Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Petra

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Petra. This welcoming city is known for its island views, beaches and restaurants. 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.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Petra

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Petra is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petra Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Anaxos Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Eftalou Hot Springs (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Skala Kallonis Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Kalloni Salt Pans (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Kalloni Salt Lake (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Petra

The nearest airport is in Mytilene (MJT-Mytilene Intl.), located 29.5 mi (47.4 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Petra?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 41 vacation rentals near Petra. From 20 Houses to 11 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 Petra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Vareltzidena's House: 78 vacation rentals
  • Panagia Glykofilousa: 73 vacation rentals
  • Petra Beach: 72 vacation rentals
  • Molyvos Castle: 62 vacation rentals
  • Molyvos Harbour: 62 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 20 Houses in Petra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Petra include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 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 Petra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Petra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.