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Explore Crete's rich legacy through cultural events

Cretan feast at Agapi Beach Resort in Crete, Greece

Explore Crete’s rich legacy and experience the soul of this special island with one of the many activities and events in Crete available at Agapi Beach Resort. Learn how to prepare authentic Greek dishes – gastronomic wonders that are as healthy as they are flavorful. Witness the magic of our evening folklore performances and live shows, or pair your cocktail with music at the main bar, where we host piano nights twice a week. And let us lead you on an eco-tour of the area, as we share the tenets of our “green” philosophy with you.  We hope you’ll join us for weekly events in celebration of the resort’s 40th anniversary as well.
Cultural events at the resort include:

  • Cretan Night – live Cretan traditional music and dances, and a gathering of local producers showcasing indigenous flavors (cheese, honey, olive oil) and artifacts (Cretan knives, pottery)
  • Folklore Art Event: During May, June, September and October, traditional art will shine at Agapi Beach Resort (basketry, textiles woven on the loom, pottery from local craftsmen showcasing ancient techniques and more)
  • Wine tasting events introducing local varieties, accompanied by indigenous delicacies (cheese, rusk, olives) at Taverna Akrogiali
  • Olive oil tasting: introducing local varieties of olive oil, the pillar of the Cretan Diet, at Taverna Akrogiali
  • Backgammon games
  • Environmental activities
  • Weekly Eco-tour and presentation of green philosophy
  • Musicals and shows
  • Animation shows
  • Folklore dance lessons
  • Greek language lessons
  • Greek evening with a live show once a week