Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Maleme

Enjoy the culture and other features of Maleme. Travellers to this walkable city praise the beaches, island views and gardens. Chania Lighthouse and Venetian Port are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Maleme

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Maleme has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Volos Shelter (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Maleme

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Maleme is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Platanias Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Agia Marina Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Stalos Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Afrata Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Kalamaki Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Ravdouha Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Maleme

The nearest airport is in Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), located 16.4 mi (26.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Maleme?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 547 holiday rentals around Maleme. From 82 Houses to 100 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 Maleme is on Stayz.

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

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 Maleme:

  • Old Town: 300 holiday homes
  • Makris Tichos: 204 holiday homes
  • Halepa: 168 holiday homes
  • Nea Chora: 239 holiday homes
  • Koum Kapi: 253 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 Maleme?

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

  • Chania Prefecture Government Offices: 2,635 holiday rentals
  • Agia Marina Beach: 2,641 holiday rentals
  • Chania Central Market: 2,590 holiday rentals
  • Balos Beach: 858 holiday rentals
  • Platanias Square: 2,583 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 82 Houses in Maleme. Our other popular types of Maleme holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 100 holiday houses
  • Villas: 315 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 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 Maleme?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 405 holiday homes with pool available in Maleme. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.