Matala from above by Chania SkyArt

Skyart’s drone flew over the beautiful, scenic and historic beach of Matala, South Crete, and highlighted the natural beauty of rocky caves. Let’s not forget that this is the most popular beach of the hippies movement in the 1970s …



Matala is a small seaside village and a famous beach of southern Crete in the prefecture of Heraklion. Their position is on the west coast of Pyrgiotisis province. Matala beach was inhabited since antiquity, and it became famous as a hippie residence in the 1960s and ’70s. The village was formerly a fishing village and today it is mainly inhabited by tourism.
It is in the Municipal District of Pitsidia of the Municipality of Timbaki. Its distance from Heraklion is 70.6 km.

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