Episkopi Holiday Homes & Villas(8)
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Wonderful weather, fun activities and interesting attractions are just a few of the reasons that Episkopi is a great choice for your next holiday. A holiday rental home in Episkopi will put you close to many of the most interesting attractions. Each home is very well-appointed so you will have everything that you need to enjoy your stay. After just one night, you will feel like Episkopi is your home away from home.
With weather that is warm so much of the year, it is not surprising that the beach is the setting for many of the most popular activities in and near Episkopi. Swimming, diving, boating and snorkelling are a few choices. Hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding and cycling are also popular. If you like to shop, you will find everything from designer clothes to folk art. Be sure to visit some of the local antique shops where you might find a one-of-a-kind treasure. Bring back some olive oil as a wonderful gift for friends and family back at home.
In addition to the many fun activities described above, Episkopi and the surrounding area is also home to a number of interesting attractions. Many visitors enjoy a stop to the olive groves. Olives and the production of olive oil has long been an important part of the local economy. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of the olive groves and also learn a bit about the production of olive oil. There are many important archaeological sites such as the Eileithya Cave. This cave, along with some others located nearby, were an important part of Minoan worship. A nature park provides the perfect backdrop for hiking and wildlife spotting.
Whilst there are variations in the temperatures based on the season, the weather in Episkopi is usually quite pleasant. During the winter months, the average low daily temperatures are between 9° and 10° C and the highs are between 16° and 18° C. Spring offers slightly warmer days with average lows of 12° to 15° C and highs of 20° to 23° C. During the summer, the average low temperatures are between 19° and 22° C and the highs are 27° to 29° C. There is some rain each month. The least occurs during the summer and the most in the winter with up to 95 mm per month.
The closest airport to Episkopi is Episkopi Airport (EPK). This is well-serviced airport with flights to and from many locations. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.