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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Agios Nikolaos, Greece your home away from home

The Greek island of Crete is a popular destination for tourists and there are many gems such as Agios Nikolaos to be found. Located to the east of the island’s capital Heraklion, the resort offers something for everyone with quiet restful places and lively spots to let your hair down. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Agios Nikolaos, Greece

There are a number of beaches to choose from in Agios Nikolaos including Ammos, which is a sandy beach by the marina. With many wonderful views to enjoy the area also offers plenty of places to go hiking through the beaches, hills and villages. Visitors can also enjoy boat trips from the harbour such as a trip to the famous Spinalonga.

There is plenty on offer here for sports enthusiasts with two golf courses on Crete, one of which is just 10 kilometres from Agios Nikolaos. Water activities are also very popular here and about 250 metres from the lake on the seafront is the scuba-diving centre. Nearby is also a fitness centre located in Salaminos Street.

There are many places to eat at lunch time and in the evenings with bars, restaurants, cafes and coffee bars, including several along the waterfront. Seafood is very popular here but there is a nice choice of meat and vegetable dishes too. There are lively bars and clubs on 25th Martiou street by the harbour as well as at Akti Iosif Koundourou on the harbour front.

Places to visit on holiday to Agios Nikolaos, Greece

There are several interesting places to visit in Agios Nikolaos including museums and galleries such as the Archaeological Museum, Folklore Museum and Iris Museum. This place also has many churches scattered around the streets including a small church which lends its name to the town. Lake Voulismeni in the centre of town is a popular place for tourists to take photos. Locals refer to this as “the lake” and some even tell tourists that it is bottomless.

The area has many interesting geographical features and visitors may like to visit Dikteon Cave, which has a rich foundation in mythology. The shops here contain original items   such as woven fabrics, cups, mugs and china wear and a miscellany of clothes, house decor and local food products and delicacies.

Weather in Agios Nikolaos, Greece

The warmest time of the year to visit Agios Nikolaos is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 29 degrees centigrade. During these months holidaymakers can expect to see an average of 12 to 13 hours of sunshine per day. Whilst January is the month with most prolonged periods of rain at an average of 14 days, May is actually the wettest with an average of 115mm.

Travel to Agios Nikolaos, Greece

Heraklion Airport is approximately 64 kilometres from Agios Nikolaos and has flights to and from many European cities through airlines such as Air Berlin, Condor, easyJet, Eurocypria Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways, TUIfly and Viking Airlines. Flights to the Greek mainland are handled by Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Athens Airways. There is a regular bus service from Heraklion and taxis and cars can be hired from the airport.

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    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
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    Villa #1669732
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      Apartment #6560359
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        Cottage #4142269
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                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                Apartment #720066
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 3 BA
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                  Multiple rentals Villa #427428
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                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                    • 4 BR
                    • 4 BA
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                    Multiple rentals Villa #427428
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                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 5
                                House #3737726
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                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                  Villa #8052354
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                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    • 2 BR
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                                    Villa #68495
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                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #1004785
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                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                        Cottage #6477663
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                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #1004785
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            Multiple rentals Cottage #1004785
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                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                              Villa #99458
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                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                Apartment #428438
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                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
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                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                          Villa #1709108
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                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            Villa #1663374
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                                                                  Multiple rentals House #624637
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                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                    Apartment #6263203
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                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                      • 4 BA
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                                                                      Villa #447378
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                                                                        Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Villa #842846
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                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                                          • Sleeps 12
                                                                          Villa #6666009
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                            Villa #6877110
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                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                              • 2 BR
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                                                                              House #25762
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                House #499991
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                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                  Villa #8021903
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                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                                                    Villa #440233
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                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                      Villa #530226
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                                                                                        Apartment #6500870
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                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (12 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Villa #410449
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                                                                                            Bungalow #6576732
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
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                                                                                              Villa #6833378
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                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                House #1680559
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                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                                  • 8 BR
                                                                                                  • 5 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 16
                                                                                                  Villa #8173606
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                                                                                                  Recent Reviews

                                                                                                  Spectacular Views with Spacious Accommodation

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  Villa Elia is the perfect place for a relaxing “getaway” with spectacular views and tasteful modern spacious accommodation. David and Lindi, the owners, met us on arrival and showed us around our accommodation. They were both a font of local knowledge having lived in Crete for many years. We booked for a week at the end of September and hired a car so we could explore the surrounding Cretan towns and villages. Crete is quite hilly so unless you are a mountain goat or like walking uphills we would recommend hiring a car. The car hire rates are very reasonable, especially late in the season and give you the opportunity to explore the scenic coast and mountains locally. Cretans are famous for their welcoming smiles and warm hospitality and there are many local tavernas within walking distance. Milatos is a local fishing port nearby with numerous excellent tavernas overlooking the sea specialising in freshly caught seafood and local Cretan dishes. Although there were only two of us Villa Elia can comfortably accommodate at least 6 in the three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom was particularly impressive with modern en-suite bathroom and sliding windows leading onto a terrace giving a fabulous panorama. The other two bedrooms (one double and the other with twin beds) were on a lower floor and also had equally impressive and lovely sea views. These two bedrooms shared a spacious bathroom with a ‘wet room’ shower. The separate large utility room had a washer and dryer. The living room/dining area/kitchen was a large family open plan area with modern “L” shaped settee, six seater dining table and well equipped European kitchen. The combination of the vaulted ceiling and large sliding double glazed doors leading onto the front terrace gave a feeling of bringing the panorama into your room when fully opened. From the living room you can walk onto the side terrace with the swimming pool, Cretan pots, umberellas and recliners for those sun worshippers that would rather be lounge lizards with a good book and cool drink to pass the time away! We spent most of our time exploring the local countryside during the day, enjoying a sundowner on the terrace as the sunset followed by a meal in the friendly local Milatos tavernas. Overall an excellent location and family friendly accommodation that we would fully recommend to future guests. Thanks especially to David and Lindi for their warm welcome, local advice on the sites. Peter & Liz
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                  Very nice holiday home with a large and clean pool

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  Our stay in this holiday villa was really great and we enjoyed it very much. The house is located close to nice restaurants and different shops in Makrigialos. We also loved to have our breakfast at the house terrace each morning and our kids enjoyed the nice and clean pool. Rosemary provided us with all needed and helpful information about the house and the infrastructure. It was very convenient to have a private parking lot nearby. Everything went very well and we were completely satisfied.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                  Very Nice House

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  Stunning view over the ocean, very quiet location. The house is accessible via a private drive way off the main road. Apart from the microwave, everything you could need (including a freezer) was available. Internet access could be better. We had to go outside to have a good internet connection. We arrived very late/early (2am) and received the keys without a problem. People were very friendly and got us breakfast for the first morning. Irina responds quickly to email requests.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016