Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Mylopotamos

Experience the unique character of Mylopotamos with a stay in a vacation home rental. Renowned for its diving, zoo and horseback riding, this city welcomes all visitors. Fortezza Castle and Natural History Museum of Crete are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mylopotamos

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mylopotamos is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Melidoni Cave (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Sfendoni Cave (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Spilies Beach (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Mount Ida (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Psaromoura Beach (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Mononaftis Beach (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mylopotamos

The nearest airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 22.5 mi (36.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), which is 38 mi (61.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Mylopotamos?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,364 vacation rentals near Mylopotamos. From 269 Houses to 249 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mylopotamos for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mylopotamos?

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

  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,727 vacation rentals
  • Plakias Beach: 1,995 vacation rentals
  • Palace of Knossos: 881 vacation rentals
  • Museum of El Greco: 1,022 vacation rentals
  • Hania Gate: 847 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 269 Houses in Mylopotamos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mylopotamos include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 249 rentals available
  • Villas: 771 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mylopotamos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 976 vacation rentals with pool available in Mylopotamos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.