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It was a hike over the hill that worried us at first but was well worth it when we got there. It is a lovely nudist beach with such a great hippy feel. The taverna was playing great music from the sixties.
It was our 4th time in Matala and again we did that hike to red beach because it is worth! Yes, in summer it is popular but still not so owercrowded like the main Matala beach. And there are no noisy children because it is...More
The beach is very nice as the water is crystal clear and there is no wind (compared to resorts in North Crete). The sand is a bit reddish and beach is only accessible after a 20-30 min hike. I wold recommend not wearing flip flops...More
This beach is such a beauty.. Gold, soft sand which at sunset with the colours of August and September turn to red goldy sand.. To the right magnificent rocks with beautifully carved figures on them decorate the landscape and to the left there is a...More
Decided to go to the red beach with my family and friends.
From Matala you need to "climb" up to the hill, before having the chance to walk down to the see. (Pretty hard for young kids under 6/7 would say).
There are two different...More