AutoRentals Crete in Μatala
Matala is a beach resort situated 66km away from Heraklion airport and 140 km from Chania airport.
Rent a car in Matala
The first tourists that ever came to Matala where hippies who stayed on the famous caves next to the beach.
It is a colorful village (nothing like the little village that attracted hippies in the 60’s)
with nice bars and lots of souvenir shops, book shops, restaurants, traditional tavernas, cafes.
The place has a bohemian atmosphere and a nice beach to enjoy relaxed moments under the sun.
It is worth to visit to get a taste of the hippie life of the past.
There are also nice beaches near by like Kokkini Ammos and Kommos.
It is wise to book a place to stay in advance, from a selection of hotels, rooms to rent, apartments, Airbnb or studios.
As you enter Matala coming from Heraklion there is a big camping.
Since 2011 Matala is famous for the summer music festival which hosts music bands and singers from all around the country
that is organized every year in the middle of June which attracts a lot of tourists as well as locals.
We will meet you at the lobby of your hotel
Is a great base to visit Phaistos Palace, the second most important palace of Minoan, Agia Triada and Minoan Villa.
From Matala it is worth to explore Agia Galini, Agios Georgios, Agios Pavlos and all Plakias area.
Zaros lake is close by and the market in Mires every Saturday is a must.
The ancient site of Gortys with the sanctuary of Asclepius in Lendas and the Diskos beach