Popular Lettings in Greek Islands
Highlights in Greek Islands
- Stunning beaches
- Incredible nightlife
- Island hopping holidays
- Europe’s longest gorge
Most popular in Greek Islands
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings on the Greek Islands
From the whitewashed houses, blue-domed churches, turquoise Aegean Sea and delicious gyros, the Greek islands are without doubt one of the world’s most spectacular holiday destinations. Find a holiday rental on one of the large islands such as Crete or Rhodes, which have weeks’ worth of places to explore in their own right. Or go island hopping and find fabulous lettings for a day or two on each. Visit the popular islands of Santorini and Ios for food and fun, or head off the beaten track to the likes of the gorgeous Serifos and Leros, with their remarkable nature and traditional way of life perfectly preserved.Traditional Greek holiday rentals overlooking the sparkling Aegean Sea.
The typical architecture of the Greek Islands has become famous around the world. Find holiday rentals in sugar houses with flowered gardens and gleaming white walls, housed in a labyrinth of paved paths that create a whimsical fairyland for you to explore. There is nowhere else in the world where you will be able to find holiday rentals like those on the Greek islands!
Holidays on the Greek Islands
The area and getting around
An island-hopping holiday offers you the best chance to take in as many fabulous Greek Islands as your time allows. Most flights lead to Athens, from where you can easily catch a boat to the island group of your choice. The Cyclades in the north are home to some of the most popular islands, including Mykonos, the most glamorous of the Greek Islands, and Santorini with its iconic cliff-side sunsets and black-sand volcanic beaches.A lifetime of islands to discover
In the Dodecanese islands to the south you will experience the historical influences of the plethora of cultures that have passed through. Its highlight is Patmos, where life is in tune with the monastery bells where St John experienced his Revelations. The Ioanians to the west are slightly cooler than the rest and boast abundantly forested mountains and countless olive and cypress trees. The group includes the romantic island of Kythira with its unspoiled wilderness and countless hiking trails.
Travellers and activities
The party scene on the Greek Islands is centred around Mykonos, which is famous worldwide for its enormous all-night clubs. Clubbers simply cannot miss the mega open-air club of Cavo Paradiso, where thousands of people dance to the beats of international DJs under the Greek stars. Make sure to book a table in advance! For a club/lounge bar hybrid, check out Atsra, known for its eclectic crowd, unique atmosphere and character. The vibe is more casual in the early evenings, but at dusk it becomes a hip joint where you can rub shoulders with people from all walks of life.The Greek Islands for beach lovers
With literally thousands of beaches to choose from on the Greek Islands, is there one that could be called the very best? Yes, there is! And it is Crete’s Elafonissi Beach, named one of the world's top 25 beaches on TripAdvisor! Elafonisi is actually an island separated from the coast of Crete by a shallow, warm lagoon and a sandbar. It boasts brilliant white sand with pink hues and turquoise lagoon-like waters that ripple as they pick up the breeze. It is a widely exotic place, a natural reserve and a shelter for rare loggerhead sea turtles!
There are an incredible 5,000 islands in Greece!
Top 5 travel tips in the Greek Islands
Naxos is a mix of winding alleyways and gorgeous waterfront scenes with a vast countryside filled with mountain villages, unspoiled beaches and heritage sites.2. Explore a butterfly-shaped island
Butterfly-shaped Astypalaia’s hilltops are covered with historic whitewashed villages and it boasts one of the most picturesque towns in the Aegean, named Chora, with a castle and blue domed church towering over the town.3. Experience the colour of Smyi
Instead of the whitewashed villages so prevalent on the Greek Islands, Symi’s capital town of Ano Symi comes replete with neoclassical colourful buildings that descend the hill slopes to the water’s edge.4. Hike the longest gorge in Europe
Located on the largest Greek island of Crete, there is an undeniable raw beauty to this 16 kilometre canyon, with its soaring cliffs and needlenose passageways, and it makes for one of Europe’s most spectacular hikes.5. Visit the set of Mamma Mia
Situated on the island of Skopelos, you can climb the same steps up to the church where the wedding was held in this much loved film. Worked up an appetite? Nearby there are some fantastic tavernas serving fresh seafood and traditional offerings like moussaka and souvlaki!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in the Greek Islands
The Greek Islands is one of the most expensive destinations in Greece. An overnight stay here costs on average £157.13 per night.Should I plan a trip to the Greek Islands well in advance?
In order to not have problems finding accommodation in this Greek Islands we recommend you to be proactive, as 56% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.How many rentals are available in the Greek Islands?
Holidu works with 41 different partners to offer you an inventory to choose between 38000 properties we have in the Greek Islands.