Pyrgos Street 1, 70007
Malia, Crete, Greece


Phone/Fax: +30.2897031656

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Pyrgos Blue Hotel is conveniently located in Malia Crete, by the beach. Water sports activities are offered at the neighbouring beach. Malia’s entertainment district with its many bars, nightclubs and eateries is within walking distance (10min.) To the cozy Old Town of Malia it is a 20 minutes’ walk.


  • Beach: 100m
  • Market: 200m
  • Taverns: 200m
  • Nightlife: 500m
  • Old Town: 900m
  • Minoan Palace: 1.5km
  • Bus Station: 200m
  • Taxi Station: 200m
  • Hersonissos: 7km
  • Medical Center: 500m
  • Heraklion Airport: 32km
  • Agios Nikolaos: 28km

Frequently asked questions

The Pyrgos Blue Hotel is open from the beginning of April until the end of October.

The hotel is about a 10 minutes’ walk away from the nightlife & entertainment district.

The Pyrgos Blue Hotel is situated in a quiet environment and has no problems with noise at night.

Check in is at 14.00h and check-out is at noon, 12:00. A late check-out can be arranged at a small charge on request and upon availability.

We accept all currencies and all major credit cards. We gladly accept your foreign currency exchange at official bank rates.

Yes, our hotel has a free private parking space.

We do have a lovely garden with trees, plants and flowers; we also have lawns for the kids to play on.

No, unfortunately pets are not welcome in our hotel.

The Pyrgos Blue Hotel is partly accessible for guests in a wheelchair. Unfortunately, however, our hotel does not meet all requirements to be entirely ‘wheelchair accessible’. Should you need more detailed information, please send us a message at [email protected]

Yes, there are excellent English / German speaking doctors. Malia counts several private medical centres on a 24/7 base, as well as qualified dentists and pharmacies.

The municipality of Malia consists of the coastal villages Malia and Stalis plus their mountain counterparts Krassi and Mohos and has a population of around 6,000. It covers a surface area of about 6,700ha.

Yes, tap water is safe to drink, but bottled water is generally preferred.

Power supply in Greece / Crete is 220V. Sockets accept two-round pin plugs. Adaptors are readily available at any supermarket, or just ask our staff to help you out. Power cuts happen occasionally, especially in summertime, due to strained generating capacity.

Toggle Crete, like the rest of Greece, is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich time (GMT +2) and adjusts to summertime at 4am on the last Sunday in March. It is set back to winter time at 4am on the last Sunday in October.

Shop opening hours vary, but are usually from 9am – 10pm daily in summertime. Banks and post offices are open Mon – Fri from 08.00 – 14.00 hours.

Bus services are operated by the KTEL cooperative and buses are fast, frequent and comfortable. They leave in both directions from Malia’s main road about every 20 minutes, to Heraklio in the west and to Agios Nikolaos in the east.

There are plenty of highlights and places of interest to visit in the area. 

Crete has a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters.

Sea water temperatures hover around a comfortable 22 – 27 ºC in summertime. Average visibility under water is almost 30m.

Heraklion, Crete’s capital, is 35km west of Malia (45min. by bus, 30min. by car). Heraklion International Airport is about 32km west of Malia.

Yes, Pyrgos Blue Hotel provides free Wi-Fi internet access throughout.

Car rentals are readily available, or just ask our hotel staff to assist you.

The Pyrgos Blue Hotel is right on the beach, while Malia village is within easy reach on foot (about 10-15min). Shops and taverns are just a few minutes away.