tree, a memorial and a reference to the dismal fires of 2003, the park’s history and origin. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to walk around the park or to have coffee and admire the magical view. The Cretan Evening Dinner will be served at 19:00 consisting of a Buffet of Authentic Cretan Cuisine allowing you to take part in an amazing journey of flavors. After the traditional Cretan dinner with a variety of main traditional dishes, follows a presentation of Cretan traditional musical instruments which still exist in the Cretan musical paths. Note that the Cretan Music is considered as the only type of music throughout Greece that remains alive and still continues to evolve from the years when Crete belonged to the Byzantine Empire from the years 1000 AD. Demonstration/presentation of traditional dances such as sirtaki, sousta, maleviziotis, pentozali etc will be given by experienced Cretan dancers. Feel free to join the dance and get taught by the professionals who will be happy and proud to show you at any time.

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EASY 1/2 DAY-BIKE TOUR - Deres - 42 EUR

Crete is a true El Dorado for cyclists. See it's fantastic nature by bike, a great activity for the whole family.    DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP The days starts at the meeting point from where you will be taken by minivan up to the village Nea Roumata. Here you find beautiful green landscapes, cycling through chestnut groves and ending up reaching the village Deres. In Deres you will be let in on some secrets of the cretan lifestyle at the kafenion. Here you get a chance to ask and learn things about the cretans. A short ride further down we will meet some history from the Byzantine, Venetian and the Turks when you get to discover the Castello. You will experience a great feeling of peace and harmony as you are cycling downhill, a real nature experience. Passing small farms with all types of farm animals along the road, seeing the picturesque countryside of Crete. Cruising downhill through olive groves and orange gardens you reach the north coast at Tavronitis, here a minivan will bring you back to where you started your day. Notice! Please inform us your gender, height and children's age when you have booked a bike tour. Suitable for: parent & kid tandem, baby seats.   

EASY FULL DAY BIKE TOUR - Paleochora - 68 EUR

Join up for a full day bike tour to see the beautiful south of Crete, ending up back on the north side. This tour takes you from cost to cost with wonderful mountain views.      DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP In a minivan with the bikes on a trailer we ascend to Crete's most unspoilt mountain regions. This is an easy-medium full day tour and not suitable for all ages! Minimum age is 12 years old. Expect good surfaces with a few easy uphill passages. At the starting point the bikes are unloaded, you get your helmets and an experienced guide will accompany you downhill into the coastal areas. The group will be using minor asphalt roads and well-maintained agricultural roads with only soft uphill passages. It is not a competition but a fun adventure. The service van follows the group throughout the day. The group starts its downhill ride from the middle of the island through a breathtaking landscape with picturesque gorges right down to the south coast. With clear weather you can even spot the southernmost point of Europe, the Greek island of Gavdos. Following is the lunchtime break in the village of Paleochora and a rest on its sandy beach. Get ready for the afternoon experience of unspoilt villages in Crete's most remote corner. A speedy downhill ride through the Sassalos Gorge leads you back to the North Coast and the Bay of Kissamos. Notice! Please inform us your gender and height when you have booked a bike tour. Note: Riders should not be afraid of speedy downhills or suffer from vertigo- we total 2000 downhill meters! Minimum age is 12 years old.

Elafonissi Tour - BEST SELLER - 35 EUR

Don't miss out on our most loved beach Elafonissi! This magical place you will find on the south-western cost, with its crystal clear water and pink sandy beach makes the time there breathtaking...  DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP Your trip starts by being picked up from your hotel or at one of our specific pick up points, the bus will drive you to the south west of Crete. The guide will give you all the necessary information about the tour in English, Greek or German. During the drive to Elafonissi there will be a 20-30 minute stop at a small traditional village called “Elos” at about 10:00a.m for breakfast. The next stop is at the holy Monastery of Chrisoskalitisa (if you translate it means the Monastery of the Golden step) for 15 minutes. It has a magnificent view. It is optional to enter or not. Entrance fee: 2€ You will reach the Elafonissi island about 11:30 and we stay for about 4 hours. You have plenty of time to walk through the shallow water to the island and discover the beauties of the flora and fauna. Swim in the crystal clear waters of this fantastic place which often is called “Cretan Maldives”. At you return the bus will make a stop for lunch at Amygdalokefali village at a restaurant with lovely view (40-45 minutes stop). The route to Elafonissi in the morning goes from Topolia Gorge and at the return it goes from another road that leads to the village Sfinari. It is a round trip because we want our clients to see a different scenery at the way back. Return time approximately 18.30-19:00 Children ticket is from 3 y/o-12y/o.

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Falassarna Walk 35 EUR

Day or Sunset  walk to the beach of Falassarna A walk to one of Crete’s loveliest beaches and lesser known archaeological sites. Our INFORMATIVE GUIDE will take you on a route through a pretty village, olive groves and on a path with stunning sea views overlooking the far West coast of Crete. When we arrive at the beach there is time for a swim and meal (not included).  

Glasbottom Boat Trip - 1 or 2 hours

Discover what's underneath the surface of the sea from above! Join the Glass bottom boat trip! From 15 - 20 EUR  DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP  Take a few hours break from the beach and join a glass bottom boat trip. A perfect excursion for all of the family, even the smallest children will enjoy this trip. This tour will make shorter stops for swimming it's just a joyful ride to see the beautiful cost of Platanias and all the magic that hides underneath the surface of the mediterranean sea. Sit back and relax and see the beautiful scenery. Captain Argiris and his well experienced team will share with passion and love their knowledge about the sea and the treasures it holds. Discover the fish and wildlife underneath the surface without even getting wet. If you are looking for an easy going activity this is perfect for You!   Notice:  If weather conditions are very bad, the trip will be rearranged. If it's cancelled, you will get 100% refund on your payment.

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IMBROS Gorge - 9 km FREE WIFI on bus

Imbros Gorge is located in province Sfakia and is the second largest gorge in Crete, following Samaria Gorge. The picturesque scenery and its wilderness in combination with the low difficulty make the descent of Imbros ideal for families with children. The walking length of the gorge is 9 km and the course lasts about 2.5 hours. You can walk to the gorge all year round and it is definitely worth seeing. .During your descent you will meet various famous locations such as the “Airplane”, “Stenada”, “Mesofarango” and “Xepitira Arch”. Imbros gorge was the escape route for thousands of allied troops retreating from the north of the island. During the period of the battle of Crete in 1941 the troops headed for Chora Sfakion to be collected by ships. From Imbros Village you will start hiking until “Komitades” village. You will meet traces of the old stone paved trail that was once the main passage from Sfakia to Chania. After approximately 1 hour of walk into the gorge, you will reach the narrowest point of the gorge. The walls of the gorge are less than 2 meters apart and tower 300 m. above. At the end of the gorge you will reach “Komitades” village, where the bus will take you to ChoraSfakion. Chora Sfakion is the capital of the remote and mountainous region of Sfakia. The untamed landscape is combined with the quiet. Charming seaside settlement. The sandy beach with the crystal clear blue waters is suitable for relaxation after hiking. A few coffee shops and taverns are located within and around the villages. In its northern neighbourhood, you will find the ruins of the venetian "Fortress of Sfakia” or “Castel di Sfacia or Sfachia” where you can get a panoramic view of Sfakia and admire the wilderness of the nature.  

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KNOSSOS - A Culture Trip 35 EUR

Knossos palace is Crete’s most visited archaeological site. Discover the well know myths about the Minotaur and the Labyrinth while walking through the history of the Minoan civilisation.   DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP The first excavation of the site was conducted in 1878 by Minos Kalokerinos of Herakleion. This was followed by the long-term excavations 1900-1913 and 1922-1930) of the Englishman Sir Arthur Evans, who uncovered virtually the entire palace. While walking through the palace you can admire the Frescoes, pottery and the Throne room. This great civilization was destroyed at the explosion of the volcano of Santorini island. You will be picked up from your hotel or at one of the pick up points, the guide will fill you in with all the information about our trip. On the national road outside Rethmyno there will be a stop for 30 minutes to have breakfast. Upon arrival at the Palace of Knossos the professional archaeologists-guide will guide you for 2 hours. The guided tour will be in English. After the tour in Knossos you will be driven to the city center of Heraklion where you have time to visit either the archaeological museum of Heraklion or have lunch and admire the capital of Crete. You have approximately 2 hours free time. While returning there will be a 20 minute stop for a refreshment and then you will be back at Chania about 18:30 p.m   Notice! Entrance fee for Knossos Palace and Archeological museum : 16€ (children up to 12 years pay 8 euros). To be paid upon arrival. Children ticket is from 3 y/o-12y/o.

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Medium Full Day Bike & Hike Tour - Sougia 68 EUR

Experience a full day of adventure. See the beautiful and famous Agia Irini gorge, swim in the clear sea to cool off and ride your bike through Cretes fantastic nature.     DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP   This is a medium tour suitable for adults and teenegers in "normal" condition. Expect firm country roads, few gravel passages and some steeper and faster downhill parts. You start your descend into the isolated valleys of the White Mountains at 1,200 m. When you reach the entrance of Agia Irini Gorge it's time to put on your hiking boots. For two and a half hours the smell of sage will accompany you through this impressive canyon. A swim in the clear Libyan Sea at Sougia revives you and will give you energy for the afternoon when we bike through Crete's greenest valleys.   Notice! Please inform us your gender and height for installation of the bikes.

Paragliding - 15 min Tandem flight - 85 EUR

Experience Crete from a Different Perspective with a Tandem Paragliding Flight. Every year hundreds of visitors choose Cretan Paragliding to give them wings. We offer an easy, safe way to enjoy the exhilarating, unforgettable freedom of life from above.  DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP When it comes to your tandem paragliding experience, you’re the boss. We’ll tailor-make the flight to suit your preferences: it can be smooth sailing from start to finish, or if you’re in the mood for adventure,  just chat to your pilot and he’ll jump at the opportunity to take your flight to the next level at no extra charge. We cooperate with the only Paragliding School in Crete certified from the Greek Air Sport Federation. They organize paragliding courses, holidays and Tandem flights. Located in the city of Chania. We’ll take-off from Varipetro which is close to Chania, almost 500 meters above sea level. This is where every local pilot learns to fly, and where most of our students take their first flights. Please note that we need a northerly wind direction in order to fly from Varipetro. This is the home of paragliding in Crete. Experience incredible views of the entire northern coastline including Chania city, Souda Bay and a small lake. There are often thermals that we can catch to reach altitudes of over 1000 meters. Flight duration: 15 minutes Total duration: 90 minutes (transportation from meeting point to take off-briefing-flight-trasportation from landing field to meeting point.) Languages: English, Greek Extras: Video or Photo Paragliding is a 100% weather depended activity. Have in your mind that due to weather conditions, there might be some rescheduling if necessary.

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PREVELI BEACH - NEW!!!

NEW 2020! Preveli is located about 35km south of Rethymno and 10km east of Plakias. Beach of Preveli, also known as Lake Preveli or Phoenix, is located at the exit of the imposing Kourtaliotis Gorge, where the Great River (Megas Potamos) flows. It is certainly the most famous beach in south Crete, accepting thousands of visitors every summer.   DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP During the 60s and 70s, it was a favorite destination for the hippies. On the banks of the Grand River there is a large colony of Theophrastus palm trees, which give the region a sense of a tropical landscape. The river, forming a small lake, 500m long, before emptying into the sea, has water all year round. You can walk along the river, under the shade of palm trees and other trees, and start ascending in the beautiful canyon. You can swim in the cold ponds formed in the gorge. A big fire in 2010 burnt almost everything of this paradise, but the palmgrove recovered and still remains a heaven on earth. At the exit of the river, a sandy beach with pebbles and sand is formed, with sea water being very cool due to the river. In the eastern part of the beach, there is a beautiful rock reminding of a heart. The beach is not well organized because the area is protected, without any umbrellas. You will come from the bus to Preveli by boat. Boat schedule : 11:30 Damnoni - Preveli & 15:00 Preveli - Plakia/Damnoni Please note that Rubbish disposal and taking seashells from the Beach is strictly prohibited.

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Private Chef

Designed to give a unique, modern and stylish dining experience. A local chef that brings a restaurant style dining experience to your very own home or accommodation.

Safari Tour 1 - The White Mountains 80 EUR

Combine a unique guided Jeep tour in White Mountains of Crete with panoramic views,  traditional Cretan villages, learn  the history and  the traditions of the Island, and find out all about the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd by exploring an original shepherd’s hut. Enjoy the unique view of Chania from above 1350m and meet the wildlife of Crete by the help of our 4x4 Jeeps, driven by expert English speaking escorts.   DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP Tour 1-Explore the White Mountains of Crete The amazing off-road adventure starts after crossing the valley full of orange trees, avocado’s and vegetables gardens. Climbing up the foot of White Mountains and passing through Cretan villages getting the feeling of mountainous Crete you arrive to the coffee stop to enjoy your morning break. Coffee or mountain tea will be offered for free to our guests enjoying the village life far away from mass tourism. Continuing our tour following the off road route up to the shepherd’s hut  “Mitato” far away from touristic areas, where only a 4 wheel driver can approach, you will enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of northern Crete and, If we are lucky ... eagles and wild goats will show up and give us a very good reason for some extra photo stops. A small rocky road will lead us up to our trip’s highest point 1350 meters in altitude in the heart of White Mountains of Crete, where you will find out all about the lifestyle of a shepherd, where the famous Cretan “Graviera” cheese was produced and explore an original Shepherd's hut "Mitato". On the way back you will enjoy the best panoramic view of Chania from above until we arrive at Therisso village and working up an appetite we visit a small traditional family Cretan tavern where we will be welcomed by the owner, to introduce us to Cretan cuisine with plenty of food, wine and warm Cretan hospitality. After the lunch break we will follow the road through the amazing gorge of Therisso that will lead us back to Chania.

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Safari Tour 2 - Explore the Secrets 80 EUR

See the beautiful landscape of Crete and try our olive oil, see how it's produced and try our tasty wine at a winery. Learn a few Cretan secrets for a long life.  DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP Tour 2. Explore the Secrets of Wine and Olives Starting our Day trip Safari to Cretan culture we visit an Olive Mill and then a winery for an informative tour in the Cretan secrets for a long life! We visit an ancient olive tree which is 3000 years old and an exhibition on the history of olives. Working up an appetite we arrive at a small village tavern, where we introduce you to Cretan cuisine with plenty of food, wine and warm Cretan hospitality. On the way up to Mesavlia we cross the gorge of Deliana with its picturesque creek nestled amongst lush vegetation. There will be plenty of opportunities to take photos of sheep and goats on our way to the cavernous chapel of Ag. Paraskevi, where we will make a short stop. On the way back we pass through Cretan villages and Olive grooves.

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SAMARIA GORGE - Long Hike - 28 EUR

Make sure you visit our famous Samaria Gorge. Starting with it's wooden staircase in Omalos village which is surrounded by the magnificent Lefka Ori. The starting point is 1250 meters above sea level and neighbouring mountain Gigilos stands tall peaking at 2080m in full view.   DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP The bus picks you up from your hotel early in the morning and brings you up to Omalos plateau where you can enjoy breakfast before you start the hike. You will be accompanied by the professional mountain guide who speaks English, German and Greek . The guide will be there to explain all the necessary information about your hike and provide you the tickets for the entrance and ferry boat. Entrance fee : 5€ (until 15 years old free of charge) , Ferry fee : 10€ ( Sougia ferry) . Those have to be paid to the guide upon arrival . After your breakfast you enter the Samaria Gorge. Each one of our clients walks on their own pace and the guide will be at the end of the group to help out if you need him. When you reach the end you will see the village of Agia Roumeli. A meeting point is arranged to get your ferry tickets from our guide. You have time for a swim and lunch. At about 17:15 the boat leaves and brings you to Sougia(one hour boat trip). At Sougia the buses are waiting for our guests to bring them back to Chania (About 20:00 return time in Chania). For the other areas such us Platanias, Agia Marina etc the bus needs a little more time.   This trip is not suggested for people with heart problems, elderly or pregnant women!! Six hours should see you through in comfort and leave you time to take photos along the way -as you will certainly want to do. There are no particular difficulties as it gradually makes its way down toward sea level. Be sure to wear strong and comfortable footwear. NO SANDALS! Children ticket is from 3 y/o-12y/o.

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SUP & Snorkling tour 59 EUR - AFTERNOON

Enhance your traveling experience and get your body moving. Come and see the western coast of Crete on a SUP board. Paddle around the most crystal clear, turquoise watersand discover the amazing spot that not even the locals know, guided by our experienced SUP instructors.    SUP & Snorkeling Tour After an introductory course on the basic paddling techniques, how to stand up, turn and stop, we set course within the bay, explore the caves that lie hidden across the coastline, swim, take pictures, go snorkeling and enjoy what is considered to be the highlight of our guests’ vacations in Crete. We will provide you with all equipment (masks, snorkels) to safely enjoy snorkeling around our coastline and record all these unique memories with our action cameras. All footage will be send to you as reminiscent of this unequalled experience. There is absolutely no need for prior paddling experience, we make sure you feel confident and ready to go within the first few minutes! Our tour is specially designed to please all levels of paddlers, from first timers to pros. While previous paddle boarding experience isn’t necessary and our instructors are certified in water rescue and first aid, participants should still know how to swim.  Dress according to the weather, preferably in clothing that’s comfortable to move in and can tolerate getting wet. A hat/cap and sunscreen are recommended on sunny days. A second change of clothes, that will be kept out of the water, within our premises, during the tour, is also recommended.   Child ticket from 8-12 yrs

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SUP & Snorkling tour 59 EUR - MID DAY

Enhance your traveling experience and get your body moving. Come and see the western coast of Crete on a SUP board. Paddle around the most crystal clear, turquoise watersand discover the amazing spot that not even the locals know, guided by our experienced SUP instructors.  SUP & Snorkeling Tour After an introductory course on the basic paddling techniques, how to stand up, turn and stop, we set course within the bay, explore the caves that lie hidden across the coastline, swim, take pictures, go snorkeling and enjoy what is considered to be the highlight of our guests’ vacations in Crete. We will provide you with all equipment (masks, snorkels) to safely enjoy snorkeling around our coastline and record all these unique memories with our action cameras. All footage will be send to you as reminiscent of this unequalled experience. There is absolutely no need for prior paddling experience, we make sure you feel confident and ready to go within the first few minutes! Our tour is specially designed to please all levels of paddlers, from first timers to pros. While previous paddle boarding experience isn’t necessary and our instructors are certified in water rescue and first aid, participants should still know how to swim.  Dress according to the weather, preferably in clothing that’s comfortable to move in and can tolerate getting wet. A hat/cap and sunscreen are recommended on sunny days. A second change of clothes, that will be kept out of the water, within our premises, during the tour, is also recommended. Children age is from (8-12 yrs.)  

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SUP & Snorkling tour 59 EUR - MORNING

Enhance your traveling experience and get your body moving. Come and see the western coast of Crete on a SUP board. Paddle around the most crystal clear, turquoise watersand discover the amazing spot that not even the locals know, guided by our experienced SUP instructors.    SUP & Snorkeling Tour After an introductory course on the basic paddling techniques, how to stand up, turn and stop, we set course within the bay, explore the caves that lie hidden across the coastline, swim, take pictures, go snorkeling and enjoy what is considered to be the highlight of our guests’ vacations in Crete. We will provide you with all equipment (masks, snorkels) to safely enjoy snorkeling around our coastline and record all these unique memories with our action cameras. All footage will be send to you as reminiscent of this unequalled experience. There is absolutely no need for prior paddling experience, we make sure you feel confident and ready to go within the first few minutes! Our tour is specially designed to please all levels of paddlers, from first timers to pros. While previous paddle boarding experience isn’t necessary and our instructors are certified in water rescue and first aid, participants should still know how to swim.  Dress according to the weather, preferably in clothing that’s comfortable to move in and can tolerate getting wet. A hat/cap and sunscreen are recommended on sunny days. A second change of clothes, that will be kept out of the water, within our premises, during the tour, is also recommended. Children are fro age 8-12 yrs.  

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Wine Tasting - Premium 15 EUR

Try seven different kinds of  wines and get a tour in the vineyard. 

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