Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Maleme

Enjoy the culture and other features of Maleme. Travelers to this walkable city praise the beaches, island views and gardens. Chania Lighthouse and Venetian Port are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Maleme

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Maleme has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Volos Shelter (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Maleme

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Maleme is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Platanias Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Agia Marina Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Stalos Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Afrata Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Kalamaki Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Ravdouha Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Maleme

The nearest airport is in Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), located 16.4 mi (26.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Maleme?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 541 vacation rentals near Maleme. From 93 Houses to 106 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 Maleme for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Maleme?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Maleme:

  • Old Town: 290 vacation rentals
  • Makris Tichos: 196 vacation rentals
  • Nea Chora: 230 vacation rentals
  • Halepa: 166 vacation rentals
  • Koum Kapi: 240 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Falassarna Beach: 911 vacation rentals
  • Chania Central Market: 2,539 vacation rentals
  • Balos Beach: 856 vacation rentals
  • Agia Marina Beach: 2,595 vacation rentals
  • Kissamos Stadium: 1,345 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 93 Houses in Maleme. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Maleme include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 rentals available
  • Villas: 297 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 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 Maleme?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 378 vacation rentals with pool available in Maleme. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.