Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Glyfada

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Glyfada. This city's cafes, shopping and bars attract many visitors, as does its romantic and welcoming location. Acropolis Museum and Parthenon are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Glyfada

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Glyfada has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Filopappos Hill (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Attica Zoological Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Lycabettus Theater (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Glyfada Golf Club of Athens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Glyfada Sea Turtle Rescue Centre (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • OnAqua Sports Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Glyfada

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Glyfada

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Glyfada is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Filopappos Hill (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Mount Lycabettus (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Glyfada Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Voula Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Kavouri Beach (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Astir Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Glyfada

Fly into Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city centre.

You can see more of Glyfada by catching a ride on the metro at Aggelou Metaxa Station, Platia Katraki Station or Paleo Demarhio Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Glyfada?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 473 holiday rentals around Glyfada. From 318 flats & apartments to 36 villas, 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 Glyfada is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Athens City Centre: 2,286 holiday homes
  • Pangrati: 996 holiday homes
  • Mets: 792 holiday homes
  • Kinosargous: 839 holiday homes
  • Plaka: 793 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Glyfada Golf Club of Athens: 3,649 holiday rentals
  • Platia Esperidon Station: 3,662 holiday rentals
  • Glyfada Sea Turtle Rescue Centre: 3,659 holiday rentals
  • Glyfada Beach: 3,654 holiday rentals
  • Glyfada Marina: 3,655 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glyfada 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 Condos/Apartments in Glyfada?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 318 Condos/Apartments in Glyfada. Our other popular types of Glyfada holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 36 holiday houses
  • Houses: 93 holiday houses
  • Studios: 328 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glyfada?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Glyfada. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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