Matala Bay Hotel
AddressMatala, Heraklion, Crete HeraklionSee nearby area
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Built up in the central gateway of Matala, on the foot of the mountain, surrounded by trees and greenery, with Cretan traditional style and recently redecorated, the Matala Bay hotel offers hospitality and family warmth with attentive services for anyone longing to have their ideal vacation in Crete combining the peacefulness and tranquility in a beautiful environment with many opportunities of entertainment and recreation.
The hotel has 55 comfortable rooms and 10 apartments for families, plus that outside the room you can find anything you need to have an enjoyable time.
You can freshen up in the pool enjoying your coffee at the pool bar while the children are playing by your side or in the kindergarten. If you like sports, you can find water sports facilities in the nearby Komos beach. Moreover, you can go for a walking tour on the mountains around, to experience the surroundings with horse riding or to attend scuba diving lessons.
Of course you shouldn't miss out to taste the dishes of our chef Kostas, made by pure Cretan products - most of them home-made - and to drink our Cretan wines, which you can find in the hotel's restaurant. At night, Michael will be waiting for you in the hotel's bar to serve you a special cocktail at the front of the lightened pool while the kids are playing in the video games room.
Furthermore, you always have the chance to go on foot, since the hotel is just 200 meters far, for a swim at the Golden Beach next to the natural caves from the Roman era and if you want something special, you can walk through a path with bushy growth to the 'Red Beach', a magnificent place which has taken its name from the red color of the sand. Likewise you shouldn't forget to visit the nearby beach of Komos with its antiquities and the endless sandy beach.
Finally, if you want to visit the beauties of the rest of the island you can take part to organized excursions around Crete but if you prefer your own excursion plan you have the possibility to rent a car from us.
Right next to the main unit, we've built for you the Villa Koudouris apartments, where you can find all of the modern comforts such as bathroom, cuisine, air-conditioning, telephone, music, satellite TV, safe box. Each apartment has two independent rooms which can put up to five people giving the chance for a more family stay to those who so desire.
Moreover, next to the apartments there is our mini market with everything you need from wines and refreshments to cigarettes and books, always at the best price.
Briefly, you can find : 55 comfortable rooms, 2 suites, 1 villa, 10 apartments, central safe, TV room, video games room, lift, bar, snack bar, pool bar, restaurant, swimming pool, playground, kindergarten, table tennis, parking area, mini market, rent a car, water sport facilities at the Komos beach. There is also possibility for horse riding and scuba diving lessons.
We invite you to spend your vacation with us, close to nature, in a friendly and hospitable environment, and we'll do anything we can to help you have unforgettable holidays.
A credit card is required to secure the reservation. You have up to 7 days prior to arrival to cancel the reservation without charge. If the reservation is cancelled within 7 days prior to arrival you will be charged 1 night stay. Same day cancellations, no shows or early check out will result in 1 night charge. Payment: credit card will be charged on arrival day.
Check in: 13:00
Check out: 11:00
'In order to confirm your booking, we require a valid credit card. If there is a problem with your card, we may need to contact you to verify your card. If you do not reply to our email within 7 business days your booking may be canceled as a result.'
Services & facilities
- Airport Transfers
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency Exchange
- Free Internet Access
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
Interesting places nearby
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Church of Our Lady
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