Malia Resort Hotel Malia, Crete
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Ideally located on the busy sandy beach and close to the nightlife, this property with a party atmosphere for young and lively guests. The sea is immediate and there is plenty of sunbathing space.
The hotels grounds host a DJ who plays throughout the day, and also features other externally-owned beach bars, giving guests a choice of venues. The general public also has access to this area.
An older style L-shaped building, painted in earthy tones. Some rooms do not have balconies, only small windows. Balconies are compact and concrete-fronted. A separate studio block is located on the other side of the grounds.
Property type: Hotel
Balcony/Terrace: Some rooms
Built Year: 1965
A basic room at the side of the entrance houses a small, functional reception, internet terminals and the safety deposit boxes. It is decorated with old Greek pictures and maps.
Grounds are untidy in areas but spacious and tiled throughout, with exception of a lawned area in front of the studio block, which is the only greenery. They also cover the main entrance to the beach, and include both the hotel’s bar, which overlooks the sea, and other bars.
A decking area features the DJ area and dance floor, with pool tables and table tennis to the side. The small pool has metal steps and a neat tiled surround with a raised sunbathing terrace behind.
Area Type: Malia Resort is directly on Malia’s main beach at the bottom of the strip and a 5 minute walk to the heart of the nightlife and a wide choice of shops and eateries. Mainly apartments in the vicinity and a large piece of waste ground to the rear.
Nearest beach: Immediate (Bikini)
- Poolside bar
- Beach bar
- Public facilities
- Children’s playground
- Evening entertainment
- Indoor games
- Internet terminal(s)
- WiFi Access