Combine your beach visit with some cave exploration at Matala beach, where the landscape features a rocky plateau that appears to be sliding into the sea. Climb up to access some of the caves, cut into the side of the sliding rock by the water over the years. There is one particularly large cave over the sea, and swimmers often paddle to its mouth to inspect the inside. Cafes, restaurants, and shops line the beach and offer facilities along the shore. Use our Matala vacation planner to arrange your visit to Matala beach and other attractions in Matala.
Tours To Matala beach
Private Tour to South Crete: Ancient Gortyn, Monasteries and Matala Beach BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $262
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Matala Beach & South Central Crete Escape with Local Food & Wine - from Chania BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $506
Duration: 8 hours
Matala beach Reviews
The beach has no waves so is very safe for swimming. A pleasant place to walk and stop at a cocktail bar or two! more »
Great combination of sandy beach and some okay snorkeling. Water gets deep fairly quickly and the sand at the waters edge is more like small pepples. Plenty of shops/restaurants to satisfy everyone’s.... more »
The only thing is that the place is amazing. If u want to explore the cave don't go with flip flops.
Beautiful view of caves and that’s it. The beach it’s too rocky, in the water there are also stones. We do not recommend for families with kids.
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