Holiday rentals and lettings in Rethymnon

Holiday rentals and lettings in Rethymnon

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Holiday Rental for 5 People in Rethymno Region
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Rethymno Region
Holiday Rental • 85 m² • 2 Bedrooms
(57 reviews)
The small, traditional village Loutra is located slightly inland from the coast, approx. 10km away from Rethimno, at the foot of the Psiloritis mountains. The charming property is located behind thick walls and an old gate in the middle of the village. On a former farm estate the owner family have made their dream come true. Behind an old Venetian gate hides an inner courtyard, designed in regional Cretan style with 2 beautifully renovated Cretan farm houses. A pool and a nicely landscaped Mediterranean garden with plenty of plants and flowers complete the picture. Secluded tranquillity and...
from £99 / night
Holiday Rental for 6 People in Rethymno Region
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Rethymno Region
Holiday Rental • 120 m² • 3 Bedrooms
(8 reviews)
Casa Luna is an exceptional apartment, fully renovated in 2018, situated in the heart of the vibrant town of Rethymno. This second-floor apartment boasts a comprehensive range of modern amenities and features a minimalist and sophisticated decor. It offers a long balcony at the front and a generously sized, partially covered veranda at the back, fully furnished for dining, relaxation, and even sunbathing, complete with sunbeds. Additionally, guests have the opportunity to enjoy a mini pool-spa, accommodating up to 5 persons (2.2m x 2.2m with a depth of 1m, heated upon request).The apartment...
from £234 / night
Holiday Rental for 4 People in Pigianos Kampos, Rethymno Region
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Pigianos Kampos, Rethymno Region
Holiday Rental • 67 m² • 2 Bedrooms
(5 reviews)
Hara's Beach Villa is a charming two-bedroom house located in the Sfakaki area, offering stunning sea views and just 50 meters from the beautiful beach. It's only a short drive to the bustling town of Rethymno, where you can explore a wide range of tourist amenities and attractions.This villa features an easily accessible ground floor layout and covers an area of 67 sq.m. It comprises two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with twin beds, as well as two fully equipped shower bathrooms. There is a modern open-plan kitchen that comes fully equipped, and a living room with a comfort...
from £169 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Rethymnon

£217for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
£210 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Rethymnon

23%for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
37% annual average
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in Rethymnon

Greek Island Paradise

Beautiful Crete is a dreamy destination with its rich Venetian heritage and stunning white sand beaches, beautiful bays and crystal clear turquoise waters. This is the perfect place for a wonderful, sun soaked sightseeing holiday! Rethymnon is strategically situated an hour west of Chania and a little over an hour east of Heraklion via a coastal route with all of Crete´s most fabled attractions and beaches easily accessible via well maintained roads. You will be able to plan a fabulous adventure itinerary with plenty of downtime for sunbathing, swimming and relaxing!

A fabulous poolside holiday rental

Browse a variety of immaculate holiday rentals with upmarket, fully equipped, stylishly decorated, comfortably furnished interiors located in and around Rethymnon. Many of these lovely holiday rentals and lettings are just a stone's throw from the beach and feature a beautiful sparkling pool with an outside terrace with pool furniture where you can swim, relax, sunbathe and admire the gorgeous scenery. Browse a selection of fabulous properties in the area and find the perfect sized accommodation for a wonderful Greek island getaway whether you are 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 or even as many as 18 guests!

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The area and getting around

Idyllic Greek Island getaway

The fabled island of Crete is around 260 km long, 60 km wide at its widest point and just 12 km at its narrowest. Rethymnon is perfectly situated as a fabulous sunshine base for exciting day trips and adventures exploring the island. Nestled between the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean with Greece to the North West and Turkey to the North East this paradise Greek island is closer than you think! There are direct flights from London and Manchester to Chania and Heraklion International airports on the island making a Crete getaway a breeze!

Unique local attractions

Rethymnon is a beautiful seaside town that is packed with wonderfully preserved Venetian buildings. Here you are surrounded by elegant 16th century architecture with an ancient fort overlooking the town and you have easy access to stunning local beache, attractions such as the famous cave church of St Antonio´s Gorge and the mythical Palace of Knossos. Soak up the atmosphere of this lovely city simply by strolling about! The twinkling lights and pretty soft colours of the Venetian harbour are sublime in the evenings after a long hot day and you will find plenty of gorgeous tavernas with outdoor dining where you can relax over Cretan meze and a delectable main course!

Travellers and activities

Rethymnon for beach lovers

Sunny Crete is a paradise for beach lovers! Here you will find an abundance of long stretches of soft, sandy beach, rocky reefs and small picturesque bays. The beautiful 10km beach of Georgioupolis is located between Chania and Rethymnon and provides fabulous shallow water swimming perfect for families. Be sure to put the Lagoon of Balos on your Crete beach list! Here the sand is fine, white and glittering and the water is crystal clear and vivid turquoise in colour! This beach is a bathing paradise and a heavenly spot for idyllic photographs. The lush palm beach of Preveli located along a small bay on the south coast of Crete features and abundance of date palms and is one of the most photographed locations on Crete!

Rethymnon for history enthusiasts

If you love ancient history you will fall in love with the island of Crete that is dotted with splendid Bronze Age palaces and stunning, archaeological remains from the heyday of the ancient Minoan civilization. In Charnia and throughout Crete you will find dozens of stunning ancient churches and beautiful Venetian style buildings. An ancient Venetian fortezza has graced the rocky hill high above the Old Town of Rethymnon since the 16th century. Crete boasts several world class museums that showcase fabulous artefacts from the Minoan era as well as natural history wonders and maritime artefacts. At Lychnostatis you can visit a fabulous open air museum that features reconstructed merchant workshops and folk dancing.

Did you know that Crete´s beautiful port town of Rethymnon has a history that spans more than 4500 years!

Top 5 travel tips for Rethymnon

1. Visit Diktaion Cave

Be amazed by the absolutely stunning rock formations in Crete´s renowned Diktaion or Psychro Cave. This is one of Crete´s most unmissable attractions! Go on a guided tour of five mysterious chambers that lead to a breathtaking underground lake surrounded by immense stalactite and stalagmite formations. The path to the cave system is well worth exploring further. It is considered one of the most scenic hikes on the island and leads up the Lassithi plateau where you will find a lookout point with an incredible view.

2. Hike the Samaria Gorge

One of the most impressive hikes in the world is also one of the island of Crete’s top attractions. This 16 km hike involves a breathtaking hour-long descent into the jagged, narrow gorge to the stream at the bottom of the gorge. Here you will stand in a narrow gap gazing up at 300m sheer rock faces. This breathtaking location is a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve and features pine, cypress and holly forests, freshwater springs and abandoned villages. At its narrowest point the gorge measures just 3 m across!

3. Visit Spinalonga Island

Fancy a fabulous day trip adventure? Spinalonga is a mysterious tiny island north of the Gulf of Mirabello about 2 hours west of Rethymnon. This island outpost has been a Venetian fortress, a castle colony, a rebel refuge and an exile colony for lepers! Here you can admire the castle ramparts, wander about the ancient narrow alleyways and gaze out over the exquisite azure sea. Hop on a boat cruise to Spinalonga from Rethymnon that includes a swim from the boat for added fun!

4. Take a day trip to Elafonisi Beach

How about spending the day on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Elafonisi is a small, uninhabited island about 60km from Chania in the southwestern part of Crete that boasts soft pink sand due to finely ground shell fragments and crystal clear, aquamarine water. At low tide the island becomes a peninsula with a sandbar. This is an absolutely spectacular place to spend the day sunbathing, swimming or snorkelling!

5.Visit the Palace of Knossos

Discover mystery, mythology and Crete´s fascinating past as you tour Knossos Palace a little over an hour east of Rethymnon. This resplendent archaeological site showcases the sophistication of the ancient Minoan civilization. The palace once consisted of 1300 rooms connected with corridors around a central courtyard. Admire exquisite 4000 year old iconic frescoes and mosaics and pair your visit with a subsequent trip to the fabulous Archaeological Museum of Heraklion that houses the incredible artefacts that have been discovered at the palace.

Information about holiday lettings in Rethymnon

🏡 Holiday lettings available: 1393 properties.
💳 Discount available: up to -55%.
🌙 Minimum price per night: from £44.
⭐ Most popular amenities: Wi-Fi, air conditioning and balcony.
🐾 Pet-friendly: 230 properties.
📶 For workation: 97% of the properties.
👩‍👩‍👧‍👦 For families: 6% of the properties.
🏊 With pool: 782 properties.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Rethymnon

Which facilities can you typically find at the holiday lettings in Rethymnon?

Out of all of the facilities offered by Holidu, it appears that the holiday lettings in Rethymnon have everything that travellers dream of! Here, holiday lettings generally offer a variety of facilities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (97%), air conditioning (95%), and balcony (88%)... Tempted?

How are the holiday lettings generally rated in Rethymnon?

The holiday lettings here often have a lot of positive reviews. 48% of the holiday lettings in Rethymnon have an average score of 4.5 stars!

Are the holiday lettings in Rethymnon suitable for travellers and their pets?

The ratio of holiday lettings Rethymnon that accept people travelling with their pets and those that do not is quite even. Based on this, it's better if you don't delay in making your reservation so you can be sure your pet can travel with you.

Do the holiday lettings in Rethymnon often have an internet connection?

Yes! According to Holidu's data, 97% of holiday lettings in Rethymnon have Wi-Fi. This means that you will be able to browse the internet at any time!

What is the average price for holiday lettings in Rethymnon?

A big percentage of holiday lettings in Rethymnon (92%) cost less than £100 a night. This is the perfect destination for finding a budget-friendly holiday letting!

Do the holiday lettings in Rethymnon typically have a fireplace or a swimming pool?

Of course! According to the information collected last year, 53% of holiday lettings in Rethymnon are equipped with a swimming pool. This is a dream destination for sunbathing and relaxing by the swimming pool! In addition,58% even have a barbecue!

Are the holiday lettings in Rethymnon suitable for holidays in big groups or better for a weekend break as a small group?

According to Holidu's information, 85% of holiday lettings are made for up to four guests. Approximately 74% of the holiday lettings here include at least two separate bedrooms. Rethymnon is the ideal destination for taking your little family on holiday!

When planning a luxurious weekend in Rethymnon, are holiday lettings a good choice?

By looking at the holiday rental portal Holidu, we can assure you that the holiday lettings in Rethymnon are often a very good option for those who want to enjoy a luxurious stay. This is because in Rethymnon, 53% of accommodations have a swimming pool, 64% have a garden and even 3% have a sauna. Also, if what you are looking for is space, 85% of the holiday lettings can accommodate groups of more than four adults, and 64% have green spaces nearby.

Are you able to enjoy a beautiful view and spend time outside at the holiday lettings in Rethymnon?

88% of holiday lettings have a balcony or terrace, and 30% have a view. However, this does not represent the majority of properties here, so availability can be limited. If this is important to you, you should start your holiday planning early. Also, don't forget to use the filters that suit you the best to be sure to find what you are looking for. However, 64% of holiday lettings in Rethymnon have gardens, where you can enjoy the outdoors. If you like to have lunch or dinner outside, and especially if you like barbecues, 58% of the holiday lettings have them.

If you want to plan a getaway to Rethymnon do you know the best time to do it?

Looking at the characteristics of the holiday lettings in Rethymnon, it is an ideal destination for the warmer months of the year. This is because the data shows that 53% of the properties here have a swimming pool, 64% have a garden and 95% have air conditioning. Don't wait any longer to book your accommodation in Rethymnon to enjoy your summer holidays.

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