Stelios Gardens

  • 100m to beach
  • 900m to town centre
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Stelios Gardens Malia is located 100 m from the sandy beach. The closest cities to the hotel are Malia (900 m), Hersonissos (10 km) and Stalida (3 km). The hotel located in Malia ... Continue reading

Stelios Gardens Malia is located 100 m from the sandy beach. The closest cities to the hotel are Malia (900 m), Hersonissos (10 km) and Stalida (3 km). The hotel located in Malia has 25 rooms and was renovated in 2017, air conditioning. To make your stay more comfortable a lobby and a reception are available. The staff in this 2 storey hotel speaks English. The hotel features a fresh water swimming pool with an integrated children's pool. Sunshades and sunbeds are available for an additional fee at the beach and free of charge at the pool. Distance from the hotel to: Crete Golf Club (14 km), Lychnostatis Museum (5.5 km), Minoan Palace Malia (2.5 km), airport HER (35 km), Creta Aquarium (20 km) and disco (150 m). The hotel is within easy reach of bus stops, bars and restaurants, tourist information, supermarkets, city centre and shops. Vehicles may be parked in the parking lot.

Activities

  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Billiards

Other facilities

  • Car hire
  • Dry cleaning
  • Garden
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Non smoking rooms

Other Information

Payment facilities include Visa Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Stelios Gardens 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 Stelios Gardens in Malia easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Stelios Gardens 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.

Resort Rating

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Watersports

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Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

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 = £0.87

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Studio
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Living room
    • Room size (sqm): 15
    • Shower
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Kitchenette
    • Kitchen utensils, plates & cups
    • Fridge
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning (fees may apply)
    • Safe (fees may apply)
    • Cot on demand
    • Outdoor swimming pool: 1
  • One Bedroom Apartment
    • Room size (sqm): 35
    • Living room: 1
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Kitchenette
    • Kitchen utensils, plates & cups
    • Fridge
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning (fees may apply)
    • Safe (fees may apply)
    • Cot on demand
    • Outdoor swimming pool: 1
  • One Bedroom Apartment with Balcony/Terrace
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual w. Extra fee)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Tiled
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Kitchenette (Utilities: Cutlery and Crockery)
    • Mini Fridge (free of charge)
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Shower
  • Triple Studio with Balcony/Terrace
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual w. Extra fee)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Tiled
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Kitchenette (Utilities: Cutlery and Crockery)
    • Mini Fridge (free of charge)
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Shower
  • Studio with Balcony/Terrace
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual w. Extra fee)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Tiled
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Kitchenette (Utilities: Cutlery and Crockery)
    • Mini Fridge (free of charge)
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Shower
  • Studio with Balcony/Terrace and Land/Pool View
    • En suite bathroom
    • Shower
    • Kitchenette
    • Mini-refrigerator
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Safe
    • Air conditioning
    • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • One Bedroom Apartment with Balcony/Terrace and Pool/Garden View
    • En suite bathroom
    • Shower
    • Kitchenette
    • Mini-refrigerator
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Safe
    • Air conditioning
    • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • Studio with Balcony/Terrace and Land/Garden View
    • En suite bathroom
    • Shower
    • Kitchenette
    • Mini-refrigerator
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Safe
    • Air conditioning
    • Air conditioning individually controlled in room

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