Matala, the small fishing village with the international fame remains a symbol of an era!
Discover Matala, a captivating travel destination, where simplicity unveils its true charm. Let the sandy beach and endless Mediterranean blue enchant you, while the rock-carved caves mesmerize like artistry. Time moves leisurely, and the beauty of the landscape overwhelms, making you wonder if paradise lies here. Don't miss nearby historical wonders: the Phaistos Minoan Palace, part of the great Minoan civilization, just 14 km away,
and the Archaeological site of Gortyna, a short 22 km journey. Whether you seek serene beach vibes or a journey into ancient history, Matala offers an unforgettable experience. Embrace the serenity, immerse yourself in wonders, and create cherished memories that linger forever. Book your trip to Matala now and let its magic unfold before you.
Try and enjoy the cuisine of Matala
You can try and taste traditional Cretan dishes as Wedding pilaf, Dakos, antikristo, sfakian pie, Kaltsounia and skioufixta macarons.
Best time to visit Matala
Crete and Matala are an ideal destination for all seasons. With sunshine most months of the year, the unique island attracts tourists beyond the typical summer tourist season.
How to use transportation in Matala
Port transfer options
Via Chania and Heraklion Airports. Visitor can use the KTEL Buses to Matala from Heraklion Terminal or Rethymnon.
Car or Motorbike rental is recommended in order to visit the area.