Holiday Guide Matala, Crete – All Inclusive

Quick Details

  • Flight time: Approx 3 – 4 hours from UK
  • Time difference: 2 hours ahead of the UK
  • Language: Greek
  • Currency: Euro


At a Glance

  • Ex hippy haven in beautiful setting
  • Matala beach popular throughout Greece
  • Old ruins and enjoyable countryside

Preparing for a journey with your the children? Go look at our incredible assortment of family all in hols to Matala.

Why you need to visit Matala

Family getaway

There is a whole lot to take into consideration while you’re organising a break with the young children. For this reason we have combined a great variety of all inclusive breaks to Matala, especially specific for anyone holidaying with children.

Go All Inclusive

One of the greatest things about our all inclusive holiday escapes to Matala is that all are all inclusive. As a consequence that the money your holiday would include plane tickets, airport transfers, what you eat and unending regional drinks at your hotel. It’s perfect for holidaymakers, since it usually means you do not contain to worry in relation to cost management for never-ending orange juices or extra fries at dinner.

Check out the area

On the subject of getting on trips on all inclusive holiday getaways to Matala, you’ve got plenty of options. View the sights, discover the nearby place – or, in case you would prefer to stay there, you can easily simply chill with a book while the young children splash about around the pool.

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Matala holidays – Ex hippy haven in beautiful setting

Matala is within the bay of Messara within the west coast of Crete, 2 mls south-west of Pitsidia and 45 miles from Heraklion. Matala is actually a little community seashore hotel and resort which often achieved certain fame around the sixties when the day fishing town became a popular hippy hang-out. Matala all inclusive holiday resort stands out as the hamlet behind the seaside and is in the midst of gorgeous countryside. Matala holiday breaks appeal to those looking for a tiny and laid-back destination, a remarkable seaside, gorgeous sunsets and romantic, low-key but well liked night-life in attractive beachfront tavernas. Matala includes shops and lots of tavernas.

Holiday break in Matala beach – Prominent throughout Greece

Matala beach is on the list of most famous beaches in Crete with gorgeous turquoise water. Matala seaside is about 300 metres long and contains great pebbles and golden and are at its best in early or late season. The beach has a private feel as it’s in the midst of amazing high cliffs. A holiday break in Matala should include the half-hour walk for the Red Seashore a further ex hippy nature spot. The most famous features of Matala beach are its sloping cliffs and its caves that contain been carved into the rocks and cliffs, which date back to prehistoric times and have over the years been the haunt of ancient Greeks, Romans, fisherman, resistance fighters and hippies, and have become a national monument. Maritime caves may be visited by boat.

Matala – Old ruins and enjoyable countryside

Desirable Matala family holiday organised excursions are to the Minoan ruins at Kommos, Phaistos and the Roman resort of Gortyn. You will discover rewarding walks into the nearby countryside and visits to regular charming conventional Crete hill villages.



Matala Weather

April 68°F
May 75°F
June 82°F
July 84°F
Aug 84°F
Sept 81°F
Oct 75°F
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