Outdoor Activities

Outdoor activities

Be active in Crete!

Do you want to be active during your holiday? You’ll find the best activities here. There are lots of fun things to do in Western Crete. Something for everyone and all ages, find your holiday adventure here! The Samari gorge is a bestseller, visited by thousands of people every year. You also have the option of a Lazy Samaria if you don’t wish to walk the whole gorge. Another alternative is the Imbros gorge, only 9 km long and not as difficult. Is water your element? Go kayaking or spend a day on a paddleboard. Choose between many bike excursions. We also have an e-bike tour.

Tip! If you are a bigger group travelling together, rent a small bus with a local driver and choose your own destination. Make an unforgettable memory! 

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HORSEBACK RIDING - Magical Kournas Lake

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. For you who love horse back riding, don't miss the opportunity to go for a ride here in Crete. We will take you around the lovely Kournas lake with its beautiful nature around and with very well trained and well looked after horses.  Details of your trip The Horse Ranch is situated in Georgioupolis, approx 30 - 40 min ride from Chania and Platanias area. After an introduction with our professional trainers, we start our 2 hours riding on combined dirt and asphalted roads up to Kournas Lake. A spot surrounded with nature and stunning views. For sure some Cretan friends will meet up at the road...the sheeps! This is a tour for beginners with some experience and is absolutely a perfect choice to get into horse-riding. All horses are gentle, forward and well-looked after. Of course they appreciate an apple, carrot or a slice of bread as a reward! All groups are guided.     

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VERY EASY 1/2 DAY BIKE TOUR - Meskla 45 EUR

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. No matter age or experience on bike you can join this beautiful cycling tour through wonderful small cretan villages and magical countryside nature.  Details of your trip - Meskla This is a very easy tour suitable for all ages. You bike on smooth straight roads with easy downhill passages. A service van follows the group and there is a stop for coffee and snacks halfway through. The starting point for this very easy bestseller tour is a colorful church surrounded by giant plane trees in the lush, green valley of Meskla. The strip leads you at a calm speed into the Cretan version of the Garden of Eden. Grapes, mulberries, oranges, lemons, figs, kiwis, lotus-fruit and avocados calling out to be picked and tried. The ride through flower-scented villages and a stop in a small kafenion makes this trip truly a remarkable experience. Notice! Please inform us your gender and height when you have booked a bike tour. Suitable for: parent & kid tandem, baby seats.

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HORSEBACK RIDING - For Beginners

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY For you who love horses and always wanted to try it, don't miss this opportunity to go for a ride here in Crete. Mrs Kirsty and her professional Team will take you on the green trail thru olive groves and its beautiful nature, of course with very well trained and well looked after horses.  Details of your trip The Horse Ranch is situated in Georgioupolis, approx 30 - 40 min ride from Chania and Platanias area.  After an introduction with our professional trainers, we start the 2 hours riding on  dirt  roads surrounded with nature and stunning views. For sure some Cretan friends will meet up at the road...the sheeps! This is a tour for new beginners and is absolutely a perfect choice to get into horse-riding.  No experience required. All horses are gentle, forward and well-looked after. Of course they appreciate an apple, carrot or a slice of bread as a reward! All groups are guided.  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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POLYRINIA & SIRIKARI - 25 EUR

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. A guided walk into a secluded gorge. Walk along the natural gorge valley, admiring the vertical cliffs dotted with caves and spot griffon vultures flying overhead. Mediterranean flora and fauna, in a spectacular setting.  Details of your trip We meet in Kissamos and provide transport to the start point of a nearby gorge. The path through the gorge is accessible for most walkers. As we walk we’ll explain a little about the history of the area and point out interesting things in the gorge & surrounding area. Aromatic herbs like thyme and sage grow all year round, filling the air with their scents. Goats roam free in the gorge and if we are lucky we might catch sight of the majestic griffon vultures who live & nest in the high cliffs. To pass through the whole gorge needs about 2.5 hours, and the same to return, but we can also do a shorter route, walking part of the way into the gorge and turning back. When we have finished walking, we’ll return to Kissamos by car. Notice! To be able to walk for approx. 2 hours on rocky terrain.

Medium Full Day Bike & Hike Tour - Sougia 72 EUR

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. 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.

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HORSEBACK RIDING & Swimming with horses

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY  For you who have more experience horse back riding, don't miss the opportunity to go for a ride here in the beach of Crete. We will take you to the lovely Georgioupolis with its beautiful beach and you will get an unique experience.   Details of your trip The Horse Ranch is situated in Georgioupolis, approx 30 - 40 min ride from Chania and Platanias area.  A more challenging beginner's ride which is only possible when the sea is very calm. After an introduction with our professional trainers, we start our 2 ,5 to 3hours riding on combined dirt and asphalted roads down to the magical beach of Georgioupolis. Here we unsaddle our horses, getting into our swim wears and we start to swim and floating with the horses.  When the horses and we are dried up, we will head back to the ranch. All groups are guided. Horses do not like waves, so in case of too strong wind, this excursion will be postponed. Best to book this ride for the beginning of your holidays! Try wearing your bikini under your clothes and do bring a towel along. All horses are gentle, forward and well-looked after. Of course they appreciate an apple, carrot or a slice of bread as a reward! 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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SUP & Snorkling tour 59 EUR

SEA AND SUN - OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 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 are for age 8-12 yrs.  

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E-bike Tour: Traditional Villages of Kissamos

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY Join Fiona and Manu at their "off-the-beaten-track" guided E-bike tour. Together with them you will discover the secluded corners of Crete, away from the crowds and near the sun, sea and natural beauty.  Details of your trip An E-bike ride to the historical villages inland of Kissamos. Good for those who love to explore traditional history on quiet roads and gentle hills. After the pick up from your accommodation, you will set off from Kissamos on quiet roads and venture inland among olive groves and gentle valleys. Together with the group you climb steadily and see the local farmed landscape. The guide direct you to the village of Rokka, the site of an old town on an impressive huge rock overlooking a gorge. Here you park the bikes and explore the alleys and site on foot. Alternatively, the ride will go through country backroads to the village of Polyrrinia. This was a strong town in antiquity, easily understood when you see its position perched on top of a commanding hill. Their we park the bikes and explore the narrow alleys and the historical ruins of aqueducts and rock cut houses. Cycling time: 2 hours (3½ hours Long tour) Distance cycling: 27Km (46 Km Long tour) Elevation gain: 560m (870m Long tour) Total time: 3 hours (5 hours Long tour) Difficulty: easy Road: 100% paved Notice! To be able to pedal gently for 2-3 hours.

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Sea Kayak along the peninsula West Cost

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Discover the peninsula of Rodopo in West Crete on a  sit-on-top kayak. You will go exploring along one of the fingers in West Crete, to find remote coves, navigate through shallow rocks, admire the rugged landscape, be awed by the vertical cliffs, jump in to relax with a snorkel.  Details of your trip After your pick up from your accommodation the transfer takes you to Afrata or Ravdoucha, depending on the wind. From here you launch off and will be introduced of the kayak from Manu or Fiona.  You will then navigate around the shallow reef and go along the coast on Kayak sit-on-tops. An adventure on the edge between the elements, where sea, sky and land all meet. Kayaking time: 2 hours Total time: 4 hours Kayak Distance: < 10Km Difficulty: for everyone This activity is weather dependent. We have two options for starting points, on either side of the peninsula, chosen depending on the winds. Notice! You need to be able to paddle for  a couple of hours

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Kayaking in Falassarna

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Join up for an accessible sea adventure in turquoise water! A short, wonderful sea kayak excursion in West Crete. We paddle to Limpet island, just off Falasarna beach. Then we visit the shallow sunken Allied ship.  Details of your trip We set off from Kissamos and drive 20 minutes over to the West coast. We launch from the pink sands of Falasarna beach. Alternatively, we meet directly in Falasarna so you can hang out on the beach afterwards.We paddle across the bay with turquoise waters to the small off-shore Limpet island. We navigate around the shallow reef and go along the island. We get back to the main island to discover the secret of an Allied WWII transport ship sunk in shallow waters. We make our way back to shore over extensive seagrass meadows. We take advantage of the sit-on-tops and jump in the blue element. We don our masks and snorkels and we take a closer look at the shallow reefs, the shipwreck, the seagrass meadows and the sea life in it. We land back in Falasarna beach, on the soft pink-sand shores and snack in the shade of the tamarisk trees. We can also enjoy a drink at the cafe with an overview of the bay. Kayaking time: 1-2 hours Total time: 4 hours Kayak Distance: 4-7Km Difficulty: for everyone Notice! You need to be able to paddle for 1-2 hours.

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E-bike Tour from Chania: Theriso Gorge

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY An E-bike guided tour discovering a gorge just outside Chania. We ride into an impressive gorge from Chania, through the rocky cliffs, the wood lined road, all the way to the village of Theriso.  Details of your trip We will take you off-the-beaten-track on our guided e-bike tours. Together, we will discover the secluded corners of Crete that we have got to know, away from the crowds and near the sun, sea and natural beauty. An easy E-bike ride into green Theriso gorge on paved, quiet roads along the river through the lush woods. Good foryou who want to explore the green areas near Chania. Arrive in Theriso, visit the village and return.   Cycling time: 2½ hours Distance cycling: 25 Km Elevation gain: 574m Total time: 4 hours Difficulty: easy Road: 100% quiet paved roads Notice! To be able to pedal gently for 2-3 hours.

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SURF - All Ages - Popular!

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY -  1/2 DAY Live an exciting surf adventure at some of the best beaches in Greece DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP Surfing Crete is the only official surf school in Chania that gives you the chance to learn how to Surf, at the best surf spots and at the most beautiful beaches of the island guided by our local instructors. We will check the forecast , search for the best spot according to your level and take your there for a surf lesson that will make your holidays in Crete a lifetime experience! All of our activities are being conducted with total safety, as our surf school's instructors are certified by International Surfing Association(ISA) and experienced lifeguards certified by Lifeguard Hellas. Duration of the activity : 1.30 hour If there are no waves we do Stand up paddle boarding ( same charge as surfing lessons)

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SAMARIA GORGE LAZY- Short Hike

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. Make sure you visit our famous Samaria Gorge. If you are tired of walking but want photos for you Insta-followers, If you do not feel like walking today but want to admire the terrific natural environment, If you want to live a superior experience without getting tired, then this excursion is made for you! We will arrive around 7 o’clock in the morning and after a breakfast you will have the chance to photo-shoot the entrance of the gorge and admire the creation of the nature. The hiking escort will give you all necessary instructions and then he will enter the gorge with the rest of the group (you will meet again at Agia Roumeli). DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP The driver will take you to the small village of Sougia where you embark on the boat to reach the village of Agia Roumeli which is the exit of the gorge of Samaria. You can walk until the exit of the gorge, to the “Iron Gates” or swim and have a lunch there until you meet with the rest of the group. The gorge of Samaria is the biggest, most imposing and beautiful gorge in Greece and 2nd in Europe, and that is why it is internationally renown and mostly visited, since more than 300.000 people cross it each year. It has a wonderful landscape with rare geo-morphological formations. It is a unique biotope with particular richness in fauna and flora. It has a rich mythology as well, that goes back to pre- historical years and a tumultuous history during the difficult years of Crete. Samaria Gorge was proclaimed National Park of the White Mountains of Crete in 1962 when a couple of local families were still living in the village of Samaria, in the middle of the gorge and who were mainly busy with cattle-breeding and woodcutting. The surface covered at the time was 48.500 sqm., whereas the expansion of the Park today at 250.000 sqm. includes a remarkable part of the White Mountains. The main fauna species is the world-famous Cretan Chamois (wild goat - CAPRA AEGAGRUS CRETICA), an extremely beautiful and dashing animal that has been preserved, is now living freely in the gorge of Samaria and in the three gorges parallel to it. There is a total of 450 species of Cretan flora in the gorge, of which 70 are endemic, i.e. they grow in the gorge only. Among the well- known flora species, you find the perennial gigantic cypresses once used in shipbuilding and in the construction of the pillars of the Palace of Knossos by the Minoan Civilization.   Please note that the hiking escort will be with you until Omalos Plateau. You will meet again at Agia Roumeli with the rest of the Samaria Gorge group. Please note that Boat Ticket is not included and is paid on the spot in cash. NO SANDALS! Children ticket is from 3 y/o-11,99 y/o. Indicative Time-Table: 05:20-06:10 Pick up 07:30 Short stop at Omalos (1.200 m) – free time forbreakfast and to take some pictures 08:00 Departure from Omalos to Sougia 09:00 Departure from Sougia to Agia Roumeli by boat 10:00 Arrival at Agia Roumeli walk into the gorge up to the Iron Gates (optional with fee – not included) Free time to eat & drink and to swim. 16:30 Meet your guide at Agia Roumeli and get the ferry-boat tickets to Sougia. 17:00-17:30 Departure from Agia Roumeli to Sougia 18:30 Arrival to Sougia 20:00 - 20:30 Arrival at your Hotel

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IMBROS Gorge - 9 km

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY 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. Details of your trip 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. Indicative Time-Table 08:30-09:20 Pick up 10:20 Arrival at Imbros gorge – free time for coffee and/or breakfast 10:40 Beginning of the hike 13:00 Hike ends at Komitades Village (depending on how fast you walk) Departure for Sfakia (or else called Chora Sfakion) 13:30 Arrival at Sfakia where you can swim or enjoy a meal at the local taverns 16:30 Departure from Sfakia 18:00-18:30 Arrival at your Hotel

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EASY 1/2 DAY-BIKE TOUR - Deres - 45 EUR

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Crete is a true El Dorado for cyclists. Experience the fantastic nature by bike, a great activity for the whole family. Easy Bike ride suitable for all ages.  DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP The day starts at the meeting point where a minivan will pick you up and take you to the village Nea Roumata. Here you’ll find beautiful green landscapes and  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 learn 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 through 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 with us. 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.   

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EASY FULL DAY BIKE TOUR - Paleochora - 72 EUR

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. Join up for a full day bike tour! A lovely excursion that takes you from cost to coast with fantastic views. We will visit Paleochora town on the south side and then ride our bikes downhill until the northside of Crete.  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 ride a total of 2000 m downhill! Minimum age is 12 years old.

Falassarna Walk - 35 EUR

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. 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).  Falassarna Walk Join Stelios and his team every Friday, 9:00 am or 16:30 pm for route through a pretty village, olive groves and on a path with stunning sea views overlooking the far West coast of Crete. The walk takes you over the base of the Gramvousa peninsula for a panoramic view of Falassarna Beach. Then we continue the walk down to the archaeological site and the beach. Return at approx 16:00 or 22:00 dependent on whether it is a day or evening walk.

SAMARIA GORGE - Long Hike - MOST FAMOUS

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. 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.

Hike & Kayak Adventure - 2 Days

Join Manu and Fiona on this exciting Hike & Kayak Mini Samaria Adventure - 2 Days. Truly experience the wonders of nature in this human powered 2 day exploration of Samaria National Park, the White Mountains and the Cretan South.  Kayak along rugged coastlines, and hike the longest gorge in Europe, enjoying stunning views, spectacular nature and local wildlife. This is for you who is pretty fit and able to do 15km on the kayak first day and walking Samaria the next day. DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP Day 1: Sea Kayak - Rugged Southern Coastlines   Welcome meeting and briefing in the traditional town of Kissamos, followed by a car transfer to Sougia, on the South coast. See the stunning southern coastline from a different perspective, as you kayak with a guide from Sougia to the small villlage of Agia Roumeli, only accessible by boat. Enjoy the flexibility of the kayaks as you explore small bays and beaches, rock formations and sea caves along your way. Expect soaring cliffs, turquoise clear waters and plenty of opportunities for swim/snorkel stops as you go. Spend the evening at your leisure in Agia Roumeli. Refuel with a cold beer and great food with a sea view at one of the tavernas, take a dip in the Libyan sea from the pebble beach or hike up to the old fortress overlooking the village for some really spectacular sunset views. Overnight in Agia Roumeli. Day 2: Hike - The Longest Gorge   Today you will hike, at your own pace, the stunning gorge of Samaria – the longest gorge in Europe. It runs 16km from Agia Roumeli to Omalos in the White mountains. Take advantage of your perfect positioning (waking up almost at the entrance to the gorge) to get an early start, or plan the day as you wish. Most walkers need 5-7 hours to cross the gorge. You will walk the gorge uphill – easier on the knees! – and should arrive at the impressive narrow point “Portes” early on in your hike, with very few other walkers around. Perfect photo opportunity! Experience the gorge in relative solitude, allowing you to fully appreciate the scenery and enjoy the changing environments around you, as you pass from rocky riverbed and coloured rock faces, past the abandoned village of old Samaria, through shady pine forests and finally ascend to the exit in the mountainous village of Omalos, where we will be waiting to collect you and transfer you to the town of Chania or Kissamos.   Scheduled dates May: 17/5 – 18/5 2021 – From 190€ (Single room supplement: 35€) June: 20/6 – 21/6 2021 – From 190€ (Single room supplement: 45€) July: 16/6 – 17/7 2021 – From 230€ (Single room supplement: 55€) August: 18/8 – 19/8 2021 – From 230€ (Single room supplement: 55€) September: 13/9- 14/9 2021 – From 190€ (Single room supplement: 45€) October: 26/10 – 27/10 2021 – From 190€ (Single room supplement: 35€) Note Activities & routes listed in the itinerary are weather dependent. We will always try to stick as close as possible to the itinerary but the activities and may be rearranged or substituted in case of need. Extra fees are: Samaria Entrance fee : 5€ (until 15 years old free of charge)    We are flexible. We have fixed dates but you can ask us about coming on your preferred dates. We offer multi-day tours that include accommodation, but if you have your own favourite place to stay, we can organise just the activities, ask us.    

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Families travelling with children and grandparents or 2-3 families travelling together is already a group with some special needs. In order to make things smoothly for everybody, planning is most often needed. As well as when a group consists of people working together or having same interests on their vacation. There’s no point of wasting your precious time during the vacation when everything could be planned a bit before with our help!

We Recommend Group activities as:

  • Bike Trip

  • Olivoil and Winetasting with Add Ons

  • Charma Beer Tasting

  • Boat Cruise

  • Jeep Safari

  • Falassarna Beach

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On your vacation you have time to focus on your training and you can combine a family activity with exercise. Have a look below at what we offer because there is no reason why you can’t enjoy your vacation while keeping your training on track! If you are looking for something else, we will do our best to find it for you, just contact us.

Tennis 30 EUR

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A vacation is all about collecting energy and strength, reloading both spiritually and physically. Creta as an island holds so much beauty in itself that it calms you and you live in the moment.

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  • Boat Trip To Magical Menies Beach 27.50 EUR

    BOAT CRUISE & SEA AND SUN - 1/2 DAY. Menies is a secluded beach many kilometers from the nearest village, untouched by man. On our way to this paradise we will stop at caves for you to explor...
  • BOTANICAL GARDENS & CRETA EVENING

    LOCAL EXPERIENCE - 1/2 DAY Opa! It’s a Cretan Evening! The Botanical Park offers Cretan food and entertainment by professional Cretan dancers. Walk in the park with beautiful surroundi...
  • BOTANICAL PARK

    HIKE & NATURE TRIP - 1/2 DAY - PRIVATE TRANSFER Botanical Park was founded by four brothers who had a dream and wanted to share with us what they believe is heaven on earth, and "a ...
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  • Charma Brewery Beer Tasting

    PRIVATE TRANSFER & GUIDED TOUR - HALF DAY Taste the first fresh local beer in Chania! The Harma Brewery is located in Zounaki village, in the municipality of Platanias, a short drive from Pla...
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  • Cooking Class - Terra Crete - 98 EUR

    LOCAL EXPERIENCE - 1/2 day Upplev den kretensiska gastronomin, lär dig laga nyttiga rätter med oss! En rolig och interaktiv matlagningskurs för alla nivåer. På vå...
  • E-bike Tour: Traditional Villages of Kissamos

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY Join Fiona and Manu at their "off-the-beaten-track" guided E-bike tour. Together with them you will discover the secluded corners of Crete, away from t...
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  • EASY 1/2 DAY-BIKE TOUR - Deres - 45 EUR

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Crete is a true El Dorado for cyclists. Experience the fantastic nature by bike, a great activity for the whole family. Easy Bike ride suitable for all ages.  ...
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  • EASY FULL DAY BIKE TOUR - Paleochora - 72 EUR

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. Join up for a full day bike tour! A lovely excursion that takes you from cost to coast with fantastic views. We will visit Paleochora town on the south side an...
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  • Elafonissi SUNSET Tour

    SEA AND SUN - AFTERNOON/EVENING TRIP Visit our most loved beach, Elafonissi! Perfect for you who like to sleep longer in the morning.. An afternoon excursion to Crete’s most beautiful beac...
  • Elafonissi Tour - BESTSELLER -26 EUR

    SEA AND SUN - FULL DAY. Visit Crete’s most loved beach, Elafonissi! A magical place on the southwest coast with crystal clear waters and beautiful pink sand. One of Europe’s top beach...
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  • Falassarna Beach - Private Transfer

    HALF or FULL DAY  Falassarna, one of the locals' favorite destinations. With its amazing sandy beaches and the crystal clear water, Falassarna is worth a visit! Join our Private Tr...
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  • Falassarna Walk - 35 EUR

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. 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 G...
  • Ferry tickets to Balos Beach 25 EUR

    The ship departs everyday from the port of Kissamos for Gramvousa and Balos lagoon. STEP 1:  Buy fast and smoothly your voucher here! STEP 2 : GET YOUR BOAT TICKET AT THE TICKETING&...
  • Glasbottom Boat Trip - 2 hours

    BOAT TRIP AND SEA & SUN - 2 hours Discover what's underneath the surface of the sea from above! Join the Glass bottom boat trip!   DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP  Take a few h...
  • Hike & Kayak Adventure - 2 Days

    Join Manu and Fiona on this exciting Hike & Kayak Mini Samaria Adventure - 2 Days. Truly experience the wonders of nature in this human powered 2 day exploration of Samaria National...
  • HORSEBACK RIDING & Swimming with horses

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY  For you who have more experience horse back riding, don't miss the opportunity to go for a ride here in the beach of Crete. We will take you to t...
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  • HORSEBACK RIDING - For Beginners

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY For you who love horses and always wanted to try it, don't miss this opportunity to go for a ride here in Crete. Mrs Kirsty and her professional Team w...
    From EUR 40
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  • HORSEBACK RIDING - For Kids

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Let your child get to know Crete by horse! A wonderful experience for your child to have during your visit here. With a safe way we walk with them for a 30 min...
    From EUR 15
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  • HORSEBACK RIDING - Magical Kournas Lake

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. For you who love horse back riding, don't miss the opportunity to go for a ride here in Crete. We will take you around the lovely Kournas lake with its beautiful...
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  • IMBROS Gorge - 9 km

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY 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 combinatio...
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  • Kayaking in Falassarna

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Join up for an accessible sea adventure in turquoise water! A short, wonderful sea kayak excursion in West Crete. We paddle to Limpet island, just off Falasarna beac...
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  • KNOSSOS - A Culture Trip 37 EUR

    LOCAL EXPERIENCE - A Culture Trip - FULL DAY. Knossos palace is Crete’s most visited archaeological site. Discover the well know myths about the Minotaur and the Labyrinth while ...
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  • Limnoupolis Waterpark, start from Chania

    FUN FOR KIDS - FULL DAY. The little friends of "Aqua Creta Limnoupolis" will immediately get excited with the colorful experience of the specially designed kids’ pool and its...
  • Manousakis Winery Wine Tasting

    PRIVATE TRANSFER & TASTINGS - HALF DAY Come and enjoy a wine tasting! The family-owned Manousakis Winery in Vatolakkos still follows the traditional ways of growing their grapes and producing...
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  • Medium Full Day Bike & Hike Tour - Sougia 72 EUR

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. 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 fantast...
    From EUR 72
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  • Paleochora & Gialiskari Beach

    TWO EXOTIC BEACHES - FULL DAY  Discover the beaches at the southside of Crete and join the Paleochora Beach Trip! The main beach “Pachia Ammos” is permanently waving the blu...
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  • Paragliding

    Challenge yourself with paragliding during your stay in Crete and get a completely unique experience. To have the opportunity to see beaches, sea and nature from above, we promise it will be...
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  • POLYRINIA & SIRIKARI - 25 EUR

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. A guided walk into a secluded gorge. Walk along the natural gorge valley, admiring the vertical cliffs dotted with caves and spot griffon vultures flying overhead. ...
  • PREVELI BEACH - Palm Beach

    SEA AND SUN - FULL DAY. NEW 2021! NEW 2021! 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 ex...
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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.  DETAIL...
  • Safari Tour 1 - The White Mountains 85 EUR

    LOCAL EXPERIENCE - ADVENTURE - FULL DAY. Combine a unique guided Jeep tour in White Mountains of Crete with panoramic views,  traditional Cretan villages, learn  the history and &n...
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  • Safari Tour 2 - Explore the Secrets 89 EUR

    LOCAL EXPERIENCE - ADVENTURE - FULL DAY. 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 se...
    From EUR 89
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  • SAMARIA GORGE - Long Hike - MOST FAMOUS

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. Make sure you visit our famous Samaria Gorge. Starting with it's wooden staircase in Omalos village which is surrounded by the magnificent Lefka...
  • SAMARIA GORGE LAZY- Short Hike

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY. Make sure you visit our famous Samaria Gorge. If you are tired of walking but want photos for you Insta-followers, If you do not feel like walking today but want to...
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  • Santorini - One day Cruise

    Santorini is an island in the southern Aegean Sea. This beautiful island is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly sing...
    From EUR 160
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  • Sougia Beach - FULL DAY

    PRIVATE TRIP - FULL DAY Join a private trip to Sougia Beach and swim in the crystal clear and magical blue waters of Sougia! The beach is very wide and long with a few beach chairs and umbrellas...
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  • Sunset Safari Tour with Wine Tasting, 4-5 hours 72 EUR

    LOCAL EXPERIENCE - FULL DAY. Premium Sunset Safari Tour in the Northwest side of the inland of Crete... Allow yourself to indulge in a romantic off-road route experience with the best panoramic ...
    From EUR 72
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  • SUP & Snorkling tour 59 EUR

    SEA AND SUN - OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 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 clea...
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  • SURF - All Ages - Popular!

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITY -  1/2 DAY Live an exciting surf adventure at some of the best beaches in Greece DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP Surfing Crete is the only official surf school in Chania that gi...
    From EUR 55
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  • VERY EASY 1/2 DAY BIKE TOUR - Meskla 45 EUR

    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. No matter age or experience on bike you can join this beautiful cycling tour through wonderful small cretan villages and magical countryside nature.&n...
    From EUR 45
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  • Village Life & Cretan Cookery Lession

    AUTHENTIC CRETE - countryside and cooking! A unique guided tour with wonderful scenery as well as a real insight into traditional Cretan life and an opportunity to try your h...
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