"Special Nanas" stays
The dates of the stays:
October 20th to 27th : 12 places available,
November 1rst to 8 th : 8 places available
- You want to travel in a small group of good level,
- You like to move and your companion prefers his garden or his books,
- You are friends and are used to meeting around a good table, going to see a good movie together, playing a sport, exchanging your bedside books and sharing your projects and / or experiences,
- You are a stay-at-home mom or / and have a busy professional life,
- You are living a period of your life where you need to take a step back and / or recharge your batteries ...
Join one of our "Special Nanas" stays
Everything is proposed, nothing is imposed !
Accompanied by an english-speaking driver, you will discover the tranquility of the Cretan rhythm, habits and customs, local products, and meet the inhabitants of the island. Your program will include gentle hiking, site visits, a cooking class, music, dancing, botanical discovery, massages and treatments, and relaxation ... You will let yourself be carried away by our local team, at a very gentle pace of the life of a small village or the more rhythmic one of the Venetian city of Rethymno.
You will take advantage of every minute to relax, clear your mind and slip into the warm and crystalline waters of the Libyan or Aegean Sea ...
The week's program
(subject to modification and adaptation depending on local festivals and activities)
Day 1 : Arrival at Heraklio airport, transfer to accommodation, dinner and first night on Cretan soil.
Day 2 : Presentation of the stay, questions / answers around breakfast.
Departure for the Amari valley : a strong and deeply rooted history
visit to the Monastery of Arkadi , a center of the Cretan resistance,
Discovery of the new Elefterna museum (homage to Homer),
Stroll through the streets of the potters' village of Margarites, lunch under the mulberry trees,
Visit of a traditional pottery workshop: Meeting with Yiorgos
Dinner and return to the residence.
Day 3 : Relaxation and well-being day / Visit of Rethymno
The Venetian city of Rethymno
Stroll through the lively and flowery alleys of the city of Barberousse,
traditional massage with olive oil and Cretan herbs (optional, in institute)
Lunch in the heart of the city
Dinner with a view of the bay.
Return to the hotel.
Day 4 : from Radamanthe to Cat Stevens… There is only one step!
The southern center: Departure for the plain of Messara, cradle of King Minos
The Minoan Palace of Phaestos and the mystery of the disc or the Roman site of Gortyna and the tables of law
Lunch and relaxation on the beach of Matala , a meeting place for Hippies during the 70's
Dinner and return to the hotel.
Day 5 : Pearl of Crete : Chania
Chania city discovery day
traditional massage, hammam (optional, in institute)
The old port, the themed alleys,
Lunch in Kalives and a relaxing afternoon
return to Rethymno and dinner.
Day 6 :
Oxygen day in the footsteps of Zeus : hike accessible to all, in the heart of olive trees or mountain bike ride with Kostas (depending on the level of the group)
Cool break in the mountain village of Spili, with the 29 Venetian fountains
Meeting with Stefanos: visit of a botanical garden, knowing how to use plants
tasting of various infusions
Cooking class with Marianna (optional)
Yoga class with Thrisha (optional)
Dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Free day (optional activities) :
- day in Santorini,
- boat trip from Rethymno ,
- MTB with Kostas,
- First dive or experienced dive in Bali
- relaxation and beach ...
Day 8 : Departure for the airport.
8 days / 7 nights stay with French-speaking driver / guide :
680 € / per person
The single supplement is 120 €
For advanced registrations, payment in installments is quite possible.
10% reduction for any 2021 registration made before December 25, 2020.
This price includes: reception at the airport, airport / hotel / airport transfer, accommodation in a double room (two beds), breakfast, one meal per day (depending on the program), the accompanying driver.
this price does not include : air and / or sea transport, Cretan massages (80 € direct payment to the provider on site), the Yoga class, the mountain bike ride, the cooking class with Marianna, other meals than those mentioned above, site entrances, drinks of convenience (coffee, tea, aperitif, etc.), optional activities, fuel for specific or spontaneous requests and trips, personal expenses, tips.
We recommend that you take out travel insurance from: ALLIANZ TRAVEL (formerly Mondial Assistance).