Where to stay around Kamilari?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 243 holiday lettings near Kamilari. From 87 villas to 77 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kamilari for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Caves of Matala: 331 holiday lettings
  • Gortys: 364 holiday lettings
  • Beach of Matala: 340 holiday lettings
  • Palace of Phaistos: 379 holiday lettings
  • Sfendoni Cave: 1,482 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kamilari 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 Kamilari?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 87 villas in Kamilari. Our other popular types of Kamilari holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kamilari?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 117 holiday homes with pool available in Kamilari. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Kamilari, Greece your home away from home

    The Greek island of Crete is a popular destination for tourists and Kamilari is a delightful village for holidaymakers to stay at. Kamilari is located in the south of Crete and offers easy access to many interesting activities and sights. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Kamilari, Greece

    Kamilari offers many wonderful views as it is built on three hilltops. Visitors can see the olive groves of the Messara Plain, The Libyan Sea and Mount Ida.  These provide wonderful places for hikers and cyclists to explore the village and surrounding areas. Just a short distance from Kamilari is some delightful beaches ideal for sunbathing. Various waterports can be tried along the coastline here such as swimming, windsurfing, waterskiing and paragliding. Holidaymakers can also taking sailing excursions around the island and enjoy fishing trips. About an hour and 45 minutes’ drive away is the island’s only 18-hole golf course located at Hersonissos. Holidaymakers can enjoy few places to dine in and around Kamilari including restaurants and taverns serving mainly local fare. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from two small supermarkets in the village. There are other small shops in the area from which to buy gifts and souvenirs.

    Places to visit on holiday to Kamilari, Greece

    There are several interesting places to visit in and around Kamilari, where there are some wonderful picturesque houses and streets. The village square and church make this a very charming place full of character.  The island has some great natural features such as The Cave of Psychro and The Samaria Gorge. Lake Kournas is a beautiful area surrounded by mountains and is the only lake on Crete. Visitors may like to visit the larger towns of the island for the museums including Chania, where there is a Nautical Museum amongst other things. Heraklion has many other places of interest such as the Historical Museum and Archive. The ruined monastery of Katholiko dates back to the 11th century and is the oldest on Crete.

    Weather in Kamilari, Greece

    The warmest time of the year to visit Kamilari is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 29 degrees centigrade. During these months holidaymakers can expect to see an average of 12 to 13 hours of sunshine per day. Whilst January is the month with most prolonged periods of rain at an average of 14 days, May is actually the wettest with an average of 115mm.

    Travel to Kamilari, Greece

    Heraklion International Airport (HER)) is approximately 65 kilometres from Kamilari and has flights to and from Athens (ATH) as well as other European cities such as Amsterdam (AMS), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Brussels (BRU), Geneva (GVA), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Vnukovo (VKO), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) amongst others. Autohellas, Avis, Eurodollar and Travel Star are the car rental firms located at the airport. Taxis are available just outside the passenger terminal.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Kamilari

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Kamilari is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Komos Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Beach of Matala (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Rouvas Gorge (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
    • Trypiti Beach (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
    • Mount Ida (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)