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7 things to know about Greek coffee

7 things to know about Greek coffee

Gastronomy
The jet-black treacle-like coffee served at every kafenion in Greece has been part of Greek culture for centuries, but until the 1960s ‘Greek coffee’ as it’s known today, didn’t exist. That’s because before then it was called ‘Turkish coffee’, from the time when most of Greece was controlled by the…
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Day trip to Rethymno

Day trip to Rethymno

Destination Crete
Rethymno, Crete’s third largest city, is full of wonders. With its great restaurants, historic architecture, a two-kilometer golden sand beach and one of the most intact medieval ‘old towns’ in Greece, the town is a must-visit. First up? History. You simply can’t miss Rethymno’s most prominent landmark, the Fortezza, built…
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Remy Klai: the mastermind behind the fun activities of Creta Maris

Remy Klai: the mastermind behind the fun activities of Creta Maris

Our People
Creta Maris gives extra emphasis on the entertainment activities offered in the resort, providing a diverse program that meets every expectation. But who’s responsible for managing the team of animators, while coordinating and supervising the activities? Remy Klai, the Entertainment Manager of Creta Maris, is the key-person behind every recreational…
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Support our strays the Creta Maris way

Support our strays the Creta Maris way

Sustainability
Cats in Greece are celebrities, and there’s no shortage of them that’s for sure, often providing the most popular images for postcards and calendars. The image of a cute kitten lounging around in a colourful Greek island setting makes the purr-fect memento for a holiday maker’s trip, but the welfare of…
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Meet the Minoans in a theatre spectacle

Meet the Minoans in a theatre spectacle

Destination Crete, Events & Activities
Just 17km west of Creta Maris Beach Resort, the Minoan Theatre at Karteros, offers a fascinating insight into the world of the Minoan civilisation which ruled Crete more than 3000 years ago. Here entertainment and education go hand-in-hand in a colourful spectacle of dance, drama, music and acrobatics. Founded by…
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