Lake Voulismeni, Agios Nikolaos

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According to local legend, the goddess Athena regularly bathed in Lake Voulismeni. Renowned internationally for its curative powers, the lake is located in one of Crete's more relaxed seaside towns. The circular body of water is 64 m (210 ft) deep and only 134 m (440 ft) wide. Fed from below by a natural hot spring, the water maintains a constant temperature around 25 C (77 F), and contains high levels of elements that relieve ailments like neuralgia, arthritis, and sciatica. Before you have a dip, hike to the top of the surrounding cliffs, which offer sweeping views over the treetops and out to the sea. Arrange your visit to Lake Voulismeni and discover more family-friendly attractions in Agios Nikolaos using our Agios Nikolaos tour planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Worth the wander from out hotel,street entertainment and a lovely ambience at midnight. lots of people milling around and all friendly  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Very nice site: the sea forms a crack in the cliff above which are the houses. Think of climb for the view
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  • August 17, 2017
    Scenic spot of St. Nicholas, also known from the classical Greek film with what other, Foyrtoynakides and Brontakides.. Do an Istanbul around coffee shops, food-LIGO digital tourist nature shops, but OK
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