Activities

The Country Hotel Velani organizes various activities in nature. These exciting or relaxing activities are organized on site or around the hotel in Crete.

Program 2021

Activities in the hotel:

  • The hotel has its own professional equestrian center on site.
    20 beautiful horses and well trained guides take you on horse riding treks in the surrounding nature. Trails, day rides, and 2 hour hacks for riders of different levels are daily organized. Young children or new riders can join the horse riding lesson inside the arena.
  • Paragliding for experienced pilots and tandem flights for adults.
  • Walking and biking routes
  • Go birdwatching (not with a guide) at the Aposelemis lake or spot the griffin vultures right from the hotel terrace.
  • Greek cooking lessons for groups.
  • Free use of the meditation and yoga platform under the ancient old Kermes Oaks. Professional Manduka yoga mats are available at a charge, complete with blocks and blanket.
  • ¬†Join the different Yoga session to revitalize your body and soul by a professional and experienced trainer. These sessions are only available during the organized yoga weeks in the summer months.
  • And after all the activities unwind and relax in your private sauna in one of our wellness suites.
  • Rent the Jacuzzi with hydro-massage for a romantic evening with your partner.
  • And complete your stay with a Cretan, Swedish or Thai massage with the use of local herbs.

Activities near the hotel:

  • A 18 hole golf course is located at 9 km distance.
  • Professional tennis court at 18 km.
  • Water sports near the coast at 16 km.

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Guided horse trekking Greece Crete
Walk or cycle to the church of Agia Foteini hidden in a cave and the nearby church Agia Anna. Located in the village Avdou.
Cooking lessons in Crete, create tasty Greek dishes with fresh and local products.
Horse riding in Greece for all riding levels and complete horse riding holiday weeks.
Wild brown goat in tree on Crete Greece.
The Griffon vulture during bird watching at Country Hotel Velani.
Paragliding in Greece. The take-off and landing sites around the Country Hotel Velani in Crete.
Horse riding into beautiful nature from the Country Hotel Velani in Crete
Odysseia stables located on site at Country Hotel Velani in Crete.