All About Crete Weather. Weather in Maleme. This detailed 10 Day Weather Forecast in Crete for Maleme, Chania Prefecture is prepared for the local ex-pat residents and holidaymakers alike. Maleme is a dream summer holiday for a family with young children or a couple on a romantic jaunt. The beach is long and curving, and is very rarely crowded. Holiday Weather Tip: The summer attraction of Maleme is its holiday weather, long hours of sunshine for sunbathing aficionados and water sports enthusiasts helped by the cooling sea breezes, and dazzling sunsets. Maleme is popular too with those visiting relatives and friends of ex-pat residents in nearby villages who yearn for a day out at the beach without being hassled by the crowds. There are always the scattered beachside tavernas to keep everyone happy with refreshingly cool drinks and tasty local food. In Maleme in Summer it is easy to work up an appetite with all the energetic activities and to get thirsty in the hot dry climate .