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Natural Beauty & History

The island of Crete is a Greek island blessed with abundant natural beauty, mountains and plains, golden beaches and verdant landscapes, rivers and gorges, woodlands and stretches of sand. It is an island with rich history and culture, with customs, festivals and traditional events worth attending, with seasonal highlights worth exploring. A miniature of the world with all of its beauties, the hidden and revealed, the seen and unseen.

Minos Palace in Agios Nikolaos of Crete offers the perfect base for travelers wishing to explore the wonders of Crete and uncover its hidden marvels one by one.

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Sun kissed beaches
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Mountains and gorges
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History, culture & Cretan cuisine
  • The “Lato” summer cultural events, the festival of Agios Nikolaos on December the 6th, as well as the Resurrection and the burning of Judas on stage in the center of the lake in Agios Nikolaos.
  • The Resurrection at Toplou Monastery in Vai.
  • The summer cultural events and the Free – Fish Night in October at Elounda.

In order to further enhance the holiday experience for its esteemed guests, Minos Palace hotel & suites organizes a series of theme, culinary and music events at the hotel’s fine restaurants and bars. Relish the finest traditional and Mediterranean gourmet inspirations, the most delicious fish specialties, experience romance with candlelight dinners in view of the azure sea and tune into the sounds of luxury with soothing piano nights and festive live events.

Minos Palace has paved the way to uncover the hidden gems of Crete. Follow the shadows to mount Dikti, marvel the austerity of stone and splendors of Malia, travel from coast to coast through the mountains, discover the relics of the Venetians and seek the places of worship under the vast sky. See through the eyes of Minos Palace the unseen Crete.