Agios Nikolaos manages to achieve something rather special. Classy, cool and modern, this town on the northeast coast of Crete is also brimming with old-world Greek authenticity and traditional island flavour. And it blends these worlds effortlessly, meaning Agios Nikolaos holidays offer plenty for visitors to enjoy. The town’s waterside is lined with cafés and restaurants, and acts as a social hub for locals and tourists alike.
With colourful houses rising uphill from the shore, Agios Nikolaos is beautiful to look at, while it also boasts plenty of cultural diversions, thanks to the presence of museums and churches throughout the area. With a lively ambience and enough happening to keep all kinds of holidaymakers happy, it’s not hard to see why so many people have fallen in love with holidays to Agios Nikolaos. Get ready to be swept off your feet.
Embrace the lake
At the heart of Agios Nikolaos, Lake Voulismeni is an atmospheric place to take a stroll day or night, and its surrounding restaurants and cafés are perfect for watching the world go by.
Sample the nightlife
Agios Nikolaos really lets its hair down at night, when the town’s many bars come alive. Grab a cocktail and join a stylish mix of locals and tourists.
Shop like a local
Being a smart place, Agios Nikolaos has a wide choice of boutiques, as well as vintage stores selling everything from antiques and clothes to jewellery.