Sightseeing

The beautiful island of Crete is home to picturesque scenery and stunning historical and archeological sites. There are many beautiful surroundings to explore, including Windmills, Watermills, a Lighthouse, Olive Groves, a Monastery and many ruins and gorges. The Krista gorge and Richtis gorge with its...

Activities

WaterCity WaterCity is the biggest Waterpark in Crete, and is located in the Anopolis Mountains. WaterCity rides are regarded as the best in Crete and include the cyclone body slide, kamikaze`, sidewinder, lazy river ride and turbo cyclone. The sunbathing areas are very large and the park...

Spinalonga

Famous ex-leper colony, and setting to the recent novel "The Island" by Victoria Hislop, Spinalonga is a cultural experience not to be missed. Guided tours around the island reveal an intriguing history. Agios Nikolaos has numerous boat trips leaving from the marina on a daily...

Agios Nikolaos

Athanati Villas is situated just 5km outside of Agios Nikolaos. Agios Nikolaos, a picturesque fishing town, consists of a marina, busy town centre, port and one of Europe’s deepest natural lakes. Full of restaurants, coffee shops, friendly locals, two municipal beaches and plenty of tourist...

Boat Trips

There are many boat trips available, the most popular being to the ex leper colony of Spinalonga. Boat trips to the smaller nearby islands such as the Islands of Pseira and Koufonisis, give you the opportunity to explore their fascinating archaeological sites. The beautiful Chrissi...

Beaches

There are several beaches in the vicinity of Athanati Villas. The nearest one a mere 70 metres from the villa is a small pebbly beach ideal for snorkeling. Next door is a sandy/pebble beach with sun loungers available owned by the hotel. Less than 10...