What to expect in Malia

The party capital of Crete, Malia is well established in the tourist party circuit, and we’re over the moon to announce it as a brand new resort for 2018! A beautiful mish mash of lively clubs and bars sat against Medieval churches and cobbled streets, it’s the perfect balance of culture and partying.

With water parks, paint parties, and some of the liveliest nightlife in Europe, working a season in Malia will give you something different to do every day. The beaches are adventure packed, take your pick from banana boats, jet-skis and even scuba diving courses!

Malia
Malia
Malia

What type of people get jobs in Malia?

If you’re ready for a party 24/7, you’ll fit right in with jobs in Malia! Packages for Malia are one of the cheapest we offer, so if you’re on a budget look no further...

The majority of Summer Takeover guests travel solo, so if you’re nervous about heading out on your own don’t panic! Once you’ve secured your place you’ll be added into a private Facebook group, and given login details for our very own workers social network, SummerSphere, so you can get chatting to all the other guests before you go.



What type of jobs are available in Malia?

Most jobs available in Malia will revolve around the nightlife, such as Bar work, Restaurant work, Ticket Selling etc. If you fancy your chances at being able to make some decent commission, Shot selling or Balloons are definitely the way forward. Check out our jobs tab for the full range of job opportunities and further information!

When is the best time to go to Malia?

Our dates run from May to June, and we’ll help you secure further accommodation when you’re out there. If it’s your first time working abroad, we recommend going out earlier, it’s easier to get your bearings when it’s a little quieter than to jump in at the deep end mid season!



What are the wages like in Malia?

Wages in Malia average between €30-50, this is absolutely plenty when you consider that a beer or a vodka will be around €2.50, and a cheeky cocktail will set you back €4 max!

Bear in mind - this doesn’t include tips and commission, so turn up the charm and you’ll have more money than you know what to do with...



How many hours a day will I be working in Malia?

Hours and shifts will vary depending on your job of choice when working in Malia. Ticket sellers can expect to be out enhancing their tan on the job, whilst bar workers will obviously start later. The average shift is between 4-6 hours, this leaves you with plenty of time to visit the waterpark, lounge by the beach, or even go on a Safari Adventure!

As the pay is so good and the shifts are so short, most of our Summer Takeover crew work every day to maximise their earnings. See our jobs tab for more information. Work hard, play harder...



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How do I find jobs in Malia?

Don’t worry, you won’t have to trawl the strip with a batch of CVs to work in Malia. The beauty of going abroad with Summer Takeover is we do all the legwork, our dedicated team of reps will help you find a job just like they have done with the 1000s of workers in previous years.

Not only can they provide detailed information about all the bars, clubs, restaurants and events that are recruiting staff, they’ll make sure you know when recruitment days are on and will get trial shifts setup on your behalf. All you have to do is show up, and put in a good shift!

2018 will be our first year in Malia - and our reputation with employers has preceded us. Thanks to our strict application process they’re well aware that we don’t take just anyone to work abroad, and we know what you can expect from them in return. Your dream job is waiting…



WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I ARRIVE IN Malia?

Our reps will meet you at the hotel to get you all settled in to work in Malia. This is when the party begins - treat this first week as the holiday part of your working abroad experience. Between welcome meetings, Summer Takeover bar crawls, epic parties and sightseeing you won’t have a spare moment!

We’ll begin proceedings with a good old knees up - you can get to know your fellow workers and plan anything special you want to do in the welcome week. Between Candy Club, Apollo, Safari and Conkers we’ll help you suss out your favourite spots, and when you’re ready to shake the hangover there’s plenty of beautiful scenery to explore.

By day six you’ll be starting into your job trials, get the champagne on ice as you should be celebrating an offer by that evening! Congratulations, you’ve officially been initiated into worker life; time to make the most of your summer in Malia and #LiveTheDream.



What happens after my first month with Summer Takeover?

After the initial 28 days you’ll have the option to extend your stay in our accommodation at a discounted rate, or our devoted reps can assist in finding alternative accommodation if you’d prefer.