Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Petra

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Petra. This welcoming city is known for its island views, beaches and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Petra

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Petra is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petra Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Anaxos Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Eftalou Hot Springs (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Skala Kallonis Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Kalloni Salt Pans (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Kalloni Salt Lake (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Petra

The nearest airport is in Mytilene (MJT-Mytilene Intl.), located 29.5 mi (47.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Petra?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 41 holiday lettings near Petra. From 20 Houses to 11 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 Petra is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Vareltzidena's House: 73 holiday lettings
  • Panagia Glykofilousa: 78 holiday lettings
  • Pessa Springs: 128 holiday lettings
  • Church of Mermaid Madonna: 63 holiday lettings
  • Iera Moni Limonos: 79 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 20 Houses in Petra. Our other popular types of Petra holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 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 Petra?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Petra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.