Crete, Greece

Malia Beaches

Malia is a city located on the island of Crete in Greece. This coastal city is known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife, attracting tourists from around the world.

Malia Beach is the primary beach of Malia. It is renowned for its lively parties and is equally ideal for families due to its child-friendly amenities and frequent lifeguard patrols. The beach is also home to a number of springs, which according to local folklore, are believed to increase fertility in women who bathe or drink from them. Stalis Beach, situated approximately 4 kilometers away from Hersonissos, is another popular destination. Known to be a child-friendly beach, it also serves as a nudist beach. Stalis Beach has become a popular tourist destination due to the tourism boom of the 1980s and is well-equipped with essential amenities.

For more detailed information on these beaches, including a map and a more extensive list of beaches in the area, please refer to our guide below. The guide also provides information on the best time to visit Malia and much more.

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Malia Beach is the primary beach of the eponymous city situated on the Grecian island of Crete. Renowned for i...

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Best Time to Visit Malia

The best time to visit Malia in Greece is during the summer months, which typically run from June to September. During this time, the weather is consistently warm and sunny, making it perfect for spending time on the beach and swimming in the sea. The sea temperature is also ideal for water activities, such as jet skiing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. The evenings are perfect for outdoor dining and enjoying the nightlife that this Greek town has to offer. It is important to note that during the peak tourist season in July and August, the town can become quite crowded, so visiting in June or September may offer a more relaxed experience.

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