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Highlights Greek Islands

  • Stunning beaches
  • Incredible nightlife
  • Island hopping vacations
  • Europe’s longest gorge

Best Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Greek Islands

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Greece
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
4.7
(10 reviews)
Located in a great position very close to the waterfront, there is a sunbathing and swimming platform a couple of minutes away, just for the use of Maistro guests and the few villas in the vicinity. This comfortable and inviting house features attractive traditonal décor combined with tasteful furnishings throughout, and a lovely living, dining and kitchen open plan ground floor with two comfortable bedrooms on the first floor, boasting air conditioning and stunning sea views. Outside; the private swimming pool and terrace area is set amongst colourful gardens creating a private idyll that ...
from CA$78 / night
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Akrotiri (chania), West Coast Crete
Vacation Rental • 50 m² • 1 Bedroom
4.6
(11 reviews)
"Dioni", 2-room apartment 50 m2. Living/dining room with 1 double sofabed, open-hearth fireplace, satellite TV, CD-player and DVD. Exit to the garden, to the terrace, to the swimming pool. 1 double bedroom. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, microwave, freezer). Bath/WC. Terrace 4 m2, terrace 3 m2. Barbecue (portable). Beautiful view of the sea and the mountains. Facilities: washing machine, safe, iron, hair dryer. Internet (WiFi, free). 1 pet/ dog allowed. Suitable for 2 adults and 2 children. 1042K123K2864001
from CA$172 / night
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South Crete, Crete
Vacation Rental • 185 m² • 4 Bedrooms
4.4
(56 reviews)
THE HOUSE: Recently restored to its authentic prototype by its conservation architect owner, this all stone and wood country mansion combines the lost qualities of traditional housing with modern facilities and luxury. The house is 185 m² enclosing a 60 m² courtyard and a 100 m² top terrace with commanding views to the sea. All rooms open either to the court or to the terrace and capture views to the sea. There is a capacity of 10 persons with 5 main rooms (1 large double and 2 double bedrooms, sitting room with fireplace, dining room with stylish couch/double bed , 2 bathrooms and a l...
from CA$222 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Greek Islands

CA$236for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
CA$331 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Greek Islands

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Vacation rentals on the Greek Islands

Explore thousands of islands of a rare beauty

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 vacation destinations. Find a vacation 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 rentals 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 vacation rental overlooking the sparkling Aegean Sea.

The typical architecture of the Greek Islands has become famous around the world. Find vacation rental 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 vacation rental like those on the Greek islands!

Vacations on the Greek Islands

The area and getting around

Find an island that is just right for you

An island-hopping vacation 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 Greek Islands for partygoers

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

1. Visit the powdery white beaches of Naxos

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!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Greek Islands

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Greek Islands?

Rentals in Greek Islands offer very affordable prices, with an annual average of CA$271.35 per night in 2020, which makes it the best budget-friendly vacation destination in Greece.

Which month allows you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you would like to make the most of your money, the most affordable months to visit Greek Islands are March (CA$203.73 the average per night for accommodation), February (CA$208.21), and January (CA$227.45).

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Greek Islands?

In 2020, the month that offered the highest average prices in Greek Islands was July, with an average price of CA$383.43 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of CA$371.09, and June, with CA$315.19.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Greek Islands?

If you decide to put Greek Islands on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your vacation well in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 50% of rentals booked in the year 2020.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Greek Islands are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 65.2% of the total in 2020), June (63%), and September (57%).

When are fewer rentals available in Greek Islands?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is December (only 39.33% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by February (40.8%), and August (41.4%).

How many rentals does Holidu have in Greek Islands?

Holidu has 39000 vacation rentals in Greek Islands, provided by 51 different partners.

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