Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Episkopi

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Episkopi. This city is well-known for its beaches and water park. Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Episkopi

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Episkopi a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Watercity Waterpark (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Dinosauria Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Cretaquarium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Labyrinth Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Crete Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Acqua Plus Water Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Episkopi

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Episkopi is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Geoponikos Kipos (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Sarandaris Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Ammoudara Beach (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Stalis Beach (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Cave of Psychro (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)

Transportation to and around Episkopi

Fly into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Episkopi?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 576 holiday lettings near Episkopi. From 99 Houses to 227 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 Episkopi is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Bembo Fountain: 798 holiday lettings
  • Panayia Akrotiriani: 794 holiday lettings
  • Kapetan Mihalis Korakas: 792 holiday lettings
  • Freedom National Stadium: 792 holiday lettings
  • Hania Gate: 790 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Episkopi 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 Episkopi?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 99 Houses in Episkopi. Our other popular types of Episkopi holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 227 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 167 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 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 Episkopi?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 225 holiday homes with pool available in Episkopi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.