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Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Rethymnon

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Rethymnon. Travelers to this scenic city praise the zoo, cheese shops and cocktail bars. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Rethymnon

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Rethymnon has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rethimno Kart (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Volos Shelter (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rethymnon

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Rethymnon is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Town Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Spilies Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Georgioupolis Beach (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Kourtaliotiko Gorge (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Lake Kournas (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Rethymnon

Fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), the closest airport, located 22.5 mi (36.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), which is 39.2 mi (63.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Rethimno?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,722 holiday lettings near Rethimno. From 530 Houses to 1,540 Villas, 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 Rethimno is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden: 2,889 holiday lettings
  • Necropolis: 2,652 holiday lettings
  • Argiroupoli Springs: 2,663 holiday lettings
  • Late Minoan Cemetery at Armenoi: 2,877 holiday lettings
  • Military Museum: 2,692 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rethimno listed on HomeAway.lk 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 Rethimno?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.lk offers 530 Houses in Rethimno. Our other popular types of Rethimno holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 1,540 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 493 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 42 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 Rethimno?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,995 holiday homes with pool available in Rethimno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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