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Minos Beach Art Hotel

Crete, Aghios Nikolaos

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Good for Couples
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  • Boasting a unique and beautiful waterfront setting
  • Within 800 metres of the lively bars and tavernas of glamorous Aghios Nikolaos
  • Enjoy the tranquil landscaped gardens featuring stunning contemporary works of art
  • Relax and unwind, with luxury accommodation and amenities

If you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary for your holiday then the Minos Beach Art Hotel is the perfect choice. As much a gallery as a beautiful hotel there’s architecture and works of art at every turn. Peaceful and stylish, it’s ideal for couples looking for a sophisticated getaway. Maximise the tranquillity of the location at Minos Beach Art Hotel by staying in a Waterfront Bungalow room, which comes with a private sea facing terrace, reserved loungers and your own steps straight into the calm sea.

An ideal destination for foodies the restaurant boasts a diverse range of dining options. From romantic evenings at the Mediterranean themed La Bouillaisse to stylish lunches at the traditional Cretan Terpsis, you’ll be spoilt for choice. For nightlife head to the chic town of Aghios Nikolaos, earning the nickname “the St Tropez of Crete” it’s dotted with elegant cafés, lively bars, and chic boutiques.

There’s also plenty to do at the hotel. For the adventurous there’s a PADI certified dive centre and for the those looking for something a little more relaxed there’s a wellness centre complete with an extensive range of spa treatments.

Minos Beach Art Hotel is a member of the bluegr Hotels & Resorts and the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–12 years. This hotel is not suitable for guests with limited mobility. The hotel has 129 rooms and 1 floor.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Dionyssos Bar


A fun and lively place for an evening cocktail, after dinner coffee or light snack.

Open: 17:00-01:00

Ibiscus Pool Bar


Situated next to the main pool, the Ibiscus Pool Bar serves a tempting variety of cold drinks, coffees, snacks and ice creams.

Open:10:30-18:30

La Bouillaisse

For a special dinner La Bouillaisse offers stunning ocean views and a delicious Mediterranean inspired gourmet menu. 

Open: 20:00-23:00 from mid-May to beginning of October and closed one day a week

Gentleman are requested to wear long trousers for dinner.

Pure Lounge Bar

If you can’t bear to leave the beach then this relaxed beachfront bar serves coffee, fresh juices and finger food.

Open: 11:00-19:00

Terpsis

Offers a lunchtime selection of traditional Cretan food on a beautiful open air terrace with sea views.

Open: 13:00-15:00

The Bacchus Restaurant


Serving a breakfast buffet and daily evening menu, Bacchus offers a multitude of choices to please any diner.

Open: 05:00-07:00, 07:30-10:00 and 19:00-21:30

Gentleman are requested to wear long trousers for dinner.

Beach & Pools

Beach


Choose from a sand or shingle beach and lounge on one of the many complimentary sunbeds. 

Swimming Pools


Relax and take a dip in the heated freshwater swimming pool, which is open from April to October.

Spa & Wellness

Ananea Spa


Enjoy signature Cretan treatments ranging from seaweed therapy to Cretan mud masks at the Ananea Spa. With a focus on holistic wellbeing and nurturing the body and soul, expect to emerge feeling tranquil and at peace.

Open: 10:00-18:00

Guests must be over 16 years old to use the spa. 

Activities & Entertainment

PADI Diving School

Enjoy a wide range of water sports at the onsite dive centre. From motorboat excursions and water skiing to diving for all levels it’s a must visit for adrenaline junkies.

About the location
Minos Beach Art Hotel is nestled on Crete’s north east coast, in the town of Aghios Nikolaos. This thriving town is ideal for history lovers who can visit the archaeological museum or simply wander through the streets and admire the Venetian architecture of the buildings. The lake surrounding the town is also said to be where the Greek goddess Athena bathed. 

If you prefer to relax, there are golden sandy beaches dotted along the coastline and backed by restaurants and beach bars. Home to a host of loungers, you can spend the days unwinding or try some of the water sport available.
Transfer time
Minos Beach Art Hotel is a 50 minute drive from Crete Heraklion Airport. 
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Superior Bungalow Garden View

Max 3 adults

Superior Bungalow Garden View Rooms are located amongst the gardens and consist of an open-plan bedroom and living area, dressing area and veranda with wonderful garden views.

40-45m²

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Bungalow Sea View

Max 2 adults

Located within the gardens, Bungalows feature a bedroom, bathroom with bathtub or shower cabin and a dressing area. Views of the sea can be enjoyed from the terrace.

20-26m²

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Double Sea View Main Building

Max 2 adults

Situated in the main building, these double rooms feature one bedroom with two beds, a sofa bed, bathroom with bathtub and a spacious balcony with wonderful views of the sea.

35m²

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Junior Suite Inland View Main Building

Max 3 adults

Located in the main building, Junior Suites feature an open-plan bedroom and living area, dressing area, bathroom and balcony offering inland views. They are located close to the main restaurant.

40m²

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Superior Bungalow Sea View

Max 3 adults

Superior Bungalows feature a bedroom, bathroom with bathtub and/or shower and a dressing area. From the terrace, guests can enjoy panoramic views of the sea.

40m²

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Bungalow Seafront

Max 2 adults

Bungalow Seafront rooms are situated on the second row of the water's edge and have a bedroom, dressing area and bathroom with a shower. The terrace offers magnificent views of the sea.

Approximately 26-30m²

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One Bedroom Suite Sea View Main Building

Max 4 adults

This suite boasts a bedroom, separate living room with two sofas, a dressing area and a bathroom with bathtub and a spacious balcony with panoramic views of the ocean.

54m²

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Superior Bungalow Seafront

Max 3 adults

Superior Bungalows are situated on the second row of the water's edge and have an open plan bedroom and living area, dressing area and bathroom with bathtub and/or shower. The large terrace offers magnificent panoramic views of the sea.

Approximately 40m²

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Superior Beachfront Bungalow

Max 3 adults

These stylish bungalows are situated in front of the beach at the south side of the hotel, and consist of an airy open-plan double bedroom & living room, bathroom with bathtub, dressing corner and large terrace with direct beach view. These spacious bungalows are decorated in a minimalist chic style, with a muted colour palette and ethnic-inspired design elements, ensuring a memorable stay for all guests.

Approximately 40-45m²

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Bungalow Waterfront with Reserved Sundeck

Max 2 adults

Waterfront Bungalows are situated directly on the water's edge and have a bedroom, dressing area and bathroom with shower. The large terrace offers fantastic views of the sea. Guests staying in these bungalows receive reserved sunbeds and umbrellas.

Approximately 26-30m²

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Superior Bungalow Waterfront with Reserved Sundeck

Max 3 adults

Superior Bungalow Waterfront with Reserved Sundeck rooms are situated on the water's edge and have an open plan bedroom and living area, dressing area and bathroom with bathtub and/or shower. The large terrace offers fantastic panoramic views of the sea. Guests staying in these bungalows receive reserved sunbeds and umbrellas.

Approximately 40m²

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Superior Bungalow Seafront Private Pool

Max 3 adults

Superior Bungalows have an open plan bedroom and living area, dressing area and bathroom with bathtub and/or shower. The large terrace offers a private pool and stunning views of the sea.

40m²

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One Bedroom Villa with Private Pool

Max 2 adults

The one-bedroom villas with private pool consist of one double bedroom, separate living room, dressing corner and bathroom with large, modern shower. The large veranda hosts a private pool measuring 3.5x7.5m and offers panoramic views of the sparkling waters of the Mirabello Bay. The villa is tastefully designed in a minimalist, boho-chic style and includes an LDC television.

55m²

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Two Bedroom Seafront Villa Private Pool

Max 4 adults

The exclusive two-bedroom villas with private pool consist of two double bedrooms with private dressing areas, separate living room and two bathrooms with large, modern showers. The vast veranda, with its stunning sun terrace, hosts a private pool measuring 3.5x7.5m and offers panoramic views of the sparkling Mirabello Bay. The villa is tastefully designed in a minimalist, boho-chic style and includes an LCD television.

75m²

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Three Bedroom Waterfront Villa Private Pool

Max 6 adults

Three Bedroom Waterfront Villa with private pool (150sq.m. max 6 adults) is situated exactly on the water’s edge overlooking the Mirabello Gulf. It is 150 square meters and has a sheltered and open sun terrace of 100 square meters with private swimming pool (7,5x3,5m) and bathing area with direct access to the sea. Consists of one master bedroom, dressing room and spacious bathroom with shower cabin, two twin bedrooms with their bathroom each, one small fully equipped kitchenette and one spacious living room overlooking the sea with sitting and dining area.

150m²

Exclusive discount

Exclusive to Sovereign, save an additional 5% discount when staying in any room with a private pool for holidays between 15 April - 31 October 2020, booked by 31 March 2020.

Early booking offer

Save up to 20% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 15 April - 16 June and 23 September - 31 October 2020.

Save up to 15% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 17 June - 22 September 2020.

The above offers must be booked by 31 January 2020.

Complimentary meal

Guests staying on half board for a minimum of 7 nights receive one complimentary dinner in La Bouillabaisse per person per stay (excluding drinks and theme nights).

Sovereign Plus Offer

Sovereign guests receive free fruit and wine on arrival, complimentary breakfast in room morning after arrival ( to be requested in resort), and a farewell gift.

Bed and Breakfast
Guests can enjoy a delicious continental buffet and cooked breakfast options. Breakfast is served in the Bacchus restaurant.
Half Board
The Half Board package includes a buffet-style breakfast and dinner in the Bacchus restaurant. Should guests want to have an à la carte dinner in La Bouillaisse, they will receive a €25 discount off their meal. There is also the opportunity to exchange dinner for lunch in the Terpsis restaurant. Please note, drinks are not included.
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Divine relaxation!
alaynecc, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Dec 01 2019
This hotel is incredible. Every detail has been thought about, and if you can afford it, I wouldn???t look any further if staying on this area of Crete. I can see why others come back again and...
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Seici, Vienna, Austria
Tripadvisor review Nov 02 2019
A very special place with extraordinary atmosphere. Marvelous service and extremely friendly people makes everybody feel at home. A great starting point for gorgeous biking tours and a relaxing time...
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