Destination guide

The cosy area of Sitia awaits your stay

The forests, countryside and ocean views display a scene truly unique to Sitia. Renowned for its archaeology, fishing and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Toplou Monastery and Vai Palm Grove are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sitia

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sitia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vai Palm Grove (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Xerokambos (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Diaskari Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Lagada Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Lagoufa Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Katovigli Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sitia

Fly into Sitia (JSH), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Kasos Island (KSJ), which is 47 mi (75.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sitia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 711 holiday lettings around Sitia. From 270 villas to 205 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.

Can I rent a beach property in Sitia?

Rising in the morning to ocean views and the soothing sound of waves at the shoreline. Isn't this the stuff holiday dreams are made of? HomeAway has 298 beachside rental homes. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Fortunately, HomeAway has tons more options, including:

  • 276 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 217 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 169 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Sitia?

If you want to find out how the locals live, throw open the curtains and take in this destination from the comfort and convenience of your very own apartment. HomeAway has 240 for you to browse here. How does £21 per night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't dilly dally! Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Villa: 223 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £43 per night.
  • House: 161 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Hotel: 68 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.

Can I stay in Sitia in a large group?

It can be difficult finding time to unwind with friends and family members. A trip away is the perfect opportunity to be reunited. If you were planning to kick back together, HomeAway has options for you. The leading choice for big groups here are villa holiday rentals, and we have 55 currently listed. If you're hoping to travel in a larger group, the holiday properties that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 121 rental properties appropriate for that size. Stay a night for as little as £26.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 105 rental properties that are perfect. You can get one for as little as £27 per night.
  • Going away with a group of 8? We offer 54 rental properties that will be ideal. Prices start from £77 per night.

You and your crew will be more than satisfied when you book your Sitia getaway with us!