Where to stay around Elounda?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 411 holiday lettings near Elounda. From 153 Villas to 126 Condos/Apartments, 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 Elounda is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Stalis Beach: 848 holiday lettings
  • Spinalonga Castle: 576 holiday lettings
  • Sissi Mini Golf: 793 holiday lettings
  • Istro Beach: 744 holiday lettings
  • Pachia Ammos Beach: 721 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Elounda 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 Villas in Elounda?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 153 Villas in Elounda. Our other popular types of Elounda holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 126 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 101 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Elounda?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 159 beach rentals in Elounda. You have also many other possibilities in Elounda area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 86 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 45 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 26 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Elounda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 247 holiday homes with pool available in Elounda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villas in Elounda, Crete your home away from home

    Elounda is an idyllic village on the Lassithi coast of Crete, Greece. Spread along the curve of Elounda Bay, the village glistens in the morning sun, providing one of the most picturesque sights you could wake up to whilst on a Cretan holiday. There is a wonderfully laid-back, sleepy atmosphere in the village, yet if you feel like activity, there is certainly no shortage of entertainment from Elounda villas.

    Things to do on holiday to Elounda, Crete

    The village itself offers plenty of entertainment. There are a huge range of lively tavernas, sleepy cafes and seafood restaurants spilling mouth watering aromas into the air. The tiny boats that decorate the harbour offer trips out to the islands and secluded beaches around the coastline, and you will not be short of little shops to investigate whilst staying in a holiday rental villa in Elounda.

    There is a small sandy beach in Elounda, which is ideal for a lazy day in the sun, but most of the surrounding coastline consists of rocky coves and inlets. Snorkelling is especially popular around the region, as marine life thrives in the warm waters of the Mediterranean and visibility is second to none in Crete. Almost every water sport can be arranged from Elounda villas, with many water sport centres, often associated with the hotels in Elounda. Scuba diving trips are hugely popular from Elounda accommodation too, as the diving sites of the region are quite exceptional.

    After a hard day of sport, there is a wonderful spa in which to ease the strain on your mussels! As one of the most luxurious resorts in Crete, Elounda has attracted many people to build extremely luxurious properties, and there are plenty of centres in which to pamper yourself during your holiday.

    Places to visit on holiday to Elounda, Crete

    Agios Nikolaos is one of the most celebrated beach resorts in Crete, and can easily be reached from ant of the luxury holiday rental villas in Elounda. There are sandy beaches surrounding the whole bay, and the town is filled with some magnificent historical attractions dating back many years. There is a strong connection with the goddess Athena, who is supposed to have used the bay as her bath.

    Weather in Elounda, Crete

    Temperatures in Elounda are excellent all year round, and although temperatures in winter do not average above 14°C, conditions are perfect for exploring. During the summer, temperatures are perfect for summer holidays in the sun, with average temperatures of over 28°C drawing many people to the beach.

    Travel to Elounda, Crete

    A villa in Elounda is about 55 minutes from Heraklion Airport (HER), which makes holidays to Elounda magnificently easy to start from the UK. First Choice Airways provide a great range of flights to Heraklion from across the UK, from Belfast to Birmingham, Glasgow to Gatwick.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Elounda

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Elounda. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Plaka Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Lake Voulismeni (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Voulisma Beach (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
    • Istro Beach (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
    • Pachia Ammos Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)