Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Agia Pelagia

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Agia Pelagia. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognised for its cocktail bars, spas and sporting events. Natural History Museum of Crete and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Agia Pelagia

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Agia Pelagia a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Watercity Waterpark (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Cretaquarium (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Dinosauria Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Agia Pelagia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Agia Pelagia. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Psaromoura Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mononaftis Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Ammoudara Beach (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Geoponikos Kipos (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Sfendoni Cave (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Agia Pelagia

The nearest airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Agia Pelagia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 340 holiday rentals near Agia Pelagia. From 58 Houses to 112 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Agia Pelagia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Agia Pelagia?

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

  • Hania Gate: 842 holiday rentals
  • Heraklion Loggia: 847 holiday rentals
  • Koules Fortress: 859 holiday rentals
  • Museum of El Greco: 1,011 holiday rentals
  • Sfendoni Cave: 1,592 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Agia Pelagia listed on HomeAway 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 Agia Pelagia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 58 Houses in Agia Pelagia. Our other popular types of Agia Pelagia holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 112 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 137 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Agia Pelagia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 116 holiday homes with pool available in Agia Pelagia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.