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St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel and Villas

A deluxe hotel offering an atmosphere of complete luxury and tranquillity.

5 Star


St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas is a member of the 'Small Luxury Hotels of the World' and is one of the most sought after hotels on the island of Crete. Fully renovated, it is magnificently set in a two storey bungalow style building, overlooking the Gulf of Mirabello. This hotel is an ideal choice for couples who want to combine relaxation with activity throughout their stay and great for weddings too. The rooms are chic, elegant and airy, all with sea views, surrounded by olive trees, orange and lemon groves and garden terraces. The hotel's picturesque gardens lead down to its own private beach where all beach facilities are provided. There are a few shops and restaurants within a five minute walk and the centre of Aghios Nikolaos is a 25 minute walk away.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Classic Double Room Limited Sea View (29m2) sleeps up to 3 persons with air conditioning, free wifi, safety deposit box, satellite TV, telephone, Nespresso machine, tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar (payable locally), complimentary still water every day, bathroom with shower or bath, bathrobes & slippers, hairdryer and a private balcony or terrace.

Classic Junior Suite Sea View (32m2) sleeps up to 3 persons features the same amenities as the Classic Double Room in a larger setting.

Classic One Bedroom Suite Sea View (40m2) sleeps up to 4 person features the same amenities as the Classic Double Room in a larger setting.

Classic Studio Private Pool Sea View (40m2) sleeps up to 3 persons features the same amenities as the Classic Double Room along with a private terrace with a 30m2 private pool and two lounge chairs.

Club Studio Private Pool Sea View (50m2) sleeps up to 3 persons is a lovely open plan room with a private pool and sea view. All other room features are the same as the Classic Double Room.

Club Junior Suite with Outdoor Jacuzzi (35m2) sleeps up to 3 persons with a heated outdoor jacuzzi in the comfort of your private balcony or terrace. All other room features are the same as the Classic Double Room.

Club One Bedroom Suite Private Pool Sea View (50m2) sleeps up to 4 persons have has a separate living room with dining area, lounge corner, writing desk, private terrace with open air shaded dining table and daybeds. All other room features are the same as the Classic Double Room.

Three Bedroom Villa Pool & Sea View (126-132m2) sleeps up to 5 persons with a master bedroom, second bedroom with twin beds and a third bedroom with a single bed. It also has a private infinity pool, living room open plan fully equipped kitchen, separate lounge area and dining table, outdoor dining facilities and sitting area. The Villa is allocated on arrival based on four villas that have the same amenities and rooms as described above.

Club Room Types feature these additional exclusives:

Express early check in/late check out (subject to availability), welcome champagne, mineral water, fresh flowers upon arrival, every second day complimentary Aperitif in suite, welcome cocktails at the Astra Bar, twice daily maid service & turndown, room service breakfast at anytime, Spa (Adults only), complimentary use of gym, games room, home cinema and porter service.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Free wifi throughout the hotel
  • Lounges
  • Shops
  • Boutique
  • Art Gallery
  • Room service (payable locally)
  • Laundry service (payable locally)

Leisure Activities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private sandy beach
  • Free beach towels
  • Free Sunbeds and umbrellas
  • Gym
  • Open air gym facilities 
  • Yoga pavilion
  • Table tennis
  • Home cinema
  • Watersports Centre offering water-skiing, water-skiing lessons, windsurfing, canoes, banana boat and jet skis (payable locally)
  • Bicycle hire (payable locally)

For Children

  • Kids Mini Club (4-11 years, children under 4 must be supervised by a parent or guardian) Open daily (Monday - Saturday from 10:00- 14:00 & 15:00 -19:30 
  • Children's seawater paddling pool
  • Games room including Table tennis, mini football table and a PlayStation + watch films
  • Children's menus, highchairs and baby cots available (upon request)
  • Child/baby car seat available upon request 
  • Kids dining + early dining options in room can be arranged in resort
  • Baby accessories available ( bottle warmer/sterilizer, kettle and baby potty) on request 
  • Babysitting (upon request and payable locally)


Labyrinthos Main Buffet Restaurant: Their chefs use the freshest of ingredients to offer a wide range of cold and warm starters, salads, main dishes and desserts. Powerful flavours that draw inspiration from traditional Greek cuisine are given a modern twist for an unforgettable culinary experience.

The Blue Bay: Enjoy excellent Mediterranean and Asian dishes overlooking Mirabello Bay. An all-day menu includes healthy salads, snacks, vegetarian dishes and other daily specials perfect for a light lunch. Cocktails, drinks, sandwiches, ice creams, fresh fruit juices are served all day around the pool and on the beach.

Minotaure: The “Minotaure” next to the Pool is an exclusive place for the intimate candlelight dinner under the stars. Asian and International innovative cuisine plus a rich selection from the Worldwide Cellar. Two times per week enjoy excellent live orchestra and every night live piano music.

The Greek Kafenion: Enjoy the delights of an outdoor BBQ kitchen, various authentic Cretan dishes, innovative Cretan cuisine based at the finest local fresh ingredients and excellent seafood from the Mirabello Bay.

The Astra Bar: The Astra Bar Terrace is overlooking the Minotaure Lagoon Pool and the blinking lights of Aghios Nikolaos old fishing port. The ideal place to socialize, enjoy glorious sunsets and your favourite drinks while listening to soft Piano music.

Bonatsa Jetty Bar: When the Sun is setting down enjoy unusual Cocktails and trendy musical hits at the water’s edge.

Some restaurants and bars are weather permitting.


The Poseidon Spa in Crete at the St. Nicolas Bay Hotel is designed to offer the ultimate relaxation and tranquillity. We provide a modern state of the art environment where guests can indulge in a peaceful atmosphere. Facilities and treatments are payable locally.

  • Indoor heated pool with Hydro Jet bubble seats and the relaxation area.
  • Marble Turkish steam baths and saunas.
  • Luxurious treatment rooms with jacuzzi tub and affusion shower.
  • The Aphrodite’s Bath, a treatment cave for 2, with seawater Thalassotherapy pool next to the sea, Hydro jets and bubble loungers.
  • The Blue Room and its private veranda overlooking the Mirabello Bay.
  • The Stone Suite for two with a private, built-in Jacuzzi and relaxation area.

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