Kastro Beach Hotel

  • Distance to International Airport of Heraklion (Nikos Kazantzakis) 36Km
  • Distance to Heraklion city 38Km
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Kastro Beach Hotel is a friendly family-owned complex of apartments and studios in Malia, on the gorgeous island of Crete. Located very close to the sea, on the attractive beach ... Continue reading

Kastro Beach Hotel is a friendly family-owned complex of apartments and studios in Malia, on the gorgeous island of Crete. Located very close to the sea, on the attractive beach road with its bars, restaurants and shops the 3-star Kastro Beach Hotel has a relaxed atmosphere with recently remodeled rooms, which  are all equipped for a self-catering holiday and is perfect for young couples and groups. There is a swimming pool and sun terrace on which you can relax and unwind. Charlie's Bar is the place to socialize, eat and watch live sports and satellite TV. Kastro Beach Hotel is the ideal for young, dynamic travellers - singles, couples and groups alike - who seek the ultimate sun-filled summer vacation. Its location its perfect if you want to explore Crete's beautiful beaches, archaeological sites and historical islands like Spinalonga. Book Kastro Beach Hotel to enjoy Crete, have fun on the beach and in the nearby town and be kind to your budget.

Activities

Swimming pool, sun terrace with loungers & parasols. Pool table (extra charge),Beach access with external water fun/sports available.

Entertainment

Charlie's Bar offers breakfast, lunch & dinner, cocktails etc. and has live screen sports, movies and games available, and there is a pool bar which also offers snacks and drinks.

Accommodation

Room facilities

Guest apartments and studios are bright and modern with all the essentials for a self-catering stay and include a private furnished balcony or terrace, air-conditioning (extra charge), private bathroom with shower, hair dryer (on request), safe box (extra charge), a living/dining area and kitchenette facilities including fridge, cooking rings and kettle.)

Other Information

The complex is 1 minute from the beach and a short stroll to many restaurants, bars, clubs and shops. The old town of Malia with traditional taverns and cafes is only a 10 minute walk.

Due to the location and layout of this property it is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs as there are no ramps.

Reception Services from 07:00 till midnight - guests arriving outside these times should provide arrival time in 'Special Requests' to ensure staff are on hand to check them in on arrival, free Wi-Fi in public areas, internet corner (extra charge), security guard at night. 

Price Overview

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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 Kastro Beach Hotel in Malia easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Kastro Beach Hotel 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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Activities

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.

Restaurants

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.

Nightlife

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.

Shopping

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.

Negatives

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

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Hi! Thanks for your question. Kastro Beach Hotel is also known as 'Kastro Beach Apartments' and 'Kastro Apartments Malia'. Hope that helps! Regards,

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