Grecotel Meli Palace ★★★★

The 4-star Grecotel Meli Palace Hotel is located 2 km from the village of Sissi, on a beautiful sandy beach, with an amazing view of the nearby small island. Romantic, with discreet luxury, the family-run hotel combines exotic gardens, stylish design and impeccable service. The hotel rooms are furnished with elegant furniture and decorated in natural colors in combination with decorative elements of wood and fabric.
As for the "All inclusive" service, starting from morning until late at the evening, guests can enjoy Greek and international cuisine, light snacks, ice cream, alcoholic, soft and hot drinks. Cooking shows and weekly themed evenings, daytime and evening entertainment programs are held regularly. The children's club Grecoland will delight its young guests with drawing and creative crafts, water activities, team games, thematic and environmental activities. There is also provided a developed children's buffet menu at the main restaurant. For lovers of outdoor activities there is a selection of water sports, mountain biking, tennis, beach volleyball, aerobics and much more. The new spa offers relaxing treatments, massages, a full range of facial care, body shaping, body balance, and other spa services.
Impeccable service, cozy atmosphere, a secluded cove, restaurants and bars, as well as a delightful Cretan landscape - all the above guarantees an unforgettable vacation.
- Guests can register in the guest portal for more useful information about the hotel.
- Pets are not allowed in the hotel.
- Due to the architectural features of the hotel, most of the departments and hotel rooms are not accessible for guests with disabilities. There are no specially equipped guest rooms.

Category: 4* Stars

Region: Crete

Hotel Chains: Grecotel Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Services: Outdoor Pool

Hotel Services: Kids' pool

Hotel Services: Spa

Hotel Services: Internet

Hotel Services: Parking

Hotel Services:
Meal Types


156 rooms in total: Singles GV (~ 20 sq.m.), Doubles GV / SV / SSV (~ 24 sq.m.), GuestRooms Deluxe GV (~ 32 sq.m.), Family Rooms BunkBed GV / SV (~ 24 sq.m.), Suites Family SSV (~ 50 sq.m.), Suites 1-Bedroom GV (~ 55 sq.m).
In the rooms: air conditioning, heating, bath / WC, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV, satellite TV, mini fridge, coffee / tea set, safe (free of charge), balcony / terrace.

Hotel Services:

Free of charge
• Reception (Concierge service for all guests. The hotel staff accepts the wishes of guests 24 hours a day.) • Full service housekeeping • Lounge • Air conditioning public areas • Wake - up service • Wireless internet in public areas (WiFi Free throughout the hotel (lobby, restaurants, pool, beach)) • Parking • Open air theatre • Non Smoking area • Non Smoking rooms • Russian speaking staff • Room cleaning (7 days a week) • Change of towels (7 days a week) • Change of sheets (3 days a week)
• Mini market • Doctor on call (24 hours) • Late check-out available • Fax • International newspapers • Mail & courier services • Laundry service • Spa facilities • Photocopying service • Master Card • Diner's Club • American Express • Visa Card • ATM machine (2 km)
• Children outdoor pool : Fresh water | Sq.m. (54)• Outdoor swimming pool : Fresh water | Sq.m. (265)
Restaurants and bars
• "To Nissi" Snack bar
Operating hours :11.00-12.15, 15.00-18.00, 19.00-21.30 | Cuisine type :light lunch, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. In the evening, it serves as an a la carte restaurant, offering a selection of dishes. Depending on weather conditions. | Buffet | A la carte | Reservation required | Dress code :Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times. Evening: Smart Casual. No beachwear or shorts in the evening. Gentlemen - Long trousers in all restaurants.
• "Melissa" Main restaurant
Operating hours :07.15 - 10.00, 10.00-10.30, 12.30-14.30, 18.30-21.15 | Cuisine type :Restaurant Melissa offers a rich selection of dishes throughout the day. Breakfast: American buffet with an additional choice of natural fitness products. Late continental breakfast. Lunch: A rich selection of dishes from the buffet and Greek Sunday lunch. Dinner: Children's buffet, hot and cold appetizers, soup, salads, hot, rich selection of cheeses and desserts. Weekly cooking shows and themed evenings. | Buffet | Dress code :Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times. Evening: Smart Casual. No beachwear or shorts in the evening. Gentlemen - Long trousers in all restaurants.
• Meli Palace lounge bar
Dress code :Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants & bars at all times. Evening: Smart Casual. No beachwear or shorts in the evening. Gentlemen - Long trousers in all restaurants. | Air conditioning | Bar type :The stylish lounge bar, located next to the hotel’s lobby, is the perfect place for a midday refreshing cocktail and a romantic evening accompanied by live music.
• Pool bar
Bar type :Bar situated by the pool offers light snacks and refreshing drinks.
Free of charge
• Sand & pebbles • Towels (free of charge) • Sunbeds & umbrellas (free of charge) • Directly on the beach • Gentle slope
For children
Free of charge
• Playground • Babycot • Playroom • High-chairs • Pool for children • Mini-club (Grecoland (4-12 y.o. 6 days a week) / entertainment programs for children: drawing and creative crafts, water activities, team games, participation in thematic and environmental activities that represent such games as: treasure hunting, cooking lessons and fun gardening / Children under 4 years old can attend the kids club accompanied by adults.) • Teenagers Club (GrecoTeens (13 + y.o. 15.06-15.09) / Drawing and creative crafts, games and dances, team and sporting events, water activities and a creative studio.) • Bottle steriliser (upon request) • Bottle warmer (upon request) • Baby monitor (upon request) • Baby stroller on request (upon request) • Trainer step (upon request)
• Baby food (upon request) • Babysitting on request • Special menu • Toilet trainer seat (upon request) • Other (baby bathtubs, bouncy chairs)
Free of charge
• Animation • Animation in Russian • Thematic nights • Shows & musicals (evening entertainment shows) • Greek night (Greek folklore dancing show) • Pool games • Live music
Free of charge
• Aerobics • Aqua aerobics • Beach volley • Dart board • Football field (mini) • Morning gymnastics • Ping pong • Tennis court (1 court (Astroturf), balls & rackets available.) • Other (boccha, pedalo&canoe)
• Diving (14 km) • Tennis professional (on request) • Water sport center (6 km - external partner) • Windsurfing (18 km - external partner) • Water skiing (6 km - external partner) • Golf (Crete Golf Club (20 km))
SPA procedures
• Massage • Face & body masks • Pedicure • Manicure
• Sauna • Gym • Other (Hydromassage)
Free of charge
• Cake
Free of charge
• Flowers • Sparkling wine

Meal Types

The list of services provided to guests of the hotel on the system "All Inclusive" 2019


Breakfast - The main restaurant Melissa - American buffet with an additional choice of traditional Greek dishes, Late continental breakfast.

Lunch - The main restaurant Melissa - Buffet in the main restaurant (self-service), Every Sunday - a festive Greek lunch.

Dinner - The main restaurant Melissa - Children's buffet in the main restaurant, Culinary shows, Weekly themed evenings.

To Nissi - À la carte Restaurant - A la carte restaurant on the sea, open depending on weather conditions (reservations required).


To Nissi Snack Bar - During the day, self-service, drinks and snacks.


Meli Palace - Lounge Bar - Music and snacks at midnight

Pool Bar - Pool Bar - Refreshments and Snacks

Dress code

Happy: Casual wear. Outerwear covering the swimsuit is required for breakfast and lunch. Shoes are required at any time of day in all restaurants and bars. In the evening: Elegant casual wear, beachwear and shorts are not welcome. For men, long trousers and a shirt with long or short sleeves are obligatory.

! The hotel administartion right to make some changes to the program without prior notice.


2 km from Sissi village, 40 km from Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport in Heraklion and 5 km from the famous ancient Palace of Malia. Due to its location, Grecotel Meli Palace is the most attractive holiday destination for active excursion lovers.
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