Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Rethymnon

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Rethymnon. Travellers to this scenic city praise the zoo, cheese shops and cocktail bars. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Rethymnon

Fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), the closest airport, located 22.5 mi (36.3 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Rethimno?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,522 holiday rentals around Rethimno. From 1,463 Villas to 494 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Rethimno is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Venetian Loggia: 2,698 holiday rentals
  • Erofili Theatre: 2,719 holiday rentals
  • Rethimnon Cathedral: 2,701 holiday rentals
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,692 holiday rentals
  • Argiroupoli Springs: 2,519 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rethimno listed on Stayz 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 Villas in Rethimno?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,463 Villas in Rethimno. Our other popular types of Rethimno holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 494 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 413 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 40 holiday houses

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 1,831 holiday homes with pool available in Rethimno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.