Matala Beach is a coastal gem that captivates visitors with its stunning natural beauty and intriguing history.

Adding to its allure, Matala Beach holds a significant place in history, as it was once a popular hippie commune during the 1960s. 

The intriguing caves carved into the surrounding cliffs were once home to the free-spirited individuals who sought solace in this idyllic paradise. 

Nowadays, these caves stand as a unique attraction for curious travelers, offering spectacular sunset views.

Beyond the beach, Matala village offers a charming collection of tavernas, cafes, and local shops. Visitors can savor traditional Cretan cuisine while enjoying breathtaking views of the sea.