Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Margarites getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Margarites with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Margarites

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Margarites is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Melidoni Cave (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Spilies Beach (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Sfendoni Cave (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Mount Ida (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Town Beach (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Margarites

Fly into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), the closest airport, located 27.5 mi (44.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Margarites?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 943 vacation rentals near Margarites. From 182 Houses to 121 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 Margarites for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,729 vacation rentals
  • Museum of El Greco: 1,021 vacation rentals
  • Marine Life Museum: 2,755 vacation rentals
  • Rethymnon Lighthouse: 2,725 vacation rentals
  • University of Crete: 2,797 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 182 Houses in Margarites. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Margarites include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 121 rentals available
  • Villas: 596 rentals available
  • Cabins: 21 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 Margarites?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 776 vacation rentals with pool available in Margarites. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.