Destination guide

The captivating area of Skaleta awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Skaleta. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, island views and seaside. 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.


Seasonal weather in Skaleta

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skaleta

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Skaleta is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spilies Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Melidoni Cave (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Town Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Sfendoni Cave (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Mount Ida (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Skaleta

Fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), the closest airport, located 28.6 mi (46 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Skaleta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,187 vacation rentals near Skaleta. From 235 Houses to 259 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 Skaleta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,725 vacation rentals
  • Plakias Beach: 1,995 vacation rentals
  • Marine Life Museum: 2,739 vacation rentals
  • Rethymnon Lighthouse: 2,724 vacation rentals
  • University of Crete: 2,789 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 235 Houses in Skaleta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Skaleta include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 259 rentals available
  • Villas: 617 rentals available
  • Cabins: 19 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 Skaleta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 791 vacation rentals with pool available in Skaleta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.