Malia Travel Guide
Malia or Mallia is a coastal town and a former municipality in the northeast corner of the Heraklion regional unit in Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reforms, it is part of the municipality of Hersonissos, which it is a municipal unit. It lies 34 kilometres east of Heraklion, the Cretan main city. The town was the seat of the municipality of Mália. The municipal unit also includes the villages of Mochos, Krasi, and Stalida, and has a total land area of 60.720 square kilometres. The town is a tourist attraction, primarily for its significant archaeological site and nightlife. The Minoan town ruins lie three kilometres east of the site and cover an area of approximately 1 square kilometre. The original name for the town is not known.
Map of Malia with accommodations
The blue markers shows the location of various accommodations in Malia. The letter in the marker describes the accommodation types: H for Hotel, A for Apartment, R for Resort, B for Bed & Breakfast and O for Other (e.g. pension, villa). Click on the blue marker for more information on the accommodation.