Part way between Aghios Nikolaos and Elounda lies this private beach resort hotel, blending airy contemporary design with high-end amenities. Accommodation ranges from bungalow-style rooms and suites to villas with private pools. Relax in the Poseidon Spa, with its full complement of Turkish baths, saunas and hydrojet bubble loungers, or visit the Blue Room rooftop terrace for spa treatments with exquisite sunset views. Enjoy watersports by the private sandy beach including scuba diving and boat excursions, whilst the kids are being entertained in their own club. For inventive cocktails, meet up at the Bonaccia Jetty Bar by the water’s edge. Dining is a pleasurable dilemma, with no fewer than five restaurants to select from, among them Labyrinthos for local and international cuisine, Blue Bay for Mediterranean and Asian dishes and The Greek Kafenion for innovative Cretan specialities served to the sound of live music.
Set on a peninsula overlooking the old cosmopolitan fishing village of Aghios Nikolaos, nods to modern culture at this contemporary-styled hotel can be found at Argonaftis - a space created by the owners who are keen patrons of the arts. Lose yourself in the permanent private exhibition of paintings and sculptures from well-known young Greek artists.
Greece is blessed with a Mediterranean climate. From mid May to mid June and mid September to October the climate is pleasant and sunshine is plentiful. July and August are hot with temperatures reaching 37°C. Winters tend to be mild in the south but much cooler in the north with an increased chance of rain.
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