Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Koutouloufari

Enjoy the culture and other features of Koutouloufari. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its beaches, bars and restaurants. Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Koutouloufari

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Koutouloufari has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Star Beach Water Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Aquaworld Aquarium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Acqua Plus Water Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Labyrinth Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Crete Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Dinosauria Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Koutouloufari

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Koutouloufari

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Koutouloufari has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Koutouloufari is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sarandaris Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Stalis Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cave of Psychro (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Geoponikos Kipos (15 mi / 24.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Koutouloufari

Fly into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Koutouloufari?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 583 holiday lettings around Koutouloufari. From 231 villas to 186 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Koutouloufari? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Koutouloufari. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Stalis Beach: 1,177 holiday lettings
  • Heraklion Town Hall: 1,024 holiday lettings
  • Crete Golf Club: 883 holiday lettings
  • Hania Gate: 1,019 holiday lettings
  • Sissi Mini Golf: 1,056 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Koutouloufari listed on 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 Koutouloufari?

Yes, of course. offers 231 Villas in Koutouloufari. Our other popular types of Koutouloufari holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 186 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 86 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 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 Koutouloufari?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 358 holiday homes with pool available in Koutouloufari. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.