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Brand New Massage Suites with Private Pools at Elounda Gulf Suites

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We are glad to infrorm you about the grand opening of the new One - Bedroom Massage Suites at our superb Elounda Gulf Suites in unique, cosmopolitic Elounda.

The new Massage Suites with private pool is contemporary designed and decorated and offer a spacious combined sitting area with tea and coffee facilities, and bedroom in open plan style.

The Suites feature private sea water infinity pools with multi hydro/air massage Jacuzzi, sun terraces and sun beds for...

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Be A Responsible Traveller

Do you know where your souvenir comes from? 

If you are one of the more than 1 billion tourists who are travelling the globe every year then YOU have the power to make a difference in the global fight against trafficking in persons, wildlife and protected objects through responsible consumer choices. 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have...

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Crete’s Red Beach At Matala Village Is One Of Europe’s Secret Nude Beaches

The Red Beach in Matala in Crete, Greece, is among the seven “secret” beaches for naturists in Europe, according to a list drawn up by the Huffington Post.

The Huffington Post provides a list of Europe’s “secret nudie paradises” for all those travelers who prefer to swim in the buff.

On the Red Beach in Matala, the news site notes: “Hand-painted signs and a rocky hike lead to this ‘little heaven’ on the Greek island of Crete. Once at Red Beach, you’ll find a makeshift coffee shop,...

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Giorgos Seferis Poem Will Represent Greece In European Poetic Celebration “Transpoesie”

A poem of Giorgos Seferis is goiing to represent Greece in the Transpoesie project, a poetic celebration of European language and culture that will launch in Brussels on September 25th and will be run for almost one month.

The Transpoesie project will fill many of  the buses, metro and trams of Brussels with poetry from 31 countries all over the world and all the texts will be displayed in their original version as well as with their translation in Dutch and French.

Greece is...

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Good News - Ryanair To Extend London-Chania Route for Season 2014

Now maybe you have one more reason to visit lovely Crete in November and to enjoy still warm sunny days and  an uncrowded Crete.

One of the bigest in Europe, low-cost carrier Ryanair recently announced that the London (Stansted) - Chania route is to remain on the airline’s timetable until the end of November 2014.

The UK and the biggest  island of Greece, Crete will be connected with two flights per week (every Thursday and Sunday) until the 30th of November.

In an announcement,...

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15th of August, A Great Celebration In Crete, Greece

The sun is shining in the sky and we are in the very heart of Summer and Greece celebrates the Dormition of Virgin Mary.

As you maybe already have understood, religious festivals and saints’ days in Greece are always a big deal.

Either you are in the city (Heraklion, Chania, Rethymno, Agios Nikolaos, Ierapetra), on the islands or in a picturesque village (Sfakia, Kerasia, Keratokambos, Apokoronas etc.) of the mainland, tradition is kept with reverence. 

Religious festivals and...

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The Wild Herbs Of Crete

The journey over the steep and narrow mountain roads of Crete to arrive in the mountainous Kallikratis Plateau at The Wild Herbs of Crete can be daunting for anyone, especially a city dweller from the United States. I was driven there from near Frangokastello on roads rising to heights 980 meters or more above flat land on what was mainly a single lane. My Cretan friends who drove me to Kallikratis chatted all the way, oblivious to the fact that I was not speaking because I was...

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Celebration of Pancretian Shepherd and Cheese at Zoniana Village

For all our good guests that enjoy a splendid holiday in July ... 

Again this Sunday, July 27 will be held the celebration of Pancretian Shepherd and Cheese Zoniana the municipality Mylopotamou. 

For the seventh consecutive year the Cultural Association Zonianon and institutions of the village through a series of actions will exhibit the manners, habits and life of the shepherds of the mountain Psiloriti while housewives will present their special homemade specialties of the local...

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Aegean named the Best Regional Airline in Europe at the 2014 World Airline Awards

More great news for Aegean Airlines as for the 4th year in a row Aegean was designated as the Best Regional Airline in Europe by more than 18 million passengers among more than 245 airlines worldwide.

Aegean Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, continued its winning success at the 2014 World Airline Awards held, as part of Farnborough International Airshow 2014, on 15th July 2014, scooping the award for the Best Regional Airline in Europe.

2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards are...