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Sunny luxury Beach apartment Aghios Nikolaos/ Kitroplateia



Updated: 24-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

2 bedroom apartment sleeps 4/ 6, Centre of Aghios Nikolaos at Kitroplateia Beach

Staying in Aghios Nikolaos, Crete.

A fully refurbished, self-catering 3-room apartment of 80 M2 located in the heart of Aghios Nikolaos. Kitroplatia beach at your feet, stunning sea view, huge balcony with sea and mountain view, new bathroom, new kitchen with oven, ceramic stove, washing machine, flat-screen TV in the spacious living room. Sleeps 4/6 persons. The 2 bedrooms each have twin-beds. 2 extra sofa beds in living room. THIS IS A NON SMOKING APARTMENT.

The location is beyond imagination. Food, drinks, facilities, night life and amusement, shopping, sightseeing, banks and beach at no less than 100 meters. You combine the beauty of the island with all possible facilities within reach. Parking space always available if you rent a car for your excursions. If you want to have a beach holiday you do not even need a car on this location!



BEACHTOWELS: Beach towels are provided!

ARRIVAL TIMES: Rental period:

The rental period commences at 15:00 hrs on the first day and ends at 10:00 hrs on the last day unless otherwise agreed at the time of booking.

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About the Owner

Ellen Vermunt
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

Why Ellen Vermunt chose Lassithi

This property is unique because of its location! You have the sea in front of you just separated by the street!

You are in the heart of town

What makes this apartment unique

Unique location

In the city center

At the sea

The beach at your feet

Restaurants, bars and shops not even 50 meters away

Stunning views

Amazing sunsets

Admire cruiseships coming in from your balcony!


32 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)


Fantastic flat in perfect area in Crete

  • 5 of 5

We just spent two weeks in mid july 2009 in this brand new flat. We were three but it could accomodate up to 5-6 people. It was really perfect. It was the first time we were booking a flat like that and we were a bit worried before. When we discovered the flat, we were very happy to see that it was far better than we expected! This flat is great!

The location is very central to Agios Nikolaos but not too much, so it is quite during the night. Restaurants and bars are very close (you just walk there, no car needed). It is very near by a beach and it has a lovely swimming pool (in july it was not empty :-)).

The flat was huge : two rooms, three balconies, a big living room (TV, DVD player) and very well equipped kitchen. It is a big change when you compare to the tiny rooms you get in a hotel. To be honest we were going out to eat to the taverna most of the times but we organized some dinners there on the balcony, watching the sea. Very nice view on the bay. Most of all, all the rooms have very efficient and silent air conditionning which in Greece is very useful during the summer.

The owner was great with us, always ready to help. The first night, he showed us a little bit of the town and was very helpful with everything. The flat was cleaned twice a week and the owner and his wife have decorated it in a very nice way using ikea furniture.

In conclusion, I have to say that our holidays in Agios Nikolaos were great most of all because of this accomodation. The area is wonderful and the flat is localized in an area from where you can go everywhere in Mirabello bay (Elounda, Istro Bay, Mochlos, Ierapetra...) I definitly recommend this accomodation to friends, family, and everyone and I can't wait to come again to spend other holidays there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sometimes we get clients that are not coming with a family but with friends. This time we had 3 nice guys from France that really liked night life and to stroll around the nice tavernas and kafeneon we have in Agios Nikolaos. If you are raised decent by you parents and you do not want to drive when you had some alcohol, this is of course THE apartment for you. It is just a 12 minutes walk to the trendy bars we have and no one bothers about the durance of the way back. It also happened that guests stayed on the way back some hours at Amoudi beach. During the night usable to relax, to swim, enjoy the sunset and so on. If you like ships, almost every day you see from the apartment cruise ships arriving at Agios harbor. It is really lovely to mingle with the passengers of these ships. The pool of the apartment is really big, with nice sunbeds and lovely situated in the garden which is already full of trees and flowers because the apartmentbuilding is constructed in an already existing garden, which contributes a lot to the atmosphere of the property. To be honest I think that we even can accommodate people who are using wheel-chairs, cause there is an elevator and there are no further obstructions in the apartment. Salut Paris, les discussions étaits tres interessant!!!
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Not quite as we expected, no greeting!!!!!

  • 1 of 5

We recently stayed in this 2 bed apartment and would like to make the following recommendations;

1. If you have a car you will struggle finding space it's extremely busy in Aug, although the owner had advised us we would be ok.

2. it was really strange not to have been greeted personally by the owner, we had lots of communication , but she sent a representative to book us in and for checking us out, thought it was quite rude!

3. The toilet was intermittent sometimes it would flush , however most of the time it did not, so with 5 of us it was very difficult, also you can't flush toilet paper you have to dispose of it in the bin, which we foud quite disgusting.

4. it was also stated that the bins would be emptied x2 a week. this never happended.

5. Beware do not use the cupboard in the bathroom on your left!! there was no sign up so we decided to change our own bath towels i was sent an email by the owner telling us we should not have gone in the so called private cupboard!1 the weord thing is it wasn't even marked to say do not use.

6. When we fisrt arrived the woman who booked us in broke the door lock ,good job it was her and not us other wise the owner would have made is pay!

7. The owner trioed to accuse us of pulling a light fitting off the wall, when in actual fact it is a push switch, no screws attached just had been siliconed on. good job my husband is a builder so he was able to stick it back on otherwise she threatened to take this off our deposit .

8. Over all the stay would have been much relaxing if the owner was a bit more friendlier instead of acting very nice through emails.

9. beware of no hot water in showers; you have to turn it on 20 mins before you shower for the water to heat up, and supposedly turn it off straight away; how is this possible when there are 5 people to shower?

10. Also the 2nd bedroom was very dark and dingy with no Air con my family found it very difficult to sleep in on a night.

11. please don't bee fooled by this sea view apartment!!!!!

12. not sure whether this apartment

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests, I am very sorry to read your review and very sorry to read you were not satisfied regardless of all of my correspondence with you. This apartment is situated at a top location in Aghios Nikolaos directly at the sea. We do anything possible to please our guests including a welcome pack in the fridge upon arrival and someone to meet and greet at any time of the day. Unfortunately it can't be always be myself as I have more places to run. In case of problems we always try to solve things such as a broken lock taking in consideration public holidays as such..... Of course in Greece we have a few particularities like not throwing paper in the toilet as the pipes in the old town are very narrow, or putting on the water heater 15 minutes before showering as this is how we live in Greece. There is free parking in the street within walking distance. Anyhow, most of my guests love this place and we are having lots of repeaters. Sorry not to have been able to live up to your expectations. Thank you for sharing your comments as they keep us sharp and updated.
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Fantastic location and a perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late at night and even later than planned due to a 30 minute flight delay.

We were met with a very warm welcome by Suzanna who showed us around the apartment and gave us some good restaurant recommendations.

We liked the apartment immediately, however when we woke up on our first morning we fell in love with it. The view from the balcony is amazing.

There is everything you need in the apartment and it was very clean with really comfortable beds.

It is clear that a lot of thought and attention went into this apartment and we were very sad to leave after a very quick week!

We also met Ellen and her son during the week who also made us feel at home.

The locals in the restaurants were so friendly and generous and the quality of the food was excellent.

This was my first trip to a Greek Island and it won't be my last.

Should I ever return to Crete, the first place I will look to book is Ellen's great apartment...however next time I hope it will be for at least two weeks!

Thank you Ellen & Suzanna!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Appartement idéalement situé dans Aghios Nikolaos.

  • 5 of 5

Agréable séjour (fin d'année) dans cet appartement confortable et bien équipé. A 5 minutes à pied du centre ville tous commerces. Litterie confortable. Restaurants à proximité. Vue magnifique sur la mer et petite plage accessible à 50 mètres. petite terasse Propriétaire sympatique et disponible. idéal pour 4 personnes.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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fabulous in every way

  • 5 of 5

This lovely apartment felt like home and is very well furnished and equipped. It was spotlessly clean and beautifully presented. Marcello met us quite late in the evening and showed us everything. The location is simply stunning with a front row view of the bay and beach and around to the town. The balcony has the sun all day even in October. Everything you need is within walking distance either to the restaurants around Kitroplateia or the shops and harbour beyond and behind. We ate locally every night at a different place and were never disappointed. The beach is a short walk away with fabulously clear water and sandy shingle. Beds available to rent by the day. We also enjoyed shopping in the evening. Boat and train tours are within easy distance. The air conditioning was useful. We will certainly return as soon as possible. Ellen and Marcello could not have been more friendly, helpful and efficient

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect apartment in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for a week with my wife, baby and my parents. The owner was very helpful before and during our stay and extremely welcoming and accommodating. A cot was made up for us ready for our arrival and the welcome pack (milk, bread, yoghurt, ham, jam, biscuits, juice, crisps plus more) was much appreciated because we had arrived late so didn't want to be looking for food.

The apartment is superbly equipped and the owner has really made every effort to ensure that you have everything you need. We even had filter coffee supplied and the machine ready to be used.

The apartment is tastefully decorated with what appears to be Ikea furniture and nice touches such as chocolate left by our beds and binoculars to use.

The best thing about this apartment is its location and the balcony. You can't beat waking up to sunshine and sitting on the balcony (this is a single balcony) eating your breakfast and enjoying the sea views. There is a lovely pebbly beach 1 minute walk and fantastic local restaurants downstairs. It's a lovely walk to the centre of Agios Nikolaos and the harbour, shops and all the bars and cafes so you are away from all the noise. However as the apartment is right on the seafront and the only road into Agios Nikolaos there is noise from buses and cars coming in but it's all part of the experience of sitting on the balcony watching the world go by whilst having a drink.

All in all its brilliant and beats staying in a hotel. Assuming you're happy to walk up some stairs as it's a first floor apartment with no lift, it's highly recommended and will make your stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This property is unique because of its location! You have the sea in front of you just separated by the street! You are in the heart of town

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heraklion at 66 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Heraklion at 66 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Aghios Nikolaos to Heraklion or to Sitia at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Chrysofyllis (next doors) at 5 Metres Nearest Beach : at 20 Metres Car: recommended

Agios Nikolaos, capital of the Prefecture of Lasithi, is one of the most highly developed tourist towns in Greece.

It lays along the west of the Mirabello bay. The main road access of the island passes right outside the city limits, connecting it with Iraklion (66 km) to the west, Sitia to the east (70 km) and Ierapetra to the south (36 km).

Agios Nikolaos is the administrative, communications, cultural and commercial center of the Prefecture, with approximately 8500 inhabitants.

The climate in the area is mild with extremely low humidity. It is an ideal place to relax and recover one's energy.

The sea in Agios Nikolaos is superb and the surrounding area of the city is noted for its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. The landmark of the city is a small lake, known as 'Voulismeni' that is located in the center of the city, at the foot of the cliffs. Its shape is circular with a diameter of 137 m.

Other Activities: submarine excursions, historical sites, SPINALONGA, set of to NISI

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Welcome to Crete
1 Apr 2017 - 15 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
16 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Summer on Crete
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Hello Crete
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Crete the Island
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Bonjour Kriti
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Welcome to Crete
1 Apr 2018 - 15 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

When we do not have your 25% down payment within 2 weeks after you made a booking, we are allowed to rent the apartment to other clients. In the period up to 12 weeks prior to arrival the cancellation fee is your down payment. From 12 weeks up to 4 weeks prior to arrival the cancellation fee is 50% of the total sum. Within 4 weeks prior to arrival the cancellation fee is 100%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Apr-2017


From the Owner

Unique location In the city center At the sea The beach at your feet Restaurants, bars and shops not even 50 meters away Stunning views Amazing sunsets Admire cruiseships coming in from your balcony! NO CAR NEEDED

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television


  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • town
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 80 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • There is a hairdryer available There is a make up mirror


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Masterbedroom - 2 Single Bed, beds are joinable
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, beds are joinable
  • There are 2 convertible sofa beds in the living room.


  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • 5 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome


  • WE CAN ORGANISE CAR RENTAL FOR YOU. The apartment is very centrally located so that you can get around town walking. We have sunbeds for you on the rooftop. Air conditioning and local taxes are included. A welcome pack belongs to our normal service. A change of clean towels and beach towels twice a week and a change of bed linen once a week. Cleaning once a week and at the end of your stay is included. CHECK OUT TIME IS 10H00. ARRIVAL TIME IS 15H00.

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