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Grecotel Meli Palace QQQQ

Sissi, Crete

  • The Grecotel Meli Palace.
  • The Grecotel Meli Palace
  • Relax in the open air just yards from the sand.
  • Alfresco dining at the Grecotel Meli Palace
  • Tropical views at the Grecotel Meli Palace.
  • The beach at the Grecotel Meli Palace.
  • The hotel’s snack bar, at dusk
  • Enjoy the all-day service bar area
  • A standard double room.
  • A sea-view double room.
  • Bask in open air lounges.
  • All inclusive All Inclusive
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Experience Crete’s natural beauty from this popular hotel

The locally rated 4-star Grecotel Meli Palace is set just along the coast from the traditional fishing village of Sissi and has a semi-private beach on the sparkling Sea of Crete. The hotel is a pleasant clifftop walk from the centre of Sissi and the historic old town of Malia is only slightly further in the other direction.


Our included extras

  • Saga Host
  • Welcome drink and drinks reception
  • One à la carte dinner per stay 
  • Heraklion (half day)
and on holidays of 14 nights or longer
  • Lassithi Plâteau (full day)


Grecotel Meli Palace, Agia Varvara, Lassithi, Crete, 72400, Greece


This stylish all-inclusive, locally rated 4-star Grecotel Meli Palace (4Q) is right on the sand of an unspoilt bay but also boasts attractive gardens and palm trees. It is the perfect choice for a relaxing holiday or a base for those wanting to explore the rest of this beautiful island. The modern hotel is tastefully decorated with stylish furnishings and spacious rooms.


All 156 bedrooms have a balcony or terrace. 

Air conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Satellite Television
Tea coffee making facilities

Food and Drink

The hotel’s Melissa Restaurant offers an American breakfast buffet with freshly prepared healthy food, a local (Greek) corner and, if you don’t want to set your alarm, a late continental breakfast is available until 10.30am. 

Lunch is a self-service buffet with a special Greek lunch on Sundays while dinner offers a variety of cold and hot starters, soup, salads, main courses, cheese and desserts. There are also live show cooking demonstrations and weekly themed evenings featuring the likes of Asian, Greek and Italian cuisine.

The Meli Palace Lounge Bar features relaxing music and in addition to a cool cocktail is also the perfect place for a midnight snack, while by day the Pool Bar also offers snacks and drinks to those soaking up the sun by one of the two freshwater pools.

To Nisi is a beachside à la carte restaurant, offering a range of dishes (outdoor dining is weather-permitted, reservations necessary). 


The hotel's entertainment team offers daytime activities such as:

  • Gymnastics
  • Aqua-aerobics
  • Stretching

Evening entertainment includes:

  • Folklore dance shows
  • Variety shows
  • Live music

You may also wish to receive tennis lessons or take part in watersports, scuba diving or mountain-biking during your stay for an additional cost — ask your Saga Host for more details.

Canoes and pedaloes are available from 10am-6pm while tennis, football, basketball, table tennis and darts facilities are also available at the hotel.

The Grecotel Meli Palace
A sea-view double room.
Enjoy the all-day service bar area
The hotel’s snack bar, at dusk