You’ll be greatly pleased to visit the popular holiday resort in Crete Island, Stalida. It is well situated at the middle from Heraklion, the capital town of the Island and about the same distance of 30 km from the airport. You can easily make it the starting point to begin your trip to discover the whole island. You’ll find it just 3 km away from the popular tourist destination, Malia. Stalida is a well known and quite visited village during summer time. Visitors come here in abundance to enjoy their holidays. The town consists of about 1000 permanent residents.
Stalida, Heraklion, Greece is a very popular and great village to explore on the whole Crete Island. Stalida is Heraklion’s one of the most beautiful villages with great sand glittering beaches on the North coast. The area is truly spectacular and offers panoramic views. The people here celebrate three annual local feasts. The local feast – Panighyri is celebrated on the 26th of October in the honour of Agios Dimitrios. Other two feasts dedicated to Aghios Ioannis (St. John) are celebrated on 13th of November and 27th of January every year. And if you happen to visit here during that time you’ll really be amazed to see and feel the celebration and the whole event.
You can also visit lovely sandy beaches nearby availing all kinds of water activities and swimming to its visitors. You may just sit and relax at the tranquil and quiet beaches of the area. Some of them are sandy while others are rocky ideal for snorkeling. You can easily reach Stalida in Heraklion by public buses running after short intervals. You can also have the service of taxi as well as rented motorbikes to go through the village comfortably.
You have abundant accommodation provisions in the village as luxurious hotels, rooms to let and various traditional apartments. You can also book the self catering apartments and small pensions as per your need. Food is also no problem here and you can enjoy the special local dishes at several taverns and cafes in the area. For more amusement you can also move towards Malia. There are various bars, nightclubs and various shops for you to entertain yourself. So, just foot in the great village of situated in Stalida, Heraklion in Crete Islands.