Destination guide

The secluded city of Akrotiri awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Akrotiri with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers to this trendy city praise the archaeology, boating and snorkelling. Venetian Port and Chania Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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.

Activities

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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Akrotiri

The nearest airport is in Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), located 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Akrotiri?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,911 holiday lettings near Akrotiri. From 379 Houses to 438 Flats, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Akrotiri?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Akrotiri:

  • Old Town: 273 holiday homes
  • Makris Tichos: 185 holiday homes
  • Nea Chora: 214 holiday homes
  • Halepa: 165 holiday homes
  • Koum Kapi: 222 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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:

  • Stavros Beach: 2,333 holiday lettings
  • Katholiko Monastery: 2,234 holiday lettings
  • Holy Monastery of Agia Triada of Jagarolon: 2,328 holiday lettings
  • Gouverneto Monastery: 2,280 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,782 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 Houses in Akrotiri?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 379 Houses in Akrotiri. Our other popular types of Akrotiri holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 438 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 973 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 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 1,127 holiday homes with pool available in Akrotiri. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.