Malia Life

Malia is a coastal town in Crete and one of the island’s main party resorts. Renowned for its lively nightlife, cheap drinks and round-the-clock party atmosphere, it’s the ideal choice of destination for 18-30 holidays and stag and hen parties looking to let their hair down in a tropical paradise. The bars in Malia cater for all tastes, however, it’s safe to say that they’re definitely on the lively side.

The resort’s famous strip is packed every day of the week and you’ll surely make new friends from all corners of Europe when you choose to holiday here. Having said this, there is a hidden side to Malia and this is displayed in the old town, with its quirky cobbled streets and Medieval churches that are waiting to be explored. Plus, with Crete’s capital, Heraklion, situated about 45 minutes’ drive away, it’s well worth venturing out of the resort for a day. Heraklion is steeped in history and is incredibly scenic, so make sure you take your camera with you!

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The Complete Guide To Malia – Crete

Are you looking for Europe’s hottest party resorts? Then you’ve come to the right place! Life in Resort is a directory of the best holiday resorts for those who like to party. Europe has plenty to offer when it comes to quality nightlife. Whether you’re looking for great bars, buzzing clubs with some of the best DJs in the world, booze cruises or beach parties that go ’til dawn.

Nightlife and Restaurants

Malia’s strip is located just behind the beach and is packed with a wealth of bars, pubs and clubs. There’s something to suit everyone, whether you’re looking to dance ’til dawn to music from the world’s top DJ’s or are simply after a few quiet drinks in a chic cocktail bar. With 2 for 1 drinks and free shots coming as standard in most nightspots, you’re guaranteed to have the time of your life whilst saving money.

People gather everywhere on the strip and this means that meeting new friends is easy. Young people from all over Europe head to Malia every summer and this is testament to just what an up and coming resort it is. Malia has over 75 restaurants, tavernas and fast food places and this ensures that there’s plenty of choice when it comes to lining your stomach for a night of pure debauchery. Malia restaurants cater for all tastes, whether you’re in the mood for British, Mexican or traditional Greek cuisine.

Beaches and Watersports

Malia is famous for its glorious beaches and it has 5km of golden sand backed by an array of bars and restaurants. This lengthy stretch of sand is divided into six beaches, each of which has its own unique personality. Glozanie Beach is the main beach at Malia and is the place to go if you’re looking for watersports. It offers various watersports, including water skiing, jet skiing and parasailing. You could also get involved in one of the football or volleyball matches that are held on the beach daily.

Glozanie Beach is a fine beach and is situated right in front of the central part of the town. With its soft sand and crystal clear water, it’s the perfect place to recover after the previous night’s activities. Take a dip in the sea or simply top up your tan whilst relaxing on one of the sunloungers available to hire. Neighbouring Sun Beach is suited to families with small children as there’s more room and peace and quiet as well as a pool for the children.

To find out more about holidaying in Malia, visit the website or download the resort’s app.

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