Matala beach became famous when the young hippie generation decide to settle on this fishermen village and its old artifiial caves. But Matala is an important archeoligical site where artificial caves were digged during the neolithic ages. Matala was also the minoan port of Phaistos during minoan period. Later, the romans choose Matala to became Gortys harbor. Some also...
Elafonissi is the south western point of Crete, at about 70 kms from the city of Chania. This is a very windy part of Crete with very wild beaches. Elafonissi and its pinky sandy beach, is part of them, even if it’s now well organised for tourism: umbrellas, showers, changing rooms, toilets, life guards,…That's make Elafonissi more and more...
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