Where to stay around Pitsidia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 240 holiday lettings near Pitsidia. From 87 villas to 76 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pitsidia 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 Pitsidia?

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

  • Caves of Matala: 344 holiday lettings
  • Gortys: 364 holiday lettings
  • Beach of Matala: 340 holiday lettings
  • Palace of Phaistos: 379 holiday lettings
  • Komos Beach: 360 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 87 villas in Pitsidia. Our other popular types of Pitsidia holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 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 Pitsidia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 116 holiday homes with pool available in Pitsidia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Pitsidia, Greece, Your Home Away From Home

    The village of Pitsidia is located on the south coast of Crete, 65 km south-west of the island’s capital, Heraklion. People opt for holidays in Pitsidia as it provides an ideal base in which to explore the historic and beautiful Greek island of Crete. The self catering accommodation in Pitsidia will always be furnished and equipped to a very high standard and many properties may even come with breathtaking sea views. The vast majority of self catering apartments and villas will also have large outside areas and their own swimming pools.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Pitsidia, Greece

    There are ample things to do on your holidays in Pitsidia and this is what makes holidaying on the island of Crete so popular each and every year. There is a great sandy beach located very close to the village of Pitsidia, and this can be quite a rare find on the Crete as the beaches can tend to be very rocky. Spending a good few days at the beach is very popular for many visitors to the area and this is where you can get involved in activities such as sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, jet skiing, wind surfing and sailing. In other parts of Crete, you may also wish to think about fishing, abseiling, mountain biking, nature and coastal walks, golf and tennis.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Pitsidia, Greece

    As Crete is Greece’s largest island, you can rest assured that there are a good number of places to visit during your holidays in Pitsidia. Heraklion, the island’s capital, is steeped in history and there are many museums to visit, ample shopping opportunities and some great restaurants for when you fancy a break from cooking back in your apartment. Just outside of Heraklion, you will find an excellent water park and this will prove to be a real hit with the kids. Some other towns to bear in mind for a visit include Chania (to the north-west of the island), Agios Nicolaos (to the east of Crete) and Malia (just east of Heraklion) which is a very popular tourist resort on the island, crammed full with all the services you could ever desire.

    Weather in Pitsidia, Greece

    Visitors on their holidays in Pitsidia can expect a beautiful Mediterranean climate. This means that it remains mild throughout the year: even in winter, temperatures still tend to remain above 12 degrees Celsius on most days. The summers are pleasantly warm, although Crete does not tend to get unbearably hot very often. Average temperatures from June until August should easily reach into the high-twenties degrees Celsius.

    Travel to Pitsidia, Greece

    The main airport at Heraklion International (HER) will be your best bet for holidays in Pitsidia. Several airlines fly on this route to and from the UK and these services depart from airports such as East Midlands (EMA), London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHX), Leeds-Bradford (LBA) and Glasgow (GLA). These are operated through airlines such as Thomas Cook Airways, Monarch, Aegean Air, Thomson Airways and Jet2.com.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Pitsidia

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Pitsidia. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Komos Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Beach of Matala (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Rouvas Gorge (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
    • Trypiti Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
    • Mount Ida (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)