Holiday rentals on Crete Island

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Crete Region
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Best holiday rental deals on Crete Island

-16%
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Souda, Chania, Crete Region
from £36 £43
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5.0
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-37%
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete Region
from £66 £104
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5.0
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-30%
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Sitia, Lasithi, Crete Region
from £63 £91
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5.0
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Browse 41,419 offers listed in Crete Region and discover a wonderful place to stay for your getaway. HomeToGo instantly sorts all of these properties to help you save up to 37%!

Recommended holiday lettings on Crete Island

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage on Crete Island from just £22 per night

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Agioi Apostoli, Daratsos, Crete Region
from £21
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kissamos, Chania, Crete Region
from £36
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete Region
from £22
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 2 guests
Myrtos, Ierapetra, Crete Region
from £21
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palekastro, Itanos, Crete Region
from £25
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kounoupidiana, Akrotiri, Crete Region
from £22
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests
Mirsini, Sitia, Crete Region
from £19
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests
Souda, Chania, Crete Region
from £21
Airbnb
4.5
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Condo ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ammoudara, Agios Dimitrios, Crete Region
from £20
Airbnb
4.5
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Best holiday lettings with a pool

Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Makris Gialos, Ierapetra, Crete Region
from £47
HomeAway
4.7
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Pool
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Dionisos, Sitia, Crete Region
from £19
Airbnb
4.5
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Vathianos Kampos, Gouves, Crete Region
from £20
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5.0
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Souda, Chania, Crete Region
from £22
HomeAway
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Bali, Geropotamos, Crete Region
from £26
Booking.com
4.6
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Makry Gialos, Makris Gialos, Crete Region
from £31
Booking.com
4.2
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Inachori, Kissamos, Crete Region
from £71
Airbnb
5.0
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Fireplace
Condo ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gournes, Gouves, Crete Region
from £21
Airbnb
5.0
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Fireplace
Aparthotel ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Rethimno, Rethymno, Crete Region
from £14
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5.0
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Popular holiday rental amenities on Crete Island

  • Kitchen (36,607)
  • Internet (33,638)
  • AC (31,098)
  • TV (29,326)
  • Washer (22,809)
  • Garden (17,482)
  • Pool (17,004)
  • Balcony/Patio (16,827)
  • Parking (16,802)
  • BBQ (14,388)
  • No smoking (12,749)
  • Microwave (12,019)

Price and Availability Index in Crete Island

Holiday Letting Price Information on Crete Island

The graph shows average prices of holiday lettings on Crete Island for the next twelve months. on Crete Island, prices rise to around £166 (20/07 - 27/07). Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in one week of November (30/11 - 07/12).

Holiday Home Availability Information on Crete Island

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months on Crete Island. In December (15/12 - 22/12), only 50 are available. More properties are available during one week of October (12/10 - 19/10), when the booking rate is only 14%.

The Weather on Crete Island

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You can see our climate diagram above. July is the warmest month of the year on Crete Island, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 29°. Conversely, January is the coolest month on Crete Island, with temperatures falling below 10°. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is July.

Accommodation options on Crete Island

22,395 out of the 41,419 listed properties in Crete Region are house rentals. In other words, they make up nearly half of the property types in this destination (45%). These types of accommodation have an average size of 141 m² as well as a median price of £183 per night. Moreover, most house rentals in Crete Region can welcome 6 guests, which makes Crete Region a wonderful holiday spot for medium-sized groups and families. Holidaymakers interested in another type of accommodation will also find many apartment rentals, which are the second most popular type of accommodation in Crete Region. The average size of apartment rentals in Crete Region is 54 m², and the average price is £85 per night.

Relax and unwind in the sun with a holiday cottage on Crete

Whether it's a peaceful retreat or thriving local culture you're after, the Greek island of Crete has accommodation options to suit every preference. Choose from secluded stone villas overlooking the glistening ocean, or stylish apartments a stone's throw away from the vibrant, bustling town.

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Food & Drink

Crete's cuisine – food tours and local wine tasting

Broaden your culinary horizons with a three-hour food tour of Chania Old Town. Meander along quaint market streets, sampling the very best of local cuisine, while your guide takes you back through Crete's fascinating history. Tours depart near Chania Cathedral.

Nestled in the hills, a half-hour drive from Heraklion, is Silva Cretan Winery. Relax in the sun with a crisp glass of their award-winning Vorinos white wine. Visitors can even enjoy a tour of the winery and an exclusive tasting.

Art & Culture

History and culture – astounding ruins and outdoor cinema

Delve into Crete's past with a visit to the Palace of Knossos. Retrace the steps of the Minoan civilisation, which inhabited Crete in the Bronze Age, at this fascinating site. The ruins can be easily reached by bus from the station at Heraklion.

Grab your popcorn and take a seat under the stars for a magical evening of outdoor cinema. For three nights a week in the summer, Paleochora’s town centre is transformed into an open-air theatre. Films are usually shown in English with Greek subtitles.

Local Attractions

Explore Crete – island excursions and off-road adventures

Take to the seas for a full day tour of the island of Spinalonga. After an idyllic boat cruise, explore the stunning ruins of a 17th-century Venetian fortress. Afterwards, enjoy a barbeque. Trips depart from Heraklion.

If an adrenaline rush is more your style, take to the Cretan mountains for an off-road buggy safari. Cruise through olive groves and picturesque villages in what's sure to be an unforgettable day out for the whole family.

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