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The Small Paradise Nikos Restaurant


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Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

We first visited Small Paradise some four years ago while on our first holiday in the area. We were staying in Loutro and walked around the headland to Nikos, you cant actually miss Small Paradise if you are walking the coast path, the path actually...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank steveandtina_11
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Hiking in the White Mountains we stayed here for 3 nights. They have a number of rooms to rent. It was great as the season hadn't really started so it's chilled and relaxed. This is a smallholding with 500 goats and sheep so it's not...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

Came with some friends this summer. Down points are the room i got was very dated, with broken lights and fittings and old tired mattresses with holes in, and i found the main areas and the room dirty (i did some cleaning in the room...More

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank housey w
Reviewed August 18, 2016

to the owners: please preserve this wonderfully quiet beautiful place as it is today. I really hope nothing will change: the simplIcity, the atmosphere, the kindness of people, the beautiful view from the terrace, the simple authentiic taste of the food, the honesty of prices.....More

Date of visit: April 2016
1  Thank Andre M
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Small Paradise more than lives up to its name, offering the very best of Cretan hospitality. It's a hidden gem tucked away on the south coast set in an ultra-quiet stony bay lapped by sparkling, crystal clear water. We arrived by their small boat (they...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank KateandRoyCooper
Reviewed October 10, 2015

There are places that bring you to a higher level in a spiritual way and this is one of them. A place where you see a fundamental living with nature and a beautiful connection with the enviroment . This is where you find yourself. You...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank thewhitecottages
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a five star hotel with all inclusive buffet, large marbled pool, lots of posh people who come to see and be seen - stop reading. However, if you love peace and quiet, are looking for a five star relaxation, a quiet...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank J H
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Our first visit to this lovely family run taverna, definitely not our last. We kayaked around from The Old Phoenix and had a relaxing afternoon under a tamarind tree on the small pebbly beach following a delicious lunch of local produce. Aidin & Theo have...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank 2zombies
Reviewed October 22, 2014

We returned to the Small Paradise Taverna when we holidayed in Loutro agin this year. As usual we had a very warm welcome from the family when we stopped for drinks while working in the area. Following this visit we returned again for an evening...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed October 9, 2014

This wonderful, friendly family taverna and rooms place is one of the oldest and most authentic in the area. We walked past the painted sign with the Greek labyrinth so many times before we decided to stay. The whole family is involved in one way...More

Date of visit: October 2014
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