The Palace of Malia, which covered an area of 7,500 sq.m. , was the third- largest of the Minoan Palaces and is considered the most "provincial" from the architectural point of view. The first Palace was built in 1900 BC and destroyed in 1700 BC when a new Palace was built. Following the fate of the other palaces in Crete it was also destroyed in 1450 BC. and the present ruins are mainly those of the new palace.
The most popular tourist resort in Crete. Nice beaches, sights and facilities for all tastes and ages. Together with Malia, are the party places for young visitors. Close to Hersonissos there are three small traditional village, those of Piskopiano, Koutouloufari and Old Hersonissos.
The famous tourist resort with all types of accommodations. Great beaches and a lively party atmosphere particularly in August. Becomes pretty quiet and peaceful during the rest of the season and there is a nice and picturesque part of the old village that preserves the traditional character. Malia has also a significant agricultural production and is famous for its bananas, potatoes and bottled water.
Káto Goúves (GR: Κάτω Γούβες or simply Gouves) is a modern tourist resort with a complete tourist infrastructure to meet all demands. Organised beaches, large modern hotels, family apartments, restaurants, small tavernas, recreation centres, sports centre, shops, car and motorbikes for rent, small ports (marinas) for small boats, in a word Kato Gouves provides everything the visitors require to spend an agreeable and carefree holiday, enjoying the sunshine by day and the thrilling night-life in the numerous bars in the area. Just a few kilometers inland there are picturesque traditional villages, historic monasteries, caves and other natural beauties.
At Amnissos, 6km east of Iraklion city, by the sea. The taverna offers Cretan traditional specialties, fresh fish and sea food. Home made sweets and ice cream. Very popular both with tourists and the locals.
Offering 2 restaurants and a spa with indoor pool, this 5-star beachfront resort is located in the famous resort of Stalis. Rooms have furnished balconies with views of the sea or the hotel’s exotic gardens. The air-conditioned guest rooms are equipped with free wired internet, a satellite TV and a fridge. All guests are greeted with complimentary bottle of wine, fruit and water.
ideally situated between Crete’s most popular holiday resorts Chersonisos & Stalis. The hotel consists of a traditional building completely renovated in 2004 and a modern main building built in 2003. Offers all inclusive accommodation in 2-room apartments and spacey rooms. Pools, bars, spa, sports...
Elounda Heights owned by Vangelis and his English wife Ann is a small boutique aparthotel with beautiful gardens complimented by greek statues as this is the theme of the complex. All the apartments and studios are named after greek gods and goddesses. Overlooking Elounda Bay, Apartments and Studios Elounda Heights offer an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. Self-catered rooms feature private balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea and mountains. A fitness centre is available. All rooms include a well-equipped kitchenette with refrigerator and coffee-making facilities. A sitting area is provided. Guests of Elounda Heights Apartments and Studios can have drinks and lunch at the pool bar while enjoying the panoramic views. Breakfast is served daily at the pool bar. The hotel restaurant serves dinner with local and international dishes. Hotel Rooms: 18
Traditional Cretan tavern since 1964. Next to Malia archaeological site. In 1964, David Koulouras built a wooden shed by the seaat the "Potamos" area, where he offered the locals and tourists a simple meal and a place to rest in the shade. Today, two generations on,we hope to welcome you with the same Cretan hospitality and the same pure cooking as Mr. Koulouras did back then
Situated in the fishing village of Sissi, Porto Sissi Hotel offers self-catering accommodation next to the sea. It has a swimming pool and offers free Wi-Fi access. Porto Sissi Hotel Apartments are tastefully decorated. They are equipped with satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer and iron. In the kitchenette, guests can prepare their meal and enjoy it in the privacy of their balcony. All units feature garden or sea views.