A holiday rental home in Sfinari is a wonderful option. Each home is very well-appointed and will put you close to all of the most popular activities and attractions.
Those who holiday to Sfinari during the summer months often find that the beaches are good enough reason to visit. If you want a relaxing holiday, just pull up a beach chair, order a cold drink and work on your tan. If you like being a bit more active, swimming, snorkelling, diving and boating are a few of your choices. Cycling, hiking and caving are also quite popular in and near Sfinari. The Samaria Gorge is one of the longest on the entire continent. Keep in mind that this gorge is only open from May 1st though October 31st. It closes during the winter because it often becomes impassable. Whilst on holiday to Sfinari, be sure to try some of the local favourites, such as lamb cooked in a clay pot or dishes featuring locally made feta cheese.
If you can resist the lure of the beach for an afternoon, you will find plenty of interesting attractions in and near Sfinari. Nearby Chania is home to many fascinating museums including the Naval Museum, the Archaeology Museum and the Byzantine Museum. These museums all feature exhibits and artefacts that help to tell the story of the local area. If you want an even closer look at archaeology in action, pay a visit to the Aptera archaeological site. Here, excavators are working to unearth new treasures that have been buried for hundreds of years.
Most visitors to Sfinari are pleased with the weather no matter what time of the year they choose to visit. The winters are very mild and the summers are warm – perfect for enjoying the beach and other outdoor activities. The average low temperatures during the winter are between 9° and 11° C and the highs are 16° to 18° C. In the spring, average lows are 10° to 12° C and highs are 21° to 25° C. During the summer months, average lows are 19° to 21° C and highs are 29° to 30° C. There is some rain each month. The least occurs during the summer and the most during the winter months.
The closest airport to Sfinari is Chania Airport (CHQ), which is 69 km away. Another option is Heraklion Airport (HER), located about 230 km away. There is a ferry in nearby Souda. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.