Where to stay around Sounio?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 206 holiday lettings near Sounio. From 90 villas to 49 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sounio 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 Sounio?

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

  • Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion: 645 holiday lettings
  • Koundouros Beach: 353 holiday lettings
  • Astir Beach: 2,830 holiday lettings
  • Vouliagmeni Spa Lake: 2,814 holiday lettings
  • Yabanaki Beach: 2,794 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 90 villas in Sounio. Our other popular types of Sounio holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sounio?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 77 holiday homes with pool available in Sounio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Sounio, Greece your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a holiday destination with wonderful scenic views and great historical features should stay at Sounio in Greece. This is lovely part of eastern Greece with so much to see and do all year round. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Sounio, Greece

    Sounio has a charming beach suitable for sunbathing or enjoying a cooling swim in the sea. Holidaymakers will find several water activities here and at resorts nearby such as water skiing, surfing, windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling and diving. Sea fishing is also a popular pastime in this part of Greece. Holidaymakers can enjoy plenty of hiking and cycling in the area with some exceptional views to be enjoyed all around.  Mountain biking and rock climbing can also be done nearby. Sports enthusiasts will be able to play tennis here and anyone looking for a round of golf will find an 18-hole course near to Athens. Sounio has many bars, cafes and restaurants where holidaymakers can enjoy excellent Greek and international dishes as well as plenty of seafood. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and drink from mini-markets nearby and there are shops selling various types of gifts and souvenirs.

    Places to visit on holiday to Sounio, Greece

    There are a number of interesting places to visit in Sounio and the surrounding area including churches and historic buildings. A wonderful place to see in Sounio is the Temple of Poseidon, which stands on the summit of a hill some 60 metres above the sea.  Below this visitors can also see the Sanctuary of Athena and its two temples. Nearby is the port of Lavrion, which is home to the oldest and biggest ancient amphitheatre in Greece. Athens is just under an hour’s drive away and features many fascinating historical sites including the famous Acropolis and the Parthenon. Here tourists will find many museums as well as ancient buildings worth visiting. Others delightful places to visit in the capital city include the National Gardens and Athens Zoo.

    Weather in Sounio, Greece

    The hottest time of the year in this part of Greece is July and August when the average high is 31 degrees centigrade. January is the coldest month when the average low temperature is seven degrees centigrade. The wettest month is December with an average of 62mm of rainfall. The rainfall between June and September is very low.

    Travel to Sounio, Greece

    Athens International Airport (ATH) is approximately 50 minutes drive from Sounio. There are direct flights to Athens from Amsterdam, (AMS) Berlin-Schonefeld (SXF), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), London-Heathrow (LHW), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) amongst others. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National Car Rental / Alamo and Sixt are car rental firms located at the airport. Taxis are available at exit 3 of the arrivals level.

    Seasonal weather in Sounio

    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 30°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Sounio

    Travellers love Sounio for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sounio is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Koundouros Beach (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
    • Yialiskari Beach (16 mi / 25.8 km)
    • Yabanaki Beach (16.1 mi / 26 km)
    • Varkiza Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
    • Vouliagmeni Spa Lake (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)