Destination guide

Travel to historic Symi

Come and experience Symi and its temples, history and museums. This scenic city is known for its island views, boating and beaches. 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.


Seasonal weather averages in Symi

Travelers enjoy Symi for its boating. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Symi

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Symi has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Symi. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nos Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Nimborio Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • St. Nicholas Beach (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Toli Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Marathounda Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Datca Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Symi

The nearest airport is in Rhodes (RHO-Diagoras), located 20.4 mi (32.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Symi?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 62 vacation rentals near Symi. From 16 Houses to 15 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Symi for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Symi Port: 63 vacation rentals
  • Nimborio Beach: 62 vacation rentals
  • Symi Clock Tower: 64 vacation rentals
  • Monastery of the Archangel Michael at Panormitis: 138 vacation rentals
  • St. Nicholas Beach: 95 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 16 Houses in Symi. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Symi include:

  • Villas: 15 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Symi?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 58 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Symi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.