Where to stay near Greece?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 23,375 holiday rentals near Greece. From 9,626 Villas to 6,787 Studios, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Greece for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Greece?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Greece. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santorini: 764 holiday rentals
  • Mykonos Island: 1,044 holiday rentals
  • Athens: 2,683 holiday rentals
  • Crete: 5,700 holiday rentals
  • Corfu: 1,481 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Greece! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Greece?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Greece with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Athens: 2,683 holiday homes
  • Mykonos: 1,048 holiday homes
  • Fira: 763 holiday homes
  • Naxos: 809 holiday homes
  • Chania: 1,984 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Greece?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Greece are:

  • Rhodes Diagoras Airport (RHO): 591 holiday houses
  • Santorini Airport (JTR): 787 holiday houses
  • Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport (CFU): 1,371 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Greece?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Greece. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oia Castle: 832 holiday rentals
  • Ancient Thira: 767 holiday rentals
  • Ornos Beach: 1,069 holiday rentals
  • Mykonos Town Hall: 1,083 holiday rentals
  • Port of Parikia: 1,105 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greece listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Enjoying Scenic Views from a Holiday Home in Greece

A holiday to Greece is laced with rich culture, fascinating history and stunning beaches. Not surprisingly, you would be left spoilt for choice. You could either choose to enjoy the luxury of the beaches or visit the monuments of a bygone era. But whatever you choose, you would surely not be disappointed. What’s more, you could choose from a host of holiday villas or apartments to not only suit your budget but also enjoy a memorable holiday!

Enjoying the Perfect Holiday in Greece

From a lazy beach holiday to an archaeological exploration trail, your Greek holiday will offer you myriad options to choose from. With over 1400 Greek islands to discover, you’d surely be on your toes. Or you can take the easy route and just relax for a good sun tan on the beach. Once you’ve worked up an appetite after trying out water sports, you can indulge in the sinful delights of Greek gastronomy. For those who want to discover the countless castles and monuments in Greece will find it difficult covering them all. You will see influences of Venetian, Frankish, and Turkish cultures in most sights. And after you’re done with monument hopping, sit back and engage in local banter before calling it a day!

Exploring the Wonders of Greece

There’s so much to explore in Greece. It’s best you decide which areas you would choose to see to make the most of your holiday. Moreover, you can choose from a host of holiday apartments and homes across Greece to be your base for your holiday. A visit to the cultural gem of a city, Athens is an absolute must. It will be difficult not to be inspired by its fascinating monuments or fall in love with its quaint charm. The many cafes that line the streets are perfect to enjoy a meal and the sights of this bustling city. Should you venture further south to Peloponnese, you would get to witness a fantastic cultural and historical experience. Re-discover the ancient cities of Epidaurus, Corinth and Mycenae. As you walk by the isolated city of Mystras built on the slopes of Mt Taygetos you will get to see empty palaces, fresco covered churches and villas that will take you back in another era.

If you are an ardent follower of Greek Mythology, then a visit to the island of Crete is definitely worth it. Believed to be the birthplace of Zeus, the island has plenty of stunning views to enjoy. From sandy beaches to hidden caves there will be a lot to explore. Head to the island of Rhodes if you want to enjoy the sunny beaches all year long or be a part of the most happening parties in the popular resort of Faleraki. Also a World Heritage Site, Rhodes is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Colossus of Rhodes. To enjoy a secluded environment and tranquility, head to the Saronic Islands. Consisting of seven islands which include isolated beaches and stunning scenery, you’d surely enjoy the slow pace here. To get around the island you’d probably have to trust your own feet or hop on a donkey as there aren’t many motorized vehicles on the islands.

Choosing the Perfect Climate in Greece

The Mediterranean climate makes it perfect to enjoy the warm summers of Greece. At 30 degrees Celsius, you’d be assured of a rather warm summer holiday. The winters are comparatively mild and wet. If you want to beat the hordes of holiday makers you could visit in spring or autumn.

Getting to Greece

It couldn’t get any easier reaching your Greek holiday rental. You can avail of a host of airlines flying regularly to a number of airports in Greece from the UK. With its 18 airports and affordable flights, it makes it all the more possible for you to consider that Greek Holiday you’ve always wanted!