Stalida Crete Car Rentals


Stalis, also known as Stalida in Crete, is a seaside holiday resort situated 34 km from Heraklion. The village of Stalida lies between Chersonissos and Malia, two of the biggest holiday spots on the Eastern side of Crete. 

Some decades ago it was primarily a farming area but it grew through the years to a beautiful popular tourist destination famous for its long family friendly beach and picturesque landscapes with a range of attractions and activities. It is a great spot for couples, families and all types of travelers.


There are a variety of activities and sights to see in the area of Stalis meaning there is a little something for everyone.

Stalis prouds itself for a unique mixture of a 6.5km sandy beach and mountains, a great choice of hotels, taverns, and shops spreading along a charming road that runs next to the seaside. To explore the nearby coastline pick up your rental car or scooter and ride through the surrounding hills. For those who search outdoor activities, the area is home to a few hiking tracks such as the uphill route to Mohos, or Bulgarian path, which was built by Bulgarian prisoners in the 1st World War, and do not forget the must-be-seen Plateau of Lassithi, famous for its beautiful landscape. There you will find a few traditional villages to explore, such as Mochos and Krasi, known for its old-fashioned taverns and beautiful Venetian houses. Rent a car or scoote to experience the local customs and participate in the traditional festivals, where the locals celebrate their saints with Cretan music and dance.

For those interested in culture and history there are the nearby attractions that show a significant presence of the Minoan civilizationsuch followed by periods of Roman and Byzantine influence, and later Arab and Venetian. With a car or bike rental you will easily reach the nearby ancient city of Malia, the palace of Knossos and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. the historical center of Heraklion city , Agios Nikolaos and the stunning MIrabelo bay with its representative Elounda village and Spinalonga island.


Overall, Stalis is a charming mixture that brings together the old and the modern. It is a good starting point to explore the Eastern area of Crete and a great destination to experience the island’s history and tradition. 

At Heraklionairportrentacar we offer you a wide range of car and bike rental, so that you can enjoy your vacation with total freedom and comfort. Make you reservation today or send us a request and our staff will be back to you the soonest possible.