Excursion to Matala
Matala is located 68km southwest of Heraklion city. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Crete and certainly the most famous beach of south Heraklion prefecture. It is famous for the carved caves in the rocks and the hippies of the ‘70s. Matala is located an enclosed bay with nice view to the Mediterania sea. There is a big beautiful sandy beach with clear deep water. The beach is very well organized with umbrellas, toilets, showers, lifeguard, first aids, beach volley courts, snack bars, water sports, excursion boats, a camping site, etc.
The most famous feature of the area are the manygraves , carved in the soft white limestone thousands of years ago in the northwest walls of the bay. There are several underwater caves, as well. Many of them have rooms, stairs, beds or windows, suggesting that they were once used as residences.
Around there are many taverns, restaurants and snack bars.
For sure you will enjoy this trip ….
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