Malia Nightlife

The ultimate guide to the bars, clubs, events and nightlife scene in Malia.

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The Malia Nightlife Guide 2024

The Greek island of Crete is home to some of the most beautiful sights in the Mediterranean, and nestled among this beauty is the resort town of Malia. As one of the top party destinations in the world, Malia is renowned for its lively nightlife that attracts revellers from all over.

The party town is full of bars and clubs that play music late into the night, creating an electric atmosphere that will make you never want to leave. But since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Malia has seen a lot of old favourites shut down.

Fortunately, new favourites have popped up to take their place. And so, we bring you the ultimate guide to the best bars, clubs and pubs in Malia, completely up to date for 2024.

Where is the Malia Strip?

The Malia Strip is the centre of nightlife in Malia. It runs from the old town to the beach and is sometimes known as ‘Beach Road’, but its real name is Dimokratias Street.

The Strip is packed with bars and clubs that cater to all kinds of music tastes. If you fancy a change of vibe halfway through the night, then you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. The strip is also home to plenty of restaurants and daytime bars, so it’s the ideal place to situate yourself when you’re working a summer in Malia.

Malia Clubs

Malia Beach Bars

Cocktail Bars

Sports Bars, Pubs & Karaoke

Malia Nightlife FAQs

  1. Where is the party strip in Malia?

    The party strip in Malia is located on the main road leading from the old town to the beach. It’s official name is Dimokratias Street but it’s sometimes called ‘Beach Road’ or simply ‘The Strip’.

  2. What is the dress code for Malia clubs?

    The dress code in Malia is pretty relaxed, and you can get away with wearing whatever you feel most comfortable in. Some of the bigger clubs sometimes have a smart casual dress code and if you’re attending a specific event, like a foam party, you’ll be asked to wear appropriate clothing.

  3. How much do drinks cost in Malia?

    Drinks in Malia aren’t as cheap as they used to be, but they’re still a lot less expensive than in the UK. In most bars, you’ll be able to get a pint of beer for around €3. There are lots of deals on, with popular ones being two spirit mixers for €5-6.

We hope you enjoyed the ultimate nightlife guide and find it easier to navigate the resort finding the best events, the best nightclubs and the best food!