Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Ithaki Island

Enjoy the museums and other features of Ithaki Island. This welcoming city is known for its island views, seaside and gardens. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ithaki Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Ithaki Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Filiatro Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Aphales Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Foki Beach (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Antisamos Beach (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Myrtos Beach (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Melissani Lake (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ithaki Island

Fly into Argostolion (EFL-Kefalonia Island Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Preveza (PVK-Aktion National), which is 36.7 mi (59 km) away.

Where to stay around Ithaki?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 655 vacation rentals near Ithaki. From 52 Houses to 439 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ithaki for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Archaeological Museum of Ithaca: 989 vacation rentals
  • Filiatro Beach: 858 vacation rentals
  • Port of Ithaki: 1,006 vacation rentals
  • Aphales Beach: 752 vacation rentals
  • Nautical & Folklore Museum: 1,007 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 52 Houses in Ithaki. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ithaki include:

  • Villas: 439 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 12 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ithaki?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 451 vacation rentals with pool available in Ithaki. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.