Dessole Malia Beach Hotel

Malia, Crete, Greek Islands

With its infectiously friendly atmosphere and beachside setting, Dessole Malia Beach Hotel makes for the perfect stay for families and couples. Situated directly on the beach, there’s plenty to keep guest of all ages occupied, while the vibrant area of Malia offering restaurants, clubs and bars is just a short walk away.

The Dessole Malia Beach Hotel’s focal point is its freshwater swimming pool, complete with integrated jacuzzi and designated children’s pool. Surrounding the area, you’ll find a number of sun loungers and parasols for your comfort, making it an ideal place to kick back and relax. The nearby pool bar serves up a variety of snacks as well as drinks throughout the day.

There is plenty of entertainment and activities to experience on your stay, with an entertainment team providing organised events throughout the day as well as shows, quizzes and bingo in the evening. Those seeking something a little more active will enjoy use of the on-site tennis courts, squash courts and beach volleyball as well as table tennis. There is also a fitness centre boasting a range of gym equipment alongside sauna and traditional hammam.

The hotel has everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay, including a 24-hour reception and room service. Currency exchange is also available. Eating and drink facilities can be found in the hotel’s on-site restaurant, with food served buffet style. A beach bar and pool bar are available throughout the day for cooling drinks and tasty snacks. Outside of Dessole Malia Beach hotel, you’ll find a number of great places to eat and drink.

The Dessole Malia Beach Hotel has 280 rooms, spread over two floors. All guest rooms are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, hairdryer and either double or twin beds. Each room also has a satellite TV, safety deposit box, in-built air conditioning and direct dial telephone. All rooms benefit from a balcony or terrace.

With its infectiously friendly atmosphere and beachside setting, Dessole Malia Beach Hotel makes for the perfect stay for families and couples. Situated directly on the beach, there's plenty to keep guest of all ages occupied, while the vibrant area of Malia offering restaurants, clubs and bars is just a short walk away. 

Most popular facilities

  • 5m to beach
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gym
  • Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Terrace
  • Wifi
    • Facilities
      • Beach bar
      • Number of outdoor pools - 2
      • Fitness facilities
      • Full-service spa
      • 24-hour front desk
      • Poolside bar
      • Beach umbrellas
      • Turkish bath/Hammam
      • Billiards or pool table
      • Spa treatment room(s)
      • Tours/ticket assistance
      • Beach sun loungers
      • Free self parking
      • Dry cleaning/laundry service
      • Free WiFi
      • Pool sun loungers
      • Sauna
      • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
      • Children's club free)
      • Children's pool
      • Spa services on site
      • Terrace
      • Luggage storage
      • Number of restaurants - 2
      • Gift shops or newsstand
      • Snack bar/deli
      • Outdoor tennis court
      • Pool umbrellas
      • Reception hall
      • Parking (limited spaces)
      • Beach towels
      • Spa tub
      • Arcade/game room
      • Wedding services
      • Garden
      • Multilingual staff
    • Sports and leisure
      • Aerobics
      • Beach Volleyball
      • Billiards/Snooker
      • Children's Pool
      • Gym
      • Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Minigolf
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sauna
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Table Tennis
      • Tennis

Room facilities

Make yourself at home in one of the 278 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

All Inclusive

This property is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Satisfy your appetite with international cuisine at Main Restaurant, one of the property's 2 restaurants. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the beach bar or the poolside bar.

Other information

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Palace of Malia - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Stalis Beach - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Malia Ruins - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Lychnostatis - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
Star Beach Water Park - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Aquaworld Aquarium - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Sarakino - 8.6 km / 5.4 mi
Port of Hersonissos - 9 km / 5.6 mi
St. Paraskevi Church - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Sissi Mini Golf - 9.9 km / 6.2 mi
Convention Centre Creta Maris - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi
Sarandaris Beach - 10.9 km / 6.8 mi
Labyrinth Park - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Acqua Plus Water Park - 13.6 km / 8.5 mi
Crete Golf Club - 14.5 km / 9 mi

The preferred airport for Dessole Malia Beach – All Inclusive is Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 31.5 km / 19.6 mi

Overnight Stay Tax, charged per night, per room. The amounts are detailed below and are to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-in:


Hotel Accommodation:

5 Star: €4.00

4 Star: €3.00

3 Star: €1.50

1-2 Stars: €0.50


Furnished Rooms/Apartments:

4 Keys: €1.00

3 Keys: €0.50

1-2 Keys: €0.25

Points of interest

  • Chania Airport 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Heraklion Airport 1 hour 10 minutes
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  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi (fees may apply)
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Satellite TV
    • 220V power supply
    • Mini fridge
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Safe (fees may apply)
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Wake-up service
    • Smoking rooms
    • Housekeeping (fees may apply)
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Double Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi (fees may apply)
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Satellite TV
    • 220V power supply
    • Mini fridge
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Safe (fees may apply)
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Wake-up service
    • Smoking rooms
    • Housekeeping (fees may apply)
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Family Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Side Sea View
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Garden View
  • Single Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Economy Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi (fees may apply)
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Satellite TV
    • 220V power supply
    • Mini fridge
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Safe (fees may apply)
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Wake-up service
    • Smoking rooms
    • Housekeeping (fees may apply)
    • Extra beds on demand
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