Crete, Greece

Matala Beaches

Matala is located in Crete, Greece. Matala Beach, situated within the cove of Matala, is a party destination and offers golden sands, attentive lifeguards, and a welcoming atmosphere for families and pets. Thrill-seekers can find excitement, while nudists can enjoy secluded areas. Visitors can explore a vast cave popular with divers and rumored to be Roman and early Christian tombs. The beach also offers ample amenities such as bars, restaurants, restrooms, seating, and parking. Our guide below provides a complete list of beaches in Matala.
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Matala Beach, situated within the cove of Matala, Greece, boasts golden sands and attentive lifeguards to ensu...

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Best Time to Visit Matala

The best time to visit Matala in Greece is during the summer months of June to September. This is when the weather is at its warmest, making it ideal for swimming in the sea and spending time on the beach. The average temperature during this time is perfect for outdoor activities like hiking and exploring the beautiful surroundings of Matala. The sea temperature is also warm during these months, making it enjoyable for water sports such as snorkeling and diving. In addition to the great weather and water temperature, there are also plenty of festivities and events going on during the summer season in Matala, making it an even more exciting and enjoyable time to visit.

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