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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Sfakaki, Crete your home away from home

Sfakaki, formerly known as Stavromenos, is a delightful small Greek town on the south coast of Crete. It has local shops, supermarkets, tavernas and access to a nice sandy beach. Surrounded by the Mediterranean with the White Mountains in the background, holiday rentals in Sfakaki are surrounded by gorgeous scenery, olive groves and vineyards. It is the ideal base for enjoying a peaceful beach vacation within easy reach of the many local sights and attractions.

Things to Do in Sfakaki, Crete

Beaches

Crete is known for its beautiful sandy beaches. Sfakaki has its own pleasant beach within easy reach of your holiday rental. One of the best beaches on the island is around Rethymno. It stretches as far as the eye can see, breaking into smaller shingle coves and they have all been awarded the Blue Flag for clean waters.

Take the Bus

There is a regular bus service for exploring the area. Enjoy the trip by bus from your holiday rental in Sfakaki to Rethymno on the north coast and take in the pretty inland scenery along the way.

Join in the Local Festivals

Crete has many local festivals celebrating everything from religious saints to the wine festival, which runs for three weeks throughout July. It is an opportunity to see traditional Greek costumes and experience the local culture.

Places to Visit Around Sfakaki, Crete

Rethymno

The town of Rethymno is brimming with history and amazing Venetian and Turkish architecture. It takes just over an hour to reach by car from your holiday rental in Sfakaki. Rethymno has a charming old fishing harbour and a new marina. The town is full of atmosphere with its narrow alleyways and old Greek homes.

Bali

If you want to say you have been to Bali, here is your chance! Bali is on the north coast of Crete and was a former fishing village with a small port. The sandy beaches framed by the mountain backdrop make it a very scenic place to spend the day.

Arghiroupolis

This small village is just a short drive from your holiday rental in Sfakaki. Close to the village there is a natural spring with several cascading waterfalls. It is a popular place to visit with typical tavernas in peaceful surroundings. You can also buy freshly caught trout in this area.

Weather in Sfakaki, Crete

Crete is a popular holiday destination as it has guaranteed long, dry summers with average temperatures reaching 31°C (88°F). Winters are also mild, and the climate is very pleasant during spring and autumn.

Travel to Sfakaki, Crete

Flights arrive daily from all over Europe to Chania International (CHQ) Airport on the north west of the island of Crete. The airport is just 82km from your Sfakaki holiday villa.

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      Villa #1249744
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            Villa #1060600
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              Villa #410573
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                Apartment #1678674
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  Villa #621513a
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                    Multiple rentals Apartment #6370682
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                      Apartment #2404388
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                        Multiple rentals Villa #1678074
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                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                          Multiple rentals Villa #1678074
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                              Villa #6724067
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                Multiple rentals Villa #6370682
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                                  Villa #4134132
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                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                        Villa #1098144
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                                                                Bungalow #8164896
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                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                              Villa #6405237
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                Villa #6495826
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                                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                    Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
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                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                      Villa #1152642
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                                                                                        Multiple rentals Villa #1378896
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                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                          Villa #6557279
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                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                            Villa #1993464
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                                                                                              Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
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                                                                                              Recent Reviews

                                                                                              FANTASTIC VILLA AND LOCATION

                                                                                              5 of 5
                                                                                              We are a family of 13, 8 adults and 5 children (ages between 3 and 9) who had the most amazing relaxing holiday. The Villa is extremely large and well equipped in beautiful grounds. Nothing was too much trouble for the lovely owners Loukia and Nikos, We had one extra child to the advertised 12 people occupancy, but an additional bed was put in one of the bedrooms at no additional cost, we arrived in the early hours, they were there to greet us with smiles and information. Loukia had got some shopping for us as we arrived so late. The Villa is large with plenty of space for everyone, the weather was so good we spent our days and evenings outside - beautiful views day and night. The location is great, slightly elevated so you don't get the humidity of the towns and city. Once you find your bearings everything in the village is within walking distance. We didn't use the public transport as there were so many of us, but the Taxi company Loukia put us in touch were amazing, again so helpful, The Villa was extremely clean, and was cleaned all through and beds changed twice while we were there (10 days). The pool was checked daily and rubbish removed daily - a brilliant service. Even fresh fruit and vegetables were left for us from their garden. The children were completely safe as the Villa is totally enclosed with the added addition of their own play park, brilliant. Everything has been thought of by the owners. Happy children results in happy relaxed adults - what more could you ask for. Thank you Loukia and Nikos this holiday will go down as our most relaxed yet, We all recommend this Villa.
                                                                                              • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
                                                                                              • Date of Stay: May 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