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Make a holiday rental villa or accommodation in Chania, Crete your home away from home

The town of Chania (Hania) is a beautiful settlement on the coast of northern Crete, famous primarily for the Venetian Harbour around which the town is built. Although it is most popular for beach holidays, Chania accommodation is also the perfect base for wine tasting holidays, historical interest holidays, sightseeing breaks or a combination of all of them. Chania is bursting with character emanating from the surprisingly seamless mix of Venetian, Mionian, Turkish, Byzantine and modern architecture.

Things to do on holiday in Chania, Crete

The old part of the town which is located around the edges of the Venetian Harbour is one of the nicest places to visit within the region. Not only have you got a range of old churches, museums and intriguing buildings to see, but there are also many delightful cafes and restaurants along the seafront from which to watch the world go by and the fishing vessels slowly come in and out of the picturesque harbour. The magnificent little Naval Museum behind the old walls of the harbour is a perfect place to start to understand a little about the history and culture of both Chania and Crete. Visitors can also find an archaeological museum, Byzantine museum and the historical archives of Crete in Chania.

Of course, many people take Chania accommodation for beach holidays. Chania is one of the prime beach holiday destinations in Crete, offering six large sandy beaches within 10km of any villa in Chania. The main beach in Chania, Golden Beach, is easily within walking distance of a self catering Chania property, and during the evening the bars, restaurants and pubs that line the back of the beach spring into life as revellers start their evening’s entertainment.

The archaeological remains of Kydonia have been partially excavated and the extensive remains can clearly be seen. There are some remarkable sights to be seen within the area, but archaeologists suggest that much of the original settlement is now buried under the modern day town, meaning that excavation is highly unlikely.

The dramatic Samaria Gorge which lies just outside the town is a famous place to walk, as the amazing scenery and shaded paths offer shade from the summer sun.

Places to holiday in Chania, Crete

At the other end of Souda Bay lies the old fishing village of Almirida, which has managed to retain much of its Cretan charm. Almirida is the best place from which to start your exploration of the Chania Caves from a Chania apartment too, and there are a handful of excellent little cafes and restaurants to choose from.

Weather in Chania, Crete

The year round climate is wonderfully constant, meaning that you can safely take a Chania villa or apartment without having to worry about the climate. The summer lasts from the beginning of June until the end of September, during which time Chania accommodation is filled with tourists enjoying beach holidays, when temperatures average around 29˚C. In winter, temperatures remain around 16˚C.

Flights to Chania, Crete

During the summer months, you can catch a direct flight to Chania’s Souda Airport (CHQ) from Birmingham (BHX), London, Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and Dublin (DUB). If you are hoping to take a Chania villa during the winter months, Heraklion Airport (HER) receives a range of flights provided by British Airways.

Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #3900764
6
Viewed 125 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #6556640
6
Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals House #1962531
11
Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #8038218
10
Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #4236557
3
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3845459
16
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3687611
9
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #6557024
13
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #3613718
30
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #8043413
7
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3886046
10
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #781046vb
8
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #1962510
4
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1938055
15
Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1949828
11
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #4057586
3
Excellent! 4.5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #3843477
13
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #781066vb
7
Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #4200529
1
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1144809
19
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3901909
8
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #6804879
3
Excellent! 4.7/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3886044
9
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(40 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #55610
40
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #6544147
6
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #4239112
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3860093
12
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
Villa #435198
1
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #1962531
4
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1788548
3
Exceptional! 5/5
(3 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Bungalow #6556538
3
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(29 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Villa #56103
29
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Condo #848451vb
4
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #8033807
16
Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3902164
4
Excellent! 4.4/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1962524
9
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #6865438
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #8056997
3
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #3804001
10
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #625996vb
5
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #2505569
4
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #3860520
6
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Multiple rentals Villa #8028133
12
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #6794386
2
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1412390
8
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #4134939
Exceptional! 5/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #813833
14
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
Villa #856255
12
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #2005768
3
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1995064
5

Chania Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

High quality - great view & pool

5 of 5
Our kids (7 & 10 years) loved the big pool. Well maintned property where everything works properly. Easy to recomend for families.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Amazing!

5 of 5
Evelina's house was perfect for our family vacation to Chania. The house was well equipped, immaculate with a great terrace overlooking the sea. She was very responsive, informative and took care of all our needs. I would definitely recommend anyone looking for a great house in great location to stay at Evelina's house.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 07, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017