Bella Elena

About Us

Nestled in the heart of Malia, Crete, Bella Elena Hotel is a remarkable destination that epitomizes the essence of Greek hospitality combined with modern comforts and a touch of tradition. Surrounded by a meticulously tended garden that houses a sparkling pool, Bella Elena offers guests an oasis of relaxation just steps away from the vibrant heart of the town.


The Beginning

The journey of Bella Elena began with a vision to create a space that blends self-catered convenience with the charm of Cretan culture. Situated within a two-minute walk from Malia’s central square, the hotel quickly established itself as a sought-after destination for those looking to experience the best of Crete.


Design and Accommodation

The studios and apartments at Bella Elena are a testament to thoughtful design, blending modern and traditional elements in earthy tones. Each room opens to a furnished balcony offering serene views of the pool or the majestic mountains. The well-equipped kitchen or kitchenette in each unit ensures a homely feel, while amenities like a TV, safe, and hairdryer provide the comforts of modern living.


Dining and Entertainment

Guests at Bella Elena can start their day with a delightful English breakfast. The poolside snack bar, operating round the clock, offers a range of light meals, beers, and cocktails – perfect for relaxing days under the sun. The hotel also boasts billiards facilities and free Wi-Fi in public areas, ensuring entertainment and connectivity throughout your stay.


Family-Friendly and Convenient Location

With a dedicated children’s pool, the hotel caters to families, ensuring a fun and safe environment for younger guests. Its prime location means that shops, bars, taverns, and the beautiful Malia Beach are only a short walk away. The traditional village of Krasi, known for its natural beauty, is a mere 15-minute drive.


Unique Positioning

Bella Elena stands out for its unique position in the old village of Malia. The hotel beautifully encapsulates the duality of a peaceful retreat set against the backdrop of Crete’s lively nightlife, with the main strip of Malia just five minutes away. This unique setting allows guests to enjoy relaxed holidays away from the bustle but close enough to the heart of the action.


A Favorite Among Couples

The hotel has become a favorite, particularly among couples, who appreciate its perfect blend of quietude and accessibility. Rated highly for its location, Bella Elena is more than just a hotel – it’s a gateway to experiencing the diverse facets of Malia, from its cultural richness to its exhilarating nightlife.

Bella Elena Hotel, with its harmonious blend of traditional charm and modern amenities, continues to be a beacon for those seeking a vacation that offers both tranquility and excitement. It stands as a testament to the beauty of Malia, welcoming guests from around the world to experience the unique allure of this enchanting Cretan town.