Destination

  • 5 family friendly beaches in Crete
    Crete boasts a large number of lovely beaches for every taste, but when you are traveling with young kids, you need to make sure you will find the best family-friendly amenities and a safe place for your family to enjoy a carefree day at the beach. The following 5 beaches are ideal for families and meet
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  • A short guide to Samaria Gorge
    A destination on its own right, Crete’s most emblematic gorge offers an unforgettable experience in a one-of-a-kind landscape with stunning views. Samaria gorge is the longest (16km) and most famous gorge in Europe, attracting thousands of visitors every year, and a must-see if you are a lover of nature
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  • The traditional summer feasts (panigiria) of Crete
    Summer in Crete is the perfect time to have fun the Cretan way, as the traditional feasts that take place throughout the summer (and especially in August) are literally countless! Known as “Panigiria” or “glentia” in Greek, traditional feasts in Crete translate to live traditional
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  • 5 beaches in Crete you must visit
    The beach of Fodele Beach will offer you all that you’d expect during your vacations: relaxation and suntanning on the beach beds, swimming, beach sports. But if you want to explore more, the island of Crete is big enough to offer a variety of beaches for every taste: from exotic sandy beaches with palm
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  • Arkadi Monastery, a European Freedom Monument
    Set in the lovely Cretan countryside, Arkadi Monastery is a must-see monument of the island with an impressive baroque architecture and an even more impressive history. Located about 23km from the city of Rethymno, it makes an ideal day trip from Fodele Beach and can be combined with a visit to nearby
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  • Orange Festival in Fodele
    One of the most interesting culinary festivals in Crete takes place every spring in Fodele, celebrating the region’s most distinguished product: oranges! Taste unique Cretan recipes, experience a local feast with traditional music and dances, kid-friendly activities, an open-air market, and be amazed by
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  • Carnival Traditions in Crete
    Carnival traditions in Crete have deep roots in antiquity and are associated with myths and folk stories, ancient customs of fertility, the “awakening” of nature, the intoxicating effect of spring and -of course- wine that pours generously in all carnival events on the island, to honor the legacy of god
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  • Exploring Margarites Village’s Ceramics Traditions
    Situated in the foothills beneath Mt. Psiloritis, Margarites is a picturesque village notorious for its pottery tradition. Just 27 kilometers east of Rethymno, this charming traditional hamlet near Ancient Eleftherna is also known for its windy streets and architecture. One of four main traditional
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  • Ancient Eleutherna and its Museum
    For guests of Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort interested in the history of Crete, the Museum of Ancient Eleutherna within the archaeological park of Eleutherna is a must-see attraction. Located about 25 kilometers south of the coastal town of Rethymno, Eleutherna is a unique site in all of
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