Located in southern Crete, It is a small fishing village with a famous, beautiful, sandy beach. The clear, blue waters combined with the small artificial caves are carved into the rocks are the elements that make the beach of Matala unique! Matala is no infrastructure such as apartments, hotels, taverns, bars, cafes. The beach is organized and easy to access! Really worth visiting the beach in Matala! The landscape that you will see will amaze you!It Is known throughout the world that in 70’s was living there many young people, called hippies. Between them and some famous artists from the scene of rock music,such as Bob Dylan, the Janis Joplin and Cat Stevens. Some years later, the status of “hunta” ordered hippies to be removed from Matala. Since then, caves of Matala are protected by the Archaeological Service and noone can stay. in Heraklion, about 70 km from the city.