Why you'll love this resort...

  • Enjoy an exclusive private location just a short distance from lively Agios Nikolaos
  • Many of the villas have private sea access and are perfect for snorkelling
  • Dine at Kafenion with romantic views overlooking the peaceful harbour and chapel
  • The water in the harbour is underlit at night and creates a luxurious atmosphere

Ideally located for discovering the incredible beauty of Crete, this independent, boutique-style hotel is the perfect retreat for a short-haul holiday filled with relaxation.

Secluded and peaceful, and set on the outskirts of Agios Nikolaos,  St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Thalassa Villas, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, is a dreamy Crete retreat with superb access to the island’s finest experiences, including Spinalonga.

Highlights include the gardens and open-air cinema, as well as the private beach and direct sea access from many of the villas, ideal for keen snorkelers.

At this boutique hotel, designed and owned by an architect, you can expect exceptional design, with a blend of local architecture and contemporary décor with open spaces showcasing sea views at every opportunity. A range of accommodation options ensures a perfect spot for every guest, from sleek sea view rooms, Suite & Club Suites which offer privileged Club benefits to spacious private villas with their own pools. A few short steps from St Nicolas Bay, sit the Thalassa villas, eight luxurious 3-4 bedroom villas that have access to all the benefits of the main hotel whilst enjoying an added element of privacy and elegance.

Guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to mealtimes, with some five eateries throughout the property. The Blue Bay All Day Restaurant a la carte is the perfect place to grab a delicious bite at any time, and those looking for a sundowner or nightcap will be at home in the chic surrounds of the Bonatsa Jetty Bar. We recommend you spend at least one evening at Kafenion (a la carte), the hotel’s signature restaurant where you can enjoy mouth-watering, authentic Cretan delicacies in a romantic setting beside the water’s edge or why not try the fine dining innovative cuisine offered at the Minotaure served under the stars.

The eight luxurious Thalassa Villas are designed to inspire and welcome well-heeled travelers seeking a magnificent blend of contemporary style and traditional Cretan architecture. Staying here is an experience unlike any other, with the stunning blue waters stretching in front of your private terrace as far as the eye can see, and the sound of the waves gently waking you every morning, what could be better?

With each villa featuring an abundance of indoor and outdoor space to enjoy, you can dine, unwind, and get active in the sun or shade, with privacy guaranteed. Coming with a host of state-of-the-art amenities, a private pool and direct access to the sea via a private pathway, the Thalassa Villas are the peak of Cretan luxury.

Thinking of saying ‘I do’ on the romantic Greek isle? Then the small, private Greek chapel next to the hotel’s Kafenion restaurant is a perfect backdrop to weddings and blessings.

For familiesthere are child-friendly facilities including babysitting, kids menus and a kids’ club, while teens and active guests will love the watersports.

The Poseidon Spa offers world famous Elemis & Cinq Mondes treatments & its own pool and relaxation facilities. And don't forget the outdoor cinema too.

A Thalasso Spa and plentiful watersports facilities complete the picture here to make a Cretan luxury travel experience to remember.

Features

  • Gym / Fitness Centre
  • Spa / Wellness
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125 rooms, Suites & Club Suites with Private Pools and 8 Thalassa Villas Private Pool. 

Classic Double Room

Classic Double Room

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child

Look out over the ocean from your private balcony or terrace area. This room comes with either a king-size bed or two twin beds, and the beautiful marble bathroom features a walk-in shower. Other facilities include a writing desk, separate WC with vanity and a Nespresso coffee machine. 
Classic Junior Suite Sea View

Classic Junior Suite Sea View

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child

With either a king-size or two twin beds, this room offers plenty of space and views out over the water. Enjoy breakfast on your private balcony or terrace, write your postcards at the writing desk, and relax in the walk-in shower or jacuzzi-style bathtub.
Classic Suite Sea View

Classic Suite Sea View

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

This room features a bedroom with either king-size or twin beds, plus a spacious separate lounge area. Other room facilities include a marble bathroom with either a walk-in shower or jacuzzi tub, separate WC with vanity and a range of refreshment amenities.
Classic Studio Private Pool Sea View

Classic Studio Private Pool Sea View

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child

Enjoy a little luxury with a stay in this beautiful accommodation, which comes with a private terrace, open-plan lounge area, private pool and day beds. Choose either one king-size or two twin beds, and enjoy a soak in the separate bathtub after a long day of relaxing poolside. 
Club Studio Private Pool Sea View

Club Studio Private Pool Sea View

Sleeps: 2 Adults

Overlooking the sea, this Club collection studio suite is perfect for a romantic getaway. Facilities include a private pool (heated April, mid-May and October), terrace with al fresco dining area, master bedroom with king-size or twin beds, marble bathroom with jacuzzi-style tub and a sunbathing area complete with daybeds. 
Club Suite One-Bedroom Private Pool Sea View

Club Suite One-Bedroom Private Pool Sea View

Sleeps: 2 Adults

Enjoy a beautiful Greek retreat with a stay in this stylish, well-appointed suite. The bedroom comes with either one king-size or two twin beds. Enjoy sparkling sea views from your private terrace or balcony, which features a table set perfect for a spot of al fresco breakfast. This suite also comes with a private pool. 
Club Junior Suite Outdoor Jacuzzi

Club Junior Suite Outdoor Jacuzzi

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child

As well as a stylish open-plan sitting area, this suite offers a spacious balcony with an outdoor hot tub perfect for admiring the sea views. Choose either a king-size or two twin beds. The suite bathroom is lined with marble and offers a spacious walk-in shower. 
Thalassa Villas

Thalassa Villas

The eight, luxurious Thalassa Villas blend supreme elegance and contemporary style immersed within the setting of traditional Cretan architecture. The villas are handled and operated by St Nicolas Bay, meaning the same incredible services and facilities are available to you. 
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