Where to stay around Georgioupoli?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,484 holiday lettings near Georgioupoli. From 865 villas to 289 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 Georgioupoli is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Georgioupolis: 2,793 holiday lettings
  • Maritime Museum of Crete: 2,318 holiday lettings
  • University of Crete: 2,523 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,455 holiday lettings
  • Chania Central Market: 2,324 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Georgioupoli 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 villas in Georgioupoli?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 865 villas in Georgioupoli. Our other popular types of Georgioupoli holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 289 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 262 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Georgioupoli?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,040 holiday homes with pool available in Georgioupoli. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Georgioupolis also enquired about villas in Almirida, villas in Chania and villas in Rethymnon

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Georgioupolis, Crete your home away from home

    Georgioupolis is a small village on the north coast of Crete. It has a pretty village square surrounded by small shops and tavernas providing nightly food and entertainment. The village also has two supermarkets, a bakery, pharmacy and a cashpoint machine. Once a small fishing village, it has retained its character with the advent of tourism. The area is a wildlife refuge with a small river, eucalyptus trees and a mountain backdrop. It is surrounded by historic sites, caves, museums and ancient ruins which are what make Crete so fascinating to visit.

    Things to Do in Georgioupolis, Crete

    Boat Trips

    There are plenty of boat trips offered from Georgioupolis around the beautiful coast of Crete. Boat tours take visitors up the Almaris river to see the terrapin colonies. Daily snorkeling cruises sail to the nearby island of Thodorou where divers can view the World War 2 crashed German aircraft. Lazaretta Island is also reached by boat and the crystal waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

    Horse Riding

    Horse riding is a relaxing way to see more of the island, but most stables only offer rides in the early morning and evening due to the summer heat. Horse-drawn carriages also take tourists around the area. Beach

    Georgioupolis has a lovely gently sloping sandy beach which stretches for miles and is ideal for children with its safe bathing. The beach has plenty of cafés and bars just across the street which provide refreshments.

    Places to Visit Near Georgioupolis, Crete

    Knossos

    This ancient site was the centre of Minoan civilisation and was continuously inhabited from 7000 BC. The palace has many legends associated with it and many other buildings have survived from the Roman era. The Villa of Dionysos was built around 67BC and the splendid mosaics of this impressive house can still be seen.

    Lake Kournas

    This picturesque inland lake is the only one on the island and is just a couple of miles from your Georgioupolis holiday rental. It is surrounded by mountains and there are many tavernas and cafés along its shores.

    Lasithi Windmills

    These 24 ancient windmills are a landmark on the Lasithi plateau. They are all individually owned and some have been restored by their owners.

    Weather in Georgioupolis, Crete

    The islands of Crete enjoy long sunny summers with temperatures averaging a hot 86°F (30°C) in August. Winters are mild and sunny with average highs of 59°F (15°C) even in the depth of winter. The islands have some rainfall between November and March.

    Travel to Georgioupolis, Crete The nearest airports to your holiday rental in Georgioupolis are at Chania (CHQ) 35km (22 miles) away and Heraklion (HER) 104 km (65 miles) away, which is about a 90 minute drive.

    Sightseeing in and around Georgioupolis

    Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Georgioupolis a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Volos Shelter (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
    • Rethimno Kart (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Georgioupolis

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

    • Georgioupolis Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Lake Kournas (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Volos Shelter (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
    • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (12 mi / 19.3 km)
    • Frangokastello Beach (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
    • Town Beach (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)