Experience the outdoors the Cayo way.
Hiking and cycling
If enjoying hiking or cycling, you’ll find a network of more than 100 routes administered by the municipality of Agios Nikolaos. Following marked trails or your heart’s desire, the explorations of evergreen forests, remarkable mountain peaks, and deep gorges promise a revitalizing experience.
The unique field of Peza, located 12Km east of Agios Nikolaos, welcomes climbers all year long. Its four imposing rocks (Minoas, Talos, Istronas & Panas) offer routes of varying difficulty, all with a breathtaking view of the Bay of Mirabello and the Lasithian mountains.
Sports lovers will enjoy a variety of activities in the area. Sailors will appreciate the strong winds of Mirabello’s bay, and windsurfers will find inviting spots in the Agios Nikolaos region. Water skiing, wakeboarding, jet skis, tubes, stand-up paddles, and sea kayaks are available in organized locations.
Diving is about freedom from gravity and immersing in a world of colors and perpetual movement.
The bay of Mirabello’s crystal clear waters boast a rare natural marine environment of impressive visibility and inviting temperatures. Several companies in the area service diving enthusiasts and provide classes for all levels.