Where in Crete is Agios Nikolaos?
Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the region of Lasithi, East Crete. It’s a beautiful seaside town, popular among tourists all year long for its beaches and the mild climate all year long: It’s warm, and it doesn’t rain much and, there’s plenty of sunshine.
Does Agios Nikolaos have a beach?
The wider area of the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos is filled with numerous beaches. Small coves, long sandy beaches, hidden bays with crystal clear waters are only few of its attractions. The water sports opportunities, organized beaches and scenic taverns by the water attract all holidaymakers.
Is Agios Nikolaos busy?
I am not knocking it as I holidayed there 15 years ago but now it is very busy and commercialised; a great place if you like somewhere busy and loud with lots going on and good shopping and it is cheap too. Ag Nik is much more picturesque and attractive and it is in a lovely setting with nice bars, tavernas and shops..
Where in Greece is Agios Nikolaos?
Agios Nikolaos, Hagios Nikolaos or Aghios Nikolaos (Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος [ˈaʝoz niˈkolaos]) is a coastal town on the Greek island of Crete, lying east of the island’s capital Heraklion, north of the town of Ierapetra and west of the town of Sitia.
Is Agios Nikolaos Lively?
Agios Nikolaos is a well-attended and lively place all year round. In summer, it is mainly tourists who wander through the shopping streets and browse through the many souvenir shops and boutiques. But also in winter a large part of the shops is open and now mainly attracts the locals.
Is Agios Nikolaos safe?
Is it Safe to Travel to Agios Nikolaos? Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Greece; exercise normal security precautions.
What is the best location to stay in Crete?
The best place to stay in Crete is Chania area or western Crete that actually has the best beaches of the island and some of the best hotels along with the beautiful Chania town with its elegant restaurants, the picturesque Old Town of Chania, and the incredible Samaria Gorge (which you should hike).
Is Hersonissos Lively?
hersonissos is a very busy and lively spot. its new town is situated on the beach front and contains hundreds of bars and restuarants. Alot of Irish and Swedish/finland etc Bars.