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Roman Caves, Matala

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Where to stay in Matala

Though Matala's hippie history is mostly a memory, you'll find a few budget hotels and a campground for backpackers remains. If you're not among this group, Matala also features a number of more luxurious options offering a classic Greek island experience. For an optimal stay here, choose a beachfront resort or hotel. If you prefer to stay in town, there are a number of options along and off of Matala Road. For the best prices, and fewer crowds, consider coming during the off-season.
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  • After 30 years I visited Matala again. What a surprise to find the former hippy caves fenced and a ticket booth for supposedly "roman cemetery" at €1 entrance fee (and enter at your own risk signs!). ...  more »
  • If you like a bit of history it was interesting to think they have be there all this time watch footing maybe not everyone cup of tea  more »
  • Wander around the caves and imagine how the hippies lived in the ancient burial chambers savour the views across the bay, but watch your footing as you scramble up the rocks.  more »