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St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

Crete, Aghios Nikolaos

Hotel Villas
Spa
Good for Couples
Teenager Friendly
Child Friendly
Family Suites
Private Pools
Honeymoon

  • A member of the ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’
  • Featuring a luxury spa with an extensive treatment menu
  • Unique location set in six stunning acres of gardens
  • Choose from some spectacular beaches

Perfect for couples and families alike, the St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas offers a relaxed and intimate stay and is the perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of Crete. Located within six acres of gardens with the sea on three sides, it’s easy to find privacy and tranquillity here.

During the day you can enjoy St Nicolas Bay Resort’s private sandy beach or choose from two swimming pools, one with a separate children’s section which is ideal for family fun. If seclusion is your holiday goal then book one of the stunning Private Pool rooms – an ideal choice for a honeymoon or those wanting to relive theirs.

By night it’s time to enjoy the variety of dining options, from a romantic candlelit dinner a deux at the Minotaure to authentic Cretan seafood at The Greek Kafenion. Those wanting to explore can take a trip to the nearby Aghios Nikolaos where there is a whole host of lively bars, delicious tavernas and stylish boutiques. Seeking total relaxation? Make sure you make time for a trip to the Poseidon Spa – with unique features including a private cave for two it’s a must-visit.

The hotel has 107 rooms. Hotel child prices apply to age 2–12 years.

Please note that due to steps around the property and in some rooms, this hotel is not recommended for guests with reduced mobility.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Bonsata Jetty Bar

This fashionable waterside bar serves cocktails against a backdrop of fun music.

Open: 19:30-00:00

Breakfast Terrace


A huge variety of hot and cold breakfast options are served on the shady terrace where you can soak in the views across Mirabello Bay.

Open: 07:45-11.00

Labyrinthos


Offering a selection of traditional local cuisine alongside international flavours, enjoy dinner outside on the outdoor veranda or beat the heat and escape to the cool comfort of inside.

Open: 19:00-22:00

Minotaure

Serving Asian and international dishes Minotaure is a romantic choice for a candlelit dinner for two.

Open: 20:00-23:00

Guests on half board receive credit towards dining at this restaurant.

The Astra Bar

A fun place for a pre-dinner aperitif or an after dinner digestif the Astar Bar serves delicious drinks in a relaxed piano accompanied atmosphere. 

The Blue Bay


For a casual lunch option head to Blue Bay, which serves a mixture of Mediterranean and Asian dishes including vegetarian options. Can’t face leaving your lounger? Cocktails, drinks, sandwiches and ice creams are all served around the pool and beach too.

Open: 11:30-19:00

The Greek Kafenion


Try an authentic experience with this Cretan themed restaurant located right next to the beach.

Open: 20:00-23:00

Guests on half board receive credit towards dining at this restaurant.

Beach & Pools

Beach

Relax and enjoy the clear waters of the Mediterranean from the hotels’ private sandy beach.

Swimming Pools

The hotel features two salt water swimming pools, one with a separate children’s area.

For Families

Kids' Club

Certified staff run this fun children’s club where kids can take part in a variety of activities.

Ages: 4-11 years

Open: 10:00-18:00

Spa & Wellness

Poseidon Spa


Choose from a wide range of treatments, from facials and massages to manicures and body wraps. There’s also an exceptional array of facilities including a private Thalassotherpay seawater pool and a fully equipped gym.

Open: 10:00-20:00 

Children under 16 are not permitted in the spa.

Activities & Entertainment

Sport & Leisure Facilities

There’s plenty do to if you’re not just a sun-seeker. Visit the scuba diving centre or try your hand at windsurfing or canoeing. When evening comes there’s an open air cinema that shows films three times a week and a games room complete with table tennis tables, table football and Playstation games.

About the location
St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas can be found on the north east coast of Crete, in the town of Aghios Nikolaos. Here you’ll find a fascinating sense of history, with colourful Venetian buildings stretching along the coastline and along the shores of the lake. Take in the sparkling waters of the lake, where the goddess Athena is supposed to have bathed, as you enjoy exquisite dishes in the lakeside restaurants. 

Culture lovers can visit one of the museums in the town, while beach lovers will find lots of stretches of golden sands to be explored. Enjoy fresh seafood in one of the beach restaurants or order refreshments straight to your lounger. If you want to keep active, there are water sports and activities available as well. 
Transfer time
St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas is an hour’s drive from Crete Heraklion Airport. 
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Classic Double Limited Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Double Limited Sea View Rooms are decorated in a modern style. They have either a king size or twin bed, bathroom with separate toilet and a balcony with a sea view.

29m²

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Classic Junior Suite Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Junior Suites Sea View have a king size or twin beds, bathroom with a whirlpool style bath or a walk in shower as well as a regular bath tub and a spacious balcony or terrace with sea views.

32m²

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Family Suite One Bedroom Garden View

Max 2 adults, 2 children

Family Suite One Bedroom Garden View have spacious private balconies or terraces with views over the gardens. They have a separate bedroom with a king size or twin beds and a seating area.

48m²

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Classic Suite One Bedroom Sea View

Max 2 adults, 2 children

Classic Suite One Bedroom Sea View have a separate bedroom, Jacuzzi bath tub, spacious living room and large balcony or terrace with breakfast table.

40m²

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Classic Studio Private Pool Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Studio Private Pool Sea View have a king size or twin beds and include whirlpool style bath and separate shower. They have a bedroom and open plan lounge and a spacious terrace garden and private heated swimming pool and sun loungers.

40m²

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Family Suite Two Bedroom Private Pool Sea View

Max 4 adults, 1 child

Family Suites Two Bedroom Private Pool Sea View feature a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and Jacuzzi bathtub, a separate lounge with two children's beds and a spacious terrace garden with private heated swimming pool and sun loungers.

60m²

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Classic Single Room Garden View

Max 1 adult

Single rooms have a balcony or terrace with views over the gardens.

29m²

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Club Studio Private Pool Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Located by the seafront, the exquisite Suites have a bedroom with large lounge corner, bathroom with a Jacuzzi® bath and walk in shower and spacious Veranda with private heated swimming pool, daybeds and dining table. Guests staying in Club Suites can take advantage of early check-in and late check-out, welcome champagne, mineral water, homemade cookies, welcome cocktails at the Astra Bar, complimentary anti-stress massage and complimentary use of gym, sauna, hammam, games room and home cinema.

50m²

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Club Suite One Bedroom Private Pool Sea View

Max 2 adults, 2 children

The One Bedroom Suites feature a master bedroom with king size bed or twin beds, separate living room with a dining area, bathroom with a Jacuzzi® bath and a walk in shower and a large terrace with a private heated swimming pool. Guests staying in Club Suites can take advantage of early check-in and late check-out, welcome champagne, mineral water, homemade cookies, welcome cocktails at the Astra Bar, complimentary anti-stress massage and complimentary use of gym, sauna, hammam, games room and home cinema.

65m²

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Club Junior Suite Outdoor Jacuzzi

Max 2 adults, 1 child

The Junior Suites feature an open plan bedroom with a king size or twin beds and seating area, a bathroom with a walk in shower and a spacious balcony or terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi Hot-Tub. Guests staying in Club Suites can take advantage of early check-in and late check-out, welcome champagne, mineral water, homemade cookies, welcome cocktails at the Astra Bar, complimentary anti-stress massage and complimentary use of gym, sauna, hammam, games room and home cinema.

35m²

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Thalassa Villa Three Bedroom Private Pool Sea View

Max 5 adults

The Thalassa Villa features a master bedroom with king size bed or twin beds with an en suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi® bath and a walk in shower. There is also a twin room and a single room, plus a second bathroom with a walk in shower. The villa also features a spacious living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen and large terrace with private heated infinity pool, sunshades and sun loungers.

141m²

Special Offers

Save up to 30% on the hotel price for holidays between 28 July - 31 October 2021 booked by 31 August 2021.

Hotel Resort Credit

All guests staying between 22 April - 26 October 2021 receive (once per stay) one Resort Credit Voucher value of €300 for Food/Drinks/SPA extras during the stay.

Valid for Thalassa Villas. A minimum stay of 6 nights is required.

Resort credit has no cash value and will be deducted from clients extra bill on departure.

Sovereign Exclusive

Exclusive to Sovereign Guests:

Complimentary welcome amenities in room upon arrival. 
Complimentary beach towels, sunshades, sun loungers at the pool & beach.
Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms & throughout the Hotel.
Free use of gym.
Champagne management cocktail during stay.
Birthday / Anniversary complimentary cake & sparkling wine.

Family Offer

Family with up to 2 children aged under 16 years old sharing with 2 adults in 2 rooms receive 10% reduction on HB rates in children room only (excluding bookings for Thalassa Villas),
* All family bookings of 2 adults + 1 or 2 children under 16 years old (staying in their own room/suite), receive 10% reduction in children room only.

This offer is valid for the selected room types on the contract and is combinable with E/B discounts

Honeymoon Offer

Honeymoon Package includes:

• Sparkling wine, fruits and flowers in room upon arrival.
• One Deluxe a la Carte Dinner, excluding drinks (once per stay).
• One Massage at the Poseidon Spa per person (once per stay).
• Upgrade to Honeymoon Suite Private Pool for the last night of stay (except Thalassa Villa bookings).
• Minimum Stay of 4 nights is required, except during 11.07-21.08.2021 (minimum 7 nights)

The Wedding certificate is required

Valid for selected room types.

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Simply the best
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Tripadvisor review Jul 26 2021
We have just returned from Thalassa's Villas at St. Nicola's Bay Resort in Vila Olive. Possibly the best holiday ever, the villa was incredible, super clean and had more than enough space and privacy...
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Gorgeous sea views and welcoming team
Nics25, Seal, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Jul 18 2021
A very warm welcome by all the staff with nothing too much trouble Fantastic spot with lovely pool absolutely loved the steps into the sea along the coast line Comfortable spacious rooms and a large...
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