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Christmas and New Year traditions in Crete

Christmas and New Year traditions in Crete

Destination Crete, Events & Activities
Christmas is a magical time to be in Crete. By late December the mountains have had their first dustings of snow, and in every town and village, families gather to celebrate winter’s holiest days.Traditionally, the Lent of Christmas ends on Christmas Eve, but long before that, the deliciously sweet traditional…
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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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