Stalida is another well-known tourist resort of the Heraklion prefecture, which is normally quiet during the winter and flooded with tourists during with summer, who arrive here to spend their holidays. It has around 1000 permanent residents and is located 33 kilometers eastern of the city of Heraklion and merely 3 kilometers western of Malia. The beaches of the village are remarkable, both those consisting of sand and those who are more rocky and ideal for diving and snorkeling.
In the area you will discover a wide variety, ranging from big hotel complexes to rooms to let, apartments and studios. You will also be able to chose among several restaurants serving various different dishes, traditional taverns as well as cafeterias, beach bars and night clubs. Stalida is connected to Heraklion via public transport, with frequent bus itineraries. For even more comfortable transportation you will have the ability if you wish to rent a car or a motorcycle.