Holiday Type: All Inclusive Holidays in Matala

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

Matala Holidays

All inclusive Matala holidays are perfectly situated in the cosy Messara Bay on the western edge of the beautiful island of Crete. A short 2 mile journey away is the old, traditional village of Pitsidia and the contrasting capital city of Heraklion is 45 miles away. Matala peaked in the sixties with a regular bout of hippies flooding this quaint fishing village in the heat of the summer. Encircled with the beauty and fauna of the natural countryside, Matala is comfortably seated behind the sunset beach. Choose this lovely little resort of Matala for a quiet, peaceful break filled with joyous moments gazing into the sunset from the shoreline tavernas with Enjoy the slow pace of living with the delightful shops and bars to fit any pocket on cheap all inclusive holidays in Matala.

Matala holidays are agreeably famous in Crete for their first class beach with ebbing crystalline waters mastering the bay. The 300 metre length of Matala beach is renowned for its rich golden sands filtered with pretty pebbles. Visiting off peak creates a picturesque private shoreline against the hovering cliff tops with cheap holidays to Matala. Make this a holiday to remember with an energetic morning walk on the adventurous trail to the desolate, naturist Red Sand Beach. The dramatic coastline highlighting the best features of Matala beach disclose the ancient caves of time gone by. The manmade caves date back to Romans and were once used as tombs but are now protected after the hippy invasion took over the quiet bay back in the sixties. Exploring the underwater caves on a boat tour is the easiest option for visitors.

The best excursions on all inclusive Matala holidays include a visit to the ancient Minoan ruins at Kommos and the old Roman city of Gortyn which was once the powerful capital of Crete. Lavish in the freedom of all inclusive holidays  Matala in the open countryside with an array of trails into the hillside and opportunities to stop off at traditional unspoilt villages dotted on the Crete map surrounding Matala.

Matala Weather

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

Map of Matala