Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Maleme

Enjoy the culture and other features of Maleme. Travellers to this walkable city praise the beaches, island views and gardens. Chania Lighthouse and Venetian Port are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Maleme

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Maleme has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Volos Shelter (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Maleme

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Maleme is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Platanias Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Agia Marina Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Stalos Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Afrata Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Kalamaki Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Ravdouha Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Maleme

The nearest airport is in Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), located 16.4 mi (26.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Maleme?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 657 holiday lettings around Maleme. From 367 villas to 133 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 Maleme? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Maleme. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Agia Marina Beach: 2,942 holiday lettings
  • Chania Central Market: 2,886 holiday lettings
  • Falassarna Beach: 1,050 holiday lettings
  • Balos Beach: 992 holiday lettings
  • Stavros Beach: 2,685 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 367 Villas in Maleme. Our other popular types of Maleme holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 133 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 105 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Maleme?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 492 holiday homes with pool available in Maleme. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.