Different to all other towns in Crete, Agios Nikolaos is an impressive coastal town on the island with much to offer. The town is Surrounded by a lake and there are restaurants, bars and coffee shops all around. It is the most delightful place to pass the time.

What to do

Plaka is the most beautiful village with just a few shops and galleries and some good quality tavernas. A great destination is Agios Nikolaos’ own beach, Kitroplateia. This sandy beach offers good swimming, loungers, and delightful nearby restaurants. Just 0.62 miles north of the town is Ammoudi beach. A beautiful sandy landscape with clean blue waters. Excellent for a great relaxing day on the beach. 1.5 miles to the south, is the town’s most popular beach, Almiros where there are much to explore. The river Almiros connects with the sea here and the waters are calm.


Elounda village is a 15-minute drive from Agios Nikolaos. Elounda is well known for its beautiful scenery and the luxury hotels in the area. In Elounda you will find crystal clear beaches, and an archeological vibe which can offer a hustle free seaside holiday. Take a boat cruise to visit the beautiful abandoned island, Spinalonga and enjoy a guided tour about its rich history.

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