Holidays in Malia Crete, situated on the north coast of and is considered to be one of the liveliest resorts on the island. Making it the perfect self catering, All inclusive, Family Friendly holiday to Crete Malia. Also for those who wish to to party at night and spend their days recovering on the beach in glorious sunshine.
The holiday Resort of Malia Crete is a bustling, modern resort offering a guarantee of sunshine, a magnificent sandy beach and warm clear waters. Holidaymakers in Malia will find a wide range of excellent accommodation, numerous leisure activities and a nightlife that is renowned for its vivacity.
Malia Holidays on the north coast of Crete is considered to be the liveliest resort on the island. Young people flock here attracted by its wonderful beach and its party atmosphere. The old town has managed to retain some authenticity but the main resort is geared to the young singles group with bars and clubs lining the waterfront and is devoid of traditional Greek holiday atmosphere. It is the perfect holiday for those who wish to party at night and spend their days recovering on the beach in glorious sunshine.
Although Holidays in Malia has widespread appeal, July and August is particularly popular with young singles drawn to the resort by its lively nightlife. Beautiful beaches in Malia with safe bathing attract families with small children and water sports with varying degrees of excitement appeal to adults of all ages.
Dining out in Malia Crete has a wide range of bars, tavernas and restaurants catering all tastes. There are many fast food outlets and English style pubs where the less adventurous can eat their familiar food. There are also many restaurants serving international cuisine. Eating out in Malia is a pleasure that should be enjoyed in a leisurely fashion so, unless your penchant is for fast foods, try the traditional tavernas in the old town and experience fresh food, particularly fish, simply cooked accompanied by local drinks. You will not be disappointed. Children are warmly welcomed in restaurants and their tastes and portion size are usually accommodated.
Shopping whilst on your Holiday to Malia Crete, with it’s large number of shops and supermarkets providing holiday basics along with gifts and souvenirs. There are many shops selling designer fakes as well as those that sell the real thing. Prices of the genuine articles are rarely cheaper than at home. Among the local crafts for sale are ceramics, leather goods, jewellery and embroidered linens, all of which make very popular gifts.
The old town of Malia Crete is much more peaceful with many traditional tavernas and restaurants.Those looking for a quieter time can visit the nearby villages of Piskopiano, Koutouloufari and Old Hersonissos which are barely touched by tourism. The narrow cobbled streets and whitewashed houses, window boxes overflowing with vibrant blossoms and the slow pace of life are a pleasant reminder of bygone days. A short trip to the town of Rethymnon is certainly worthwhile. It is a charming place displaying both Ottoman and Venetian architecture and attracts many visitors each year.Leisure activities in the area include the Star Beach Waterpark, go-karting and horse riding.
Transfer time to Stalis and Malia from Heraklion airport is approximately 40 minutes.