Unwind the sights & beaches of Malia and its nearby areas.
After a delicious meal, you can take a walk to the old town of Malia taking in the beauty of this quaint village. Malia also offers a wide variety of activities such as go-carts, tennis courts, mini-golf and bowling all within walking distance from SunVillage Malia. Malia’s Palace ruins provide a glimpse into our rich history and great experience of Greek culture. In the evenings, Malia nightlife includes nightclubs, taverns and bars within walking distance from SunVillage Malia.
The island of Spinalonga (41 km from the hotel) is located in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete, next to the town of Plaka. It has has its roots in the period of Venetian occupation, but is mostly known as the Leper Island beacuse that is where lepers from Crete and the rest of Greece were quarantined until 1957.
Palace of Malia
The Malia Palace (3km from the hotel) is the third-largest Minoan palace in Crete, dating from circa 1650 BCE. It was destroyed by an earthquake during the Late Bronze Age and was later rebuilt.
Potamos beach (2.5km from the hotel) is an organized beach – with sunbeds & umbrellas – located next to the main beach of Malia. It is long, sandy with crystal clear waters.
Knossos (38km from the hotel) is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and has been called Europe’s oldest city. Settled as early as the Neolithic period, the name Knossos survives from ancient Greek references to the major city of Crete.
Archaeological Museum Heraklion
The Heraklion Archaeological Museum (36km from the hotel) is one of the greatest museums in Greece and the best in the world for Minoan art; it contains the most notable and complete collection of artefacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete.
Cretaquarium (22km from the hotel) is a public aquarium that offers its visitors the unique chance to plunge into the great marine world of the Mediterranean. It has been recently renovated with the addition of new tanks, species, educational programmes & innovative services.