Agios Nikolaos is a cosmopolitan town located 10 km south of Elounda or 10 minutes by bus or taxi.
The fresh water lake is its most charming feature as it is connected to the sea by a narrow channel while its natural surroundings of red rock and trees house many charming romantic restaurants.
A walk around the shops is an enjoyable experience where one can find a wide selection of traditional Cretan artwork, jewellery and embroidery.
Agios also offers opportunities for night time entertainment with a variety of bars and clubs.
The marina of “Agios” holds a special interest for many visitors who enjoy deep water fishing and diving and is built to European specifications capable of accommodating over 200 crafts all year round.