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Heraklion, Crete

What's included

Kalimera Kriti Tennis Weekend

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Weekend Tennis Camp Itinerary

FRIDAY:

One and a half hours fast paced drills to blow away the weeks troubles (afternoon)

SATURDAY:

One and a half hours tennis group coaching with max 4 players/coach (morning) & One and a half hours themed tennis group coaching session with max 4 players/coach (afternoon), plus evening meal at a local restaurant (cost of meal not included)

SUNDAY:

Doubles/singles tournament, plus coffee and awards ceremony (after tournament)

Kalimera Kriti Tennis Week

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Week Tennis Camp Itinerary

SATURDAY:

Welcome drink to meet the group and get organised

SUNDAY:

Two hours play (morning) & social tennis (afternoon)

MONDAY:

Two hours group coaching (morning) with a maximum of 4 per group & doubles clinic (afternoon) tactically based for all standards & group

TUESDAY:

Two hours group coaching (morning) & social tennis with Philip Karafillides providing tips (afternoon)

WEDNESDAY:

Free day

THURSDAY:

Two hours group coaching (morning) & doubles for all (afternoon)

FRIDAY:

Friendly tournament with local players

What's included in Weekend Tennis Camp

7 hours of tennis including coaching, doubles clinic, social tennis, a fun tournament with prizes

Video analysis Technique used throughout the weekend for technical instructions and improvement

Personal assistance throughout your holiday including recommendations for restaurants, wine trips, and other places to visit plus lots of local knowledge

Complimentary “Tennis in Greece” t-shirt

What's included in Week Tennis Camp

20 hours of tennis including coaching, doubles clinic, social tennis, a fun tournament with prizes

Video analysis Technique used throughout the week for technical instructions and improvement

An individual tennis goal sheet to work on during the week – discussed with you during the video analysis

Personal assistance throughout your holiday including recommendations for restaurants, wine trips, and other places to visit plus lots of local knowledge

Complimentary “Tennis in Greece” t-shirt

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      Kalimera Kriti Hotel and Village Resort

      “Situated on a beautiful sandy beach, Kalimera Kriti Hotel and Village Resort allows guests to indulge in the coastal charm of Crete. The soft sands and the rhythmic sounds of the waves create a picturesque backdrop for a truly relaxing retreat.

      In addition to the idyllic setting, the resort boasts an array of amenities and activities.

      • Live unforgettable sporting experiences at Kalimera Kriti brand new Sporting Center, stone-built at a unique landscape with view of the Cretan Sea.
      • Play and train at Greece’s newest and largest tennis center with 20 real clay, 6 artificial grass and 2 padel courts, which host top tier national and international events.
      • Test yourself at the state of the art Fitness First gym.
      • Have fun at the 5X5 football pitch, 2 beach volley pitches and the 2 sandy beaches with the blue green crystal water.
      • Relax and rejuvenate at the beachfront yoga and pilates plateau.

      Being an athlete feel you are at your own sports village with spacious facilities and Cretan architecture built bungalows, training at a unique place while tasting world’s known Cretan cuisine.

      And these are just some of what Kalimera Kriti offers you!

      Whether exploring the enchanting surroundings of Crete or reveling in the hotel’s amenities, each moment at Kalimera Kriti is a treasure.

      It’s a sanctuary where the lines between dreams and reality blur, crafting an indelible experience that lingers in the heart.

      From captivating landscapes to impeccable service, Kalimera Kriti Hotel and Village Resort promises a retreat where every stay becomes a cherished memory”.

      Heraklion, situated in the captivating landscape of Crete, is a destination that seamlessly weaves together ancient charm, rich history, and breathtaking scenery.

      At the heart of Heraklion lies a city that encapsulates the essence of Cretan history and culture. The region is adorned with a tapestry of archaeological wonders and cultural gems, creating an immersive experience for those eager to explore the roots of ancient civilizations.

      A prominent highlight is the Palace of Knossos, a Minoan marvel that stands as a testament to the advanced civilization that once thrived on the island of Crete. The labyrinthine architecture, vibrant frescoes, and storied past of Knossos transport visitors to a bygone era.

      Beyond the archaeological marvels, Heraklion boasts the majestic backdrop of the Cretan mountains, providing a scenic playground for nature enthusiasts. Hiking trails unveil panoramic views of verdant landscapes and the azure waters of the Aegean Sea.

      The city of Heraklion itself is a dynamic blend of antiquity and modern life. The Heraklion Archaeological Museum invites visitors on a journey through Cretan history, showcasing artifacts that narrate the island’s rich heritage. Strolling through the city’s lively squares, sampling local delicacies at charming cafes, and immersing oneself in the vibrant atmosphere reveal the living history of Heraklion.

      Sandy beaches, including the renowned Amoudara Beach, add an extra layer of allure to Heraklion. Sun-soaked shores and crystalline waters offer moments of relaxation and seaside bliss, complementing the region’s cultural richness.

      With its timeless tales, panoramic landscapes, and warm hospitality, Heraklion invites travelers to embark on a journey through the ages, delving into the captivating history and natural wonders of Crete.

      Knossos Palace

      Explore the ancient ruins of Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization and one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece.

      Heraklion Archaeological Museum

      Immerse yourself in the rich history of Crete by visiting this museum, home to a vast collection of Minoan artifacts.

      Spinalonga Island

      Take a boat trip to Spinalonga Island, known for its Venetian fortress and later used as a leper colony, offering a unique historical experience.

      Historical Museum of Crete

      Gain insights into the island’s history and culture through exhibits ranging from the Byzantine period to World War II.

      Koules Fortress

      Visit the Venetian fortress of Koules, located at the entrance of the old port of Heraklion, offering panoramic views of the city and the sea.

      Morosini Fountain

      Admire the Venetian-era Morosini Fountain, a landmark in Heraklion’s Lions Square, featuring four lions spouting water.

      Heraklion Old Town

      Stroll through the charming streets of the old town, discovering traditional shops, local tavernas, and historical landmarks.

      Monastery of St. George Selinaris

      Explore this historic monastery known for its beautiful setting and religious significance, offering a peaceful retreat from the bustling city life.

      By Air:

      Heraklion International Airport, officially known as Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, serves as the main gateway to the city. It’s well-connected to major European cities and offers a convenient option for travelers arriving by air.

      From Europe:

      Direct flights operate from various European cities, making Heraklion easily accessible. Major airlines provide seasonal and year-round services, ensuring a steady flow of visitors.

      From Athens:

      For domestic travel within Greece, multiple daily flights connect Athens International Airport (Eleftherios Venizelos) to Heraklion. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour.

      By Ferry:

      Heraklion is also accessible by sea, with regular ferry services connecting it to other Greek islands and the mainland.

      From Piraeus (Athens):

      Ferries departing from Piraeus, the main port of Athens, offer a scenic journey to Heraklion. The ferry ride provides an opportunity to enjoy the Aegean Sea and the picturesque landscapes of the Greek islands. The duration of the ferry journey can vary, with faster services taking around 6 hours, and slower overnight ferries offering a more relaxed travel experience.

      From Other Islands:

      Heraklion is well-connected to neighboring islands like Santorini and Mykonos. Ferries from these islands provide a convenient way to hop between the stunning destinations of the Aegean.

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