Malia is a modern town situated at the north-east coast of Crete, just 36 kilometers away from the capital of the island, Heraklio. For two decades the town has been perhaps the most important tourist resort, especially for young people seeking the ideal combination of sea and nightlife. With many kilometers of beaches with thin, white-sand, as well as with dozens of restaurants, pubs and clubs promising amusement till dawn, Malia has rightfully gained its title as the center of entertainment in all Crete!
In this place holidays mean entertainment!
Nightlife at Malia promises unforgettable nights full of parties, young people and colorful cocktails in the rhythm of the last kind of pop, rock and R’n’B music. Therefore, it is not unlikely to attend an organized party where famous DJs from the English music industry have been invited.
During the day, head for the nearest beach, showing a preference to the central beach which is located at the end of the coastline road. There you will find wonderful blue waters and a series of deck chairs waiting for you! Be sureto taste flavors from all kinds of cuisine in the restaurants that you will come across on your way to the beach or have something to eat in the shops that are on the central beach.
You can follow all the above, and not only, routes with one of the tourist trains “Happy Train” that you will find in the area of Malia and Stalida. With frequent itineraries, many and flexible stop points, cheap tickets assuring even long stops in the areas that interest you, you can get from the edge of Stalida to the edge of Malia or take a walk in the old village! You can also visit the village Krassi by train, but even the further village Mohos. For the specific destinations make sure to make a reservation from the previous day!
If you have a car, don’t hesitate to ask us about nearby destinations for one-day excursions. As permanent residents, we can certainly direct you even to places not discovered by Trip Advisor yet.
The itinerary from the airport or the port of Heraklio costs about 45 euros.
There is a taxi station at the central square of the church of AgiosNektarios.
The cost for the itinerary between Stalida and Malia is approximately 15 euros.
You can call a taxi to (+30) 2897 – 031196 or to the mobile (+30) 6937 462210
Useful telephone numbers
MUNICIPAL POLICE OF MALIA
Tel: 2897035011 - 2897340211
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE OF MALIA
Tel: 28970 61333