Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Glyfada

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Glyfada. This city's cafés, shopping and bars attract many visitors, and its romantic and welcoming location add to the charm. Acropolis Museum and Parthenon are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Glyfada

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Glyfada has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Filopappos Hill (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Attica Zoological Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Lycabettus Theater (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Glyfada Golf Club of Athens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Glyfada Sea Turtle Rescue Centre (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • OnAqua Sports Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Glyfada

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Glyfada

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Glyfada is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Filopappos Hill (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Mount Lycabettus (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Glyfada Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Voula Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Kavouri Beach (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Astir Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Glyfada

Fly into Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city center.

You can see more of Glyfada by catching a ride on the metro at Aggelou Metaxa Station, Platia Katraki Station or Paleo Demarhio Station.

Where to stay near Glyfada?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 547 house rentals near Glyfada. From 88 Houses to 402 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glyfada for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Glyfada:

  • Athens City Centre: 2,127 vacation rentals
  • Plaka: 701 vacation rentals
  • Makrigianni: 974 vacation rentals
  • Neos Kosmos: 870 vacation rentals
  • Varkiza: 68 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 Glyfada?

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

  • Glyfada Marina: 3,674 home rentals
  • Glyfada Golf Club of Athens: 3,674 home rentals
  • Aggelou Metaxa Station: 3,642 home rentals
  • Platia Vergoti Station: 3,684 home rentals
  • Paralia Glyfadas Station: 3,637 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glyfada 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 Glyfada?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 88 Houses in Glyfada. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glyfada include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 402 lodging choices
  • Villas: 36 lodging choices
  • Studios: 404 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glyfada?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation homes with pool available in Glyfada.

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