COMING, STAYING & SPECIFICS: 

ALL ABOUT 

 

THE  FLIGHTS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN ANY OF THE PACKAGES

&

BOOKINGS ARE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECEIPT OF PAYMENT. CHECK DEADLINES FOR DISCOUNTED PRICES

 

NOTE: EARLY BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

due to limited accommodation

 

*  For information on available direct and other flights departing from different UK cities go to TRAVELLING or alternatively feel free to contact us. 

*  Information about the Hotels: 

Hotel Elysee

Sitia Bay Flats/Apartments

*  To see the beauty of the area CLICK

*  Photos from Sitia CLICK

* National Geopark in Sitia: info here

 facebook video here

*  Information about the area: Map & info about SitiaSitia Tourist Guide (Municipality official site), Crete Travel Guide, Visit Sitia and Sitia Guide

*  Photos of classes and milongas venues on facebook CLICK

CULTURAL HOLIDAY SPECIFICS

PACKAGES

*  Transportation to all activities is included & will be English speaking

*  Skipper/guide is a highly trained & very experienced professional with 30 years of experience at the Navy. High standards of safety are followed during the whole activity. English speaking

 

*  For Cave Trip equipment / transportation are included. Guides are highly trained & very experienced professionals, guides of the Naturalist & Mountaineering Club and certified by the Ministry of Education and UNESCO as rapporteur at the Geopark in the ara of caves. High standards of safety are followed during the whole activity. English speaking

 

*  There will be interpreter during the cooking course and (if you wish) we can provide you with handouts in English for using when you will be practicing back home

 

*  Qualified Yoga Instructor. No previous experience is needed since session will be structured according to each participant's needs & level. English speaking

 

*  Dance night with light food & 1 drink included

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

*  Flights are NOT included in the package

*  For our British participants please note that we are NOT ABTA members

*  All the activities are suitable for everyone and do NOT require special skills or training. The participants will take part with their own responsibility and risk and will be asked to sign a DECLARATION FORM before the activities at the CAVE and the YACHT trip.

* On Tuesday  5th Sept. there is no activity, only traveling and accommodation

* Departure to be booked on Tuesday 12th Sept.

 

*  We offer an extended package with 3 extra days accommodation spread before or/and after the basic package dates for a better price.

This will allow more flexibility when booking flights and also if you wish to have a few more days for extra activities or just relaxing.

 

*  The order of activities in the week is not decided yet, we will first arrange the yacht trip according to the weather forecast and considering safety first, then we will arrange the rest of activities around it. We can only know when the yacht trip will take place the week before and there is always the chance that the weather will not permit us to do it at all during the package week. In this unfortunate case and for putting safety above all we will give you suggestions for alternative activities we can organsie instead without extra cost or with additional cost in some cases. MORE INFORMATION will be provided.

 

*  In addition to the basic package we offer a range of extra activities which can be chosen & booked beforehand or while being there. Some ideas are a visit to a cave with higher level of difficulty that requires short training or a walk at a gorge or other tours-walks with historical, natural, archaeological interest such as following some of the Minoan ancient paths. There might be an additional cost.

MORE INFORMATION will be provided.

 

*  Extra activities for DANCERS or participants with interest in dancing & special sessions for fans of Argnetine Tango. 

We can organsie dance sessions of Ballroom/Latin and Greek Dancing with professional qualified teachers at the local Dance School with small additional cost.

 

For the fans of ARGENTINE TANGO Guillermo & Maria will be available for private lessons for those who wish to have. This can be arranged with the teachers and at a convenient time to you during your stay in Sitia. Lessons available for all different levels - Beginners / Intermediate / Advanced


BOOKINGS ARE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECEIPT OF PAYMENT. DISCOUNTED PRICES APPLY FOR PAYMENTS MADE BEFORE 15th OF JUNE.

TRAVELLING

Comprehensive information regarding flights to and from Crete CLICK

UK AIRPORTS TO HERAKLION

Cheap direct flights from various UK cities directly to Heraklion, the closest city which accommodates charter flights. Direct flights from UK are mostly on Tuesdays - many UK airports have flights twice or more per week.

Season for direct flights is May - September (ideal for Summer Tango Holiday) for all UK cities except London where the season starts April and ends October  (ideal for Autumn, Summer & Spring Tango Holiday)

Jet2 various days depending on the city you are flying from (London, East MIdlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle) - good option for those who want to attend just the full week Tango Holiday or the 3 days holidays with extra days to explore Sitia or Heraklion

Thomson on Tuesdays - good option for those who want to attend the 3days Festival and would like to stay in Sitia or Herakion a little longer

Thomas Cook on Tuesdays - good option for those who want to attend just the full week Tango Holiday or the 3 days holidays with extra days to explore Sitia or Heraklion. NOTE: the arrival time to Heraklion is too late to catch the last bus for Sitia so you will need to stay at Heraklion for the first night and travel to Sitia the following morning

Easyjet from London only

Gatwick every day 

Luton many days of week 

-really flexible options for any combination of Tango Holiday and sightseeing/non-tango holidays and staying in Sitia or Herakion a little longer

British Airways from London & other UK cities

from London- every day - really flexible option for any combination of Tango Holiday/Festival and sightseeing/non-tango holidays

other UK cities - selected dates

IMPORTANT NOTE

If you are planning to take the bus from Heraklion to Sitia make sure you do not arrive too late because the last bus leaves outside Heraklion airport few minutes before before 19:00.

Bus timetable varies during different times of the year  so we strongly recommend that you check the  updated timetable or the online bus booking site for accurate  arrival times. 

CLICK for timetables

CLICK TICKETS ONLINE .

If you arrive late you have the option of spending the night in a hotel next to Heraklion airport and take the bus to Sitia the following morning

CLICK for bookings website

 

 

HERAKLION TO AGIOS NIKOLAOS

Driving it is 1.5 hours and you have the following options

1. Use the public bus - The stop is outside of the airport, there are very frequent services during the day  and the coaches are comfortable and with air-conditioning. The fee is less than 8 euros  one way and you can also buy ticket in the bus. Last bus to Agios Nikolaos leaves from Heraklion airport at 22:30.

Can check BUS TIMETABLES here and also BUY TICEKTS ONLINE beforehand here.

2. You can hire a car (we can give advice)

3. Depending on the number of people arriving & leaving on the same day we will arrange a van to take you to the hotel and back to the airport (with reasonable fee)

HERAKLION TO SITIA

Fly from airport to Sitia with Aegean Airlines

* Driving it is 3 hours and you have the following options

1. Use the public bus - The stop is outside of the airport, there are number of services during the day (every 3 hours) and the coaches are comfortable and with air-conditioning. The fee is around €16 one way and you just buy it in the bus. Last bus to Sitia leaves from Heraklion airport at 18:50.

Can check BUS TIMETABLES here and also BUY TICEKTS ONLINE beforehand here.

If you arrive late you have the option of spending the night in a hotel next to Heraklion airport and take the bus to Sitia the following morning www.bookings.com

2. You can hire a car (we can give advice)

3. Depending on the number of people arriving & leaving on the same day we will arrange a van to take you to the hotel and back to the airport (with reasonable fee)

ALTERNATIVE WAYS to access Sitia

FLY to ATHENS any day of the week all year round - from London we suggest Easyjet and Aegean Airlines 

and then

1. Get a plane to Sitia with Aegean Airlines - all  year around - and occassionally Sky Express. This is a very flexible option due to daily flights to Sitia (some days there are 2 flights). It gives you the possibility of visiting and exploring Athens before or after the Packages days . NOTE: flights are not every week day but there is a flight every day between the 2 companies, times vary

2. Get a plane from Athens to Heraklion with Aegean Airlines and Sky Express. (There are flights every day with both companies). Then take the bus to Sitia

3. Travel to Heraklion with a Minoan Lines Ferry overnight (or during the day). Then take the bus to Sitia

DANCE HOLIDAY SPECIFICS

 

NOTE: EARLY BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

due to limited accommodation

 

PACKAGES I & II:

 

* The FLIGHTS are NOT included in the package

*  For our British participants please note that we are NOT ABTA members 

Spring Holiday 2019. Departure to be booked on Thursday 13rd May

Summer Holiday 2019. Departure to be booked on Tuesday 27th of August.

Autumn Holiday 2019. Departure to be booked on 5th October

* We can arrange extra days of accommodation before or/and after the tango holiday week

* Monday is Bank Holiday in UK (summer holiday)

* If you are LOOKING FOR DANCING PARTNER send us an email to tangoholiday@hotmail.com with the following information: Full name / Information about your tango experience / Which package you are interested in / Looking for leader or follower. Alternatively use the following website http://www.tangopartner.com/

BOOKINGS ARE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECEIPT OF PAYMENT. DISCOUNTED PRICES APPLY FOR PAYMENTS MADE BEFORE 10tTH DECEMBER (SPRING HOLIDAY) & 1 ST OF JUNE (SUMMER HOLIDAY)

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