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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.

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

Ambrosia Restaurant


Looking out onto the beautiful gardens the Ambrosia Restaurant serves a wide choice of starters, main courses, salads and desserts with a weekly gala dinner.

Open: 19:00-21:30 

Gentleman are requested to wear long trousers for dinner.

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. 
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

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

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

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

Superior Bungalow Sea View

Max 3 adults

Superior Bungalows feature a bedroom, bathroom with Jacuzzi® shower cabin and a dressing area. From the terrace, guests can enjoy panoramic views of the sea.

40m²

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

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 Jacuzzi® bathtub and a spacious balcony with panoramic views of the ocean.

54m²

Superior Bungalow Seafront

Max 3 adults

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

Approximately 40m²

Superior Beachfront Bungalow

Max 3 adults

Located in front of the beach, Super Beachfront Bungalows offer an open-plan bedroom and living area with a dressing area and bathroom with bathtub. The large terrace boasts wonderful panoramic views of the sea.

Approximately 40-45m²

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

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 Jacuzzi® bathtub. The large terrace offers fantastic panoramic views of the sea. Guests staying in these bungalows receive reserved sunbeds and umbrellas.

Approximately 40m²

Superior Bungalow Seafront Private Pool

Max 3 adults

Superior Bungalows have an open plan bedroom and living area, dressing area and bathroom with Jacuzzi® bathtub. The large terrace offers a private pool and stunning views of the sea. Guests can request a DVD player.

40m²

One Bedroom Villa with Private Pool

Max 2 adults

Consisting of a bedroom, living room and bathroom with whirlpool bath and shower, villas offer customers the ultimate in luxury with their very own private pool with sea views. Guests can also enjoy their own DVD home cinema.

55m²

Two Bedroom Seafront Villa Private Pool

Max 4 adults

This spacious villa boasts two bedrooms, a living area and a private swimming pool and furnished terrace.

75m²

Three Bedroom Waterfront Villa Private Pool

Max 6 adults

This impressive Three Bedroom Villa is situated on the water's edge and boasts plenty of space with an outdoor area with private swimming pool and sun terrace. Inside, the villa has a master bedroom, two twin bedrooms and two bathrooms both with Jacuzzi® bathtubs. It also has an equipped kitchenette, spacious living room and dining area with views of the ocean.

150m²

Early booking offer

Save up to 20% on the hotel price for holidays between 15 April - 14 July 2019 & 26 August - 03 November 2019 or up to 10% between 15 July - 25 August 2019 booked by 31 January 2019 (excluding One, Two and Three Bedroom Villas).

Save up to 30% on the hotel price when staying in a One, Two or Three Bedroom Villa for holidays between 15 April - 03 November 2019 booked by 31 December 2018 (minimum stay of 7 nights required).

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) for holidays between 15 April - 03 November 2019.

Sovereign Plus Offer

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

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vickyvik2018, London, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Oct 26 2018
We had a wonderful time, great bungalow, fantastic view, the art installations land and sea spectacular, as was the service, the staff were incredibly helpful polite, and smiley. The food was...
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Fabulous calm sea, beautiful views. Pick your room carefully!
juliaEastSussex_UK, East Sussex, UK
Tripadvisor review Oct 22 2018
We have just returned from 10 days at the Minos Beach Hotel. We chose a Superior Waterfront bungalow, which category of rooms is located in the original part of the hotel, right on the water, two...
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