Destination guide

The cozy area of Sitia awaits your stay

The forests, countryside and ocean views display a scene truly unique to Sitia. Renowned for its archaeology, fishing and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Toplou Monastery and Vai Palm Grove are just a couple of the must-sees. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sitia

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Sitia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Vai Palm Grove (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Xerokambos (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Diaskari Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Lagada Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Lagoufa Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Katovigli Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sitia

Fly into Sitia (JSH), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Kasos Island (KSJ), which is 47 mi (75.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Sitia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 455 vacation rentals near Sitia. From 134 Houses to 144 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sitia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Vai Palm Grove: 81 vacation rentals
  • Richtis Gorge: 723 vacation rentals
  • Zakros Palace: 189 vacation rentals
  • Waterfall of Milona: 713 vacation rentals
  • Port of Agios Nikolaos: 838 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 134 Houses in Sitia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sitia include:

  • Villas: 144 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 152 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 12 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 Sitia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 193 vacation rentals with pool available in Sitia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.