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Aghios Nikolaos Holidays

from £167 per person

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Incredible Aghios Nikolaos holidays 2020

Set on the northeast coast of the island of Crete, Aghios Nikolaos is a little Greek town with a lot of character. Packed with picturesque beaches, historical sites, and lakeside restaurants, couples and families alike can escape to this scenic retreat near Heraklion. Whether you’re soaking up the sun on Almyros Beach, enjoying a romantic meal beside Lake Voulismeni, or taking a boat trip to the island of Spinalonga, it’s easy to see why holidays in Aghios Nikolaos are so popular.

Why book Aghios Nikolaos holidays

Lush natural wonders

 Stroll around the gorgeous  Lake Voulismeni, at the town centre

Cultural hotspot not to miss

Take a long walk down the Port Area for the gorgeous views & stop for a spot of lunch

Discover the best beaches

We love Kitroplateia Beach and nearby Voulisma Beach

Top attractions to visit

Europa Statue & Horn of Amalthea

Sample the local food

Visit the Cretan Oil Farm for fun cooking lessons

Sample the cafe culture

Watch the world go by with a frappe in the sun in one of the many outdoor cafés 

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Top attractions

Top attractions

This former fishing village in Mirabello Bay may have little in the way of big-scale attractions, but Aghios Nikolaos still has plenty to please. The golden beaches are a highlight of this coastal resort, whether you’re sunbathing or trying a new watersport on EOT Beach. Picturesque Lake Voulismeni, a true jewel of Crete, is at the heart of this resort, along with a whole host of bars and tavernas to visit. The marina in Aghios Nikolaos is also a busy spot with locals and tourists alike – head over there and hunt for a bargain.

Nearby Elounda is a celebrity hotspot, attracting a range of stars with its' deluxe hotel complexes, chic spa's, and stunning views over Mirabella Bay and Spinalonga - made famous through Victoria Hislop's book "The Island". Pop over for a day of pampering or incorporate Elounda into a trip to the famous islet.

For more urban attractions, Heraklion is only a taxi-ride away, so why not venture out and explore the Palace of Knossos, or take the kids on a fun day out at Watercity? Aghios Nikolaos is a great base to explore all the best Crete has to offer.

Beaches

Beaches

You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches in Aghios Nikolaos, and almost all of them are Blue Flag-awarded. Picturesque Almyros Beach is one of the most popular in Crete – its golden sand and clear blue waters will appeal to all kinds of beach-lovers on holiday in Crete – while families and thrill-seekers alike will love the watersports on offer down at EOT Beach. The small sand-and-shingle Kitroplatia Beach is in the heart of Aghios Nikolaos, so there’s plenty of shops, bars and more nearby. You’ll find Ammos Beach close by to the marina, and a little further out from the resort, you’ll find the scenic shores of Havania on the way to Elounda.

Most popular Aghios Nikolaos hotels

Blue Marine Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
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Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas
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Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay
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Hermes Hotel
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Lato Hotel Agios Nikolaos
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Miramare
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Mistral Bay
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Alantha Apartments
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Aghios Nikolaos weather

Aghios Nikolaos weather
Jan
14°C
Avg. Dry Days 16
Feb
15°C
Avg. Dry Days 17
Mar
16°C
Avg. Dry Days 20
Apr
18°C
Avg. Dry Days 22
Nov
19°C
Avg. Dry Days 22
Dec
16°C
Avg. Dry Days 17

Your Aghios Nikolaos questions answered

How far is Agios Nikolaos from Heraklion airport?

Agios Nikolaos is 60km (37/2 miles) from Crete Heraklion Airport. The journey takes about an hour and there are a variety of transfer options connecting the two.

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