Find the best place to stay — Cyclades

Where to stay around Cyclades?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,088 holiday lettings near Cyclades. From 2,035 villas to 1,205 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cyclades is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cyclades?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cyclades. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santorini: 803 holiday homes
  • Mykonos Island: 1,118 holiday homes
  • Greek Islands: 13,339 holiday homes
  • Naxos: 872 holiday homes
  • Paros: 1,175 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cyclades! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cyclades?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cyclades with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Naxos: 872 holiday lettings
  • Mykonos: 1,112 holiday lettings
  • Oia: 804 holiday lettings
  • Fira: 802 holiday lettings
  • Kamari: 804 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Cyclades?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Cyclades are:

  • Mikonos Airport (JMK): 1,146 self catering accommodations
  • Santorini Airport (JTR): 807 self catering accommodations
  • Naxos Airport (JNX): 1,191 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Cyclades?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Cyclades. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mykonos Town Hall: 1,145 holiday rentals
  • Perissa Beach: 803 holiday rentals
  • Oia Castle: 856 holiday rentals
  • Ornos Beach: 1,145 holiday rentals
  • Naoussa Harbour: 1,189 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cyclades listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental apartment or self catering holiday home in Cyclades Islands, Greece your home away from home

The Cyclades Islands are a collection of 39 Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. 24 of the Cyclades are inhabited, the most famous of which are Andros, Naxos, Paros, Santorini and Tinos. Holidays to Cyclades Islands are considered to be some of the finest, most luxurious holidays in Europe, as visitors are provided with deeply picturesque, vibrantly coloured scenery, an excellent climate and a warm welcome, not to mention the fine cuisine and endless sporting opportunities which make taking a Cyclades holiday home so special. Taking a holiday to the Cyclades means that you can perfectly tailor your holiday to be the holiday of your dreams, whether you are travelling as a couple, in a group or family, a holiday rental in the Cyclades can be the ideal base for a romantic break, adventure holiday or peaceful getaway.

Things to do from a holiday home in the Cyclades, Greece

Holidays to Cyclades Islands are all unique, but there are some characteristics which run through the vast majority of the 24 inhabited islands. The architecture is largely similar, so your Cyclades holiday apartment or self catering Cyclades villa is likely to be of the distinctive style of architecture which has grown on the islands. The narrow, cobbled streets which are found in most villages are filled with historical and religious buildings, and each island is inundated with beautiful beaches and archaeological sites.

Some of the best holidays in the Cyclades are sailing holidays. By taking holiday rental accommodation in the Cyclades, you have the freedom and space to explore the whole area by boat, discovering secluded bays, inspiring historical monuments and beautiful villas.

If you are looking to take a holiday to Cyclades for a holiday with great nightlife, a holiday apartment or accommodation on the Cyclades islands of Mykonos, Santorini or Paros would be ideal as there are some magnificent bars and clubs to enjoy, especially on the weekends as many Athenians return to their Cyclades holiday homes for the weekend.

Places to holiday in Cyclades, Greece

Andros is the greenest place to take a holiday home in the Cyclades. It is a beautiful destination adorned with small, traditional villages that always charm visitors. Andros also boasts its fair share of magnificent sand beaches as well as charming seaside towns and bustling beach resorts. Andros is also home to two of Greece’s finest modern art museums.

Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades Islands, and therefore offers the largest range of holiday options, from the quiet to the exhilarating. If this is the first time you have taken a self catering Cyclades holiday rental, then Naxos is a great option, allowing you to discover a little more about the islands, and choose your ideal destination to get a Cyclades holiday home next year!

Paros is one of the most popular places to take a self catering Cyclades holiday home, yet somehow it manages to remain beautifully traditional and quaint. The long sandy beaches and clear waters make it ideal for beach holidays and the extensive hills of the interior mean walkers flock here from across Europe.

There is nowhere better for a romantic holiday in the sun than the dazzling island of Santorini. Taking a Cyclades holiday apartment in Santorini is the perfect destination to bask in the sun with your loved ones.

Weather in the Cyclades, Greece

Summers in the Cyclades Islands are wonderfully warm, with average temperatures in July and August reaching over 30°C. In winter, temperatures remain around 10°C.

Travel to the Cyclades Islands, Greece

There are airports in many of the Cyclades Islands, including Mikonos (JMK), Naxos (JNX), Paros (PAS) and Santorini (JYR). Although some services may run direct from the UK during the summer, it is likely that you will have to change in Athens (SPJ) throughout much of the year.

Sightseeing in and around Cyclades Islands

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Cyclades Islands has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moraitis Winery (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Aqua Fun Water Park (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Koumpara Beach (26.7 mi / 43 km)
  • Tzamaria Beach (26.9 mi / 43.4 km)

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cyclades Islands

Cyclades Islands is famous for its breathtaking sunsets, island views and volcano viewpoints. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cyclades Islands is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paradise Beach (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
  • Super Paradise Beach (27.7 mi / 44.7 km)
  • Psaraliki Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Krios Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Butterfly Valley (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Livadia Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)