Beaches around Matala

From Matala's main street, a path leads to the creeks of Red Beach, which are very pleasant, but offer no shade. Naturism is tolerated. North of Matala, Kommos beach is a huge strip of sand, lapped by the rolling waves, without shade and not very busy. Kalamaki, 7km away, is a small seaside resort, the seafront of which is a wall of concrete. The tavernas and bars are lively in the evenings.

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Phaestos
Phaestos
In a site dominating the Messara plain,
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Agia Triada
Agia Triada
The villa of Agia Triada has plenty of
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Phaistos Theatre
Phaistos Theatre
Phaistos Theatre, composed of eight
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Great Propylaea of Phaistos
Great Propylaea of Phaistos
An impressive flight of steps leads up
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Central Court
Central Court
The Central Court was partially lined
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Storerooms
Storerooms
The rows of storerooms down both sides
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