Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Elounda

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Elounda. This romantic and walkable city entices travellers with its boating and local tours. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Elounda

The nearest airport is in Sitia (JSH), located 21.4 mi (34.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), which is 31.4 mi (50.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Elounda?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 514 holiday lettings around Elounda. From 240 villas to 123 flats & apartments, 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Elounda? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Elounda. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Stalis Beach: 1,173 holiday lettings
  • Sissi Mini Golf: 1,054 holiday lettings
  • Spinalonga Castle: 714 holiday lettings
  • Lagada Beach: 451 holiday lettings
  • Istro Beach: 860 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Elounda listed on 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. offers 240 Villas in Elounda. Our other popular types of Elounda holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 123 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Elounda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 335 holiday homes with pool available in Elounda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.