Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Kastelli Kissamou, GR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $194 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Kastelli Kissamou. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Laidback luxury in Kissamos

Kissamos strikes a rare balance of local and luxurious. While the town has emerged as one of Crete's most coveted beach resorts, it hasn't lost sight of its fishing village roots. This makes it an ideal destination for sun seekers in search of a laidback Mediterranean getaway. It also ticks the budget box, with some of Crete's most affordable oceanfront condos. As well as gorgeous beaches, Kissamos serves up some of the island's tastiest fare. Save your appetite for a smorgasbord of olives, cheese and syrupy red wine.

Things to do

Admire ancient treasures in Kissamos

Dive into Crete's ancient past at the Archaeological Museum of Kissamos. It's housed in a handsome historic building and is filled with treasures. Inside, you'll find gleaming Hellenistic jewelry, Roman coins, brightly painted mosaics and more. For a change of scene, jump aboard a boat and sail to Gramvousa, an uninhabited island dotted with the ruins of a Venetian fortress. Of course, if R&R is a priority, you can always spend the day basking on the terrace of your Kissamos vacation rental villa.


Beach hopping in Kissamos

Stay local and you can take your pick of 2 local beaches, both within walking distance of the Old Town. Mavros Molos is fringed by golden sand and colorful beach umbrellas, while pebbly Telonio champions a quieter scene. Kissamos vacation rentals are also a great base for beach hopping around Crete. Head north and you'll hit Balos Beach, a sparkling lagoon fringed by sugar-white sand and turquoise water. If you're snorkeling, keep an eye out for loggerhead sea turtles. Wash down a day in the sun with dinner at a waterfront seafood taverna.


Sun-drenched summers in Kissamos

Most crowds arrive in the summer, when Crete enjoys clear skies, sultry temperatures and crystal-clear water. The season technically spans from May to September, though Kissamos receives most sun seekers from June to August. Planning a spell in the Mediterranean? With spacious living areas, private pools and stunning ocean views, Kissamos vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for family holidays, group getaways and wedding parties alike. For quiet beaches and a local vibe, consider visiting from October onwards. Crowds taper off and temperatures rarely drop below the 70s.

Natural features

Fiery sunsets in Kissamos

Set on a natural harbor, Kissamos is hemmed in by the Gramvousa and Rodopou peninsulas. It sits on the west coast of Crete, around 20 miles from Chania. You'll find yourself surrounded by a patchwork of rolling hills, olive groves and vineyards. Hop over to the other side of the peninsula and you'll find west-facing beaches, such as Falasarna Bay. At sunset, its fine white sand and glassy water acquire a golden glow. Keep an eye out for playful monk seals, loggerhead sea turtles and Eleonora's falcons soaring overhead.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Kissamos

Fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), the closest airport, located 27.5 mi (44.3 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Kastelli Kissamou, GR?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 986 vacation rentals around Kastelli Kissamou. From 562 villa rentals to 225 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a village property in Kastelli Kissamou?

Charming streets, friendly locals and a simpler style of living — villages are truly something special. Are you ready to taste this lifestyle for yourself? Vrbo offers 360 village getaway rentals here. On the hunt for a different vacation style? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our selection here includes:

  • 299 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 287 beach vacation rentals.
  • 207 ocean-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a villa in Kastelli Kissamou?

A villa is the perfect type of place to stay in if you're yearning for some quality time with close friends or family. There's more than enough space to rendezvous with your squad in a comfortable and relaxed environment. In this destination, you'll find 509 listings to choose from. Rates start at $84 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other rental options, like:

  • House: 201 vacation homes. Prices start from $34 per night.
  • Apartment: 150 vacation homes. Prices start from $28 per night.
  • Hotel: 43 vacation homes. Prices start from $38 per night.

Can I stay in Kastelli Kissamou in a large group?

Vacations spent with family can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're staying under the one roof somewhere entirely new! If you'll be visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help out. Villa vacation homes are the preferred choice for big groups of guests, with 109 available here. Rental options in this area that can house large groups include:

  • Looking for vacation homes that can hold 6 of you? We have 182 that will suit. The prices start from $34 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your crew, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 130 vacation homes that are suitable. You can get one for as little as $79 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 5 guests? We've got 113 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices start from $47 a night.

Your whole squad will be well catered to when you plan your Kastelli Kissamou getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Kastelli Kissamou?

Show the door to dull cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms! Appreciate the flexibility of living like one of the locals in a cost-effective rental instead. Feast your eyes on the amazing options available for you now on Vrbo. When it comes to finding a fantastic deal, your first stop ought to be Makris Tichos. Here, Vrbo has 196 rentals at an average price of $123 per night. Another 219 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Old Town. With an average price of $135 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting about.