Discover a selection of 115 holiday rentals in Rethymno, GR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 51 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Rethymno. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Rethymno
Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Rethymno

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Rethymno. Travellers to this scenic city praise the zoo, cheese shops and cocktail bars. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Rethymno

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Rethymno has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horse Park Rethymno (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Dourakis Winery (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Rethimno Kart (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Reptisland (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Art of Living Glass Factory (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Volos Shelter (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rethymno

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Rethymno is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Town Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Mili Gorge (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Platanes Beach (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Episkopi Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Spilies Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Rethymno

The nearest airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 39.2 mi (63.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), which is 22.5 mi (36.3 km) away.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Rethymno?

Whether you're looking for an intimate escape for you and your sweetheart or somewhere roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top holiday rentals in and around Rethymno. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 4 miles from the centre of Rethymno, you'll love staying at "Villa Anastasia Prines". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like an outdoor pool and a coffee grinder.
  • Another enticing choice is "Agora", Traditional Apt At "casa Maistra Residence", which is around 0.1 miles from Rethymno. With 1 bedroom, golf and internet services, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Rethymno holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Rethymno?

Nothing's better than squeezing in a quick trip to recharge your batteries. Pack your carry-on bag and take five at one of these superb weekend getaways in and near Rethymno:

  • Escape the daily grind at "Snug Holiday Home In Pagkalohori With Communal Pool", which is around 0.1 miles to the southeast of Rethymno. There's plenty of adventure and nature to keep you busy here. Try golf and cycling or simply take in the sights of St. Anthony Patsou Gorge and Historical - Folklore Museum of Gavalochori.
  • "Lilika Vintage, 3 Bedroom House" will also make you feel comfortable. Around 0.1 miles southeast of Rethymno, use it as a base to try some surfing and boogie boarding or basketball. White Mountains and Agios Onoufrios Beach should also be on your must-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Rethymno?

Studio apartments are hard to match when it comes to convenience and location. Check out these studio apartments for rent in or near Rethymno and discover the local energy and vibe:

  • Make "Agora", Traditional Apt At "casa Maistra Residence" your home for a few days or more. This top property comes with amenities including a phone and air conditioning.
  • Another awesome option is "Vista Del Porto Luxury Suites - Port". Make the most of nearby museums, shopping and other handy amenities during your getaway.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to explore more of Rethymno. Cultural sights like Eleutherna and Museum of Grylios will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Rethymno?

Just because you only have a few days to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a lifeless hotel room. Take a little holiday but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Rethymno:

  • Located close to the heart of Rethymno, "Rethymno Sea View Maisonette" is ideal for a short and sweet break. While you're around, check out leading attractions like Arkadi Monastery and Spili Monastery.
  • Leap out of bed, make a strong coffee and then start planning what to explore around "Family, Friends, Couples - Up To 4 People". Sacred Monastery of Arkadi and Eleutherna should be on your radar if you choose to stay at this popular holiday rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Rethymno?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you'd like to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Rethymno that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few passionate nights at "Villa Anastasia Prines". Approximately 4 miles from Rethymno, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including a fireplace and a dining table.
  • "Agora", Traditional Apt At "casa Maistra Residence" is another wonderful option that'll woo you. It's about 0.1 miles from Rethymno and comes with winery tours and daily housekeeping services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Rethymno?

Nothing says "best holiday evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Treat your loved ones to a truly unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in or near Rethymno:

  • Approximately 7 miles to the east of Rethymno is "Villa Cardia An Old Mansion Close To The Sea". As well as its grand design, you'll also love its high-end amenities, such as a fireplace and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, score some major Brownie points and settle into "Private Holiday Villa With Amazing Views And Large Private Pool - Rithymna Mansion". It's located 3 miles to the southwest of Rethymno and offers amenities like a fireplace, a swimming pool and more.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Rethymno?

We have some superb houses for rent in Perivolia. If you're looking for a place with lots of character where you can spend a few days relaxing with your nearest and dearest, this historic suburb is an excellent choice. You'll find it around 2 miles from Rethymno. The suburban suburb of Violi Charaki, around 2 miles from Rethymno, is another attractive spot for a weekend break.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Rethymno?

Peep these large group holiday rentals in or near Rethymno and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • You'll have plenty of space to sprawl out at "Villa Sea Horizon - Breathtaking Views". Around 1 mile west of Rethymno, this generously sized retreat has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Amenities include a fireplace and a nearby waterfront.
  • Invite up to 16 of your favourite folks to "Knossos Estate, Villa Pasifai, A Luxurious Private Villa With Endless Pool" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 7 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the southwest of central Rethymno. It's packed with features to keep your group comfortable, including a beach view and a garden.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Rethymno?

Now and then you just want to get away from it all … with, say, 30 or so of your nearest and dearest. Whether you're searching for somewhere to stay with the extended fam or you're planning a big ol' shindig, we have large holiday rentals in and around Rethymno that'll house your whole party:

  • "Evilio Suites, Inspired Family Retreat 800 Metres To The Beachping Pong Table": With 12 bedrooms accommodating up to 36 people, there's enough space for all. You and your guests will have access to amenities including a kitchen and a chef.
  • "Villa Pasiphae, 2 Bedroom House": Offering comfort, space and privacy, this attractive property houses up to 65 people in its 3 bedrooms. Mountain views and a kitchen will help keep your team comfortable and content.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Rethymno?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when choosing where to stay, particularly if you're travelling with kids who are full of beans. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Rethymno and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Pack your swim gear and take your gang to "Lilika Vintage, 3 Bedroom House". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a nearby bay and a kitchen.
  • Spend leisurely days splashing about or just unwinding beside the water at "Recently Renovated 3 Bedroom House In The Heart Of The Historical Centre". This holiday rental is another guest favourite and offers a living room, a TV and more.

Rethymno has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 75null and 80null. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Rethymno holiday rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.