Where to stay around Malia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 417 holiday lettings near Malia. From 154 apartments to 148 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Malia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Malia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Malia. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palace of Malia: 824 holiday lettings
  • Crete Golf Club: 631 holiday lettings
  • Stalis Beach: 848 holiday lettings
  • Hania Gate: 719 holiday lettings
  • Cretaquarium: 781 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Malia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Malia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 154 apartments in Malia. Our other popular types of Malia holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 148 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 84 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Malia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 219 holiday homes with pool available in Malia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Malia, Greece is a perfect choice for your next much needed holiday

    Important historical sites, fun outdoor activities and mild weather are just a few of the reasons to choose Malia for your next holiday. A holiday rental home in Malia will put you close to many of the most popular attractions. The well-appointed rental home will serve as a comfortable home base for all of your adventures and you will quickly feel like you are in your home away from home.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Malia, Greece

    The beaches provide the backdrop for many of the activities in and near Malia. Swimming, windsurfing and diving are a few choices. Diving instructors can help beginners learn the basics and equipment rental is also available. Hiking and cycling are also popular activities in the area. Many on holiday to Malia also like to spend time browsing through some of the many antique stores searching for unique treasures.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Malia, Greece

    In addition to the many fun outdoor activities that are available in Malia, many interesting attractions dot the landscape as well. The ruins of the Palace of Malia boasts proof of what helped to topple the structure: a cannon ball can still be seen in the palace walls. The Minoan Palace of Knossos was unearthed in the 1900’s. Experts estimate the palace was destroyed in about 1550 B.C. by a powerful earthquake and tsunami. Koules Fortress provides a look at how the city protected itself from enemies during the 13th century. If the kids get a little bored with all of the historical sites, spend an afternoon at Aqualand. Here you will see a variety of marine life, reptiles and other creatures. In addition to seeing the creatures, you will learn about the importance of protecting their environment.

    Weather in Malia, Greece

    There are fluctuations in the temperatures based on the season but, in general, the weather is mild all year. During the winter months, the average low temperatures are between 9° and 10° C and the highs are 16° to 18° C. In the spring, the average lows are 12° to 15° C and the highs are 20° to 23° C. The summer brings even warmer weather with average lows of 19° to 22° C and highs of 27° to 29° C. There is some rain each month with the least occurring during the summer and most during the winter months.

    Travel to Malia, Greece

    The closest airport to Malia is Heraklion Airport (HER), which is just 27 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay, especially if you plan to explore the surrounding areas.

    Sightseeing in and around Malia

    Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Malia has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sissi Mini Golf (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Star Beach Water Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Aquaworld Aquarium (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Acqua Plus Water Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Crete Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • Labyrinth Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Malia

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Malia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Stalis Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Sarandaris Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Cave of Psychro (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
    • Plaka Beach (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
    • Lake Voulismeni (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)