Stalis

Stalis is a famous Crete resort and is known for its appeal with families. Though Stalis is has a toned-down pace of life it is conveniently near enough to Hersonissos and Malia to offer the best of both worlds. Stalis has been compared to Venice by various globetrotters and was a classic, low-key fishing village until the 1980s when it was redeveloped for tourism. Most of the life at Stalis is centred upon its coastal road – a haven of shops and hotels.

There’s a child-friendly beach of shallow waters and watersports fans only need to head to Malia to take advantage of various facilities. Stalis is ideal for any family hoping to experience Greece at its finest without the pace seeming too hectic. The resort is widely agreed to be the one of the most cosmopolitan in the region and is famed for attracting guests from all over the world due to its reputation as such as friendly, family-orientated resort.

life in Stalis

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The Complete Guide to Stalis, Crete

Stalis is a famous Crete resort and is known for its appeal with families. Though Stalis is has a toned-down pace of life it is conveniently near enough to Hersonissos and Malia to offer the best of both worlds. Stalis has been compared to Venice by various globetrotters and was a classic, low-key fishing village until the 1980s when it was redeveloped for tourism.

Nightlife and Restaurants

As Stalis is a family resort, you won’t find any 24-hour superclubs here, but if that is the sort of thing you are after you only need to head over to Malia and Hersonissos. Nonetheless, there are many bars, cafes and tavernas to choose from. The overall vibe is far more relaxed than that of the neighbouring resorts but for Stalis’ lovers, this is an advantage as opposed to a pitfall. There are Irish theme pubs, venues where you can play games like Twister, café bars and classic English style pubs.

Don’t forget that you can turn up the volume significantly with minimum effort by simply heading over to Malia – home of some of clubland’s most infamous establishments. Malia isn’t just about all-night hedonism though – its old town is renowned for its picturesque sophistication, and you’ll find an array of warmly-welcoming tavernas and magical winding streets there.

Back in Stalis, and if you’re planning on dining, you have many options to choose from whether you’re looking for traditional Greek food, international dishes or English treats. Mexican fans are welcomed with open arms at various venues, with many eateries able to provide you with not only English dishes but cuisine from across the globe. If you’re hoping to eat as the Greeks do, there are many venues to choose from.

Elsewhere, you’ve got the acclaimed Greek and Mediterranean delights, mouth-watering seafood-based treats, pizzas and pasta. Don’t forget that there are a number of fast-food joints and even delicatessens if you’re in a rush, looking for a light bite or simply wishing to try the sumptuous local produce. Stalis has the ability and diversity to cater for a huge spectrum of culinary tastes.

Beaches and Watersports

Though you may struggle to locate watersports activities in Stalis itself, you don’t have to head very far to be entertained with aquatic activities. Hersonissos will provide you with a waterpark and you can enjoy a lengthy, picturesque beach walk by simply heading from the village of Mohos from Stalis. Why not head out on a boat trip to the cinematic island of Dia? Stalis’ beach stretches out for 6.5km, taking you all the way to Malia and even further, overlooked by all manner of hotels, bars and tavernas and offering various sunloungers and parasols. The Stalis part of the beach is the quietest of all and is renowned for its shallow waters and soft, powdery sands. Those hoping for some fast-paced beach action simply need to head over to Malia.

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