Malia Beach is located 35 km east of Heraklion town. It is a long sandy beach with shallow waters.
Malia beach is organized with umbrellas, shower chairs lifeguards, water sports, restaurants, beach bar etc. Malia is a popular tourist resort of Crete, which is preferred mainly form people (young and families) who want nightlife. Opposite the beach of Malia is a small island that is built on the church of the Transfiguration of Christ.