Exceptional Epicurean Experiences


Savor all the dishes and drops endemic to the island. Immerse yourself in a cooking class or afternoon tea – done the Greek way. For those more wine inclined, be guided by our Hotel Sommelier through the process of Grappa Distillation, to create your own custom made Raki or Tsikoudia. Sipping on some of the best wine labels on the island is well within reach at Anthós Restaurant, glorifying the practice of Cretan Wine Tasting. Finding the perfect pairings of local cheeses and traditional cold cuts has never been so delicious. Of course, luxuriating in the pleasure of privacy is honored with sumptuous private dining arrangements for your room or at the beach.

‘Therino’ Open-Air Cinema

A quintessential Greek tradition

‘Therino’, is an open-air cinema and vintage favorite of everyone in Greece. A setting of tranquil nature, in warm summer evenings, a movie-at-the-beach experience is truly unparalleled. Recline under the stars on your comfy beach lounger and watch a good old classic, while sipping amazing cocktails. Screenings come with extra treats - small sweet and savory bites -that will make you want to indulge even more. A truly Greek summer experience.

Cost depends on food & beverage consumption

Cretan Wine Tasting at Anthos

Get acquainted with some of the best local wine labels with our Cretan Wine Tasting experience. Hosted by Anthós restaurant, savor every sip of the most distinguished wines. An array of delightful bites, such as local cheeses and traditional cold cuts, refreshing dips and crudités accompany the decadent drops. A wine specialist will ensure you are well acquainted with the Greek grape varieties, unravelling the palette of Cretan wine flavors.

Held from 12:00 -13:00 or 18:30-19:30 | only available for groups between 4 -10 persons

Cretan Grappa Distillation

Guests have the opportunity to make their own flavored tsikoudia or raki, produced by Cretan wine varieties such as Moschato Spinas, Vilana and Liatiko. Our sommelier will guide you through the process, helping you to select the flavor of your preference and pair it with local herbs, spices and dried fruits.  Once the distillation process is finished, you may enjoy the grappa you’ve produced at the spot or at the privacy of your room.

Afternoon Tea time
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