Overview

Grecotel Meli Palace offers the perfect Cretan getaway. Located on a pretty stretch of beach, it also features a range of activities, from pampering spa treatments to active options and a kids’ club – there is something for every type of traveller here.

Set on a beautiful beachfront and surrounded by olive, palm and wild fig trees, this resort provides impressive views and a secluded feel. The nearest town, Sissi, is a mile and a half away, and Heraklion Airport is 24 miles from the resort.

Bright rooms are decorated in neutral colours, with cool tiled floors. Views look out to the resort gardens or the sea. Family options provide bunk beds, and you can choose whether you’d prefer a ground or upper floor location.  

Accommodation details

Address:

Aghia Varvara
Sissi Lasithiou
Heraklion
Greece
72400

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 14:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00

Location:

1.5 mi / 2.4 km from city centre

Room types and facilities

Single

Sleeps 1, Bed Type: Double(s)  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

Double Garden View

Sleeps 3, Bed Type: Double(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

Double Side Sea View

Sleeps 3, Bed Type: Double(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

Double Sea View

Sleeps 3, Bed Type: Double(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

Family Sea View

Sleeps 4, Bed Type: Double(s) and bunk beds  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

Family Room Gardenview Ground Floor

Sleeps 4, Bed Type: Double(s) and bunk beds  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

Family Garden View with Balcony

Sleeps 4, Bed Type: Double(s) and bunk beds  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

General facilities

  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Baby sitting
  • Spa
  • Exercise gym
  • Off-Site parking
  • Tennis court
  • Bicycle rentals
  • 2 Restaurant
  • 1 Pool
  • Aerobics instruction
  • Whirlpool
  • Outdoor pool
  • 1 Children's pool
  • 2 Lounges/bars
  • Pool Bar
  • Dry cleaning
  • Kids Club
  • Massage services
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevators
  • Live entertainment

Other facilities

The resort is situated directly on a pebbled bay with changing cabins, sun terraces, showers, sunbeds, umbrellas and beach towels (free of charge). You can also hire canoes and pedaloes to explore the coastline. A freshwater pool and a children’s pool offer additional opportunity for relaxation, as does the Elixir Spa where facilities include a sauna, whirlpool and relaxation lounges.

Entertainment includes morning gymnastics and aerobics classes, and evening shows range from folklore dancing to live music. There’s a tennis and basketball court, and darts, archery and football facilities are available, too.

The kids’ club offers supervised entertainment for ages 3 to 12, with a playground, games and competitions among activities offered. Children under three are also welcome when supervised by a parent or guardian.  

Dining information

Melissa Main Restaurant offers an American breakfast buffet with healthy options, local cuisine and a late continental breakfast. It also serves a lunch buffet and Greek lunch on Sundays, as well as dinner with a variety of children's meals, live show cooking and weekly theme evenings. At the pool bar, a range of refreshments and snacks are available, and the Nissi Snack Bar provides self-service drinks and snacks. To Nissi is open in the evenings for beachside a la carte dining (weather permitting) and you can sip cool cocktails at Meli Palace Lounge Bar with chilled music.

Additional information

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