Agios Nikolaos, with over forty years of experience in the tourism industry, is an international and cosmopolitan resort that welcomes thousands of visitors annually.
The lake is its most charming feature. Legend has it that Athena and Armetis bathed in its waters. This lake is connected to the sea through a straight channel, while its natural environment of red rock and trees magnetically attracts the visitor.
In a small outdoor theater by the lake, locals and visitors can enjoy interesting artistic and cultural presentations. A stroll through the shops of Agios Nikolaos is a delightful experience. Στα πολλά καταστήματα ο επισκέπτης μπορεί να βρει μεγάλη ποικιλία από παραδοσιακά κρητικά έργα τέχνης, αντίγραφα κομματιών από διάφορα αρχαιολογικά μουσεία, κοσμήματα και κεντήματα.
There are also many examples of textiles and Byzantine icons.
There are bustling cafes, charming cafes and taverns serving traditional Cretan “mesedes” or mezes of local food.
You can find countless opportunities for night entertainment in various bars and discos. Visit the outdoor summer cinema “Christina” where the surrounding walls are covered with honeysuckle, or find other entertainment venues where genuine Cretan feasts are always accompanied by local wine or strong raki.
The high quality and range of sports facilities provide professional athletes and sports enthusiasts as well as local and visiting amateur athletes the opportunity to engage in any sport. There is a soccer field, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, beach volleyball facilities, mini golf and swimming pools, all of which provide the opportunity for exercise and fun.