Destination guide

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.

Activities

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.

Where to stay near Sfakia?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,306 house rentals near Sfakia. From 284 Houses to 162 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sfakia for a long holiday or a weekend break 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: 283 vacation rentals
  • Halepa: 165 vacation rentals
  • Makris Tichos: 194 vacation rentals
  • Nea Chora: 222 vacation rentals
  • Koum Kapi: 231 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: 2,317 home rentals
  • Port of Agia Roumeli: 681 home rentals
  • Aradena Gorge: 1,176 home rentals
  • Samaria Gorge - Agia Roumeli Entrance: 1,597 home rentals
  • Beach of Agios Pavlos: 846 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 284 Houses in Sfakia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sfakia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 162 lodging choices
  • Villas: 792 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 26 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 966 vacation homes with pool available in Sfakia.