Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Arkalochori getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Arkalochori with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Arkalochori

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Arkalochori has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crete Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Acqua Plus Water Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Watercity Waterpark (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Labyrinth Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Dinosauria Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Cretaquarium (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Arkalochori

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Arkalochori is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cave of Psychro (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Stalis Beach (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Sarandaris Beach (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Geoponikos Kipos (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Arkalochori

Fly into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), the closest airport, located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Arkalochori?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 61 holiday lettings around Arkalochori. From 13 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent Houses in Arkalochori?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Houses in Arkalochori. Our other popular types of Arkalochori holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arkalochori?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Arkalochori. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.