Holidays to Agios Nikolaos
Agios Nikolaos is located around 69 Kilometres from the airport and city of Heraklion and for many years was a popular mid range package holiday destination, however over the last few years the resort has been developed in to a more cosmopolitan resort with much improved standards, now you will discover lovely harbor-side café bars and top quality restaurants. The night clubs and karaoke bars are a thing of the past in this relaxed, yet still quite busy town. Agios Nikolaos is ideal for couples of all ages and provides an excellent base from which to explore the eastern part of Crete.
Agios Nikolaos is located in the hills at the unspoilt eastern end of the island, it is a pretty resort covered in olive trees and built around a 'bottomless' lake, which is lined with café bars, parasols and pavement tables allowing you to sit back and relax. There are two shingle and pebble beaches, both have interesting coves and offer an array of water sports. Fishing and boat trips can be also arranged from the harbour.
Agios Nikolaos has a wide variety of shops and restaurants to choose from, many surrounding the harbour. When it comes to the end of the day the picturesque village exchanges the totally relaxed atmosphere in favour of a more exciting one, the bars and tavernas gear up to entertain you and the restaurants begin to serve evening meals which will delight your taste buds. Overall Agios Nikolaos is a friendly resort, offering you sun, leisure activities, relaxation, shopping, great food and to finish off with, traditional and modern bars and tavernas.
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