Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa

  • 33Km from Heraklion (HER) Airport
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • 0Km to beach
  • 2Km to town centre
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi in the hotel rooms
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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The 5-star Ikaros Beach Resort & Spa sits on a small hillside position overlooking the Aegean Ocean from the Greek Island of Crete, located at the popular resort of Malia and with ... Continue reading

The 5-star Ikaros Beach Resort & Spa sits on a small hillside position overlooking the Aegean Ocean from the Greek Island of Crete, located at the popular resort of Malia and with a private beach, the hotel offers a wealth of holiday facilities. The stone-built Ikaros Beach Resort & Spa offers an All Inclusive programme and has a total of 245 rooms, suites and bungalows which are spread throughout palm-lined gardens containing numerous pools. You can savour a choice of cuisines from formal to casual dining; enjoy various bars and a range of daily activities and evening entertainment. There are fabulous pools, spa and fitness features, recreational activities and water sports access. Chill out in Greece and book into the style and comfort of the 5-star Ikaros Beach Resort & Spa at Malia on the Island of Crete.


  • Beachfront
  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Entertainment staff
  • Fitness centre
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids Club
  • Massage
  • Private beach area
  • Sauna
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Tennis court

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace


  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Car hire
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in the hotel rooms
  • Gift shop
  • Heating
  • Mini-market on site
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non smoking throughout
  • Room service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shops (on site)
  • VIP room facilities


Room facilities

Guest rooms have a bright modern ambience with interiors of soft white tones, patterned drapes and fabrics of fresh colour, decorative room accessories, smart furnishings and modern amenities for your comfort and convenience; features include a private furnished balcony or terrace with sea or garden views, individually controlled air-conditioning, en suite bathroom with bathtub or shower and hair dryer, free WiFi internet, satellite TV with music channels, direct dial telephone, mini fridge (mini bar on request with charge), safe box and tea & coffee set.

Choices of accommodation consist of Classic Double/Twin/Single rooms with garden or sea view; Bungalow with garden or sea view; Bungalow with private pool; One and Two Bedroom Family rooms with sea or garden view; and Suite with sea view and private pool.

Other Information

Malia resort is within walking distance and has many restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. 30km from Agios Nikolaos town and 35km from Heraklion city.

24 hour Reception Services, housekeeping, Concierge service, multilingual staff, room service, WiFi internet, currency exchange, tour desk, laundry & dry cleaning service, business centre services, internet corner, car rental, disabled access facilities, a divisible meeting hall with A/V equipment for 300 people, air-conditioning, luggage storage, shopping and florist facilities and free onsite parking and valet parking facilities.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa in Malia. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa in Malia easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

The town of Malia, on the north coast of Crete, is ancient but its appeal as a holiday destination is unquestionably aimed at 18 to 30-year-old revellers out for fun, sunny days and steamy party nights. The ruins of the 2000 BC Palace of Malia, a mile or so from the neon strip of the modern holiday resort, draws a few tourists but most are more intent on taking excursions to enjoy the thrills and spills at the waterpark about 15 minutes away, or soaking up the sun, swimming and sea sports on the miles of beautiful white sandy beach.

Modern Malia is a hodge-podge of apartment and hotel complexes, tavernas, cafés, kiosks and shops crammed along a busy strip, offering everything the package tour holiday could include. At night the lights are bright and the music pumps in Malia's many cosmopolitan pubs and clubs until sunrise. The most attractive feature of a Malia holiday is its three miles (5km) of sandy beach, washed by crystal clear sea, under blazing sun. There is no natural shade but the beach is well-supplied with parasols and sunbeds, and dotted with bar kiosks and watersports operators. The road into the mountains south of the holiday resort, leading to the pretty village of Krasi, offers a scenic alternative with its wooded slopes and rushing springs.

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On a Malia holiday, energetic holidaymakers can fill their days with all manner of watersports, particularly on the busy Dolphin and Agapi beaches, from banana boat and jet-ski rides to waterskiing and para-sailing, or a gentle pedalo outing. Many beaches have daytime bars with deejays providing music on the sand. Volleyball and football games are also regular features on the Malia beaches. There are two crazy golf courses on the sea front. Various excursions are on offer, from forest hikes to archaeological expeditions. Most visitors hire a quad bike, motor scooter or a car for all or part of their visit in order to explore further afield, or take a jeep safari.


There is no shortage of restaurants of all sorts in Malia, whether it be for slowly-savoured traditional Greek meal, a quick pasta or take-out burger. The 24-hour McDonald's is probably the lowest-budget option, while the most expensive establishments are those with a sea view and classy ambience. Most of the restaurants offer menus featuring British favourites along with a few Greek specialities, but there are numerous different international cuisine options, particularly Italian, Indian and Mexican. The Red Lion is popular for English breakfasts, while Jasmine House has good Chinese, and for an authentic Greek meal try the Kreta Taverna.


Malia's nightlife has a reputation for being one of the Mediterranean's hottest for young clubbers and pubbers, on a par with Ibiza and Majorca. The main strip along the beach is thick with touts and barkers luring clients into their establishments with promises of free admission and a variety of special offers, such as 'two drinks for the price of one', or free shots. There are a number of popular bars and cafes open late, and you can try karaoke at Premier Bar or drink a cocktail from a melon at the Yiassou Melon Bar. The Malia clubs take their lead from their UK counterparts, boasting names like London, Newcastle and the Corker Club, and are occupied mainly by young Brits. In the early hours many of the revellers end up sleeping off their drinking sprees on the beach before seeking out breakfast and bed.


A Malia holiday offers the predictable range of Greek resort shopping, from flip-flops and sun cream to jewellery and leather goods. All the shops are clustered along the strip and open between 9am and 10pm, seven days a week. Good souvenirs to look out for are embroidery and other handcrafts, as well as the delicious local cheeses and wine. Ceramics, leathergoods and jewellery are all popular as well.


Although Malia has a long, wide stretch of beach it becomes heavily crowded during the height of the summer holiday season. The resort has been largely taken over by young Brits, from teens to early 20s, whose behaviour is often lewd and bawdy, therefore it is not suitable for a family holiday.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

Light rain shower
21°C Low 16°C
Today: Fri 28 Oct
Patchy rain possible
19°C Low 13°C
Sat 29 Oct
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Sun 30 Oct
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Mon 31 Oct
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Tue 01 Nov

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