Matala Beach

Matala Beach

Swing by Matala and you’ll clock the gorgeous sandy beach. If you get peckish after chilling in the rays, you’ll find plenty of eateries behind you in this former fishing village. It’s a place tied to Greek mythology too – they say the mighty Zeus swam ashore here!
Kommos Beach

Kommos Beach

Crete (Heraklion Area)

If you like being beside the seaside but don’t fancy the hustle and bustle of touristy spots, put Kommos Beach on your list. The biscuity-hued arc of sand is shielded by hillsides that tumble into...

2.7 Km to Matala Beach - Map

Cave Of Zeus

Cave Of Zeus

Crete (Heraklion Area)

Learn about the story of Zeus’ birth and how he became the mighty king of the gods. Sitting 1540 metres above sea level and nestled into the side of Mount Ida, Zeus’ Cave looks over the Nida Plateau. The steep...

24.9 Km to Matala Beach - Map

Ammoudi Beach

Ammoudi Beach

Aghios Nikolaos, Crete (Heraklion Area)

Ammoudi beach is located just one kilometre north of Agios Nikolaos’ city centre, in a large sheltered bay surrounded by luscious trees and buildings staggered across the hillside. The golden sands and shallow...

35.9 Km to Matala Beach - Map