Aghios Nikolaos

Aghios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece

Aghios Nikolaos is set around a busy harbour which opens onto the beautiful Gulf of Mirabello. A lively resort with a good selection of shops, bars, restaurants and discos. There are plenty of watersports available as well as many outdoor activities. The resort is well suited to families and couples.

Aghios Nikolaos

Aghios Nikolaos is a charming town and offers the perfect environment for walking around browsing the many shops or just sitting in one of the street cafes watching the world go by. There are many shops which are popular for Cretan gifts such as ceramics, leatherware, jewellery and Raki (the local spirit). Most activity centres around the harbour where there are tavernas and bars and at night these turn into lively hotspots for those seeking a more lively atmosphere.

The resort is steeped in history as an old fishing village and there is a 7th century chapel which is worth a visit.

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Aghios Nikolaos Hotels (31)

Set on a hillside overlooking the Daios Cove, this luxurious hotel offers excellent services and is perfect for those seeking the highest standards of accommodation....

This modern apart-hotel is situated beside the sandy Ammoudara beach and offers self catering accommodation for 2-8 people, ideal for couples, small and large families....

Situated on the seafront, with views of the Port of Aghios Nikolaos, the Mistral Bay offers a cosy and friendly environment in a convenient location for enjoying all the resort amenities....

In a great central location and well equipped accommodation, the Mare Olympus Apartments make a great choice for enjoying the resort amenities....

Ariadne Beach Hotel is well located for local amenities and offers a good range of facilities on site....

This hotel offers luxury accommodation and great service combined with a nice beachfront location; well suited for those looking for a quiet holiday....

The Cretan Village with spacious self catering accommodation offers everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Suitable for families with older children and couples....

In a quiet location on the outskirts of the resort with direct access into the sea via a jetty and an outdoor pool, keeping cool is easy at the Havania Apartments....

Coral Hotel is situated on the seafront in Agios Nikolaos, just a few minutes from the lake, harbour and nightlife....

With views over the Mirabello Bay the Lato Hotel is surrounded by manicured lawns and palm trees. There are 2 beaches with water sports just a few minutes walk away....

In a quiet location 2km from the resort centre, the Mirabello Beach & Village is a five star All Inclusive resort style hotel with a wide range of facilities and entertainment suitable for families an...

The Santa Marina Hotel offers comfortable accommodation in a central location, close to the many resort amenities....

Situated beside the beach, the Blue Marine Resort is an all inclusive hotel with excellent facilities for both couples and families to enjoy....

A small family-run apartment complex set in a quiet location just five minutes from the resort centre and only three minutes to the beach....

Situated on the edge of Aghios Nikolaos, the Miramare Resort Hotel has a quiet location though still within easy reach of the resort centre....

Situated on the seafront, beside a man-made beach, the Hermes Hotel provides guests with a great base for enjoying all the resort amenities whilst benefiting from a roof top swimming pool with breatht...

This small, family run 3-star hotel is located right on the sandy Almiros beach within 2km of Agios Nikolaos resort centre....

A traditional Greek style holiday village offering an extensive array of facilities and watersports for all ages, ideal for those seeking a holiday with easy access of both Aghios Nikolaos and Elounda...

The Doxa Hotel is a small family run hotel in the centre of the resort, providing comfortable and well equipped guest rooms in a great location....

The family run Mantraki Aparthotel is constructed and furnished in typical Cretan style, providing well equipped self catering accommodation in a quiet location within easy reach of resort amenities....

The Meliti Hotel boasts spectacular seafront views of the Aegean Sea, not too far from the centre of Crete. With the beach located a mere 250m away, this stylish pick suits couples seeking a blissful ...

In a peaceful location in the small village of Xirokambos, just over 1.5km from the resort centre of Agios Nikolaos. An ideal choice for couples and families seeking a quiet and relaxing holiday....

This magnificent deluxe hotel sits on a picturesque headland and provides an ideal setting for those seeking beauty, comfort and relaxation....

Comfortable self catering accommodation with views over the local area. ...

Combining the privacy of having your own luxury home with all the advantages and facilities of a resort, the 5 detached Miramare Luxury Villas offer the highest quality of accommodation in an idyllic ...

A small complex of just 10 apartments in an ideal central location at the heart of Agios Nikolaos and next to the Kitroplateia beach....

Pleiades is a complex of luxurious villas, each offering guests private swimming pools in a dreamy location on the island of Crete....

The Porto Maltese is a small guest-house situated on the coastal road at the centre of Agios Nikolaos, offering a comfortable base in a convenient location....

Saint Nicolas Bay Hotel offers attentive service and elegant suites and villas with private pools. It is set in waterfront gardens with a Blue Flag private beach, scuba diving school and water sports ...

This beachfront small hotel combines a welcoming and friendly atmosphere with being close to the town and all the local amenities....

Situated on the seafront around 1.5km from the resort centre, the Vasia Ormos Hotel provides a quiet base to enjoy the local area....

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Beaches

There is a number of sheltered sandy beaches in and around Aghios Nikolaos and although many of them are small they are all within a 15 minute walk. Ammos beach is the nearest which is a sandy public beach by the marina. Alternatively there is Kitroplatia, a shingle and sand beach, and on the way to Elouda are the beaches of Ammoudi and Havania where there are beach bars, watersports and sun loungers.

Nearby Attractions

Just a twenty minute drive away is the resort of Elounda which is a large and lively Cretan resort. Elounda harbour provides an endless array of boat trips including the popular trip to the haunting island of Spinalonga, a former leper colony.

Quick Facts

Heraklion Airport is approximately 66 km away - transfer time approx. 60-90 minutes.

Aghios Nikolaos is also fondly known as Ag Nik.

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