Where to stay around Akrotiri?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,313 holiday lettings near Akrotiri. From 696 villas to 316 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Akrotiri 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 Akrotiri?

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

  • Maritime Museum of Crete: 2,318 holiday lettings
  • Agia Marina Beach: 2,367 holiday lettings
  • Chania Central Market: 2,324 holiday lettings
  • Georgioupolis: 2,793 holiday lettings
  • Stavros Beach: 2,160 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 696 villas in Akrotiri. Our other popular types of Akrotiri holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 316 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 225 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 11 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 Akrotiri?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 778 holiday homes with pool available in Akrotiri. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Villa in Akrotiri, Greece Your Home Away from Home

    The peninsula of Akrotiri is an almost round municipality that can be found in the northern part of the island of Crete, neighbouring the Chania Prefecture. An Akrotiri holiday is the perfect option for those who want a relaxing holiday in the sun with a few outdoor activities to indulge in when the mood takes them. An Akrotiri holiday rental villa has all of the home comforts you would expect as well as offering breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and towards mainland Greece. An Akrotiri holiday is guaranteed to leave you feeling totally relaxed, refreshed and ready to face life again!

    Things to Do on Holiday in Akrotiri, Greece

    An Akrotiri holiday places an emphasis on watersports and outdoor activities, unless you just want to sit in the sun on one of its amazing, clean beaches. Among the activities available in the area for visitors to enjoy are swimming, sailing, fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, golf, tennis, cycling, walking and horse riding. The rocky coves, wildlife and several ancient monasteries in the area also mean that visitors who love bird watching, photography and painting will benefit from taking an Akrotiri holiday.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Akrotiri, Greece

    If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious and comfortable Akrotiri holiday rental villa, then there are some great places to be visited in other areas of the island. The historical town of Chania is only 20 minutes away from the area of Akrotiri and has some wonderful sights and attractions. This includes the Nautical Museum of Crete, which includes exhibits that date back to the Bronze Age. Also worth a visit in Chania is the Venetian harbour with its wonderful spherical lighthouse, of which the current structure dates back to the 16th century.

    Weather in Akrotiri, Greece

    For those who can't wait to book a wonderful Akrotiri holiday rental villa, they will be pleased to heat that they can expect to experience very hot summers and mild winters. The warmest months of the year tend to be June, July and August when the daytime temperature hovers between 29°C and 31°C. The cooler months of the year are usually December and January when the temperature drops to a comfortable 16°C during the day. The area has quite a high level of rain and experiences an annual rainfall amount of 39 inches, with the wettest month being October.

    Travel to Akrotiri, Greece Travellers on an Akrotiri holiday will most likely land at Chania International Airport (CHQ) which is only 10 minutes away from the area. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include easyJet and Thomson Flights. Passengers can leave the UK from several airports such as London Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN).

    Sightseeing in and around Akrotiri

    Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Akrotiri has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Volos Shelter (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Akrotiri

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Akrotiri is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Kalathas Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • Seitan Limania Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Stavros Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Koum Kapi Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Chania Municipal Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
    • Nea Chora Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)