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Must-Visit: Lassithi Plateau and Dikteon Cave, the Birthplace of Zeus

Must-Visit: Lassithi Plateau and Dikteon Cave, the Birthplace of Zeus

Destination Crete
What would a Crete vacation be without a visit to the birthplace of mighty Zeus? A few minutes from Creta Maris Beach Resort, at an altitude of 850 meters above sea level, lies Lassithi, the largest of all the plateaus of Crete. It is here you will find one of…
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Four Innovations by Creta Maris That Make the Difference

Four Innovations by Creta Maris That Make the Difference

Sustainability
For over four decades Creta Maris Beach Resort has been one of the leading innovators in the Greek hospitality sector. The resort was one of the first on Crete to begin using electric vehicles for deliveries, and for warehouse operations. From the onset, the company created an adaptable business model…
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Tasting the Authentic P.D.O. and P.G.I. Products of Crete

Tasting the Authentic P.D.O. and P.G.I. Products of Crete

Gastronomy, Sustainability
Crete is known worldwide for its unique variant of the Mediterranean diet. The healthy lifestyle Cretans practice, the organic products they consume, and geographic differentiators make Greece’s largest island one of the world’s healthiest places to live. At the heart of this distinctiveness lie the Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.)…
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Cretan Wines History and Local Varieties

Cretan Wines History and Local Varieties

Gastronomy
Crete is now Greece’s most vibrant wine region after many decades lagging behind in the so-called “quality revolution,” characterized by the fresh, pristine white wines the island is becoming famous for. The combination of traditions from antiquity, the unique climatic conditions of the island, and the evolution of the wines…
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Heraklion City in a Day

Heraklion City in a Day

Destination Crete, Gastronomy
Amidst the iconic features that make Heraklion City such an appealing destination – Koules, where the waves crash against the Venetian walls of the fortress safeguarding the Old Harbor, is the most photographed. Here, the small bay where fishermen’s boats still stay moored rubbing hulls against luxury yachts and catamarans…
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