Where to stay around Kalo Chorio?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 294 holiday lettings near Kalo Chorio. From 115 apartments to 88 villas, 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 Kalo Chorio is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kalo Chorio?

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

  • Spinalonga Castle: 572 holiday lettings
  • Istro Beach: 721 holiday lettings
  • Pachia Ammos Beach: 697 holiday lettings
  • Port of Agios Nikolaos: 768 holiday lettings
  • Panagia Kera Church: 818 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kalo Chorio 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 apartments in Kalo Chorio?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 115 apartments in Kalo Chorio. Our other popular types of Kalo Chorio holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 79 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kalo Chorio?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 149 holiday homes with pool available in Kalo Chorio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Kalo Chorio, Crete your home away from home

    The small village of Kalo Chorio, also spelt Kalo Horio, is adjoining the coastal village of Istron and just a little further inland. However it is still within easy walking distance of the local beaches. “Kalo Chorio” means “good village” and is on the north coast of Crete, 10km from the harbour town of Agios Nikolaos in the Lasithi region. Surrounded by citrus and olive groves, pine-covered mountains and small gardens of local produce, it is a picturesque working Cretan village. It warmly welcomes the few tourists who come to stay in holiday rentals in Kalo Chorio.

    Things to Do in Kalo Chorio, Crete

    A stroll around the small town will reveal its magnificent church, school and play area for children. There are several golden sand or sand-and-shingle beaches along the coastline including lovely Istron Bay, Agios Panteleimon, Karavostasi & Voulisma, all well-organized beaches. They offer sunbeds and shady umbrellas as well as watersports opportunities. There are several excellent restaurants in Kalo Chorio and neighbouring Istron. Try the Pelagros Fish Taverna for excellent fresh fish dishes or the Panorama Restaurant which has superb views across the Bay of Mirabello.

    Places to Visit Around Kalo Chorio, Crete

    Explore the livelier coastal town of Istron which has plenty of local shops, sports bars and evening entertainment. Further afield is the vibrant harbour town of Agrio Nikolaus, named after the 7th century Church. It has well-preserved frescoes dating back to the 9th century and is in a location which has stunning views across the town and bay. The fishing harbour is ideal for taking a boat trip around the bay and at night the town has excellent bars and restaurants. There are local bus services to a number of other towns including Heraklion with its archaeological museum, the charming towns of Ierapetra and Sitia and the Minoan settlements of Malia and Knossos.

    Weather in Kalo Chorio, Crete

    Holiday rental homes in Kalo Chorio enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate and ample sunshine during the hot, dry summer months with August temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F). The island is refreshed by the seasonal breezes in July and August. Rainfall during the summer is minimal with some showers from November to March. The mild winter temperatures drop to an average 14°C (57°F) in the day, making it a pleasant year-round destination.

    Travel to Kalo Chorio, Crete

    The nearest international airport serving Kalo Chorio holiday rentals is Heraklion (HER) Airport in north central Crete, about 77km away. Cheap flights from Thomsonfly are regularly available from Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow, London (Gatwick and Luton) Manchester and Newcastle. Jet2 flies from Leeds/Bradford and Budgetair has flights from Cork, Dublin and Shannon to Heraklion (Iraklion). Flights can also be taken to Athens (ATH) International Airport and there are regular ferries from Pireas to Rethymno and Heraklion.

    Seasonal weather in Kalo Chorio

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Kalo Chorio

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kalo Chorio is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Voulisma Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Istro Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Pachia Ammos Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Lake Voulismeni (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Koutsounari Long Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
    • Agia Fotia Beach (10.6 mi / 17 km)