Located to the south of Crete, Matala offers an idyllic break where life is slower and relaxing is the order of the day. Beautiful beaches, amazing backdrops and a rich local history makes this an ideal break to escape the hubbub of everyday life.
With green topped hills and stunning layered cliffs providing a dramatic backdrop to the beaches, you’ll not only enjoy the more leisurely pace, but the interesting views, too. The chic bay hosts inviting crystal-clear waters and little caves to explore and uncover. This is a feature-packed beach and with the neighbouring boutiques offering local charms and restaurants offering traditional, authentic cuisine, you’ll enjoy the ambience of Matala.
With tours and archaeological sites to explore, this is a serene location if you are interested in local history or wishing to just kick back and chill out.