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St. Nicolas Bay is a unique luxury private beach resort hotel in Crete on the way from Agios Nikolaos to Elounda and only 69km from Heraklion International Airport. A perfect blend of traditional and modern architecture with a strong emphasis on privacy, intimacy, and casual elegance. Mediterranean in character and in design, everything in this delightful boutique hotel exudes great class and impeccable taste.  St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas is located in a secluded and very quiet beachfront location, perfect for a calm and rejuvenating getaway.


The professional team of experienced staff is trained to perfection and fully available to provide attentive service, always with a smile treating every guest as a VIP.


This luxury boutique hotel, small in size, without compromising in quality and with a superb range of facilities combines the special character and charm of authentic Greece with world class service. Nestled at the waterfront, St. Nicolas Bay features fully renovated 25 Deluxe Suites with private pools, 6 Thalassa Villas with private pools, 42 different Suites and 40 Bungalow Style Rooms all with marble tiled baths and floors, mini bars, direct dial telephones, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, satellite television and sea view balconies or terraces. The exquisite St. Nicolas Bay Club Suites and Thalassa Villas offer additional luxury with jacuzzi baths, separate showers, Hi-Fi systems, DVD’s, large television screens, secluded sea-facing terrace gardens with private heated swimming pools, and large terraces boasting panoramic sea views.


A unique combination of seclusion and privacy in luxurious accommodation combined with personalized service is only possible in this size of boutique hotel. A private, Blue Flag awarded sandy beach awaits with seafront terraces and two, large seawater swimming pools as well as a children’s pool. Water sports and scuba diving complete the facilities available to guests.


Culinary options are excellent with five superb restaurants to choose from with different cuisine from Greek, Cretan, Mediterranean, French, Sushi, Asian and International. Dine at Labyrinthos and Club House for breakfast and dinner buffets with waiter service, Blue Bay Beach Restaurant for lunch, Minotaure Restaurant for candlelit dinners with fusion, Sushi & International Gourmet cuisine or Traditional Kafenion for Authentic Greek & Cretan specialities with BIO Menu using fresh vegetables from their own BIO vegetables garden. Also on offer is room service, children’s menus and theme nights with live music in season. The Pool & Beach Bar, Astra Bar & Bonatsa Jetty Bar are also great places to relax and enjoy exotic cocktails and various drinks.

For those wanting a resort escape, the hotel is located just 1,5 km from Aghios Nikolaos small town in East Crete which is the top summer resort of Crete with many fashion shops, boutiques, jewellery shops, restaurants, and bars with live ambiance for evening entertainment. The Children’s World Supervised Mini Club (for children aged 4 - 10 years old) operates at no cost and provides facilities and a host of activities and entertainment for children.


The ultimate experience of pampering awaits at the Poseidon Spa. Dedicated to peace, tranquillity, and harmony the spa pampers guests with a heavenly array of wellness and beauty treatments using Cinq Mondes, Elemis & Algoane premium products plus different massage options and signature treatments to restore mind, body, and spirit in designed surroundings. A true shrine to beauty and well-being, the Poseidon Spa offers magnificent facilities with indoor heated pool, private cabins for sauna, steam bath and hydro massage, qualified staff, and personalized services.


The St. Nicolas Bay Luxury Villa complex is comprised of stylish and spacious Villas, nestled graciously on a private waterfront location, overlooking the Gulf of Mirabello on the island of Crete. From the moment you arrive through the stone gates of the Thalassa Villas, you step into another world; A world in which every need has been anticipated and every conceivable comfort provided, always unobtrusively. This luxurious hideaway is surrounded by lush gardens with bougainvillea, jasmine, roses, olive, and lemon groves, leading down to a private rocky beachfront for swimming off the rocks. This well-kept secret paradise is near the trendy Aghios Nikolaos Town, at walking distance (50m.) from the adjacent St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas.


Due to the excellent service, luxurious accommodation, and refined food the St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas has been awarded with Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor annually from 2010 through to 2016; Quality Selection Certificate by HolidayCheck annually from 2012 through to 2016; 5 Star Diamond Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences; Award of Excellence by Thomas Cook and many other awards during the past years.


The St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas - a hotel with unmatched heart welcomes you with the colours of endless blue sea in your eyes. You’ll want to return for its tranquillity and its touch of class.

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St. Nicolas Bay Resort & Villas  |  Thesi Nissi   |  Aghios Nikolaos 721 00  |  Crete  |  Greece

Telephone: +30 28410 90200  |  Fax: +30 28410 24556

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