Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Santorini, 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 private pools. Prices start at $119 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Santorini. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

It's all Greek to me—fun in the island sun

The Greek island of Santorini is a place that was literally millions of years in the making. Formed from the remnants of a volcanic rim, the island is surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of the Aegean Sea, which flood the spot where the caldera once stood. Arrive at Santorini by ferry and the view will take your breath away, as tiny villages filled with blue-domed whitewashed buildings perch precariously on the island's sheer cliff edges. Your Santorini vacation rental is the perfect jumping-off spot for a day at the beach or an adventure at sea.

Things to do

This place is in ruins! Say hello to ancient artifacts

Like most Greek destinations, the past is alive and well in Santorini. Tour the ruins of Akrotiri, an excavated village once buried in 1627 BC, or ancient Thera, the 9th-century BC version of a still-thriving island town. For a greater understanding of the past, visit the Archaeological Museum of Thera, which highlights ancient artifacts unearthed from local excavations. If you've booked a Santorini vacation rental strictly for leisure, spend your days strolling through the island's narrow brick streets, stopping to peruse cozy galleries and shops, or to sample local wines made from grapes grown right on the island.

Activities

Erupt into fun—volcano hikes and water adventures

Sunbathing on the beach is a great way to spend any day, but if you're looking to get your blood pumping, Santorini offers a host of thrilling water activities, including swimming, jet skiing, parasailing, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. During the summer, boats transport tourists to Nea Kameni, a small uninhabited island in the heart of the volcano's flooded caldera. Hike along active sulfur vents before climbing 425 feet for a peek inside the volcano's crater. For the perfect end to your day, make your way to Imerovigli, an elevated village with the best sunset-watching spots on Santorini.

Weather

The island way—surf, sand, and a sunny day

Crowds flock to the island in the summer when daytime highs are in the low 80s and island breezes keep things cool, so book your Santorini vacation rental early. The waters are too cold for swimming in the fall, but nice temperatures include daytime highs around 66 degrees. Santorini is relatively dry, but winter is the wettest season, with 2 to 3 inches of rain falling each month from November through January, and highs in the 50s. It doesn't stay cool for long though, as the island starts warming up in the spring, with highs climbing back into the 60s.

Natural features

Rocky and sandy beaches—it's a shore thing

Santorini offers such a unique and gorgeous landscape, it can leave you speechless. How often do you get to swim in a massive lagoon, the flooded remnants of a volcanic caldera, while surrounded by nearly 1,000-foot-high sheer cliff walls? Even the island's beaches feature a rainbow of colors influenced by nature. While some beaches offer rocky or pebbly shores comprised of solidified lava, the island also includes red, black, and white sand beaches whose colors are determined by whatever geological layers are exposed in the area.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Santorini

The nearest airport is in Santorini National Airport (JTR), located 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Santorini?

Whether you're planning an adventurous break with pals or a romantic rendezvous with your darling, one of these top vacation rentals in Santorini is sure to attract you:

  • "Antelmi Houses Mesaria": If you're after a comfy living space in Cyclades Islands, unpack your bags here. It comes with 6 bedrooms and great amenities including a stovetop and a kitchenette.
  • "Le Blanc Resort Santorini - Two Luxury Houses": Settle in at this escape in Mediterranean Sea and take advantage of an oven, massage treatments and more. It has 6 bedrooms to accommodate the ones you love.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Santorini?

If you're in need of somewhere to get away from it all for a day or two, there's no shortage of wonderful weekend getaways in and near Santorini. Rest and recharge your batteries at one of these popular options:

  • Book a few nights or more at "Symposio Outdoor Jacuzzi Apartment", around 1 mile to the northeast of Santorini, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend break. You'll have outdoor attractions like Agios Georgios Beach and Cape Columbo Beach close by and amenities like a nearby beach and air conditioning to make use of.
  • Also consider "Mansion Sophia With Private Pool", which you'll find around 1 mile southeast of Santorini. After exploring nearby natural attractions like Katalimátsa and Nea Kameni, settle into your rental and make use of coffee and tea making facilities, towels and more.

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

Experience the vibe and culture of Santorini from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you plan to take time out on your own or have a good time with friends, you'll find the perfect studio apartment in and around Santorini:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "Symposio Outdoor Jacuzzi Apartment". This property is an excellent base for sightseeing and comes with amenities including heating and towels.
  • Alternatively, get away to "Caldera St. Suites V Spectacular View Of Santorini's Caldera", which offers conveniences such as internet services and towels.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover more of Santorini. Cultural attractions like Art of the Loom Gallery and Catholic Cathedral will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Santorini?

Sometimes, you've just got to take a well-earned breather, even if it's only for a few short days. Experience the ideal combination of relaxation and adventure at one of these short-term rentals in or around Santorini:

  • If you'd like to be near the action, "Pnoi Two Bedroom Suite" will be just the thing. It's within easy reach of the center of Santorini and a superb base to explore attractions like Red Beach and Museum of Prehistoric Thira.
  • Eat, sleep and explore from "Luxury Villa At Fira With Amazing Sea Views", another great option. Archaeological Museum of Thera and Santorini Caldera should be on your to-do list when you're ready to go sightseeing.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of evenings away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Santorini that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of passion-filled nights at "Antelmi Houses Mesaria". Around 1 mile from Santorini, it comes with lots of nice touches, like winery tours and beauty services.
  • "Le Blanc Resort Santorini - Two Luxury Houses" is another top option guaranteed to woo you. It's approximately 1 mile from Santorini and has massage services and beauty services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Santorini?

Nothing says "Best. Vacation. Evvv-er." like staying in a mansion. Indulge your nearest and dearest with a memorable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Santorini:

  • Elegance, charm and oodles of character — "Mansion Sophia With Private Pool" has it all, and then some. Approximately 1 mile southeast of Santorini and offering a swimming pool and a garden, this place is difficult to beat.
  • Another popular option is "Mansion Kyani With Private Pool". Approximately 1 mile to the south of Santorini, this swanky vacation rental represents the height of high-class living and offers a swimming pool, a garden and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Santorini?

Vacation with others and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're organizing an active escape with your best friends or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Santorini:

  • There's plenty of space to spread out at "Antelmi Houses Mesaria". Around 1 mile east of Santorini, this expansive property has 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and a chef.
  • Invite up to 12 of your closest friends to "Le Blanc Resort Santorini - Two Luxury Houses" and fill the place with love and laughter. This top option has 6 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the east of Santorini. It's crammed with features to keep large groups comfortable and content, including mountain views and a water park.

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

Nothing screams good times like a pool. Grab your inflatable unicorn and browse these houses in or near Santorini that come with this vacation must-have:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable break at "Antelmi Houses Mesaria". There's a lot to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as a barbecue grill and a living room.
  • Alternatively, put your bags down and your feet up at "Le Blanc Resort Santorini - Two Luxury Houses". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a fridge and a toaster.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Santorini getaway? This leading destination has a mediterranean climate. In the summer months, expect average temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 75 ºF. Look up our range of Santorini vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Santorini?

The first mission of any great family trip is finding the ideal place to stay. Whether you're organizing a short break with the kids or a party with the relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around Santorini with plenty of space for everyone. Here are two popular options waiting to welcome you:

  • About 1 mile east of Santorini, "Antelmi Houses Mesaria" has 6 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Some amenities here include a smart TV and a kitchen.
  • "Le Blanc Resort Santorini - Two Luxury Houses" is another property the whole gang will love. Invite as many as 12 family and friends to this escape which comes with 6 bedrooms, coffee and tea making facilities, a toaster and more. It's located 1 mile to the east of central Santorini.

When it's time to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your to-do list. Open Air Cinema Kamari is a wonderful place to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Santorini?

Take a dip anytime you want when you stay at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Slip on your swimsuit and check out these homes in or near Santorini that come with this head-turning perk:

  • With 4 bedrooms that can fit up to 8 guests, "King Albus Luxury Villa With Private Pools And Sunset View" is the perfect place to reconnect with the people that matter most. Make use of this property's many amenities, such as mountain views and a garden.
  • Alternatively, spend your break at "Sunset Terrace Cave Houses", which has 3 bedrooms and caters for up to 7 guests. Along with that fancy pool hidden away inside, a swimming pool and a kitchen will keep everyone happy and comfortable.

Want to see our full range of options? Find your dream pad by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Santorini vacation rental that's perfect for you.