Candia Park Village Apartments

With its traditional setting, the Candia Park Village Apartments is the real deal if you’re looking for an authentic Greek holiday.

The two pools are located in the pretty gardens. Both are set on split levels and face the sea. Nearby, there’s a small pool for children and a bar that serves drinks and snacks.

The buffet restaurant is in a picturesque village square, with al fresco dining making the most of the beautiful setting. There’s also an a la carte restaurant that offers traditional Greek dishes. After dinner, head to the Greek pub and enjoy a drink with fantastic views across Mirabello Bay.

Overview of Aghios Nikolaos

When you head on a holiday to Crete, you can expect to be greeted by gorgeous shores, mountain landscapes and wild nightlife.

The Candia Park Village Apartments can be found in Aghios Nikolaos. A historic and bustling town, Aghios Nikolaos is built upon the ancient remains of past buildings. Smaller than some of the larger resorts in Crete, everything here’s within walking distance, so you can easily get out and explore the many historic sites, art exhibitions and cultural attractions. A stay here can be as busy or as relaxed as you like.

Things to do in Aghios Nikolaos

The Candia Park Village Apartments might be in a tranquil hillside location, but it’s still close to the main attractions of Aghios Nikolaos, which is only a five-minute drive away. History is at your fingertips here, with several ancient ruins, historic structures and relics to explore. If you want to learn more about the area’s history, head to Aghios Nikolaos Archaeology Museum where some of the artefacts are more than 6,000 years old.

For somewhere different, Elounda is only 10 minutes away. If you’re looking for an unspoilt waterfront that’s backed with luxurious restaurants and bars, this is the place to be.

Whether you’re looking for a sandy escape, a historic tour or family-friendly fun, you’ll find what you’re looking for and so much more with a stay in Aghios Nikolaos.

Resort Summary

Aghios Nikalaos is home to several ancient ruins, historic structures and relics. On a small hillside you’ll see a church that has been standing since the 10th century. Nearby, beside the Istron River, you can visit the archaeological site of Priniatikos Pyrgos.

A great visit for any history buff is the Aghios Nikalaos Archaeology Museum, with some artefacts dating back to over 6,000 years old. The exhibits here display relics from the early Minoan cemetery of Mochlos, as well as coins dating from 330BC and more than 1500 vases presented in their collection.

A short trip away is the ruins of a Minoan palace known as Gournia and boat trips from the town’s harbour will take you to the tiny island of Spinalonga. Take some time to visit Spinalonga’s hillside fortress, you’ll be glad you made it to the top once you see those fantastic views.