Matala, Crete, Greece


Matala Beach, situated within the cove of Matala, Greece, boasts golden sands and attentive lifeguards to ensure the safety of all visitors. Thrill-seekers will find no shortage of excitement here, as Matala Beach is one of the island's notable party destinations. Families and pet-lovers will appreciate that the beach is welcoming to both kids and canines. For those seeking a clothing-optional experience, secluded areas of the beach cater to nudists. On the beach's north side, visitors will encounter a vast cave popular with divers. With a fascinating history as rumored tombs for Romans and early Christians, the caves of Matala spark intrigue. Convenience is not lost on Matala Beach, as ample amenities such as bars, restaurants, restrooms, seating, and parking are readily available.
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What to do at Matala?


Matala amenities include parking, toilet, shower and loungers.


You can enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the bars situated on the beach.


You can enjoy one of the restaurants at the beach while soaking up the sun.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight that Matala Beach in Crete is a nice spot with good parking availability and various shops, cafes and restaurants nearby. Visitors enjoy exploring the famous hippie caves and relaxing on the beach, but some complain about the stony seabed and not so clear waters. It's recommended to rent a car to get there since it's quite far from major cities.

Where is Matala?

Latitude: 34.99381479 / Longitude: 24.75000322

Matala is located in Matala. The following map of Matala shows the exact location.

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