Holidays in Agios Nikolaos have been popular with tourists of all ages for many years, and it is not hard to see why. This attractive resort is situated on the eastern side of the island of Crete, and occupies one of the most scenic sites along the east coast. As idyllic as it is, the resort is only an hour from the main city of Heraklion and there are many regular flights departing from UK airports. The travel time is four hours from Gatwick. Find out more about holidays in Crete
Built on three hills, Agios Nikolaos is unique in that it has a large lake which connects with the sea via a narrow channel. This lakeside area is Agios Nikolaos’ centre with cafes, tavernas, fine dining restaurants and bars all clustered together around the waterfront.