Where to stay around Pigi?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,287 holiday lettings near Pigi. From 697 villas to 307 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pigi 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 Pigi?

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

  • University of Crete: 2,531 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,455 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Town Hall: 2,325 holiday lettings
  • Plakias Beach: 1,742 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden: 2,388 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 697 villas in Pigi. Our other popular types of Pigi holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 307 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 218 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 23 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 Pigi?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 965 holiday homes with pool available in Pigi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday villa or home in Pigi, Greece your home away from home

    The traditional village of Pigi is located in the north of the Greek island of Crete. This sleepy village is close to tourist attractions but has changed very little over the years and has maintained it’s traditional Cretan charm. The village is surrounded by beautiful mountains and olive groves, and is only a short distance from the sea.

    Things to do on holiday in Pigi, Greece

    Pigi accommodation is perfect for those wanting a taste of old rural Crete. You can spend the morning exploring the peaceful village with its narrow streets and whitewashed buildings before stopping at a taverna where you can relax and enjoy traditional food.

    Villas in Pigi are only 2km away from local beaches, including the beautiful sandy beach of Pigianos Kampos, which means that you can sun bathe, swim and enjoy other water sports on your Pigi holiday.

    For those who enjoy spending time outdoors the trails in the surrounding mountains and olive groves give you a taste of the stunning countryside and Cretan villages that dot the landscape. Walking, hiking or cycling is an excellent way to explore the countryside. There are small villages within walking distance of Pigi including Maroulas village and Loutra village, where you can see an old millstone from an ancient olive press in the village square.

    The village itself is well equipped to cater for visitors staying in self-catering accommodation in Pigi, as there are two mini markets, two tavernas, a butcher, a bakery that sells delicious homemade bread, and a pharmacy.

    Places to visit on holiday in Pigi, Greece

    Pigi accommodation is conveniently situated midway in the island of Crete and has excellent access to the highway, making it an excellent base from which to explore tourist attractions, historical sites and beaches.

    One of the best attractions nearby is the Arkadiou Monastery. This 11th century monastery has beautiful architecture and an interesting history. It is one tourist attraction that is not to be missed.

    There are regular buses that take visitors to the town of Rethymno. This old fishing town has been built around a harbour and is a great place to taste the local catch of the day. The town offers a wonderful mix of the old and the new, with fascinating old houses and monuments and a bustling new marina.

    Weather in Pigi, Greece

    Pigi has a temperate Mediterranean climate. The weather is characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winter, which sometimes brings snowfall on the highest mountain peaks in the area. Crete is blessed with over 300 days of sunshine a year, which allows tourists to enjoy warm Pigi holidays throughout the year.

    Flights to Pigi, Greece

    The airport at Heraklion (HER) is 70km away from Pigi. Airlines that offer cheap flights to Heraklion from various airports in the UK include Monarch, easyJet and Flythomascook. From the airport visitors can hire a car and enjoy the scenic drive from Heraklion to their Pigi villa.

    Exploring the natural features in Pigi

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

    • Town Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Spilies Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Melidoni Cave (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Kourtaliotiko Gorge (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
    • Mount Ida (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)