Where to stay around Douliana?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 938 holiday lettings near Douliana. From 631 villas to 161 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Douliana 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 Douliana?

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

  • Maritime Museum of Crete: 2,291 holiday lettings
  • University of Crete: 2,473 holiday lettings
  • Agia Marina Beach: 2,342 holiday lettings
  • Chania Central Market: 2,295 holiday lettings
  • Georgioupolis: 2,747 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 631 villas in Douliana. Our other popular types of Douliana holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 161 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 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 Douliana?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 699 holiday homes with pool available in Douliana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Douliana, Greece your home away from home

    The Greek island of Crete is a popular destination for tourists and Douliana is one of many wonderful villages for visitors to stay at. Douliana is located on the northwest part of Crete and offers easy access to many interesting activities and sights. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Douliana, Greece

    Douliana offers many wonderful views as it is located on top of a hill overlooking Souda Bay. The backdrop of the White Mountains provides a good setting for hikers and cyclists to explore the village and surrounding areas. Approximately five kilometres away are beaches at Kalives and Almerida, which are pleasant spots for sunbathing. Numerous waterports can be tried along the coast here such as swimming, windsurfing, waterskiing and paragliding. Holidaymakers can also taking sailing excursions around the island or enjoy a fishing trip. The island’s only 18-hole golf course is located at Hersonissos. There are a few places to dine in and around Douliana including restaurants and taverns serving mainly Cretan fare. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from a mini market in the village square. There are other small shops in the area from which to buy gifts and souvenirs.

    Places to visit on holiday to Douliana, Greece

    There are several interesting places to visit on the island including museums and galleries such as the Nautical Museum at Chania and the Historical Museum and Archive at Heraklion. Numerous historic buildings are located here too including Byzantine churches and chapels, some of which are over a thousand years old. Visitors will also be able to see many monasteries too including the ruined monastery of Katholiko, which is the oldest on the island and possible dates back to the 11th century. Crete has some wonderful natural features such as The Cave of Psychro and The Samaria Gorge. Lake Kournas is a beautiful area surrounded by mountains and is the only lake on Crete.

    Weather in Douliana, Greece

    The warmest time of the year to visit Douliana is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 29 degrees centigrade. During these months holidaymakers can expect to see an average of 12 to 13 hours of sunshine per day. Whilst January is the month with most prolonged periods of rain at an average of 14 days, May is actually the wettest with an average of 115mm.

    Travel to Douliana, Greece

    Chania International Airport (CHQ)) is approximately a 45 minute drive from Douliana and has flights to and from Athens (ATH) as well as other European cities such as Berlin-Tegel (TXL) and Moscow-Vnukovo (VKO). There are seasonal flights to and from Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), London-Gatwick (LGW) and Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) amongst other cities too. Europcar, Hertz and Kappa are the three car rental firms are located at the airport. Taxis are available just outside the passenger terminal.

    Sightseeing in and around Douliana

    Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Douliana a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
    • Volos Shelter (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Douliana

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Douliana is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Georgioupolis Beach (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Lake Kournas (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Volos Shelter (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
    • Seitan Limania Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
    • Kalathas Beach (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
    • Chania Municipal Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)