Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Petra

The area's monuments and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Petra. This welcoming city is known for its island views, beaches and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

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 centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Petra?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 41 holiday rentals around Petra. From 20 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, 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 Petra is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Vareltzidena's House: 74 holiday rentals
  • Panagia Glykofilousa: 74 holiday rentals
  • Molyvos Castle: 62 holiday rentals
  • Petra Beach: 72 holiday rentals
  • Molyvos Harbour: 63 holiday rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 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 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.