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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.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (15 reviews)
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    • 6 BR
    • 5 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 12
    Villa #1660216
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
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      House #4289184
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 8
        Farmhouse #1617708
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #6819298
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            Excellent! 4.5/5
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            • 5 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 9
            House #3961235
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              Exceptional! 5/5
              (5 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              House #6446768
              5
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (8 reviews)
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                • 5 BR
                • 5 BA
                • Sleeps 14
                Villa #1943513
                8
                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 10
                  Villa #4155915
                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (9 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    House #933743
                    9
                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (6 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 7
                      Cottage #8106595
                      6
                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 8
                        Cottage #6715502
                        1
                        Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 4 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 8
                          Villa #4109054
                          1
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                            • 4 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Villa #630094vb
                            2
                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Villa #4449009
                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #6857221
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 4 BA
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  Villa #1947176
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (4 reviews)
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                                    • 6 BR
                                    • 4 BA
                                    • Sleeps 12
                                    Villa #1508659
                                    4
                                      avg/night
                                      • 5 BR
                                      • 4 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Apartment #75194
                                      2
                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 4 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        Villa #4357315
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          House #2407610
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                                            • 5 BR
                                            • 4 BA
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Villa #1089457
                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (4 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              House #4021644
                                              4
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                House #6712549
                                                1
                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #4164016
                                                  1
                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Condo #6740473
                                                    1
                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                      House #4289815
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        House #1785759
                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          House #6519101
                                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            House #6735749
                                                            3
                                                            Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #6829474
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                House #1930397
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                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  House #4214606
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                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    Villa #979156
                                                                    8
                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      Villa #1667508
                                                                      2
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Villa #1675381
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 4 BA
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                                                                          Villa #1684126
                                                                          8
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Villa #1947171
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                              Villa #1983653
                                                                              3
                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (9 reviews)
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                                House #6623195
                                                                                9
                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                  Farmhouse #18911
                                                                                  5
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                    Villa #35202
                                                                                    5
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Studio #6315759
                                                                                      6
                                                                                      Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        House #6518707
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          House #6790176
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                                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 5 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            Villa #4176145
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Villa #3868749
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                                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Villa #1778293
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                  House #3771970
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                                                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                    Villa #1206567
                                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                      House #4449330
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      delightful cottage with wonderful sea view

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Hello Evy We stayed two and a half weeks on the beautiful island. It was a wonderful holiday in your house. Your friendly welcome, the house, the view of the sea, Andros and the very friendly people, the trails. We enjoyed everything very much. Katy and Michael from Germany, October 2016
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 03, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic house, great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We are a family of two adults, three kids (ages 14, 12, 10). The house was delightful! It's large, very clean, in great condition, and directly across the street from the beautiful beach. There's an outdoor shared yard area that you walk across to reach the beach - so convenient. We spent lots of time in the outside covered patio - a great place to have breakfast, or just hang out after a day at the beach or in the evenings. The master bedroom upstairs has its own bathroom, the main living area is large and bright, and the downstairs has two more bedrooms and a bathroom. These downstairs bedrooms got a little warm, but there were fans so it worked out fine. Danai and her brother were delightful, super helpful hosts - they came over one evening and showed us on the map all the best swimming spots, good places to eat, etc. I can't say enough about how lovely and kind they were, and how welcome they made us feel. Andros gets a bit windy, so there were a couple of days that were too windy to go to the beach, but there's plenty to do and see. It's a gorgeous island, very nice people, and good food. I recommend Danai's house without hesitation - it was a great and relaxing holiday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Mar 02, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016