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MATALA BEACH, CRETE, GREECE BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
17°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
MATALA BEACH, CRETE, GREECE BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Mon 22nd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 16° 16° 22° 25° 25° 21° 20°
31% 45% 33% 17% 22% 25% 12% 7%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21° 20° 21° 25° 28° 26° 24° 23°
9% 13% 14% 10% 13% 5% 6% 5%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 18° 17° 23° 25° 24° 18° 11°
3% 4% 12% 86% 65% 43% 40% 73%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 14° 15° 19° 19° 19° 16° 11°
31% 17% 32% 4% 7% 16% 10% 3%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 11° 19° 23° 22° 18° 13°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 15° 22° 25° 24° 21° 19°
0% 0% 2% 5% 34% 96% 79% 45%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sun 28th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20° 18° 20° 25° 26° 25° 20° 15°
41% 33% 37% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Mon 22nd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13
kmh
17
kmh
25
kmh
32
kmh
33
kmh
34
kmh
37
kmh
39
kmh
0.7m
0.8m
1.0m
1.4m
1.6m
1.2m
1.3m
1.3m
6.3s 6.2s 6.1s 5.6s 5.7s 5.8s 6.6s 6.2s
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
37
kmh
37
kmh
39
kmh
38
kmh
35
kmh
48
kmh
47
kmh
16
kmh
1.5m
1.3m
1.3m
1.2m
1.6m
1.8m
1.2m
0.8m
7.5s 7.2s 7.5s 7.8s 7.5s 7.5s 8.3s 8.2s
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
3
kmh
14
kmh
19
kmh
32
kmh
31
kmh
30
kmh
32
kmh
0.2m
1.6m
0.6m
1.1m
1.3m
1.4m
2.0m
1.8m
8.2s 8.0s 8.1s 8.1s 8.0s 7.8s 7.6s 7.4s
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
30
kmh
32
kmh
38
kmh
37
kmh
35
kmh
30
kmh
25
kmh
1.5m
1.3m
1.6m
1.9m
1.7m
1.8m
1.4m
0.7m
7.0s 6.7s 6.4s 6.2s 6.4s 6.1s 6.0s 5.8s
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23
kmh
22
kmh
16
kmh
13
kmh
18
kmh
12
kmh
8
kmh
4
kmh
1.4m
1.2m
1.0m
1.0m
0.5m
0.5m
0.7m
0.7m
5.9s 6.8s 6.8s 6.7s 5.1s 5.1s 7.1s 7.0s
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
3
kmh
10
kmh
13
kmh
9
kmh
10
kmh
5
kmh
9
kmh
21
kmh
0.7m
0.8m
0.9m
0.7m
1.3m
1.1m
1.2m
1.3m
6.9s 6.7s 6.4s 6.2s 3.9s 4.5s 5.0s 5.2s
Sun 28th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17
kmh
23
kmh
14
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
5
kmh
13
kmh
25
kmh
1.2m
1.1m
1.0m
0.9m
1.3m
1.2m
1.3m
0.8m
5.3s 5.3s 5.2s 5.2s 5.3s 5.2s 5.1s 8.5s
Mon 22nd April
12:54 AM 7:07 AM 1:14 PM 7:18 PM
0.10 0.00 0.10 0.00
Tue 23rd April
1:23 AM 7:35 AM 1:44 PM 7:47 PM
0.10 0.00 0.10 0.00
Wed 24th April
1:52 AM 8:04 AM 2:14 PM 8:15 PM
0.20 0.00 0.10 0.00
Thu 25th April
2:22 AM 8:34 AM 2:46 PM 8:44 PM
0.20 0.00 0.10 0.00
Fri 26th April
2:53 AM 9:04 AM 3:21 PM 9:15 PM
0.10 0.00 0.10 0.10
Sat 27th April
3:28 AM 9:38 AM 3:59 PM 9:50 PM
0.10 0.00 0.10 0.10
Sun 28th April
4:08 AM 10:16 AM 4:43 PM 10:31 PM
0.10 0.10 0.00 0.10
Mon 22nd April
25°
0.0mm
24kmh S
24%
Tue 23rd April
28°
0.0mm
30kmh SSE
9%
Wed 24th April
25°
0.0mm
7kmh NW
40%
Thu 25th April
19°
0.0mm
11kmh WNW
15%
Fri 26th April
23°
0.0mm
7kmh NNW
1%
Sat 27th April
25°
0.0mm
1kmh S
32%
Sun 28th April
27°
0.0mm
23kmh S
14%
Mon 29th April
23°
0.0mm
9kmh NW
2%
Tue 30th April
22°
0.0mm
11kmh ESE
0%
Wed 1st May
21°
0.0mm
15kmh SE
1%
Thu 2nd May
27°
0.0mm
17kmh NW
25%
Fri 3rd May
24°
0.0mm
14kmh NNW
11%
Sat 4th May
25°
0.0mm
11kmh NNW
13%
Sun 5th May
27°
0.0mm
5kmh SSW
28%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 24° which is warm and pleasant for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There will be no rainy days at all. Average cloud cover will be 15%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Matala Beach don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Matala Beach, Crete, Greece

Matala Beach, located on the southern coast of Crete, Greece, is a popular holiday destination known for its stunning natural beauty and rich history. This picturesque beach is surrounded by majestic cliffs, which are famous for their ancient caves that were once inhabited by Roman and early Christian settlers. Today, Matala Beach attracts visitors from around the world who come to enjoy its crystal-clear waters, warm climate, and tranquil atmosphere.

Beach Type

Matala Beach is characterized by its golden sand and pebbles that create a unique texture underfoot. The water here is generally calm, making it ideal for swimming and sunbathing. While the beach itself doesn't have a coral reef or many rocks in the water, there are some rocky areas nearby that offer interesting snorkeling opportunities where you can explore marine life in the clear Mediterranean waters.

Beach Activities

Matala Beach offers a variety of activities to enjoy during your stay:

  1. Swimming - The calm waters at Matala Beach make it an excellent spot for swimming and wading in the sea.
  2. Sunbathing - With plenty of space along the shore and warm temperatures throughout most of the year, sunbathing is a popular activity at Matala Beach.
  3. Snorkeling - Although there isn't a coral reef directly off Matala's shoreline, there are rocky areas nearby where you can explore underwater life.
  4. Exploring ancient caves - Take a walk up to the cliffs surrounding Matala beach and visit the famous caves carved into them. These ancient dwellings provide an interesting glimpse into history.
  5. Hiking - If you're feeling adventurous, there are numerous hiking trails around Matala that offer breathtaking views of the coastline.

Accommodations

While there aren't any large resorts located directly on Matala Beach, there are several smaller hotels, guesthouses, and apartments within walking distance to the beach. Some popular options include:

Areas to Stay In

Matala village itself is a great area to stay in, as it offers easy access to the beach, local shops, and restaurants. For a quieter experience, consider staying in nearby villages such as Pitsidia or Kalamaki. Both locations are within a short drive of Matala Beach and provide a more peaceful atmosphere while still being close to the action.

Beach Amenities

Matala Beach offers several amenities to ensure your visit is comfortable and enjoyable:

  • Sunbeds and umbrellas for rent
  • Showers and restrooms
  • Beachside cafes and bars
  • Lifeguard on duty during peak season
  • Parking available near the beach

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