Destination guide

The beachside setting of Santa Maria is ready to explore

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Santa Maria. Well known for its camping, surfing and bars, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Santa Maria

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Santa Maria a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moraitis Winery (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Aqua Fun Water Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Santa Maria

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Santa Maria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Santa Maria is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Maria Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Agioi Anargyri Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Piperi Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Monastiri Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Kolymbithres Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Glifades Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santa Maria

The nearest airport is in Naxos (JNX-Naxos Island National), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Parikia (PAS-Paros National), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Santa Maria?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,119 holiday lettings near Santa Maria. From 275 Houses to 231 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santa Maria is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santa Maria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Santa Maria. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santa Maria Beach: 1,434 holiday lettings
  • Island of Delos: 1,578 holiday lettings
  • Plaka Beach: 1,430 holiday lettings
  • Platis Gialos Beach: 1,412 holiday lettings
  • Port of Parikia: 1,404 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Maria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santa Maria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 275 Houses in Santa Maria. Our other popular types of Santa Maria holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 231 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 510 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Maria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 391 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Maria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.