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Make a holiday rental home or villa in the Aegean Islands your home away from home

The Aegean Islands lie between mainland Greece and Turkey, with ownership split between the two countries. They are a diverse set of holiday paradises, divided into the Sporades, Cyclades, Dodecanese, Ionian Islands and Crete. Aegean Island holidays are a traveller’s paradise, with huge differences in culture, history, geography and holiday rentals over very small distances. Full of beautiful landscapes and idyllic Aegean holiday rentals, a holiday to the Aegean Islands is exactly what you make of it.

Places to take a holiday rental on an Aegean Island holiday

The Cyclades are the most famous of the Aegean Islands, consisting of 39 islands, 24 of which are inhabited, including Andros, Folegrandros, Paros, Santorini, Sifos, Naxos and Tinos. Famous for their stunning combination of magnificent beaches and lively nightlife, an Aegean holiday rental is the perfect base for an active beach holiday in the sun, where partying, relaxing and enjoying the beautiful scenery and warm seas are the pleasures of visitors.

Rhodes is another of the more famous Aegean Islands. Steeped in history, the crusader isle of Rhodes lies in the Dodecanese region of the Aegean Islands. The most popular beaches lie on the north and eastern coast, where modern beach resort towns like Faliraki provide every facility, sport and bar needed by anyone in a self catering Aegean holiday villa. The gem of Rhodes is the staggeringly well preserved medieval city of Rhodes, where magnificent crusader castles dominate the skyline.

For outstanding natural beauty, it would be hard to beat the island of Lesbos. An Aegean holiday rental in Lesbos takes advantage of the deep mysterious forests, dramatic coast dotted with magnificently secluded coves and stunning mountains. Once you take a holiday villa here, the warm welcome, delicious sea food and mystery surrounding the island will have you returning year after year.

Things to do in the Aegean Islands

Holidays to the Aegean Islands are the perfect choice to relax, unwind and recuperate, surrounded by stunning scenery, beautiful beaches and a magnificently laid back lifestyle.

Due to the vast diversity of the Aegean Islands, there is undoubtedly something for everyone. From the peaceful beauty of Evia, Lesbos and Skiathis to the party islands of Rhodes, Kos and Crete, sometimes the best way to explore from an Aegean Island holiday rental is to take a cruise or yacht rental, taking in some of the best beaches, fishing and swimming spots on offer.

Weather in the Aegean Islands

The climate of the Aegean Islands varies, with hot summers drawing people to the beaches, with average temperatures of 30°C. During July and August, temperatures can soar to 40°C. Winter and spring draws walkers and hikers due to the mild dry weather, and winter can be cold, with average temperatures of 9°C.

Travel to the Aegean Islands

Many of the larger Aegean Islands have an airport, so a holiday villa in the Aegean Islands is very accessible from the UK. There are daily flights available from 16 British airports, and cheap flights are available from Aegean Airlines amongst other providers.

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                                                                                                      We have just come back from the amazing sunset villa 1. The villa was beautiful, private and very well maintained with a huge garden to the front. Everything from hairdryer to pool towels and lots more besides was provided. The views over Vlycha beach were stunning and the pool fabulous. There really were no down sides to this amazing villa and it's location, which was only a couple of minutes walk down a steep hill to the beach, but hey you wouldn't have the views otherwise. We had a lovely welcome from the director of the Lyndian Jewel hotel who showed us around the villa and provided an excellent welcome box of provisions to get us started. We had a wonderful time here and were sad to leave!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

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                                                                                                      We have just had the most loveliest week at this lovely villa. We are a family of four - two teenagers 14 and 17. The villa itself is spacious, clean and modern. And the pool and outside area is just wonderful. You do really need a car even though everything is in walking distance, the hill down to the village is very steep (not too bad going down, but coming up is hard work especially in the heat). We rented a little run around from the village for 150 euros, which made life so much easier especially when popping to the supermarket, etc. Although you can get taxis. There is a lovely hotel (Lindian Jewell) with a great bar area that we ate in a few times and on two occasions we had a takeout which was delivered to our villa by lovely Nikitas. Their food is great and they are so friendly. We cannot praise Svetlana enough. She is a lovely lovely lady who will go way beyond the call of duty for you. Thank you so much Svetlana xxx There was a lovely welcome pack of bread, cheese, ham, snacks, water, and wine on arrival for us, the pool was cleaned, the garden done and the villa cleaned too. We had the most wonderful relaxing holiday - thank you again xxxxx
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017