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St Nicolas Bay Resort

Crete, Aghios Nikolaos

Spa
Honeymoon
Good for Couples
Family Suites
Private Pools

  • 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 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.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Bonsata Jetty Bar

Opening Times:
19:30 - 00:00 

Enjoy tasty cocktails and trendy music at this waterside bar.

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 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 is an hour’s drive from Crete Heraklion Airport. 
Classic Double Side Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Double Side 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

Classic Deluxe Junior Suite Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Deluxe 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

Classic Deluxe Suite One Bedroom Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Deluxe Suites One Bedroom Sea View have spacious private balconies or terraces with large sliding doors and sea views over the Mirabello Bay. They have a separate bedroom with a king size or twin beds and a seating area.

40m²

Classic Junior Suite Private Pool Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Junior Suite Private Pool Sea View have either one double French bed 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

Classic Suite One Bedroom Private Pool Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Classic Suite One Bedroom Private Pool Sea View have a separate bedroom, spacious living room and large terrace garden with private heated swimming pool and sunloungers.

45m²

Classic Single Room Garden View

Max 1 adult

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

29m²

Classic Family Suite Garden View

Max 2 adults, 2 children

Classic Family Suites Garden View feature a master bedroom with a French bed and ensuite bathroom and a separate lounge with two children's beds.

45m²

Club Studio Suite Private Pool Sea Front 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.

65m²

Thalassa Villa Three Bedroom Private Pool Sea Front 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 both with ensuite bathrooms with a walk in shower. The villa also features a spacious living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen and large terrace with private heated extra sized pool, sunshades and sun loungers.

77m²

Early Booking Offer

Save up to 35% on the hotel price for holidays between 12 April - 26 October 2019 booked by 31 December 2018.  

Free Upgrade to Half Board

Free upgrade to Half Board for holidays between 12 April - 26 October 2019 (dinner to be taken in main buffet restaurant) booked by 28 February 2019.

Hotel Resort Credit

Receive one resort credit of €100 to use on food, drinks and spa extras for holidays between 12 April - 24 May 2019.

Family Offer

The first and second child (up to 12 years) receive a discount when sharing with two full paying adults for holidays between 12 April - 26 October 2019 (excludes stays in Thalassa Villas).

Honeymoon Offer

Honeymoon couples receive one bottle of sparkling wine, honey cake and flowers in their room on arrival, one deluxe à la carte dinner (excludes drinks), one massage at the Poseidon Spa and a room upgrade to a Honeymoon Suite Private Pool for their last night stay (except Thalassa Villas) for holidays between 12 April - 26 October 2019 (a minimum stay of 4 nights is required except between 07 July - 28 September 2019 when a minimum of 7 nights stay is required).

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Dont believe the hype !
Kalisperagauntlet, London
Tripadvisor review Nov 23 2018
This hotel has a great location and it has very polite reception staff. On our late arrival we got a bottle of bubbly and some sad, soggy sandwiches. Breakfast is excellent and again all staff are...
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Wonderful family break
LeedsAnon, leeds
Tripadvisor review Oct 30 2018
We booked at the last minute and didn???t know what to expect. From the moment we arrived it was fantastic. The best compliment I can pay is that the service was old school in a great way. The staff...
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