Agios Nikólaos (GR: Αγιος Νικόλαος), with 9.500 inhabitants, is the capital of the Lassithi province of Crete. It is built around a picturesque lake at the north-western side of the Mirabello bay, the biggest bay in Crete. Major administrative, cultural and communications center, Agios Nikolaos is one of the most developed tourist areas, not only in Crete but in Greece in general. Thanks to the beautiful coasts, the great sights and the cosmopolitan life, this lively city hosts every year thousands of visitors without losing one bit of its tranquility and traditional hospitality.
The area is touristic developed with many shops, restaurants on the shore, bars and several excellent hotels famous for their comforts and the variety of amenities offered. The lagoon of Elounda is shaped between the coast and a small peninsula of 7-8 km length ... Spinalonga, since antiquity, has protected the harbor of ancient Olous.
The island of Spinalonga (Gr: Σπιναλόγκα), officially known as Kalydon (Καλυδών), is located in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete, in Lasithi prefecture, next to the town of Elounda. The official Greek name of the island today is Kalydon. Originally, Spinalonga was not an island, it was part of the island of Crete. During Venetian occupation the island was carved out of the coast for defense purposes and a fort was built there. A popular name for the island since Venetian rule is Spinalonga. During Venetian rule, salt was harvested from salt pans around the island. The island has also been used as a leper colony. Spinalonga has appeared in novels, television series, and a short film.
The village of Sissi, a picturesque village 40 km east of Heraklion and 25 km west of Ag. Nikolaos. Sissi is a beautiful fishing village with strange nature. On one side of the village the nature is wild, with a small river flowing into the sea, a number of palm trees on its banks, ducks and geese swimming peacefully. On the other side there are sandy and gravel beaches, caverns in the rocks and deep clear water, full of many kinds of fish. A place that gathers the nature of different places of Crete.
Situated in the fishing village of Sissi, Porto Sissi Hotel offers self-catering accommodation next to the sea. It has a swimming pool and offers free Wi-Fi access. Porto Sissi Hotel Apartments are tastefully decorated. They are equipped with satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer and iron. In the kitchenette, guests can prepare their meal and enjoy it in the privacy of their balcony. All units feature garden or sea views.
Kiveli Apartments is just 30 metres from the beach of Milatos. The hotel offers air-conditioned accommodation with view to the sea or mountain, and features a garden with sun beds. The traditional studios come with a kitchenette, each with a 2-ring cooker and fridge. Large units with 2 or 3 bedrooms and a seating area are also available. Hotel Rooms: 7
This boutique hotel is especially designed to provide guests with a relaxing minimal environment that exudes elegance and style and makes it stand out from other hotels in Crete. The Elounda Palm Hotel in Elounda, Crete is comprised of 64 hotel rooms, contemporary suites with a shared pool, bungalows and one private pool villa, all of which are simply, yet lavishly decorated and furnished. The meticulous management of the hotel offers a wide variety of excellent facilities and hotel services that cater to the comfort and ease of its guests.
Small A' Class hotel by the sea near the village of Sissi. The hotel consists of 5 individual complexes. All rooms are equipped with individual bathroom, two telephones (room, bath- room), music, refrigerator, mahogany furniture, spacious balconies - most of them with a view to the sea. Very quiet, features swimming pool, restaurant - bar, reception, lovely gardens. H/B & B/B basis.
A new boutique hotel, on the north cost of the island of Crete that combines an elegant contemporary architectural style with the blue colors of the Mediterranean sea. Interior design based on natural colors and classic materials create a relaxing atmosphere while distinctive luxury and personalized service provide an absolute lodging experience.
This modern 5-star hotel is surrounded by acres of gardens, overlooking the Mirabello Bay, just minutes from beaches and the fishing village of Elounta. Elounda Bay Palace Hotel provides a variety of large, comfortably furnished and designed guestrooms. Some rooms have terraces with direct access to the pool and others have fireplaces.