Agios Nikolaos of Lasithi, Crete
The capital of Lasithi is Agios Nikolaos (Saint Nicolas) and is located on the west side of the bay of Mirabello. The name of the region comes from the Byzantine church, of the same name, which replaced the earlier name, Mantraki.
For forty years, thousands of visitors choose to go to Saint Nikolas and is among the most important international cosmopolitan resorts.
The visitors have the opportunity to choose among a plethora of activities from those are offered.
A stroll through the shops of Saint Nikolas is necessary. There are shops with traditional art products and replicas of objects from various museums.
Traditional weaving workshops and jewelry workshops are making their appearance, while the cafes, coffee shops and the taverns of the area are consistent with the charm of the other settlements.
Although the village is traditional, the way of entertainment is modern and intense. From bars, clubs and open air cinemas to clubs with loud music, where the traditional drink, raki, is served..
For your stay in Agios Nikolaos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Agios Nikolaos, as well as in many other areas of Lasithi, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
Below, you can see a list of hotels and lodgings for staying in the area and selected accommodation's 'offers and deals' as well as various options for low-cost holidays.
The prefecture of Lasithi has a good road network with access to most parts of the county and other counties of Crete.
There is coastal connection Piraeus - Agios Nikolaos - Sitia and a connection to Dodecanese (Kasos, Karpathos, Diafani, Chalki and Rhodes islands)
Intercity buses: Its one of the most economic ways to go to Lasithi.
There is regular air connection that takes place through the airports of Heraklion and Sitia. Also from Sitia airport, there are flights to Rhodes, Karpathos and Kasos.
Bus routes serve the passengers who disembark at the international airport of Heraklion.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.