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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Erfi, Crete your home away from home

Erfi is within easy reach of Rethymnon yet offers a quiet place to retreat to in this tranquil mountain village. It is less than 6km from the coast and the sandy beaches at Sfakaki and Skaleta are 7-8 minutes drive away. Holiday rentals in Erfi are well supplied with shops, cafés and restaurants within the friendly village and there is a wide choice of attractions at Rethymnon, 12 km away.

Things to Do in Erfi, Crete

The main attractions for those staying at Erfi holiday rentals are the nearby beaches which provide golden sands and safe swimming in the warm turquoise waters. Sailing, snorkeling, water skiing, windsurfing, kayaking and fishing can all be enjoyed along with sunbeds and umbrellas for sunbathing. Further inland the mountains offer hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Sightseeing includes a host of museums, pretty villages and historic sights in the area. In the winter, downhill and cross-country skiing can be enjoyed from Erfi on the mountain peaks.

Places to Visit Around Erfi, Crete

The Old Town of Rethymnon is a charming place to spend time walking around. The Renaissance-influenced Venetian architecture is well preserved. They were mostly built by Cretan murari who were Venetian trained master builders. Visit the Ruga Maistra and see the overhanging upper storeys, often faced with wood and latticework. Further south, a one hour drive from your Erfi holiday rental is the historic castle which gave Frangokastello its name. The famous Battle of Frangokastello took place in 1828 during the War of Independence and is remembered in an annual festival on May 17, with a dawn procession. As the sun rises there is a strange phenomenon when ghostly “Drosoulites” appear for about 10 minutes. It draws many curious visitors to see this strange mirage which still recurs at dawn and only on that day.

Weather in Erfi, Crete

Holiday rental homes in Erfi enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Summer temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F) and the island is refreshed by seasonal breezes in July and August. It can be humid at times. Rainfall during the summer is minimal with more showers from November to March. In winter the lowest daytime temperatures average 14°C (57°F) making Erfi a pleasant year-round destination.

Travel to Erfi, Crete

The nearest international airports serving holiday rentals in Erfi are the Ioannis Daskalogiannis (CHQ) Airport in Chania, 83 km west of Erfi, and the Heraklion (HER) Airport 70km to the east. Cheap flights from Thomsonfly are regularly available to Heraklion from Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow, London (Gatwick and Luton) Manchester and Newcastle. Jet2 flies from Leeds/Bradford and Budgetair has flights from Cork, Dublin and Shannon to Heraklion (Iraklion). Flights can also be taken to Athens (ATH) International Airport and there are regular ferries from Pireas to Rethymno and Heraklion.

  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6811068
4
Viewed 186 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6405237
5
Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #6495826
5
Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1987691
8
Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
6
Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1152642
7
Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Villa #1378896
6
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #6557279
7
Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1993464
6
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
3
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1993465
6
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #8139196
12
Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #1887848
5
Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Villa #1887850
8
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Villa #445107
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Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #1773805
7
Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Villa #1378896
14
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1728020
16
Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1940666
7
Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals House #1261487
15
Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #8139196
15
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(28 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Villa #445107
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
9
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Bungalow #874574
6
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Multiple rentals Villa #6495829
7
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #6775278
3
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Villa #3942077
13
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Villa #1378896
4
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6354083
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Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1060603
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #3779455
6
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1678678
16
Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1584005
14
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Multiple rentals Villa #1410546
7
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #1088416
5
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
Villa #1646828
6
Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(50 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6165452
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Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #2337692
4
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #1812099
3
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1150970
16
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Villa #6495829
7
Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1458895
1
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #3727212
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
House #2558770
1
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #1634957
14
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 6 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 14
Villa #1419122
5
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #87857
6
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1082063
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Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Villa #1655210
13
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #6811067
Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours

Erfi Holiday Villas & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Lovely

5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay in the villa and in the local village.We were made welcome in both cases.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Perfect!

5 of 5
We had an absolutely fantastic time. The villa was so clean and well decoratored. It was perfect for us as we were with my one year old son so he could explore without us worrying about the stairs. The pool and outside area was great and we used the BBQ quite a few times. Helena was absolutely fantastic and very welcoming and at the end of the phone if we needed anything. Would reccomend this villa to anyone but I would say it is especially family friendly.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017