One of the most beautiful Cretan beaches - the wide sandy beach of Stalis lies in the northern part of the island in the popular touristic region of Malia Bay approx. 31 km east from the capital city of Heraklion (Iraklion).
The Stalis Resort is a part of the big touristic region Chersonissos-Stalis-Malia which is considered to be the liveliest and most popular holiday resort on Crete. The visitors have many various accommodation possibilities available, as well as shops, nice tavernas, night clubs or car and bike rentals. The resort of Stalis is famous especially for its beautiful sandy beach.
The Stalis Beach is being ranked to the biggest and most beautiful beaches on Crete. The long coastline covered by fine golden sand is going along the whole length of the resort until the neighbouring city of Malia. The entrance into the sea is very gradual and the clean water of the Malia Bay reaches pleasant temperatures. It is therefore no surprise, that the place became popular among families with small children or older couples.
Stalis belongs to well-organized beaches where you can rent sunbeds with umbrellas and where you also have showers available. The fans of adrenaline can try some of the offered water sports as water skiing, parasailing, banana boats, etc. The beach bars are providing you refreshing cold drinks and if you would like to savor traditional Greek food, then take a walk along the long and lively beach promenade with plenty of restaurants and tavernas.
Close beaches: Hersonissos Beach, Malia Beach
Most favourite beaches of Crete: Amoudara Beach (Heraklion), Balos Beach, Elafonisi Beach, Falassarna Beach, Glyka Nera Beach (Sweet Water), Matala Beach, Platanias Beach, Preveli Beach, Stalis Beach, Stavros Beach, Vai Beach, Voulisma Beach, Xerokampos Beach
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