Mykonos Greece with Cocoa Daisy Destinations

May 19, 2010

Mykonos Greece with Cocoa Daisy Destinations
The Mykonos event will be limited to just 75 participants.

As part of Cocoa Daisy Destinations: Mykonos, all of the following will be included in the package:

  • Classes and follow up sessions with all three instructors, Ali Edwards, Jenni Bowlin and Karen Russell in a small group setting
  • Double/triple occupancy for 6 nights
  • A deluxe buffet breakfast each morning
  • A pool side social hour with drinks and appetizers each evening
  • All dinners (a nightly buffet including Greek & Continental cuisine as well as one evening out)
  • One evening out in a small group setting with all three instructors at a superb restaurant
  • Daily mini workshops with 3 members of the Daisy Divas: Christine Drumheller (Memory Makers Master ’09), Ronda Palazzari (Memory Makers Master ’09) and Lisa M. Pace (Memory Makers Master ’08 and Author of Delight In The Details)
  • Nightly Crops and manufacturer sponsored Make-n-Takes
  • Boat trip to and a guided tour of the picturesque island of Delos. Lunch provided.
  • Greek Night with live classical Greek music and Greek dance lessons
  • Shuttle service to and from hotel
  • All hotel taxes
  • Goodie bags, many special extra surprises and total pampering all in an intimate, luxurious and supportive setting with unique opportunities for personal interaction with the instructors
  • LOTS of giveaways!!!

You can join Karen Russell on a photographic tour of the island hitting all of the most scenic locations. Get tips on how to take postcard perfect pictures from this sought after photography instructor right at some of the most beautiful settings the island has to offer. Your tour with Karen will be followed by a scrumptious lunch at one of Mykonos’ most popular beaches and restaurants, Elia.

Jenni Bowlin will be hosting an intimate lunch at Ithaka, a top rated Mykonos restaurant. We’ve limited particiapation to 12 attendees, to ensure there’s plenty of opportunity to get to know Jenni.

Here is what a typical schedule will look like:

Sunday, Sept 19 – Arrive and register during the afternoon. Enjoy a complementary welcome cocktail reception with a fabulous buffet dinner. And don’t forget your dancing shoes because we’ll be learning some Greek dance steps!

Monday Sept 20 – Get an intense three-hour lesson from the incomparable Ali Edwards in the morning. In the afternoon, enjoy some downtime by the gorgeous pool (with a little umbrella drink!) or get out and explore the meandering passages of Mykonos town. Scrap with your new friends after the evening cocktail hour and buffet at our nightly crop and make-n-take.

Tuesday, Sept 21 – Learn photographic techniques from a master…Karen Russell. Take in four and a half hours of world-class instruction from Karen in the morning. Practice new techniques in the afternoon during the Daisy Diva mini-workshops then sign up for an optional tour of the entire island or a Greek culinary class (additional fee will apply) or enjoy the town on your own. Socialize during our happy hour and enjoy a delicious al fresco buffet dinner. Participate in an open crop and make-n-takes during the evening.

Wednesday, Sept 22 – In the morning, you’ll learn more in a three hour class taught by scrapbooking celebrity, Jenni Bowlin and in the afternoon you’ll enjoy your second four and a half hour session with Karen Russell. Enjoy a complementary dinner party with all three instructors and your small class group (each class group will partake in their own off-site dinner party with the three instructors).

Thursday, Sept 23 – Take the best pictures of your life on the fascinating and beautiful island of Delos. Your day will include your boat ride to and from Delos, a guided tour of the spectacular ruins and a chance to explore the island and museum on your own. Lunch will be provided. We’ll ensure you arrive in style, see the best of the ruins and learn all the amazing details. After all, this is the largest archeological site in Europe! Partake in the afternoon mini-workshops or enjoy the fresh breezes of Mykonos from your room’s private ocean view balcony! Scrap with your new friends in the open crop, or complete a manufacturer sponsored make-n-take after the cocktail hour and buffet in the evening.

Friday, Sept 24 – After breakfast you’ll have three one hour long follow-up classes with each of the instructors. This is your opportunity to ask any questions you have about class projects, your photography from Delos, or any other questions you might have for Ali, Jenni or Karen. After lunch, enjoy mini-workshop with instruction from the Daisy Divas or a last walk through the charming town or one of the spectacular beaches. Your final evening will include a special cocktail reception and buffet, a chance to show off those newly acquired Greek dance steps with a live Greek band, lots of great giveaway and some other very special surprises from the instructors and your host Cocoa Daisy Destinations.

Saturday, Sept 25 – Continental breakfast and check out. Be sure to take one more round of pictures with all your new friends and exchange addresses as you’ll want to keep in touch!

And you have got to check out the venu here. The Kouros Hotel & Suites overlook the sea just a short walk from the Mykonos city center. The setting assures guests of spectacular views, amazing sunsets, deliciously breezes and azure skies.

Known as one of the finest accommodations on Mykonos, Kouros Hotel features traditional architecture, attractive styling and spacious suites. From the spa, to the pool, to the restaurant, every detail has been thoughtfully designed to ensure guests’ comfort and enjoyment.

The entire hotel is reserved exclusively for the Cocoa Daisy Destinations event.

From the spa, to the pool, to the restaurant, every detail has been thoughtfully designed to ensure guests’ comfort and enjoyment. Each room has a private balcony with panoramic views of the sea and nearby islands. Additionally each room has all the amenities to ensure your perfect stay: satellite television, DVD/CD/Mp3 player, high speed wifi access, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer, mini-bar and more. The entire hotel is reserved exclusively for the Cocoa Daisy Destinations event.

As you can imagine I am pinching myself daily to make sure this is not a dream. Greece best watch out because this non-world traveler is leaving the country headed their way with a group of super fun people. It is guaranteed lots of craziness is going to happen there in September. If you can attend this event I certainly hope you do. It is going to be such a memorable week.

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