Heraklion is the capital city of Crete and is the 4th largest city in Greece. It has a population of approximately 173,450 people and 20km squared, with a busy harbor, international airport (Nikos Kazantzakis) and large variety of shops, cafes, restaurants clubs and bars.
Malia town has 2 sides that are separated by the main national road. The area towards the beaches of Malia is filled with restaurants, shops, bars and clubs and it has an active night life during the summer period. On the other is the small old town of Malia with quant, friendly family restaurants, bars and narrow colorful streets.