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Celebrating Greek Easter: A beginner’s guide to Greece’s most important religious holiday

Celebrating Greek Easter: A beginner’s guide to Greece’s most important religious holiday

Destination Crete, Events & Activities
Easter celebrations are the most beautiful and emotional events in the Greek calendar. Rich and colourful, for believers they are an intense act of faith, and for non-believers, the spring-time festival is a time to marvel at the ancient traditions surrounding the story of the Resurrection. For both it’s a joyful…
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Cooking Lessons at Creta Maris: Learn the Secrets of the Cretan Cuisine

Cooking Lessons at Creta Maris: Learn the Secrets of the Cretan Cuisine

Gastronomy
During your stay at Creta Maris Beach Resort, don’t miss the opportunity to learn the secrets of Cretan cuisine while learning how to prepare classic Cretan dishes. Join our culinary team in a gastronomical journey where you’ll get introduced to the traditions and methods of authentic Cretan cookery through step-by-step…
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The Precious Herbs of Crete

The Precious Herbs of Crete

Destination Crete
The epic properties of many Cretan products are widely known, and this holds true for the quality herbs that grow on the island. Since the time of Hippocrates and before, rare herbs like Origanum dictamnus have held miraculous properties. Although Dittany is now protected, other miraculous herbs are still cultivated…
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Visit CretAquarium: Explore the Wonders of the Mediterranean Sea

Visit CretAquarium: Explore the Wonders of the Mediterranean Sea

Destination Crete
With more than 2,500 forms of marine life in 60 tanks, the CretAquarium is one of the island’s most popular family attractions. Since its opening in 2005, this beguiling introduction to Mediterranean marine lifeforms has thrilled both young and old. From large predatory sharks to the smallest plankton, the aquarium…
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Blooming marvellous: the colour of Spring

Blooming marvellous: the colour of Spring

Destination Crete, Sustainability
Now warmer days are here, there’s no better time to explore Crete’s wonderful flora. This island’s gorgeous, often unique flowers have always beguiled nature lovers. But you don’t have to be an expert to appreciate these natural wonders of the landscape. April and May sees the greatest profusion of wild…
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