Alantha Apartments

  • Distance to Heraklion international airport 68Km
  • Distance to Elounda beach 0.1Km
  • Distance to Heraklion city center 73Km
  • Sun terrace
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free WiFi in the hotel rooms
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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254 reviews

The Alantha Apartments is a small and friendly run complex situated in a quiet street just five minutes from the town centre and a three-minute walk to a sandy beach. Offering ... Continue reading

The Alantha Apartments is a small and friendly run complex situated in a quiet street just five minutes from the town centre and a three-minute walk to a sandy beach. Offering clean, comfortable and relaxing surroundings, this is a terrific complex for couples and families with 34 fully air-conditioned first class self-catering apartments and large studio rooms, each furnished and decorated to a very high standard. Guests to the Alantha Apartments can discover marvellous beaches and sleepy villages along with a wide array of shops, restaurants, traditional tavernas and attractions in nearby Agios Nikolaos town. Heraklion International Airport is a 65 km from the hotel.  Due to the location of this property it is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs.


  • Billiards
  • Table tennis

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace


  • Free WiFi in the hotel rooms


Room facilities

The Alantha Apartments offers 34 spacious one bedroom apartments and studios. Every room has a fully equipped open plan kitchen and lounge, Satellite TV, direct dial telephone, hair dryer, tea and coffee making facilities. The bathrooms are marble and include bath and shower facilities. All apartments have free Wi-Fi Internet access. All rooms have a large balcony with chairs and a table; some also have a sea view. Paid services include air conditioning (to be paid locally 8.00 Euros per day), and safety deposit boxes (to be paid locally 15.00 Euros per week).

Please request your bed preference (twins/double) in Special Request option on the following page

Other Information

Local attractions include the Palace of Knossos, Elounda and the island of Spinalonga, Lasithi  Plateau, Chrissi Island and Vai, famous for its palm forest located right on the beach.

Reception, Wi-Fi in the lobby free of charge, maid service six days per week, late checkout upon request (subject to room availability), safety deposit boxes at reception, information room, luggage storage room and courtesy room.

The breakfast is Continental.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Alantha Apartments in Aghios Nikolaos. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Alantha Apartments in Aghios Nikolaos easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Alantha Apartments with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Agios Nikolaos (or Áyios Nikólaos), about 43 miles (69km) east of Heraklion, was formerly known as a holiday destination for package-tour groups but is now a cosmopolitan resort with high standards of harbour-side café-bars and top quality restaurants. The night clubs and karaoke bars are a thing of the past in this relaxed, yet busy, town.

Ideal for couples of all ages, Agios Nikolaos is an excellent base from which to explore the eastern part of the island while on holiday. The town itself does not boast any major historical or archaeological sites, but it does have one major curiosity: the deep pool in the environs of the harbour, called Lake Voulismeni, has many tales and legends attached to it, and was once believed to be bottomless.

Ágios Nikólaos also has a fine Archaeological Museum, worth visiting while on holiday for its growing collection of Minoan artefacts. The museum houses finds from the cemetery of Aghia Photia, dating back to 2300 BC, including more than 1,500 vases. Besides all the Minoan finds the museum also has the skull of a young Roman athlete wearing a gold olive-leaf wreath, dated to the 1st century AD.

Many visitors on holiday in Ágios Nikólaos take the excursions to the fortified islet of Spinalónga to see the ruins of, and hear the fascinating story of what became the last leper colony in Europe.

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The area around the Agios Nikolaos resort is ideal for hiking, and the coastline lends itself to the pursuit of all kinds of watersports to appeal to just about every kind of holiday visitor. Almyros Beach, a 20-minute walk from town, is pleasant and sandy, and there are a number of pebble beaches to choose from on windy days. The various hotels in the resort have swimming pools, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. The town council organises a programme of cultural events each summer season.


The Agios Nikolaos lake area is full of tourist-orientated tavernas that charge more for the location than the quality of the food. Aggressive waiters will often try to pull you into the restaurants on the lake and firm 'No' is often required. 9 Muses, Psaraki and Knossos Taverna are consistently good. For meze (small dishes of different foods) Xryssofilo (Kitroplatia) is hard to beat. For northern European variety try Obelix, a Dutch run restaurant near Ammoudi beach.


Ágios Nikólaos used to be famous for its bar culture when thousands of holidaymakers would flock here every year for a good party. Today, it still maintains a few 'touristy' bars serving up the traditional mix of 80s disco music, and a couple of British-style pubs and sports bars. The more modern and relaxed café bars on the south side of the harbour tend to attract more customers nowadays and are popular with the locals as well as tourists.


Good clothing and shoe shops, as well as high-quality jewellery stores are available in Agios Nikolaos and holidaymakers won't be disappointed. The street market (Wednesdays from 7am to 12pm) is a good place to rummage with the locals for clothes and bargains. The top end of the market is a great place to buy traditional foodstuffs and local thyme honey, herbs, fruit and vegetables.


Restaurants and tavernas down by the harbour tend to be pricy and party animals will be disappointed with the limited nightlife options in Agios Nikolaos.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

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Questions and Answers about Alantha Apartments

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1 Questions | 1 Answers

This hotel offers apartments sleeping up to 4 people and studios sleeping up to 3 people.

The apartments typically consist of two single beds and two sofa beds. You can request a double bed, however there will be no guarantees.

Added 2 years, 2 months ago.

By Lauren, team member

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