If you are looking for a cosy and romantic Valentine’s Day destination that offers mild weather, stunning scenery, delicious food, and plenty of activities for you and your partner, then Crete is the perfect choice.
Here are some of the ways you can enjoy a cosy and romantic Valentine’s Day in Crete:
- Watch the sunset. Crete has some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world, with the sky turning into a palette of colors that reflect on the sea. You can watch the sunset from one of the many beaches, such as Elafonissi, Balos, or Falassarna. You can also take a boat tour or a cruise and enjoy the sunset from the water, while sipping a glass of wine and listening to some Cretan music.
- Enjoy the Cretan cuisine. Crete is famous for its quality, its variety and its health benefits. It is based on the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes the consumption of olive oil, vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, herbs, cheese, yogurt and honey, and moderate amounts of fish, meat and wine. You can savor the Cretan cuisine at one of the many taverns, restaurants, or cafes, where you can taste the local specialties, such as dakos, kalitsounia, snails, lamb, and cheese pies. You can also take a cooking class or a wine tasting tour and learn how to prepare or appreciate the Cretan delicacies.