Malia, Crete, Greece

This full-on party resort appeals to young people and groups looking for a good action-packed beach and unlimited nightlife and with the range of bars and clubs they will certainly find it here. If you want to head out of Malia for the day there are plenty of excursions available to nearby resorts.

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Malia

Malia is predominately a lively resort where 'you name it, it has it'! It is a resort that has been well established over the past decade and has a lively atmosphere where people can party until the early hours down the road that leads to the beach. Or, you can just sit in a local taverna in the Old Town enjoying the local cuisine watching the world go by. The Old Town is full of taverna's and old village style houses which provide a relaxing holiday. It is a resort of two halves and has something for everyone.

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Map view of Crete where Malia is situated
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Malia Hotels (?)

Primavera Beach Malia Hotel Photograph of Primavera Beach Malia Hotel
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Located on the Malia beach road close to the beach and just minutes from the nightlife, this hotel's personality is welcoming and fun....

5 / 5 from 4 reviews

Cretan Malia Park Hotel Photograph of Cretan Malia Park Hotel
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This hotel offers a touch of luxury with a great range of facilities for a relaxed holiday, ideal for those seeking a quiet base within reach of resort amenities....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Drossia Palms Apartments Photograph of Drossia Palms Apartments
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Boutique style hotel, particularly suited to couples, with attractive social areas and a convenient location for the beach and the local nightlife....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Village Oasis Studios and Apartments Photograph of Village Oasis Studios and Apartments
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Situated on the edge of the old town, these apartments combine simple and comfortable accommodation with a lively atmosphere....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Sarpidon Apartments Photograph of Sarpidon Apartments
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Bright, modern and spacious accommodation, with a lively pool scene, close to the centre of the busy resort....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Bella Elena Apartments Malia Photograph of Bella Elena Apartments Malia
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The apartments are situated in the old town of Malia, though still within easy reach of Malia's nightlife. Ideally suited to those looking for a self catering holiday....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Aeolos Beach Hotel Photograph of Aeolos Beach Hotel
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In a good location for enjoying the beach, this hotel offers comfortable rooms and a friendly atmosphere. The hotel features its own mini-waterpark making it an ideal choice for families....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Danelis Hotel Apartments Malia Photograph of Danelis Hotel Apartments Malia
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Friendly, family run hotel providing comfortable self catering accommodation just 5mins walk from the Malia nightlife....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

El Komi Hotel Photograph of El Komi Hotel
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Elkomi Hotel is ideal for those on a budget wanting to relax in friendly surroundings during the day and party the night away in the nearby night scene of Malia....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Kastro Beach Apartments Photograph of Kastro Beach Apartments
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The family run Kastro Beach Apartments offers comfortable self-catering accommodation with an on-site bar, well placed for the beach and nightlife area....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Malia Mare Hotel Photograph of Malia Mare Hotel
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Good quality, attractive accommodation in a central location. Ideal for couples looking to be close to the action but in a quiet area....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Maliatim Apartments Photograph of Maliatim Apartments
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A small family-run apartment complex in an ideal quiet location close to the old town and lively strip....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Malia Reviews

Holiday Date:2nd Sep 2017
Accommodation:Socrates Hotel Apartments
Room:Superior Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Strip a bit too crazy for us, but loved the restaurants and other places.

Holiday Date:19th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Village Oasis Studios and Apartments
Room:Studio
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Old Malia has some beautiful tavernas in the back streets. The hotel was 10 minutes walk to the top of the strip, plenty of bars and clubs to choose from - or get dragged into!

Holiday Date:18th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Primavera Beach Malia Hotel
Room:1 Bedroom Apt - Garden View
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Fabulous place, everyone so friendly. Loads of great bars, tavernas and clubs. Lovely beach, will return.

Holiday Date:4th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Ilios Malia Apartments
Room:Superior Studio
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Was a very good experience.

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Beaches

The stretch of beach runs for over 5kms and is divided into six sections which are all lined with bars and restaurants. Glozanie Beach has a great choice of watersports and the Potomas Beach is popular with the locals.

Nearby Attractions

Malia's old town is a maze of cobbled streets and medieval churches which are perfect to wander around. However for those that wish to explore the nearby area, Heraklion is just a 45 minute drive away where there is a Venetian harbour, fortress and lighthouse to explore. Additionally visitors can take boat trips from the harbour to nearby resorts.

Quick Facts

Heraklion Airport is approximately 38 km away - transfer time about 45 minutes.

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