Welcome to the year-round island Crete! Things to do in Crete include hiking the longest gorge in Europe, seeing the remains of vast Minoan Palaces, relaxing in a pretty waterfront town and spending a day in Iraklion with its marvellous archaeological museum …….and that’s without even mentioning the beaches! There’s always a new world to discover on this island, what makes this island paradise even more appealing these days is the array of top quality hotels. The below Crete hotel reviews are the current top reviewed hotels in Malia as rated by HolidayCheck customers.

The Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa is a stone built hotel on the top of a small hill is surrounded by the blue crystal waters of Aegean Sea. Commanding a privileged location in Malia, the resort offers a private sandy beach, 7 swimming pools and delicate dishes of Greek and International cuisines. Privacy, romance and stress-free relaxation are accompaniments of this family-friendly Resort. For those who prefer extra privacy and you can choose a bungalow or a suite with private pool or outdoors Jacuzzi.

The country style Hotel Matheo is set on a hillside above Malia offers wonderful panoramic views over the busy town and the beautiful sea. The surrounding beautiful gardens provide a serene quiet environment. The sandy beach is a few minutes walk away. The hotel has a lobby with satellite TV, restaurant with terrace, freshwater pool with Jacuzzi tub, sunbeds and sunshades, a shady area and a children’s pool.

The Alexander Beach Hotel & Village with its impressing architecture is located in the Malia bay, on its own private 400 metre long sandy beach. This exclusive Greek style village complex is a place where you can stroll and lose yourself in the resort’s botanical gardens. Along with the main restaurant offering fantastic sea views you can also choose between several Greek taverns with regional and international specialties, snack bars, bars and beer gardens. The private sandy beach, swimming pools, sports and entertainment programmes, shows, disco evenings and barbecues turn this hotel into a perfect holiday destination.

The 4-star Hotel High Beach enjoys an ideal location right on the beach. It is only 200 metres from the city where you can enjoy a vivid nightlife. The spacious rooms are decorated with vivid colours in a modern style. Facilities include two fresh water swimming pools, one children’s pool, Jacuzzi, 3 Bars, 2 restaurants, beauty treatments, steam room, sauna, gym, playground, shop and well maintained gardens. High Beach is a small hotel built for high expectations.

Featuring low-rise buildings and impressive gardens, the award-winning resort Cretan Malia Park stretches out across a beautiful sandy beach with sparkling blue waters. Surrounded by exotic trees and flowers, the main restaurant at Cretan Malia Park is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing dinner. The outstanding buffet offers international and local dishes as well as special-themed nights. Enjoy the swimming pools and views of the beach while having lunch at the Pergola Restaurant or experience authentic Greek flavours at the à la Carte Mouries Restaurant. Modern yet relaxed décor and elegant colours make each of our 204 guest rooms the ideal summer vacation space.

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