There is no better way to spend your Summer season than working in Malia! Thousands of workers descend on this popular party destination to find a job and experience the Summer of their lives. If this sounds like something you want to do, make sure that you grab the opportunity while you can. Not sure where to start? Let us help you get started on an amazing working holiday in Malia. We have a fantastic team of resort reps that know the ins and outs of living and working in this amazing coastal town of Crete. From partying, topping up the tan and making friends for life, you can do all of this with your unforgettable working holiday.
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Great apartment living accommodation.
The official Ace welcome pack.
Private members group access 24/7.
Support online and in resort from experienced reps.
Help to find the right job for you.
Assistance with transfers and flights to and from Malia.
Our working holiday package for Malia included 28-days accommodation which is a great amount of time to decide if this is for you. It means you don’t have to commit to long term workers accommodation until you are absolutely sure. After your 28 days if you would like to stay on then simply notify your in resort Reps 2 weeks before the end of your package and they will assist you to find a permanent residence.
Past Malia Worker Reviews
See what our past workers have to say about their experience of working in Malia and with Ace Working Holidays.
Apply to work in Malia for 2021
We are now taking applications for 2021! Due to increased demand (as people have moved their places from this year) we recommend you get your applications in soon to avoid any disappointment.
The first step is sending us your application. All you have to do is fill in your details. There is no deposit to worry about. You will have to select a payment plan but no upfront costs are charged.
Step 2: Socialise on the private Malia workers group
Every worker will gain access to the members-only Facebook group. This can allow you to make friends before you are in Malia, as well as look for jobs and find out more about the place.
Step 3: Arrange your flights
It is all starting to get real and this means it is time to arrange your flights. Normally, the earlier you book, the better deal you will enjoy. So, start looking as soon as you can for a flight to Malia.
Step 4: Get your welcome pack in the post!
We send all of our workers a welcome pack in the post. This included tons of info about working in Malia and what you can expect. Enjoy your info brochure and we even throw in an Ace Workers t-shirt and discount wristband.
Step 5: Start searching for jobs!
It is always best to start looking early for jobs in Malia. This will mean you have a lot of options. Our reps can help you find the best position you will enjoy and managers will post on the members-only Facebook group at the start of the season.
Step 6: Meet your rep & get to know Malia!
With everything complete, all that is left is board your flight to Malia! Your reps will greet you on your arrival and help you get to your new accommodation. You have time to settle in and socialise with your roommates. Then it will be time to enjoy exciting events and get used to the party lifestyle of Malia. Let our reps know when you are ready to start a new job.
Check out our 2021 worker’s guide!
We have put together a useful guide to what it is like living and working on the island. This is everything from managing your budgets, finding the right job, where to eat, drink and even the weather! Finding a job you enjoy is important, but let’s face it, you are here to party! We have highlighted some of the best nightlife, beaches, excursions and places to visit before you head home.
Join our 2021 Malia Workers Facebook group!
Connect with our reps and fellow workers to share tips, get information and make friends. Many people find this a great way to find roommates for your shared apartment.
Below is a list of the most common questions we get asked. If you still need help please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Can I join as a solo worker?
Going on a solo adventure can help you grow as a person and we encourage everybody to consider coming to Malia! Around 70 percent of our workers choose to come alone and they leave with lifelong friendships and a lot of memories.
I'm coming out with friends, can we share an apartment?
If you are coming to experience Malia with your friends, we can find suitable accommodation for you. We want you to have an awesome and unforgettable time! In addition, if you are coming on your own, you can make requests when it comes to who you share with.
Will my flights be included?
Unfortunately, flights are not part of our packages due to price fluctuation in the industry. But when you book your flight really early in Malia, you can get a fantastic deal. Also, booking single flights can help to keep the price low.
Do I have to work if I use Ace?
People love the support we offer in finding jobs in Malia. But this does not mean you cannot come just to party! We have various accommodation packages and we will find the perfect one for you. Remember to bring enough money as it will soon be spent if you are on holiday!
When is the best time to arrive in Malia?
Malia starts to get lively at the end of April and May. The season runs until September before things die down again. If you want to ensure you get a job, you can come early on. This can make the search easier. But this is not to say you cannot come from May to July. We see new jobs appearing coming at various times during the season.
Can you assist me with finding a job?
Absolutely! This is what our resort reps are here for. We know all of the tricks and secrets, as well as having good connections with managers around Malia. A lot of employers will also post on the private Facebook page and you can find work this way too. Most of our workers are able to find jobs within a few days of arriving.
How will job trials work?
Most jobs require you to complete a trial beforehand. We know that working for free can seem frustrating, but rest assured this is the perfect opportunity to show why you are the best person for the job. There can be a lot of candidates and you can demonstrate that you are going to do a fantastic job! Our reps know the ins and outs to give you tips.
What are the wages like in Malia?
You will find that wages in Malia are more than liveable. You will be able to have a good time and do everything you want to. There is always an opportunity to earn commission and tips for extra money, which means there is flexibility. Wages can be higher in resorts like Magaluf and Ibiza, but the cost of living is in line with wages in Malia.
Will I need to stay for the whole season?
A lot of our workers have such a great time in Malia, they stay for most of the season. But if you have work or education, you can easily choose to return earlier. This is all up to you. You can book your return flight whenever you desire.