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Category: Crete

Lassithi Plateau & Diktaion Andron, the birthplace of Zeus
27 Jan 2019

Lassithi Plateau & Diktaion Andron, the birthplace of Zeus

There are few places on earth that are distinguished for their unique natural beauty and staggering archaeological and mythological importance. One of these places is the cave of Diktaion Andron in Crete, the birthplace of Zeus. Located in Lassithi Plateau at an altitude of 1025m and about 30 km awa

A short guide to Cretan music & dances
10 Jan 2019

A short guide to Cretan music & dances

When you visit Crete, you will realize that music and dance is an integral part of the island’s culture and everyday life. Crete is one of the few places in Greece that traditional music & dancing is enthusiastically passed down to new generations and celebrated in almost every social occasion

Sea, mountain & culture: things to do near Malia
16 Dec 2018

Sea, mountain & culture: things to do near Malia

You are planning your vacation in Crete but you just can’t decide if you prefer a bustling tourist destination by the beach or a more traditional destination to profit from the serenity of a Cretan village and a variety of outdoor activities? We have good news: In Alexander Beach Hotel & Villa