Activities in Crete

Crete is a place where one may never get bored. Consequently, activities in Crete, being the largest island in Greece, are very interesting and engaging somewhere nearby, let alone plenty to choose from.

Trekking, Canyoning, Rafting, Kite surfing, Paddling, Mountain biking, Scuba diving, and snorkelling, are just a few of the sports activities in Crete that guests may try in Crete. You may also get spoiled by the great variety of culinary and wine-tasting experiences Crete has to offer. The Cretan cuisine -being at the centre of the Mediterranean diet- introduces tastes and aromas you have never experienced in your life! Places of extreme natural beauty and gorges with wild plants and animals await to allure your senses.

Last but not least, activities in Crete include the exploration of archaeological sites. The most significant one is Knossos which is at the epicentre of a wide, cultural heritage in Greece, the palace of Minos, King of Minoan Crete, a top UNESCO Heritage site that musters thousands of travellers every year.

Alkyonides Villas are located in Xiron Chorion, just a few minutes’ drive from the main road that connects east and west Crete. The location is ideal for guests to explore the treasures of the island of Crete.