St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

Location: Crete & Corfu | Greece

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

A luxury boutique hotel set on a secluded beach in a private sandy cove and within walking distance from the trendy resort of Agios Nikolaos, St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas offers a great location and fantastic facilities and service.

Perfect forAnyone looking for a luxurious and authentic Greek experience - from couples to families, there's something for everyone here.
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Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

St Nicolas Bay is a luxury boutique resort which overlooks the mesmerising views of Mirabello Bay in Crete, a beachfront location within walking distance from the picturesque fishing port of Agios Nikolaos, where you can enjoy a spot of shopping and find local restaurants and bars.

Rooms at St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

A blend of traditional Greek style and modern Mediterranean architecture, the rooms at St Nicolas Bay are sea-facing and furnished to the highest standard. There are a range of rooms, suites and villas to choose from, which are spacious and styled with crisp white walls to create a light, airy feel, and they come with large plush beds and elegant marble bathrooms featuring luxurious walk-in showers, as well as extensive balconies and terraces - perfect to relax on and watch the sunrise.

For a more private and secluded stay, opt for one of the spacious and luxurious Thalassa Villas on the waterfront, featuring three or four bedrooms with fully fitted kitchen, living and dining areas, and plenty of outside space, including sunbeds and a barbecue area - plus a private heated pool - ideal for families. Or why not select a one-bedroom studio with a private pool perfect for couples or a two-bedroom suite with a private pool ideal for small families.

All guests at the Thalassa Villas can enjoy the St Nicolas Bay resort facilities which are steps away. A select number of the villas offer a private pathway that leads to the sea.

Food & Drink

There are several restaurants to suit your mood, as well as two bars. During the day, sample delicious Mediterranean and Asian dishes around the pool and beach at the Blue Bay a la carte restaurant, while enjoying the views of Mirabello Bay. For an authentic Greek feast, dine at The Greek Kafenion, which offers delicious local Cretan innovative cuisine and live music by the beach.

Have dinner at the Labyrinthos restaurant, whose menu features traditional Greek food, served with a modern twist, where you can soak up the views over the pool and garden. Indulge in an after-dinner drink at the Bonatsa Jetty Bar and sample unique, irresistible cocktails, accompanied by music.


Relax at the Poseidon Spa, a perfect sanctuary offering an exciting array of treatments: try the fresh seawater treatments for maximum body and mind rejuvenation before heading over to the Turkish baths and saunas or taking a dip in the indoor, heated pool. There are also two outdoor seawater swimming pools and a state-of-the-art fitness centre with Cybex and Techno machines for those needing to burn off some energy or enjoy a calming yoga class with stunning panoramic views.

Children will be well catered for here with access to a nature and play area with huts amongst the lemon and olive trees as well as a kids club complete with a music bar, table tennis and billiards.

Activities at St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

There is a water sports centre so you can get active out on the water, or take a jog through the resort's tree-laden green zone towards the coastal paths before enjoying a relaxing morning on the private beach.

If you can drag yourself away, explore Agios Nikolaos, Elounda and the island of Spinalonga. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the rich history of the area and admire the antiques at the Archaeological Museum of Aghios Nikolaos or explore the ruins at the Minoan Palace of Malia.

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Hotel location

St Nicolas Bay is approximately a 50-minute drive from Heraklion airport and approximately a 10-minute drive from Agios Nikolaos port.

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