Where to stay around Sfakaki?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,191 holiday lettings near Sfakaki. From 662 Villas to 255 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sfakaki 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 Sfakaki?

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

  • University of Crete: 2,544 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,475 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Town Hall: 2,474 holiday lettings
  • Plakias Beach: 1,762 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden: 2,497 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 662 Villas in Sfakaki. Our other popular types of Sfakaki holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 255 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 225 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 215 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent village rentals in Sfakaki?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 521 village rentals in Sfakaki. You have also many other possibilities in Sfakaki area, including:

  • Rural rentals: 419 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 404 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 187 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Sfakaki?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 45 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Sfakaki. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Sfakaki also enquired about villas in Rethymnon, villas in Platanias and villas in Chania

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

    Sfakaki, formerly known as Stavromenos, is a delightful small Greek town on the south coast of Crete. It has local shops, supermarkets, tavernas and access to a nice sandy beach. Surrounded by the Mediterranean with the White Mountains in the background, holiday rentals in Sfakaki are surrounded by gorgeous scenery, olive groves and vineyards. It is the ideal base for enjoying a peaceful beach vacation within easy reach of the many local sights and attractions.

    Things to Do in Sfakaki, Crete


    Crete is known for its beautiful sandy beaches. Sfakaki has its own pleasant beach within easy reach of your holiday rental. One of the best beaches on the island is around Rethymno. It stretches as far as the eye can see, breaking into smaller shingle coves and they have all been awarded the Blue Flag for clean waters.

    Take the Bus

    There is a regular bus service for exploring the area. Enjoy the trip by bus from your holiday rental in Sfakaki to Rethymno on the north coast and take in the pretty inland scenery along the way.

    Join in the Local Festivals

    Crete has many local festivals celebrating everything from religious saints to the wine festival, which runs for three weeks throughout July. It is an opportunity to see traditional Greek costumes and experience the local culture.

    Places to Visit Around Sfakaki, Crete


    The town of Rethymno is brimming with history and amazing Venetian and Turkish architecture. It takes just over an hour to reach by car from your holiday rental in Sfakaki. Rethymno has a charming old fishing harbour and a new marina. The town is full of atmosphere with its narrow alleyways and old Greek homes.


    If you want to say you have been to Bali, here is your chance! Bali is on the north coast of Crete and was a former fishing village with a small port. The sandy beaches framed by the mountain backdrop make it a very scenic place to spend the day.


    This small village is just a short drive from your holiday rental in Sfakaki. Close to the village there is a natural spring with several cascading waterfalls. It is a popular place to visit with typical tavernas in peaceful surroundings. You can also buy freshly caught trout in this area.

    Weather in Sfakaki, Crete

    Crete is a popular holiday destination as it has guaranteed long, dry summers with average temperatures reaching 31°C (88°F). Winters are also mild, and the climate is very pleasant during spring and autumn.

    Travel to Sfakaki, Crete

    Flights arrive daily from all over Europe to Chania International (CHQ) Airport on the north west of the island of Crete. The airport is just 82km from your Sfakaki holiday villa.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Sfakaki

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sfakaki. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Spilies Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Melidoni Cave (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Town Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
    • Sfendoni Cave (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
    • Mount Ida (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)