Destination guide

The remote city of Akrotiri awaits you

Experience the unique character of Akrotiri with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this trendy city praise the archaeology, boating and snorkeling. Venetian Port and Chania Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Akrotiri

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Akrotiri has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Volos Shelter (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Akrotiri

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Akrotiri

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Akrotiri is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kalathas Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Seitan Limania Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Stavros Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Koum Kapi Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Chania Municipal Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Nea Chora Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)

Transportation to and around Akrotiri

The nearest airport is in Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), located 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Akrotiri?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,915 holiday lettings near Akrotiri. From 382 Houses to 447 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Akrotiri is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Akrotiri?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Akrotiri:

  • Old Town: 285 holiday homes
  • Makris Tichos: 194 holiday homes
  • Halepa: 166 holiday homes
  • Nea Chora: 224 holiday homes
  • Koum Kapi: 232 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Akrotiri?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Akrotiri. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Agia Triada Monastery: 2,336 holiday lettings
  • Katholiko Monastery: 2,234 holiday lettings
  • Gouverneto Monastery: 2,272 holiday lettings
  • Stavros Beach: 2,332 holiday lettings
  • Samaria Gorge: 2,322 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Akrotiri listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Akrotiri?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 382 Houses in Akrotiri. Our other popular types of Akrotiri holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 447 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 955 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Akrotiri?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,123 holiday homes with pool available in Akrotiri. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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