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General information about Malia

Malia is a small town located 37 kilometers east of Heraklion, on the way to Hersonissos and Agios Nikolaos by the National Road. To get to Malia by car is 30-40 minutes' drive away from Heraklion aiport. You can arrange your car rental at our Royal Rentals office at Heraklion airport and pick up your vehicle right upon your arrival.

Car rental in Malia

The main attractions of Malia are the nightlife and beautiful sandy beaches, clean sea perfect for swimming and water sports. The bes way to explore the area is to rent a car at our shop Royal Rentals in Malia. We offer diffreent car types and models and we are always there to assist you, during your stay in Malia. You can its address here at the page Locations.

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The main road divides the town of Malia in the old and the newer part.

The old town of Malia is behind the large church of Agios Nektarios where you can stroll through the narrow streets to admire the old houses or have a meal at one of the restaurants with live music.

The newer part of Malia runs from the church of Agios Nektarios down to the shore and is known as the Malia Beach Road. You will see here clubs, bars, English and Irish pubs, fast food points, souvlaki and pizzas restaurants. This street gets very busy at night with a huge crowd of young people and keeps noisy till the early morning hours.

The beach road of Malia will take you out of the town to the beautiful Potamos sandy beach nearby.

About halfway along is a tiny Malia Harbour and a little church with a view of the sea. 2-3 kilometers away you will find the Malia archaeological site. Walking to might be exhausting especially in the hot summer days so it is better rent a car and explore the area with an air conditiong Royal Rentals vehicle in any class or type!

From Malia there is a road to the picturesque village of Krassi, huge plane tree and traditional tavernas. The road continues to the Monastery of Panagia Kera and the Lassithi Plateau with the Dikteon Cave. The best way to go there is a car rental which you can directly hire at our shop in Malia.

Just a few kilometres from Malia is Hersonissos, that offers lovely beaches and an active nightlife.

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If you are staying in Malia town or around area, our ToMyDoor service will deliver a vehicle to your hotel or to any convenient place. To find our sales points in Malia check out the map at the Locations page.

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