de luxe *****
Aghios Nikolaos, Crete
The flag ship of the company, member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, was founded in 1961. This unique art hotel combines your complete waterfront experience with the finest food and luxurious stay in minimalist surroundings, where beauty arises out of simplicity. A favourite of all those who appreciate what is genuine and authentic, it lies in leafy green garden which plays host to an outdoor sculpture gallery of 45 works by major Greek and foreign artists. Extensive refurbishment in 2001, 2004 and 2007 has added a number of luxury features to the hotel, which make a stay in any of its 129 villas unforgettable.