Malia Weather December Averages, Greece
December is the winter in Malia.
Visitors at this time of the year will find that most of the resorts are closed for the year, however it is still possible to find accommodation and usually for a discount rate.
Visitors at this time of the year will find that there's not too much going on, aside from the holiday preparations for Christmas and New Year's, so those that want to experience the infamous nightlife may want to choose a different time of the year to visit.
This is a great time to explore the island and get a taste of the culture of ancient Greece. Many of the towns and villages surrounding the more modern Malia are still steeped in history. The Minoan ruins are one particular noteworthy site, as is the famous Palace of Minoa.
Day trips and excursions to the surrounding areas, including the rest of Crete, are also popular options.
And though it may be too cold to lie out on the beach, horse back rides along the shoreline are a great way to enjoy the coast out of season.
Or take a sailing trip; dolphin watching trips are particularly popular with people of all ages.
When you're looking for accommodation, the Ariadne Beach Hotel offers luxury accommodation at budget prices and is conveniently located right on the beach.