Situated on the beautiful Greek island of Crete, the St Nicolas Bay Hotel combines modern luxury with Greek heritage to provide the perfect getaway. This hotel will cater to your every need, providing the platform for you to holiday effortlessly and blissfully.
The entire complex screams sophistication. The stylish suites offer garden or sea views, some with the addition of a private pool. Each room contains traditional Greek features designed by locals to add a touch of authenticity. This family friendly hotel is peppered with bars and restaurants to suit every taste, mood and occasion. Between the dinner dates and lazy lunches, there are plenty of amenities to keep you and your family occupied.
For the more active holiday go-ers, there is a Watersports Centre offering a range of activities from water-skiing to banana boat rides. Lessons are available for beginners, so don’t let your experience hold you back. In addition to exhilarating watersports, you can also scuba dive off the coast of Crete during your stay. Boat excursions enable you to discover nearby coves with clear waters and unexplored beaches. Their Sunset cruise journeys along the Aghios Nikolaos coastlines as the sun sets, accompanied by champagne and refreshments. The Spa, which includes an indoor pool, hosts a range of treatments to help you relax and unwind. A state of the art gym will allow you to keep in shape while you’re away and the hotel offers two jogging routes for spectacular views whilst exercising.
If you fancy a trip out, a 30-minute walk, or 5-minute cab ride, will take you to the town of Aghios Nicolaos, the home of Lake Voulismeni. You will also find a Cretan Olive Oil Farm, which performs Olive Oil Production demonstrations amongst other classes including cooking and ceramics.
The shops on site offer holiday essentials from everyday items to tasteful gifts by trendy Greek designers. The hotel’s own Gallery exhibits paintings, sculptures and crafts from well-known Greek artists. Each summer, a select few are invited to show their latest work in themed exhibitions for us all to enjoy. For evening entertainment, their Greek Night is a true celebration of heritage with performances of Greek dances from all over the country.
The hotel is very child and baby friendly in case you are traveling with a little one. A kid’s club is offered daily (except Sundays) and a sea water paddling pool is situated next to the large swimming pool, so you can keep a watchful eye. The beautiful private beach is protected by a sandy cove, making it ideal for families and children. A babysitting service is available for date night, as well as children’s early dining upon request, children’s menus and high chairs.
The Greek are masters of hospitality and the staff at St Nicolas Bay are no exception. Welcoming and friendly beyond belief, the staff make special efforts to get to know you. From being greeted by your name to knowing your food preferences and allergies, they care about you and your holiday, and nothing is too much trouble. They are wonderfully proud of their culture and this shows throughout their service. Thanks to the staff, a stay at this hotel is a warming experience - and not just because of the weather.
Regardless if you’re travelling alone, as a couple or family, St Nicolas Bay will welcome you with open arms. This Greek getaway is definitely worth a visit – it has our seal of approval.