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The story of Erotokritos

The story of Erotokritos

Destination Crete, Events & Activities
Erotokritos is a timeless masterpiece of Cretan Renaissance literature of the 16th – 17th centuries. It survived through 4 turbulent centuries marked by conquests, revolutions, and historical upheavals, and remains cherished by the people of Crete nowadays. Erotokritos was composed in the early 17th century, in Venetian-occupied Crete, by Vincenzo…
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Sea Daffodil: The Protected Sand Lily

Sea Daffodil: The Protected Sand Lily

Sustainability
White, delicate and charming, the sand lily that adorns the dunes of the Cretan beaches is a symbol of purity, everlasting beauty, and perseverance. Also known as sea daffodil, beach saffron, or lily of Knossos, the white sand lily (Pancratium maritimum) is a bulbous perennial, flowering from August to October…
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Outdoor Activities:  5 ways to enjoy nature in Crete

Outdoor Activities: 5 ways to enjoy nature in Crete

Destination Crete, Events & Activities
Except for swimming in the crystal waters of Creta Maris’ private beach, summer vacations in Crete offer loads of opportunities to spend a bit of time in the great outdoors and try recreational activities in nature. Crete is a paradise for nature-lovers as it combines sea with mountains and still…
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Platia restaurant among the best restaurants in Greece

Platia restaurant among the best restaurants in Greece

Gastronomy
A place to meet, to socialize, to celebrate, and to flirt: this is what a “platia” in every traditional Greek village or city is. Platia is the place where the settlement’s heart beats, a site of interaction, networking, and community building. Creta Maris Beach Resort has its own Platia right…
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