We’re giving away a four-night holiday for two to one of the most dazzling resorts on Greece’s largest island – St. Nicolas Bay Resort in Crete. The prize includes a complimentary stay in a classic junior suite with a sea view on a half-board basis, a one-hour spa treatment per person, and one candlelit dinner at an a la carte restaurant of the resort’s choosing. Return economy flights are included courtesy of Inspiring Travel.
St. Nicolas Bay Resort is found on a secluded beachfront, a mile from the buzz of fishing port Aghios Nikolaos. People-watch at the harbour in one of the stylish cafés, check out the trendy boutiques, or head further out to explore all the sandy spots this island has to offer.
Over the past year, the resort has been completely renovated, creating exciting new areas and facilities for guests staying this season. Among these are 14 brand-new olives and sea suites with private pools, ideal for families searching for a little extra space. An expanded sports and wellness program includes the launch of an additional semi-open-air gym packed with high-tech equipment, while the new 25-metre adults-only pool is the place to be after yoga sessions and lazy lunches; soak up the sun against the backdrop of Agios Nikolaos town.
Rooms and suites are full of homely touches. Sleek interiors in light earthy tones lead out to verandas and terraces – some offer private swimming pools and hot tubs with views of the sparkling sea beyond. Classic junior suites with sea views are sizeable hideaways at 32 metres squared. Enjoy a dreamy sleep in the king-size bed, made bespoke with down comforters and a pillow menu. Tuck into breakfast on the private veranda, and freshen up in the evening in the marble-lined bathroom with a walk-in shower or bathtub.
The resort is well-prepared for foodies. At Labyrinthos, create a bespoke five-course dinner and watch the sunset cast golden shadows over the fishing bay of Aghios Nikolaos. Minotaure is the place for romantics, ideal for candlelit dinners under the stars as a live orchestra plays into the night twice a week. Whether it’s barbecued classics at The Greek Kafenion, a private dining experience on a moonlit terrace, or just a cocktail at Bonatsa Jetty Bar, there’s something for every hour of the day.
Poseidon Spa represents the resort’s efforts to create a relaxing and revitalising experience suited to all the senses. Elemis and Cinq Mondes therapists get to work on tired muscles and skin that’s tired of on-the-go living. Between laps of the indoor heated swimming pool and sessions in the steam bath and sauna, opt for a massage in one of the calming treatment rooms. Manicures, pedicures, facial treatments and more are available in the beauty salon for a pre-supper pick-me-up.
There’s a good reason families love staying at the resort. The stunning setting, and everything that the island of Crete offers, means that making memories here is especially easy. A new outdoor children’s nature area spanning 7,000 square metres is the perfect place for little ones to stretch their legs and explore, while a PlayStation, music bar, video wall and table tennis are found in a special crash area designed for teenagers.
The location of St. Nicolas Bay Resort makes it the perfect place to explore Crete from. The experienced team are pros at putting together exciting activities and excursions, be it a trip to the historic leper island of Spinalonga, visits to archaeological sites and museums, or a leisurely afternoon at a local winery sampling all the island’s soil has to offer.
Inspiring Travel is kindly covering the cost of return flights for the winner and their guest. When it comes to planning the holiday of a lifetime, Inspiring Travel is on-hand to make the amazing happen. With almost 50 years of experience creating luxury holidays to the world's most iconic destinations, the team knows what it takes to exceed expectations.
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From the adults-only swimming pool, guests of St. Nicolas Bay can enjoy a backdrop of which town?