Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Koutouloufari

Enjoy the culture and other features of Koutouloufari. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its beaches, bars and restaurants. Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Koutouloufari

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Koutouloufari has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Star Beach Water Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Aquaworld Aquarium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Acqua Plus Water Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Labyrinth Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Crete Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Dinosauria Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Koutouloufari

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Koutouloufari

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Koutouloufari has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Koutouloufari is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sarandaris Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Stalis Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cave of Psychro (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Geoponikos Kipos (15 mi / 24.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Koutouloufari

Fly into Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Koutouloufari?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 431 vacation rentals near Koutouloufari. From 72 Houses to 153 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 Koutouloufari for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Cretaquarium: 887 vacation rentals
  • Hania Gate: 802 vacation rentals
  • Knossos Archaelogical Site: 829 vacation rentals
  • Heraklion Town Hall: 801 vacation rentals
  • Kornarou Square: 815 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 72 Houses in Koutouloufari. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Koutouloufari include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 153 rentals available
  • Villas: 152 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 Koutouloufari?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 226 vacation rentals with pool available in Koutouloufari. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.