Where to stay around Mariou?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 316 holiday lettings near Mariou. From 149 Villas to 90 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mariou 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 Mariou?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mariou. 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
  • Georgioupolis: 2,798 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Town Hall: 2,474 holiday lettings
  • Lake Kournas: 2,472 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 149 Villas in Mariou. Our other popular types of Mariou holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 47 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent village rentals in Mariou?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 154 village rentals in Mariou. You have also many other possibilities in Mariou area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 149 holiday rentals
  • Rural rentals: 134 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 96 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Mariou?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 3 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Mariou. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Mariou, Greece is a perfect choice for your next holiday

    A holiday rental home in Mariou will put you close to many of the most popular attractions. The well-appointed home will provide you with a comfortable home base for all of your adventures.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Mariou, Greece

    The beaches are very popular in and near Mariou. There are many beaches to choose from, and some are a bit more family friendly than others, so be sure to do your research. Swimming, boating, windsurfing and snorkelling are amongst the popular activities. Of course, many on holiday to Mariou are happy to just relax on the shore with a good book and cool drink. Each year in July, Mariou is host to a wine festival. If you happen to be in Mariou during the festival, be sure to stop by and participate in a wine tasting and enjoy the festivities.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Mariou, Greece

    Many interesting attractions will help you make your holiday to Mariou unforgettable. The Fortezza Castle, which was built in 1590, was still be using as recently as World War II. The Venetian Loggia is a 16th century building that was once a gentlemen’s club. Today, the building houses government offices. The Rimondi Fountain is a much photographed attraction. This fountain was originally built in the early 17th century not to add beauty to the city but to provide drinking water for residents. The Archaeological Museum features artefacts that date from the Neolithic period through Roman times. You will see clay pots and figures and items used in funeral and burial rituals.

    Weather in Mariou, Greece

    When it comes to the weather, there is not a bad time to visit Mariou. That being said, there are variations in temperatures based on the season. The winters are quite mild and the summers warm. No matter when you plan your holiday to Mariou, you will be able to enjoy activities in the out of doors. During the winter months, the average low temperature is between 9° and 11° C and the highs are between 16° and 21° C. The spring brings average low temperatures of 10° to 12° C and highs of 17° to 20° C. Summer average lows are 19° to 22° C and highs are 27° to 29° C. There is some rain each month. The most occurs during the winter months and the least during the summer months.

    Travel to Mariou, Greece

    The closest airport to Mariou is Heraklion Airport (HER), located about 74 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay, particularly if you plan to visit any of the surrounding areas.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Mariou

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mariou is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Plakias Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Kourtaliotiko Gorge (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Preveli Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
    • Frangokastello Beach (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
    • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
    • Lake Kournas (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)