Kristalli Hotel is open all year round and is an ideal choice for travellers who wish to explore Crete, as it is situated in the middle of the island.
Specifically, our Hotel is located in the upper part of Malia, a small popular summer resort that lies on the North coast of Crete facing the Aegean Sea. Within a small distance from the hotel you find yourselves at the centre of the old village. Wandering around the alleys you will find old churches, local houses and will get a taste of Cretan traditional living. If you are looking for more excitement the famous Beach Road is only a ten minute walk away and is full of shops, cafes, restaurants and night clubs.
Malia is an ideal destination for most of the travellers. For those of you who are eager to discover the fascinating history and beauties of Crete, fast and easy access is guaranteed. If you just wish to relax and enjoy the sun you will be pleased to discover the long golden beaches with their crystal clear water that stretch along the bay of Malia. Just sit back and enjoy Summer in Crete!
Buses to many destinations run every thirty minutes daily, from the main road, five minutes walk from our hotel.
From Heraklion Airport
Distance: 30 Km Time: 25-30 min
As you leave the airport, take the National Road towards the direction of Agios Nikolaos (left). Continue on this road for approximately 26 Km & pass the exit to "Hersonissos". Approaching the town of Malia you will see a roundabout where you keep straight towards the direction of Agios Nikolaos. Continue for about 5 more Km and take the exit for Malia, turn left just after exiting and go across the bridge in front of you. At the end of the bridge, turn left and after 80m turn right. Continue straight ahead for another 400m and you will find Kristalli on your right-hand side.
* the exit is quite new, so it is possibly not on google-maps yet, therefore neither on GPS devices.
As you leave the airport, take the National Road towards the direction of Agios Nikolaos (left). Continue on this road for approximately 26 Km & pass through the town of "Hersonissos". While approaching the town of Malia you will come to a roundabout where you turn left and then further down at a set of traffic lights turn right. Keep going for about another 5 Km and you are in Malia's west entrance. As you enter Malia, you will see a big church on your right hand side, keep straight, follow the main road and turn right at the second crossroad you meet. Keep straight that road and after 100m you will see a traditional building in front of you. Take the road on the left and 50m turn right. Keep going for another 50m and you will see Kristalli Hotel at your left hand side.