Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Agia Pelagia

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Agia Pelagia. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognized for its cocktail bars, spas and sporting events. Natural History Museum of Crete and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in Agia Pelagia

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Agia Pelagia a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Watercity Waterpark (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Cretaquarium (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Dinosauria Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Agia Pelagia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Agia Pelagia. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Psaromoura Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mononaftis Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Ammoudara Beach (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Geoponikos Kipos (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Sfendoni Cave (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Agia Pelagia

The nearest airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Agia Pelagia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 346 vacation rentals near Agia Pelagia. From 61 Houses to 113 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Agia Pelagia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Cretaquarium: 963 vacation rentals
  • Palace of Knossos: 909 vacation rentals
  • Museum of El Greco: 1,023 vacation rentals
  • Hania Gate: 877 vacation rentals
  • Panayia Akrotiriani: 884 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Agia Pelagia 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 Agia Pelagia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 61 Houses in Agia Pelagia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Agia Pelagia include:

  • Villas: 113 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 138 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 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 Agia Pelagia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 121 vacation rentals with pool available in Agia Pelagia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.