10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Icaria, Greece - Updated 2024

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Santorini, Athens and Mykonos are some of the destinations that immediately come to mind when you think of Greece. As beautiful as they are, they are also brimming with tourists. Luckily, Greece is also home to some lesser-known but incredible islands. Icaria, nestled in the Eastern Aegean Sea, is one such destination that has some gorgeous beaches and unique architecture. The island, steeped in Greek mythology, has some interesting archaeological and religious sites for visitors to explore. The friendly people of the island are known for their extraordinary health and longevity. When in Icaria, relish some fresh fish, sip on local red wine and enjoy a slow pace of life, just like the Icarians do. If you’re looking for a place to stay while vacationing here, check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Icaria, Greece.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. Stunning house in a tranquil location, Nanouras (from USD 88)

Perched on a small cove, this house in a picturesque setting is an ideal choice if you are looking for some peace and quiet. Guests can spend quality time with their families at the nearby beach. Be sure to make use of the beach towels, umbrella and snorkelling gear at the rental. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee on the patio and there is also a lovely garden where you can spend time in.

Though the house is secluded for privacy, many restaurants and supermarkets are only a 15-minute drive away. If you are travelling with children, you will be relieved to know that there is a high chair as well as children’s toys and books. Please note that young children need close supervision due to the rustic beauty of the location.

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Nanouras, Egeo, Greece
55.11 km (34.3 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
63 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house (partially 150 years old) fully equipped and comfortable
we enjoyed the pool with our son and the star filled sky at night
zoe's place is a lovingly restored comfortable house in a truly breathtaking position
we enjoyed swimming next to the house both in the sea and the swimming pool
a beautiful home with everything that you may need very comfortable and exceptually clean
zoe is a wonderful host most impressed with her kindness
zoe is a perfect host and is always ready to help
she has explained everything and was really helpful
a very nice and helpful host
zoe was a great host and communicated with us before and throughout our stay as needed
the location of the town is quiet yet near to other towns of interest
the house is in a wonderful location on the sea
lovely location everything you could need was there
the house is in a beautiful location with only few people around
it is also close to many charming towns (armenistis nas raches)
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2. Traditional house amidst nature, Peridiki (from USD 44)

For an authentic Icarian experience, consider staying at this traditional stone house. The rental, tucked away in nature, is ideal for hikers and climbers or anyone looking to connect with nature. Agios Kirikos is a 25-minute drive away, making exploring the island convenient. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles on the premises.

There is a dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi in the house, making it work-from-home friendly. Among the amenities are a well-equipped kitchen and a grill, which are ideal for a barbecue party. Use the coffee machine to make yourself a hot, piping cup of coffee whenever you want and enjoy it in the garden.

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Perdiki, Greece
44.08 km (27.4 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
55 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is very comfortable quiet and with all the amenities you need
the apartment is very comfortable has all possible amenities including a very comfortable bed and full kitchen
stefanos is a great host
stefanos is a very kind and attentive host
stefanos was such a great friendly host who always wanted to share a drink with us
he was also very friendly and made sure i had everything i needed
wonderful experience stefanos is a great host very helpful and genuine
such a beautiful house in the most amazing location
it is situated in a calm and friendly neighborhood and quite close to the island's capital kyrikos
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3. Thalami, Therma (from USD 85)

For couples looking for a quiet but centrally located place to stay in Therma, this renovated apartment close to the beach is a great pick. Its bright, airy decor and traditional Greek walls will surely make you feel welcome. After a day at the beach, treat yourself to some pampering sessions at the therapeutic hot mineral springs and spas close by.

Prepare a meal for your partner in the fully equipped kitchen. You could also choose to dine out at the cafes near the rental. If you want to spend your day indoors, there are TV and Wi-Fi to keep you entertained. The premium, high-thread-count cotton linens on the comfortable bed and sun-darkening window shutters in the bedroom will ensure a restful sleep.

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Therma, Greece
40.38 km (25.1 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
58 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable with every amenity you would want (orange juicer coffee makers great shower pressure wifi comfy bedding)
the kitchen is perfectly outfitted for cooking coffee making and eating
ioannis and stavroula’a apartment in therma is an amazing space
the inside is nicely decorated renovated and very clean throughout the entire space
the apartment was very clean the bed and sofa was comfortable
the apartment was great and super clean
fantastic ikarian wine for us to try everything was clean cozy & very beautifully designed
immaculately clean with everything you could possibly need provided
lastly the hosts are wonderful people
amazing host - so friendly and welcoming
really nice place and great host
wonderful well-appointed apartment and lovely hosts
the appartement was amazing the host was so nice and so many attention for our arrival
we are also so close to the airport which was very nice
if you’re considering booking this place book it it’s so cute and peaceful here
the location is perfect just 2 min walking to the beach and surrounded by taverns and bars
the apartment has a great location and it is quiet and cozy
the best place to stay in therma a beautiful apartment two minutes away from the beach and hot springs
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4. Charming loft with spectacular views, Karavostamo (from USD 54)

Set in a stunning cove, this rental located right on the beach is a picture of modern elegance. The horizon of Aegean Sea can be seen from every corner of the loft. Enjoy your evening cocktails on the balcony while admiring the stunning scenery. The interiors of the rental don a nautical theme as an ode to the island’s sea culture.

The loft is centrally located in the village, making it easier for visitors to explore the local cafes and bars. There is also a kitchen if guests wish to cook their own meals. The wood fireplace in the rental keeps you warm during the winter days. Explore the natural beauty of the village by taking walks with your loved ones.

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Karavostamo, Greece
45.66 km (28.4 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
54 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very charming apartment with a view of the ocean
the house is very cozy near the town center and had a beautiful balcony
nice cosy and clean apartment with a beautiful balcony just next to the beach
this is a cozy functional attractive and well-designed space in a perfect location
really the most amazing comfortable please we have been to
very clean and nicely decorated
thoughtful touches very clean and very central
clean tidy and well equipped stamatis was very chilled and helpful
great and very clean place with great sea view
super host thanks stamatis
stamatis was an amazing host: always around helpful and attentive
stamatis is a great host and easy to communicate with
a beautiful home and location
the location and the village are so nice
stamati’s house is in the perfect location in the village
very nice flat great location great view
the apartment is super well located right in front of the beach
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5. Cosy studio for couples, Armenistis (from USD 65)

This cosy studio with bright interiors may be minimalist, but it is fully equipped with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. If you want to eat out, there are several restaurants within walking distance. You can also shop for groceries at the nearby supermarket and cook meals in the fully equipped kitchen.

Brew yourself a hot cup of coffee and enjoy it on the outdoor patio while taking in the spectacular sea views. The rental has Wi-Fi and a dedicated workspace, both of which will come in handy if you wish to work from home and extend your stay in the rental.

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Armenistis, Greece
53.76 km (33.4 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
56 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire vacation home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the studio is clean comfortable elegantly decorated with a view out to sea and mountains
wonderful cosy stay modern decor and a super comfortable bed with all your needs met
we had a wonderful stay in dimitrios’ place a lovely welcome beautiful studio and well-equipped kitchen
an elegant and clean cozy studio
the room is absolutely clean cozy and stylish
nice clean and central room
dimitrios was a discreet and welcoming host
dimitris was a great host and very easy to communicate with
beautiful apartment in a great location
the location of the airbnb is amazing
location ideal for swimming hiking and beach walks
still i would recommend this house because of its location
there is also a supermarket a 30 second walk away which is perfect
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6. Flower Villa, Xilosirtis (from USD 76)

With the nearest beach only a three-minute walk away, Flower Villa is an ideal option for couples who love the beach. There is also an outdoor shower where guests can rinse off the sand before entering the house.

Spend quality time with your special one in the flower garden. Head out to the stone-paved yard where you can relax, eat and gaze out at the sea. This rental is also a mere seven-minute drive to Agios Kirikos, making it easy to explore. There is also free parking on the premises, so you don’t have to worry about your car.

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Xilosirtis, Greece
40.14 km (25.0 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
17 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is charming perfect equipped for a comfortable stay
the house was spotlessly clean and well decorated there are beautiful gardens outside
theodoros was an understanding kind and helpful host
very well maintained comfortable and quiet house near a beautiful pebble beach in ikaria
we toured up and down the south coast from this convenient location and enjoyed every minute
there were cute tavernas and a coffee shop /bakery all within a five minute walk
the beach nearby a 3 minutes walking time from the house is very nice
you can forget the car and stay relaxed in a great place
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7. The Pirate House, Ano Proespera (from USD 120)

Are you looking for an authentic Icarian experience? If so, this rental on a working farm might be the perfect abode. While there is no air conditioner in the rental, the stone walls ensure the house is cool, even during mid-summer. Step outside for some fresh air, stroll through the olive grove or relax under the oak trees. Guests can also help harvest the seasonal produce.

You can pick the seasonal vegetables and fruits from the garden and cook a feast in the kitchen, which also has a wood-fired stove. The hosts are even willing to teach guests how to prepare delectable Greek dishes with fresh produce. With spectacular mountain and harbour views, this rental offers everything you are looking for in a nature retreat.

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Ikaria, Greece
54.4 km (33.8 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
the cottage is clean and cool and full of character
special space enviroment and host :)
in addition the hosts are very friendly and humane
thank you nikos and miriam for being such a nice host and for sharing your place with us
the host niko is kind funny and generous - he was very helpful during our stay
to be clear we loved the stone home but what made the experience even better was our hosts
this is a very unique authentic stone house at a nice property close to nas
unique location amazing house best hosts
hope to visit that place again :)
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8. Lovely flat with sea views, Evdilos (from USD 58)

If you are looking for a no-frills rental in a peaceful setting, this flat might be the one. There is a little patio from which you can enjoy spectacular views of the sea. You can also update your social media using the Wi-Fi on the property.

The washing machine in the rental will come in handy if you plan to extend your stay in this little abode. Guests don’t have to worry about their cars as there is free parking on the premises.

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Evdilos, Greece
47.88 km (29.8 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
63 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
she made a lovely sweet for us for breakfast and taught us how to make real greek coffee
the apartment with a beautiful view in walking distance of evdilos
very comfortable bed and has all you need:) we loved our stay
the bed is very comfortable and we sleep well
the apartment is very clean and the location is quite convenient
the best part is meeting your host maritsa and co-host olia
maritsa is a great host very accommodating and nice
maritsa is the most friendly and helpful host i have ever met
she is definitely a “super host “
maritsa is a lovely and energetic host who manages to make you feel pampered in a discrete manner
maritsa and her family are hospitable and the location of her house very good
amazing location and great view
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9. Fully furnished abode with gorgeous sea views, Magganitis (from USD 61)

Marvel at the views of Aegean Sea every day when you stay at this lovely accommodation. With close proximity to Firodi Beach, guests can enjoy the sun and sand whenever they wish. Guests wanting to dine out can try the delectable homemade food at the taverns close by. There is also a fully equipped kitchen for guests who wish to cook.

Even if you decide to work while on vacation, it’s feasible thanks to the dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi. If you are driving into the town, you need not worry about your car as there is free parking.

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Magganitis, Greece
46.37 km (28.9 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
53 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
very nice and very very clean house
the place was very clean
the house is clean and really nice
location is lovely and it was clean and comfortable
her place clean tidy it has great character and xeni’s attention to detail made the stay extra special
xeni was an amazing host
xeni was a wonderful and accommodating host
lovely appartment lovely host great hospitality
xeni is a very kind and smiling host
xeni is gracious host who was always looking to help
a path for hiking is as well pretty close (300 m)
we recommend this place very much (and the village is beautiful as well )
the house is close to a wonderful small beach that is not busy and very clean
and: great location to really calm down enjoy firodi beach and explore the southern coast of ikaria
her place is beautiful and colors are perfectly chosen
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10. Amazing house with a terrace, Armenistis (from USD 163)

Located about a seven-minute walk from Armenistis Beach, this charming house is ideal for a relaxing vacation. The terrace is the perfect spot to soak up the atmosphere and spend some quality time with your companions. On days when the sea is calm, guests can take the private staircase that leads down to the sea.

The thoughtful hosts provide breakfast so that you have an energising start to the day. A dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi make it easy to catch up on work if you must. What’s more? Your furry friend can tag along on this trip with you as this rental is pet-friendly.

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Ikaria, Greece
53.94 km (33.6 mi) from Cave of the Apocalypse
24 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
it was clean smart and comfortable
spacious clean apartment which is perfect for families
this place is wonderful the rooms were clean and the kitchen was fully appointed with everything you would need
they were perfect hosts
the hosts were super helpful
the place is sooo nice andreas is the perfect host i recommend this place
this apartment was wonderful andreas was super responsive and helpful providing restaurant and beach suggestions
great location short walk into armenistis and to a little local coffee shop
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An enchanting vacation awaits in Icaria

Splendid landscapes, stunning beaches and friendly locals are some of the things that make Icaria a magical place to discover. If you plan to visit soon, make the most of your adventure by settling into a vacation rental on this gorgeous island.

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