Where to stay around Sitia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 64 holiday lettings near Sitia. From 33 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sitia 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 Sitia?

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

  • Lagada Beach: 433 holiday lettings
  • Vai Palm Grove: 66 holiday lettings
  • Toplou Monastery: 197 holiday lettings
  • Zakros Palace: 174 holiday lettings
  • Diaskari Beach: 453 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 Houses in Sitia. Our other popular types of Sitia holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations

Can I rent mountain rentals in Sitia?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 23 mountain rentals in Sitia. You have also many other possibilities in Sitia area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 14 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 4 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 4 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sitia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Sitia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Sitia, Crete your home away from home

    Located on the eastern end of Crete, Greece, Sitia is a historical city of great importance on the island. Known as one of the most beautiful places in Crete, due to its wonderfully impressive historic buildings and almost Caribbean coastline, Sitia is a fantastic place to relax in the Greek sun, with clean, tidy streets full of atmospheric cafes, traditional tavernas and enough shopping and nightlife to keep every member of the family happy throughout your Sitia holiday.

    Things to do in Sitia, Greece

    The beach at Sitia is a wonderful place to spend the day. The soft, golden sands of Sitia beach are amazingly soft beneath your feet and the bathing is safe, but for better places from which to swim, try taking a local bus north, and you will very soon start to see beaches that could take your breath away. The main beach is within walking distance of any self catering Sitia accommodation, and due to is great length, there are rarely crowds.

    The great range of historical monuments in the Sitia region, which date from throughout the ages, are explained and explored wonderfully well in the Archaeological Museum of Sitia, which is a fantastic place to start your historical explorations of the region. The museum is home to many extraordinary artefacts from across eastern Crete, but will so many places to explore, you can’t restrict your historical tour to the museum alone. The Roman fish tanks, Hellenic docks on the Tripitos Peninsula and ancient sacrificial sites of Sitia are certainly worth exploration.

    Sitia really comes to life in the evenings, especially around the old port. There is a fantastic atmosphere during the evenings, especially as the locals love to dress up in the evenings before heading down to the beach bars that surround the port. Although tourism does thrive in Sitia, Crete, the majority of restaurants, bars and shops are aimed at the locals, perfect for those wishing to truly explore local lifestyles and cultures. The restaurants of Sitia are awash with local delicacies, especially olives, oils and wines. Those wishing to really explore the culinary joys of the region should head to a Sitia property at the end of August, when the Sultana Festival brings the whole town to its knees with plentiful wine and constant dancing.

    Places to visit on holiday in Sitia, Crete

    The region’s capital, Agios Nikalaos is a wonderful place to visit from a holiday rental apartment in Sitia, Greece. The nightlife is excellent, and for anyone wishing to have a good night or a full day of shopping, the short journey to Agios Nikolaos is well worth it.

    Weather in Sitia, Crete

    Temperatures regularly reach into the low 30’s (?C) during the summer months, but thankfully for those of us who prefer temperatures hot but not scorching, summer conditions rarely soar much further. The evenings remain wonderfully balmy, perfect for long evening strolls along the beach or having a meal and glass of local wine out on the balcony of your self catering Sitia apartment, watching the sun disappear over the watery horizon.

    Travel to Sitia, Crete

    The tiny Sitia Airport (JSH) is an important transport hub in Crete, Greece. Sitia Airport unfortunately doesn’t receive direct flights from the UK, but it is well connected with other Greek airports including Athens (ATH), which makes reaching a Sitia property really easy. There are also regular ferry services from Athens’ Pireaus Port.

    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)