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Why people love visiting remote Sfakia

The mountains and ocean views provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Sfakia. This city is well-known for its canoeing and boating. Venetian Port and Chania Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Sfakia

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Sfakia has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Volos Shelter (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sfakia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Sfakia is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sweetwater Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Finikas Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Samaria Gorge - Agia Roumeli Entrance (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Agia Roumeli Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Volos Shelter (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Frangokastello Beach (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sfakia

Fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), the closest airport, located 20.1 mi (32.4 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sfakia?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,404 house rentals around Sfakia. From 293 Houses to 174 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sfakia is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sfakia?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sfakia:

  • Old Town: 306 vacation rentals
  • Makris Tichos: 207 vacation rentals
  • Nea Chora: 246 vacation rentals
  • Koum Kapi: 257 vacation rentals
  • Halepa: 168 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Sfakia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Sfakia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Samaria Gorge - Agia Roumeli Entrance: 1,716 home rentals
  • Samaria Gorge: 2,418 home rentals
  • Port of Agia Roumeli: 737 home rentals
  • White Mountains (Lefka Ori): 1,395 home rentals
  • Aradena Gorge: 1,261 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sfakia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sfakia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 293 Houses in Sfakia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sfakia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 174 lodging choices
  • Villas: 859 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 31 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sfakia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,085 vacation homes with pool available in Sfakia.