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Sunny luxury Beach apartment Aghios Nikolaos/ Kitroplateia

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom apartment sleeps 4/ 6, Centre of Aghios Nikolaos at Kitroplateia Beach

Staying in Aghios Nikolaos, Crete.

A fully refurbished, self-catering 3-room apartment of 80 M2 located in the heart of Aghios Nikolaos. Kitroplatia beach at your feet, stunning sea view, huge balcony with sea and mountain view, new bathroom, new kitchen with oven, ceramic stove, washing machine, flat-screen TV in the spacious living room. Sleeps 4/6 persons. The 2 bedrooms each have twin-beds. 2 extra sofa beds in living room. THIS IS A NON SMOKING APARTMENT.

The location is beyond imagination. Food, drinks, facilities, night life and amusement, shopping, sightseeing, banks and beach at no less than 100 meters. You combine the beauty of the island with all possible facilities within reach. Parking space always available if you rent a car for your excursions. If you want to have a beach holiday you do not even need a car on this location!



BEACHTOWELS: Beach towels are provided!

ARRIVAL TIMES: Rental period:

The rental period commences at 15:00 hrs on the first day and ends at 10:00 hrs on the last day unless otherwise agreed at the time of booking.

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Ellen Vermunt
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 October, 2017

Why Ellen Vermunt chose Lassithi

This property is unique because of its location! You have the sea in front of you just separated by the street!

You are in the heart of town

What makes this apartment unique

Unique location

In the city center

At the sea

The beach at your feet

Restaurants, bars and shops not even 50 meters away

Stunning views

Amazing sunsets

Admire cruiseships coming in from your balcony!



Nearest Airport
66 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
66 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Aghios Nikolaos to Heraklion or to Sitia
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Chrysofyllis (next doors)
Car: recommended

Agios Nikolaos, capital of the Prefecture of Lasithi, is one of the most highly developed tourist towns in Greece.

It lays along the west of the Mirabello bay. The main road access of the island passes right outside the city limits, connecting it with Iraklion (66 km) to the west, Sitia to the east (70 km) and Ierapetra to the south (36 km).

Agios Nikolaos is the administrative, communications, cultural and commercial center of the Prefecture, with approximately 8500 inhabitants.

The climate in the area is mild with extremely low humidity. It is an ideal place to relax and recover one's energy.

The sea in Agios Nikolaos is superb and the surrounding area of the city is noted for its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. The landmark of the city is a small lake, known as 'Voulismeni' that is located in the center of the city, at the foot of the cliffs. Its shape is circular with a diameter of 137 m.

Other Activities: submarine excursions, historical sites, SPINALONGA, set of to NISI


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Agios Nikolaos in Agios Nikolaos Municipality

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is a hairdryer available There is a make up mirror
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Masterbedroom - 2 Single Bed , beds are joinable
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , beds are joinable
  • There are 2 convertible sofa beds in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • 5 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
WE CAN ORGANISE CAR RENTAL FOR YOU. The apartment is very centrally located so that you can get around town walking. We have sunbeds for you on the rooftop. Air conditioning and local taxes are included. A welcome pack belongs to our normal service. A change of clean towels and beach towels twice a week and a change of bed linen once a week. Cleaning once a week and at the end of your stay is included. CHECK OUT TIME IS 10H00. ARRIVAL TIME IS 15H00.


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(35 traveller reviews)

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Sunny luxury Beach apartment Aghios Nikolaos/ Kitroplateia
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews

Fantastic flat in perfect area in Crete

  • 5 of 5

We just spent two weeks in mid july 2009 in this brand new flat. We were three but it could accomodate up to 5-6 people. It was really perfect. It was the first time we were booking a flat like that and we were a bit worried before. When we discovered the flat, we were very happy to see that it was far better than we expected! This flat is great!

The location is very central to Agios Nikolaos but not too much, so it is quite during the night. Restaurants and bars are very close (you just walk there, no car needed). It is very near by a beach and it has a lovely swimming pool (in july it was not empty :-)).

The flat was huge : two rooms, three balconies, a big living room (TV, DVD player) and very well equipped kitchen. It is a big change when you compare to the tiny rooms you get in a hotel. To be honest we were going out to eat to the taverna most of the times but we organized some dinners there on the balcony, watching the sea. Very nice view on the bay. Most of all, all the rooms have very efficient and silent air conditionning which in Greece is very useful during the summer.

The owner was great with us, always ready to help. The first night, he showed us a little bit of the town and was very helpful with everything. The flat was cleaned twice a week and the owner and his wife have decorated it in a very nice way using ikea furniture.

In conclusion, I have to say that our holidays in Agios Nikolaos were great most of all because of this accomodation. The area is wonderful and the flat is localized in an area from where you can go everywhere in Mirabello bay (Elounda, Istro Bay, Mochlos, Ierapetra...) I definitly recommend this accomodation to friends, family, and everyone and I can't wait to come again to spend other holidays there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sometimes we get clients that are not coming with a family but with friends. This time we had 3 nice guys from France that really liked night life and to stroll around the nice tavernas and kafeneon we have in Agios Nikolaos. If you are raised decent by you parents and you do not want to drive when you had some alcohol, this is of course THE apartment for you. It is just a 12 minutes walk to the trendy bars we have and no one bothers about the durance of the way back. It also happened that guests stayed on the way back some hours at Amoudi beach. During the night usable to relax, to swim, enjoy the sunset and so on. If you like ships, almost every day you see from the apartment cruise ships arriving at Agios harbor. It is really lovely to mingle with the passengers of these ships. The pool of the apartment is really big, with nice sunbeds and lovely situated in the garden which is already full of trees and flowers because the apartmentbuilding is constructed in an already existing garden, which contributes a lot to the atmosphere of the property. To be honest I think that we even can accommodate people who are using wheel-chairs, cause there is an elevator and there are no further obstructions in the apartment. Salut Paris, les discussions étaits tres interessant!!!
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Fabulous location and lovely apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second of Ellen's apartments we've stayed at and, as previously, it is very tastefully decorated and furnished. There is everything you need to be self-sufficient, and with 2 mini markets just a short walk in either direction, stocking up with provisions is not an issue. The balcony is large and has a great view of Kitroplatia bay. We had very hot weather (+30C) so the balcony is really too hot to sit out, but at night it's great to sit there and watch the world go by! The back bedroom and the kitchen are a little dark, but this is a minor point when you take an holistic view of the whole apartment, which is just perfect! Thank you for letting us stay, once again, Ellen!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very modern apartment with stunning sea views

  • 5 of 5

-Really good communication with the owner who kindly offered to get shopping for us, which was really handy as we didn't land until 8:pm

- We took the public bus from the airport which costs 7.80 Euros which takes you to the bus centre in Aghios Nik then took a taxi 5 Euros to the apartment .We phoned Ellen's friend Sylvia when we were on the bus who was there to greet us.

- The apartment is on the 1st floor and has everything you need. It is extremely well equipped, clean and modern. The beds were super comfy. The air-con unit in the lounge and the main bedroon were very effective when it was 30c most of the time! Our 2 daughters (ages 9 and 12) were happy to sleep in the bedroom with stand alone fan units but adults would maybe prefer air- con. Our eldest daughter did sleep on one of the pull out beds in the lounge a couple of times.

- The main highlight is the location of the apartment. It's lovely to sit on the balcony with the amazing sea views. The local small beach is a stone's throw from the apartment, so you could go out for snorkel off the rocks or swim from the beach 2 or 3 times a day and pop back to the apartment.. There are some other beaches within walking distance too. The one by the marina about 10-15 walk has more sand so our girls liked that one best! There are lots of lovely cafes and tavernas within a 2 minutes walk. All lovely. Ate out every evening. A family of 4 with local beer/wine could eat delicious mezze meals for under 40 Euros. There are few small so called supermarkets which are quite expensive so if you wanted to do serious self-catering I would recommend taking the bus or taxi to the Lidl - it's probably about 2 miles up a hill. The centre of Agios only takes 10-15 to walk and it's all flat if you walk along the promenade.

- Fantastic, relaxing holiday - wish I was still there!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Louise and family! Glad to hear you had such a great time!!!! I must admit that the area of Kitroplateia is just the best spot to be and my absolute favourite! It has it all! The view is stunning, the sea is so clean.... Would be great to live there! Hoping to have you again one day!
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Fantastic view and above best restaurant in town

  • 5 of 5

We found this 2 bed apartment to be ideal for our family of 2 adults and 2 kids. The photos online really don't do it justice as the view is really beautiful and it is literally right next to the sea. One of the best restaurants in town is directly below the apartment and the beach is a 2 minute walk. We enjoyed it so much that we are actually going back there in a week for another 5 nights to finish off our holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Whow! Adrian!!!!!! Great to read this!!!!! What else can I say!!!!! It is a great place to be and Chrissofillis is my favourite too!!!!!! Glad to have you and your lively family back in a week!!!!!! Take care!!!!! Ellen
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Not quite as we expected, no greeting!!!!!

  • 1 of 5

We recently stayed in this 2 bed apartment and would like to make the following recommendations;

1. If you have a car you will struggle finding space it's extremely busy in Aug, although the owner had advised us we would be ok.

2. it was really strange not to have been greeted personally by the owner, we had lots of communication , but she sent a representative to book us in and for checking us out, thought it was quite rude!

3. The toilet was intermittent sometimes it would flush , however most of the time it did not, so with 5 of us it was very difficult, also you can't flush toilet paper you have to dispose of it in the bin, which we foud quite disgusting.

4. it was also stated that the bins would be emptied x2 a week. this never happended.

5. Beware do not use the cupboard in the bathroom on your left!! there was no sign up so we decided to change our own bath towels i was sent an email by the owner telling us we should not have gone in the so called private cupboard!1 the weord thing is it wasn't even marked to say do not use.

6. When we fisrt arrived the woman who booked us in broke the door lock ,good job it was her and not us other wise the owner would have made is pay!

7. The owner trioed to accuse us of pulling a light fitting off the wall, when in actual fact it is a push switch, no screws attached just had been siliconed on. good job my husband is a builder so he was able to stick it back on otherwise she threatened to take this off our deposit .

8. Over all the stay would have been much relaxing if the owner was a bit more friendlier instead of acting very nice through emails.

9. beware of no hot water in showers; you have to turn it on 20 mins before you shower for the water to heat up, and supposedly turn it off straight away; how is this possible when there are 5 people to shower?

10. Also the 2nd bedroom was very dark and dingy with no Air con my family found it very difficult to sleep in on a night.

11. please don't bee fooled by this sea view apartment!!!!!

12. not sure whether this apartment

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests, I am very sorry to read your review and very sorry to read you were not satisfied regardless of all of my correspondence with you. This apartment is situated at a top location in Aghios Nikolaos directly at the sea. We do anything possible to please our guests including a welcome pack in the fridge upon arrival and someone to meet and greet at any time of the day. Unfortunately it can't be always be myself as I have more places to run. In case of problems we always try to solve things such as a broken lock taking in consideration public holidays as such..... Of course in Greece we have a few particularities like not throwing paper in the toilet as the pipes in the old town are very narrow, or putting on the water heater 15 minutes before showering as this is how we live in Greece. There is free parking in the street within walking distance. Anyhow, most of my guests love this place and we are having lots of repeaters. Sorry not to have been able to live up to your expectations. Thank you for sharing your comments as they keep us sharp and updated.
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Fantastic location and a perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late at night and even later than planned due to a 30 minute flight delay.

We were met with a very warm welcome by Suzanna who showed us around the apartment and gave us some good restaurant recommendations.

We liked the apartment immediately, however when we woke up on our first morning we fell in love with it. The view from the balcony is amazing.

There is everything you need in the apartment and it was very clean with really comfortable beds.

It is clear that a lot of thought and attention went into this apartment and we were very sad to leave after a very quick week!

We also met Ellen and her son during the week who also made us feel at home.

The locals in the restaurants were so friendly and generous and the quality of the food was excellent.

This was my first trip to a Greek Island and it won't be my last.

Should I ever return to Crete, the first place I will look to book is Ellen's great apartment...however next time I hope it will be for at least two weeks!

Thank you Ellen & Suzanna!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Agios Nikolaos, Crete

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Hello Crete
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
Crete the Island
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
Bonjour Kriti
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
Welcome to Crete
1 Apr 2018 - 15 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

When we do not have your 25% down payment within 2 weeks after you made a booking, we are allowed to rent the apartment to other clients. In the period up to 12 weeks prior to arrival the cancellation fee is your down payment. From 12 weeks up to 4 weeks prior to arrival the cancellation fee is 50% of the total sum. Within 4 weeks prior to arrival the cancellation fee is 100%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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