Where to stay around Erfi?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,173 holiday lettings near Erfi. From 637 villas to 293 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Erfi 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 Erfi?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Erfi. 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
  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden: 2,497 holiday lettings
  • Arkadi Monastery: 1,805 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 637 villas in Erfi. Our other popular types of Erfi holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 293 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 184 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 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 Erfi?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 881 holiday homes with pool available in Erfi. 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 Erfi, Crete your home away from home

    Erfi is within easy reach of Rethymnon yet offers a quiet place to retreat to in this tranquil mountain village. It is less than 6km from the coast and the sandy beaches at Sfakaki and Skaleta are 7-8 minutes drive away. Holiday rentals in Erfi are well supplied with shops, cafés and restaurants within the friendly village and there is a wide choice of attractions at Rethymnon, 12 km away.

    Things to Do in Erfi, Crete

    The main attractions for those staying at Erfi holiday rentals are the nearby beaches which provide golden sands and safe swimming in the warm turquoise waters. Sailing, snorkeling, water skiing, windsurfing, kayaking and fishing can all be enjoyed along with sunbeds and umbrellas for sunbathing. Further inland the mountains offer hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Sightseeing includes a host of museums, pretty villages and historic sights in the area. In the winter, downhill and cross-country skiing can be enjoyed from Erfi on the mountain peaks.

    Places to Visit Around Erfi, Crete

    The Old Town of Rethymnon is a charming place to spend time walking around. The Renaissance-influenced Venetian architecture is well preserved. They were mostly built by Cretan murari who were Venetian trained master builders. Visit the Ruga Maistra and see the overhanging upper storeys, often faced with wood and latticework. Further south, a one hour drive from your Erfi holiday rental is the historic castle which gave Frangokastello its name. The famous Battle of Frangokastello took place in 1828 during the War of Independence and is remembered in an annual festival on May 17, with a dawn procession. As the sun rises there is a strange phenomenon when ghostly “Drosoulites” appear for about 10 minutes. It draws many curious visitors to see this strange mirage which still recurs at dawn and only on that day.

    Weather in Erfi, Crete

    Holiday rental homes in Erfi enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Summer temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F) and the island is refreshed by seasonal breezes in July and August. It can be humid at times. Rainfall during the summer is minimal with more showers from November to March. In winter the lowest daytime temperatures average 14°C (57°F) making Erfi a pleasant year-round destination.

    Travel to Erfi, Crete

    The nearest international airports serving holiday rentals in Erfi are the Ioannis Daskalogiannis (CHQ) Airport in Chania, 83 km west of Erfi, and the Heraklion (HER) Airport 70km to the east. Cheap flights from Thomsonfly are regularly available to Heraklion 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.