Located 13 km south of the city of Saint Nicholas in the tourist village Istro next to the Chryssi Akti beach in front of the hotel Istro Bay Hotel. Great sandy beach in a cove with turquoise waters and very well organized (sunbeds, umbrellas, sea sports etc). The beach is affected by wind. The journey by car from Saint Nicholas takes about 15 minutes.
The quietpebble beach of Agios Panteleimon is located 12 km South from Agios Nikolaos (next to the beach Karavostasi) ahead of the holiday village and Istro on the main road leading from Agios Nikolaos to Sitia and Ierapetra. Beach is sheltered from the wind.
Small pebbled beach in front of the camping 'Gournia' is located 19 km southeast from Agios Nikolaos on the main road leading from Agios Nikolaos to Sitia and Ierapetra, after Istro before the Pachia Ammos. Beach is well protected from the winds in a small cove.