The participants take part in classes of Greek-Cretan gastronomy based on the Mediterranean healthy diet, and enjoy the meals with exceptional variety of Cretan wine.
Package of 6 days, 5 nights
The program includes transportation from and to the airport, or harbour, breakfast, lunch and dinner, trips and transportation to and from all outdoor activities.
1st DAY: (valid if arrivals are before noon, otherwise the program is subject to change)
Transportation from airport or harbour, arrival at the house, settlement and rest for a couple of hours, and then we go for a small tour around the sights and the paths of the city of Aghios Nikolaos. Visit at the market for shopping the ingredients (vegetables,meat, etc) for our class of Greek traditional cooking.
Back to the house for the class and preparation of our Cretan traditional meals for both lunch and dinner and then enjoy our lunch with plenty of wine or raki.
2nd DAY: After breakfast, (breakfast is served in a basket at the house with traditional Cretan
home-made delicacies, including herbal tea) and Visit a Cretan farm with vegetables, wild greens and herbs of the season.
Class of Greek-Cretan traditional cooking. We will learn to cook with healthy local products of the Cretan cuisine, and prepare two meals for lunch and dinner i.e. split peas, fish-egg salad, leaks with rice, traditional bean soup.
In the evening we will enjoy a relaxation or therapeutic massage* with Cretan essential oils for rejuvenation.
The rest of the day is free.
3rd DAY: After breakfast, we visit the market to buy the ingredients for the Cretan traditional
cooking class. We will prepare our two meals for the day using local healthy Creta products. Meals may include tzatziki salad, rolled cabbage dolma with mat or not, lentil soup or lentil salad, or traditional “bougiabesa” fish soup. In the evening we enjoy aromatherapy in the saouna room with Cretan essential
oils for rejuvenation and well being. The rest of the day is free.
4th DAY: After breakfast we will take a small trip to the Cretan nature, (accompanied by the
Gods), to enjoy the magical mountain view with the vast biodiversity, a fact that is proved by the many NATURA imprinted areas of natural beauty, that are under protection including a vast number of endemic species of rare birds and animals, as well as plants calculated to be more than 2.000, (most of them with healing properties).
Lunch at a traditional tavern in the mountain with plenty of raki or wine.
Return at the house late in the afternoon, and rest of the day is free.
Dinner at a traditional Cretan tavern.
5th DAY: After breakfast we visit the town of Elounda and Plaka, and make a small tour and
enjoy our coffee near the sea.
Back to the city to visit the meat market where we buy the necessary for barbeque at the house, where we learn the ways of marinating the meat with herbs and grill it.
Enjoy our meal with plenty of raki and wine.
The program is formed depending on the time of departure.
The daily program is subject to change depending on weather conditions as well as to the preferences of the clients.
Package for 2 persons 1.600€ at the Zeus Luxury Villa
Package for 2 persons 1.340€ at the Traditional Village
Package for 2 persons 1.300€ at Traditional Home
Programs are hold from end October till end February.