Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the Skajado holiday apartments open year round?

Yes, the Skajado holiday apartments are open from January throughout December.

The Skajado holiday apartments are superbly situated in a quiet environment in the Bay of Stalis, next to the sea and have no problems with noise at night.

We at Skajado are Greek and English speaking.

Do the Skajado holiday apartments offer the possibility of a late check-out ?

Yes, 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 property offers a free parking space (up to 3 cars).

We do have a wonderful garden with shady corners, sun terraces and lush local vegetation; we also have a little lawn for the kids to play on.

No, we're sorry, but pets are not welcome in our hotel. Personally we have nothing against them, but not all guests at the Skajado holiday apartments are charmed by pets.

Unfortunately, our property does have quite some flights of steps and does therefore not meet the requirements to be 'wheelchair accessible'. Should you need more detailed information, please send your message to:

Yes, there are excellent English / German speaking doctors in both Stalis and Malia. Stalis and Malia have a private medical centre on a 24/7 base, as well as a qualified dentist and several pharmacies.

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

Yes, a bus stop is nearby (100m. from our apartments) and a taxi can be called at anytime.

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.

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 – 11pm 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 in front of our property about every 20 minutes, to Heraklion in the west and to Agios Nikolaos in the east.

There are plenty of highlights and places of interest to visit in the area. Have a look at our section Destination Info in the box on the right.

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

Heraklion, Crete’s capital, is 29km west of Stalis - Malia (40min. by bus, 25min. by car). Heraklion International Airport is about 27km west of Stalis - Malia.

Yes, our property provides (central) Internet access and has a free Wi-Fi zone.

Car rentals are readily available; we are happy to assist you.

The Skajado holiday apartments are within easy reach on foot (about 10min.) to Stalis centre and the beach is practically at your feet. Stalis' shops and inviting taverns are just a few minutes away. (See also Location).

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