Destination guide

The majestic setting of Ierapetra is ready to explore

Enjoy the temples and other features of Ierapetra. Well-liked for its wildlife, coffeehouses and mountain views, this city is both trendy and relaxing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ierapetra

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ierapetra a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sasteria Observatory (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Sissi Mini Golf (24.2 mi / 38.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ierapetra

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

  • Koutsounari Long Beach (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Agia Fotia Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Pachia Ammos Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Voulisma Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Istro Beach (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Chrissi Island (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ierapetra

Fly into Sitia (JSH), the closest airport, located 24.9 mi (40 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), which is 39.2 mi (63 km) away.

Where to stay around Ierapetra?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 611 vacation rentals near Ierapetra. From 167 Houses to 199 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ierapetra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ierapetra Venetian Fort: 689 vacation rentals
  • Pachia Ammos Beach: 773 vacation rentals
  • Waterfall of Milona: 716 vacation rentals
  • Ierapetra Archaeological Museum: 689 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Cretan Ethnology: 757 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 167 Houses in Ierapetra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ierapetra include:

  • Villas: 199 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 199 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 Ierapetra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 265 vacation rentals with pool available in Ierapetra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.