The combination of one of the most enchanting place 3 km from the beautiful town of Agios Nikolaos, 30 min from south Crete and 40 min from the city of Heraclion plus the natural sandy beach facing the crystal water of the Mirabello bay makes Faedra beach Hotel the ideal choice to relax under the Greek sun and unwind in the wonderful island of Crete.
Walk the beautiful 40′ path to get to the town and feel the mediterranean breeze; swimming suite and photo camera is necessary for some relaxing stops and the breathtaking views.
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The lovely serene little town of Agios Nikolaos is the cosmopolitan capital of the prefecture of Lasithi.
The town is built on the site Mandraki, on the west side of the Gulf of Mirabello, but the current name comes from the Byzantine church of Saint Nikolaos located west of the city.
With an international and cosmopolitan ambiance, the elegant pool restaurant and the privileged location of the hotel on the beach of Ammoudara inspires most travelers that want to discover Crete island relaxation and easy access to many sight seeings.
Need a car? Car rental is available at the hotel for our guests.
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Lasithi is the easternmost regional unit on the island of Crete, to the east of Heraklion. Its capital is Agios Nikolaos, the other major towns being Ierapetra, Sitia, and Neapoli. Thanks to stunning beaches like Ammoudara,Almyros,Kalo Horio,Vulisma of Mirabello coast and its mild climate year-long, Lasithi attracts many tourists.
Mass tourism is served by places like Vai, Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, the island of Spinalonga at north and the Hrisi Island at south.
More off-beat tourism can be found in villages on the south coast like Myrtos, Makrys Gialos, Xerokambos and Koutsouras but also in many villages in the North or East of Sitia.
The lake is its most charming feature. Legend suggests that Athena and Artemis bathed in its waters. This lake is connected to the sea by a straight channel, while its natural surroundings of red rock and trees attract the visitor magnetically.
There are bustling cafeterias, charming coffee houses and tavernas serving traditional Cretan dishes or tidbits of local food, around the lake of Aghios Nikolaos with magnificent view.