Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Sarkhos getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Sarkhos with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Palace of Knossos and Natural History Museum of Crete are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Sarkhos

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sarkhos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rouvas Gorge (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Ammoudara Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Geoponikos Kipos (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Sfendoni Cave (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Psaromoura Beach (12.5 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sarkhos

The nearest airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Sarchos?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 136 vacation rentals near Sarchos. From 43 Houses to 41 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 Sarchos for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Palace of Knossos: 914 vacation rentals
  • Museum of El Greco: 1,026 vacation rentals
  • Hania Gate: 883 vacation rentals
  • Panayia Akrotiriani: 884 vacation rentals
  • Knossos Archaeological Site: 915 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Sarchos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sarchos include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 rentals available
  • Villas: 42 rentals available
  • Country houses: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sarchos?

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