Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete
88% recommend this hotel
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Mon, Dec 11, 2017 - Tue, Dec 12, 2017
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The Traditional Caique Experience

Ranging from aquatic outings to cooking courses to authentic local cuisine, our activities introduce variety to life in and around the resort.

PRIVATE LOUNGING

Experience a luxurious barefoot evening on the beach. Let us set up a beach bed with fluffy large pillows adjacent to a romantic fire.

TRADITIONAL CAIQUE EXPERIENCE

Board our traditional caique, travel on crystal-clear waters around the Mirabello Gulf, and discover our stunning surroundings.

GREEK COOKING LESSON

Each hands-on class focuses on our beautiful island’s authentic flavors and traditional recipes. Learn how to make dakos, dolmadakia, and traditional prawn saganaki or sea bass fillet.

CRETAN WINE TASTING

Become acquainted with some of the island’s best labels at Flame Restaurant. Distinguished bottles are complemented by such delightful bites as local cheeses, traditional cold cuts, crudités, and refreshing dips. Our sommelier will gladly detail the relationships between the wines and their winemakers.

GREEK AFTERNOON TEA

Traditional tea—with scones, cream, jam, finger sandwiches, and dainty cakes—is served every afternoon at Arsenali Lounge. Guests can opt for a glass of champagne or our Cretan afternoon tea. Greek herbal tea and renowned Greek coffee can be prepared at your table and are complemented by traditional Cretan pastries, delicacies, and savory bites with the freshest Cretan ingredients.

CRETAN FEAST

This unique cultural and gastronomical ritual comprises authentic local delicacies prepared on the spot, all under the distinct tunes of Cretan lyra.

OTHER MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES

The resort can arrange such exquisite events as a sunset cruise or a private dinner, overlooking the stunning peninsula or under a moonlit night.

Please contact the concierge for more information or to make a reservation.