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Adventures and Experiences in Chania Crete
Experiences in Chania

Experiences

CRETE INSIDERS: CURATING BESPOKE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES JUST FOR YOU

Embark on a Journey to the Heart of Authentic Crete

Take Your Holiday to the Next Level

Indulge in a world of bespoke experiences that unveil the unique and authentic spirit of Crete, the island that was once the birthplace of Zeus, father of the gods. Domes Zeen Chania is your gateway to a world of endless opportunities for adventure, artisanal craft workshops, and secret spots that showcase the wonders of Crete and Greece.

Discover the most authentic, fascinating, and memorable activities on offer. Savor the finest flavors of Cretan cuisine, from succulent grilled meats and fresh seafood to luscious olives and flavorful wines.

Explore the island’s rich cultural heritage, with guided tours of ancient ruins, traditional villages, and historic landmarks that bring the past to life. With every detail curated to perfection, let us take you on a journey that captures the very essence of Mediterranean life.

Ultimate Game-Watching Experience

Join us for the Olympic Games frenzy! Catch major Olympic events, including the opening and closing ceremonies, on large projector screens. Try our themed cocktails by Antonis Katakis, and delicious finger foods. Kids can participate in Olympic track games and themed gifts, sports coloring books, jockey caps, and jerseys add to the fun. Revel in the spirit of the games with Domes!

Olympic Games 2024

Daily Epicurean Moments

Embark on a journey of daily epicurean moments, from savoring Koumpania at the Alfresco Live Station, exploring fine wines with a sommelier, to crafting artisanal olive oil soap in our open-air workshop.

  • Koumpania Alfresco Live Station:

An outdoor station with stunning views where our chef prepares Koumpania – Greek honey-dipped donut balls. Renowned as Greece’s oldest recorded dessert.

  • Private Wine Tasting:

Join a unique journey through Cretan wines, exploring their mythological history, indigenous varieties, and Minoan influences.

  • Open-air Artisan Olive Oil Soap Workshop:

Engage in a hands-on workshop at our Jungle Spa, creating personalized Olive Oil Soap using natural local ingredients.

Chania Cooking Lessons Koumpania at the Alfresco Live Station
  • Wine and Olive Oil Tasting

    Indulge in a truly luxurious experience with our exclusive wine and olive oil tasting. Savor the flavors and aromas of the island’s finest selection of wines and olive oils. Our expertly curated tastings offer a rare opportunity to explore the unique characteristics of Crete’s grape varieties, from the bold and robust to the delicate and nuanced.

    We have carefully selected the most exceptional winemakers and olive oil producers on the island to provide our guests with an unforgettable tasting experience. Sample the rich, fruity notes of premium olive oils, and savor the smooth, velvety textures of the finest wines.

    Our tastings are an excellent way to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the craft of winemaking and olive oil production in Crete, where the art has been passed down through generations of skilled artisans. Immerse yourself in the refined ambiance of our tastings and allow your senses to be transported to the idyllic hillsides and vineyards of the island.

    Chania Wine and Olive Oil Tasting
  • Ceramic Workshops

    Immerse yourself in a unique cultural experience by partaking in a hands-on ceramic workshop. Under the guidance and tuition of expert ceramics professionals, take the opportunity to create your own unique piece of art, inspired by the traditional techniques and motifs of Cretan pottery. Learn about Crete’s rich history and culture while getting your hands dirty and unleashing your creativity.

    Each step of the process, from molding the clay to firing the finished product, is expertly demonstrated and explained. You’ll gain an appreciation for the craftsmanship and skill required to create the beautiful ceramics that Crete is known for, and leave with a one-of-a-kind souvenir to treasure for years to come.

    Ceramic Pottery Workshops in Chania
  • Hike the Samaria Gorge

    Experience the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Crete with a guided hike through the Samaria Gorge, one of the island’s most breathtaking wonders. Traverse rugged terrain, take in stunning vistas, and explore the unique flora and fauna that inhabit the area.

    With the help of expert local guides, hikers will navigate the rocky terrain of the gorge, spot ancient ruins like the village of Samaria, dating back to the 4th century BC, and even catch a glimpse of the endangered Kri Kri goat, unique to Crete. As the hike culminates in a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters of the Libyan Sea, whether you’re an experienced hiker or just starting out, this unforgettable journey is a chance to immerse yourself in the natural wonders and rich history of Crete.

    Hiking Samaria Gorge for Ultimate Adventures in Chania
  • Chania Old Town Walking Tours

    Embark on an extraordinary journey of discovery and exploration, delving into the rich history and culture of Chania and Crete, led by a knowledgeable and passionate local guide.

    Traverse the same ancient stone-paths that the Venetians, Ottomans, and Cretans once tread upon and immerse yourself in the vibrant past of this storied city. As you meander through the winding streets and alleys of the old town, you’ll discover hidden corners and secret nooks that only the locals know about.

    Marvel at the exquisite flower-decorated neighborhoods and historic architectural marvels that tell the tale of Chania’s illustrious past. From the picturesque Venetian harbor to the ancient ruins of the great Minoan city of Kydonia and the imposing walls of the Byzantine-Venetian moats, your guide will bring to life the mythology, traditions, and customs that have shaped the history and culture of Crete.

    Along the way, meet the locals, sample the delicious cuisine and wine that this island is renowned for, and delve deeper into the soul of this unique destination. With a professional and experienced guide at your side, this is a tour that is sure to leave an indelible impression and provide a deep understanding of the rich tapestry of Chania’s history and culture.

    Chania Old Town Walking Tours
  • Cretan Beauty Brand Visits

    Indulge in a unique and rejuvenating experience with our organic Cretan beauty brand visits, designed to immerse you in the rich cultural heritage of Crete’s beauty and wellness traditions. Accompanied by our expert guides, you will explore the hidden gems of the island and discover the secrets behind the production of organic cosmetics made from the purest natural ingredients.

    From the fragrant herbs that grow wild in the Cretan countryside to the artisanal techniques used by local producers, you will gain an appreciation for the artistry and dedication that goes into every product. Witness age-old traditional production techniques that have been passed down for generations, as well as innovative methods that combine science and nature to create cutting-edge beauty products.

    Not only will you have the opportunity to see the production process up close, but you will also be able to sample and purchase the products directly from the artisans themselves. With a focus on sustainable practices and the highest quality ingredients, our organic Cretan beauty brand visits are the perfect way to relax, rejuvenate, and connect with the natural beauty of Crete.

    Organic Cretan Beauty Brand Visit Experiences and Adventures in Chania