Wine, Women, Wellness
October 1-8, 2022


What makes this trip special 

  • Stay at ONE hotel for the entire tour- no moving about
  • Seaside SPA resort -enjoy the sea & a swimming pool
  • A balanced mix of holidays, spa treatments and experiences
  • 5 (Five) spa treatments (face and body) included in the per person rate
  • Small group of travellers -WOMEN only!


Places we will visit

  • Olive oil grove and mill  
  • Heraklion Archaeological museum -guided visit
  • Agios Nicolaos town 
  • Visit local herb cultivating garden; learn their healing properties
  • Live Greek music and dancing
  • Pottery workshop


Wines we will taste

All Cretan award winning varieties with fabulous food! 


For a detailed daily itinerary

  • Wine, Women, Wellness

    A week full of travel, pampering, good food and great wines. Women of all ages are welcome! Grab your mother, daughter, sister, bestie -any girl that needs time off from everyday duty -either home duty or office duty!

    DAY 1.  Saturday October 1, Heraklion, CRETE
    Arrival at the Heraklion airport (direct flights from Europe).  We meet at the airport and transfer to our seaside hotel.  Settle in and have some time on your own. Meet the rest of the group at dinner featuring local delicacies and wine. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Albatros or similar (D).

    DAY 2.  Sunday, October 2, Heraklion
    After breakfast, we have some time by the pool or a swim at the sea. Massage or facial at the spa. Lunch on your own. Early afternoon departure with our private bus towards the city center of Heraklion.  A guided walking tour and a visit to the Heraklion Archaeological museum to marvel at the treasure of the Minoan civilization.  Group dinner with local music in traditional restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight with breakfast. (B,D)

    DAY 3.  Monday, October 3, Heraklion (Olive Oil)
    A day dedicated to the ‘liquid gold’ the Olive oil! We will visit a modern olive oli mill and see the process – how olives turn into olive oil! We will learn about the health benefits ways to cook and use this oil. Tasting and lunch.  Return to our hotel for some free time and swimming. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Albatros or similar (B,L)

    DAY 4. Tuesday, October 4, Heraklion (Ceramics)
    Today, we will take our private bus and travel inland, in the mountains.  We will go to the village of Margarites, where most of the islands pottery was made -from antiquity to this day.  We will meet our frindly potter, and under her guidance, we will create our own clay plate or cup.  Lunch in the picturesque taverna of the central square, with views of the coastline.  Return to our hotel late afternoon for some relaxing time at the spa or swimming. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Albatros or similar (B,L)

    DAY 5. Wednesday, October 5, Heraklion (Monastery) -Agios Nicolaos town
    Morning on your own -spa or pool or sea!  After lunch, we will drive with our private bus towards a working monastery. We will meet the monks and marvel at the icons.  Continue to the quaint sea side town of Agios Nicolaos.  Free time for shopping, coffee and dinner.  return to the hotel late in the evening for overnight with breakfast at Hotel Albatros or similar (B,L)

    DAY 6. Thursday, October 6, Chania (Herbs)
    Today, after our breakfast and morning swim, we will boards our dedicated bus and visit a herb farm. Crete is well known for its rich indigenous flora.  Herbs have been used as a healing and preventive aid to many illnesses.  Today we will learn all about their uses and healing powers. opportunity to purchase on site. Have lunch on the way.  Return to the hotel for some quiet time.  Evening group dinner with live music in Heraklion.  Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Albatros or similar (B,L,D)

    DAY 7. Friday, October 7, Heraklion (Free Day)
    As our wellness week is approaching its closure, today is a free day. For you.  You will have a manicure treatment on us! Relax, have a wonderful lunch, swim and meditate. Group farewell drinks and dinner. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Albatros or similar (B,D)

    DAY 8. Saturday, October 8 Departure
    After breakfast, assistance with airport transfers to catch a return flight home.  We hope you enjoyed with pampering week and hope to see you soon! Kali antamosi!

    RATE: 1,800 Euros per person, sharing a twin room
    Single Supplement: please add 210 Euros to above rate, for a single occupancy room.
    Rate Includes:
    • Seven (7) overnights in 4* hotel in Crete sharing a twin room
    • Daily breakfast
    • Eight (8) meals incl. welcome and farewell dinner
    • Bus transportation with modern bus and professional driver incl. all his expenses
    • English speaking guide for the Heraklion Museum visit
    • Tour host
    • Pottery class
    • 5 Spa treatments -either face or body and a complimentary manicure on the last day
    • All visits and tastings included in the itinerary
    • Toll fees and Greek vat tax

    Not included in rate: 

    • Airfare to/from your country
    • All meals/services not mentioned
    • Gratuities to guide and driver (optional, suggested 2-3 euros per day)\
    • Extra travelers insurance
    • All personal expenses and shopping
    PAYMENT schedule (via bank transfer)
    Deposit payment: March 15th, 2022, the sum of 500 Euros to secure participation
    1st Installment: June 1st, 2022, the sum of 800 Euros
    Final Installment: August 28th, 2022, the remaining sum of 1,000 Euros

    CANCELLATION policy (Specifically for this group) (all cancellations must be submitted in writing)
    Before June 1st: Full refund minus an administrative fee of 100 Euros
    June 2nd- August 1st: a 50% refund of total rate per person
    August 1st- 31st:  a 25% refund of total rate per person
    September 1st-arrival: No refund

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Rate
1,800 euros per person, sharing a twin room

Single Supplement: 210 euros 

Includes

  • Seven (7) overnights in 4* spa hotel
  • Daily breakfast
  • Bus transportation
  • Tour host
  • Five (5) spa treatments of your preference
  • All winery tastings
  • Eight (8) meals
  • All local taxes


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