Warm Agios Nikolaos

By: Vivek Kuriyal

Visitors to this lively town full of lights and color are greeted with warmth in a cozy atmosphere. Tourists will have the luxury of seeing Agios Nikolaos change its face according to their mood. Here, people looking for a traditional place reminiscent of the good old days co-exist with the cosmopolitan crowd looking for fun and frolic. It is the perfect summer resort to spend your vacations in a relaxed manner away from demanding crowds. You will experience peace and quiet to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

The lake of Agios Nikolaos is the chief tourist attraction in Agios Nikolaos.

The beauty of the lake is enhanced by a narrow canal. The red rocks of its natural surroundings amongst trees are an ideal spot of attraction. And, nearby you find multi colored fishing boats next to which are coffee shops where you can relax and enjoy the scenic view of the surroundings. The lake has legends attached to it that Goddess Athena would wash her hair at the deep blue waters of the lake.

The charming port of Agios Nikolaos has a specialty of its own engulfed by picturesque tile roofed houses. The evenings see illuminated by lights in shops and on boats moored at the big dock. From here one can embark on fishing boats for day trips to SpinalongaHealth Fitness Articles, Elounda and the picturesque Mirabello Bay.

The landscape of the port is complemented by two lovely islands situated at the entrance of the port. You can tour the islands to view a light house and the chief attraction – the Agion Panton (All Saints) chapels where you can view some interesting frescoes. A trip to Agios Nikolaos is affordable as reservations in Agios Nikolaos hotelsare available at discounted prices.

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