Stalis sometimes known as Stalida, is strategically placed on the north coast of Crete, between the larger, better known resorts, of Malia and Hersonissos, all of which are linked by the north coast highway.
As you would expect, there are plenty of, restaurants and cocktail bars. If you prefer English or Irish style pubs, then you wont be disappointed. All this does not mean that the Greek taverna has been superseded, there are still plenty to be found, many are located along the main beach road.
Although Stalis is less hectic than Malia, it still has a good selection of bars and restaurants. It’s a good choice if you want to have the nightlife of Malia on your doorstep, but prefer somewhere a little bit quieter as your base! Some discos open until late but it is all a far cry from the non stop action at Malia. Stalis is perfect for sun and sea lovers who want to relax, but would like to take advantage of a more active lifestyle now and again.
Holidays in Stalis are for beach lovers, couples and families who would like a developed resort offering a range of beaches This resort is great for families with its long stretch of golden beach, and variety of water sports. Being such a popular resort means that during the high season the beach can get quite crowded.
Shopping is easy, as Stalis has a reasonable selection of shops to supply most of your needs. If you wish to travel a little further afield, then there is always the excellent bus service, or if you wish to travel more independently, you can find plenty of places to hire a car or cycle, but remember to shop around, as prices can differ enormously. When you find a good price, don't be afraid to try and negotiate an even lower one, as this is a very competitive market and they may not wish to loose your custom.