Castello Boutique Resort & Spa 5* - Heraklion - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • The Castello Boutique Resort & Spa is a 5* luxury hotel, situated in one of the most beautiful and sought-after locations in Crete, in the traditional seaside village of Sissi.
  • This award-winning adults-only hotel is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, so you know you'll be utterly pampered throughout your stay.
  • During their stay, our members will enjoy a choice between three unique Superior Rooms and a Junior Suite, each of which include delicious Half Board Dining!

Your Destination

The Castello Boutique Resort & Spa 5* is a luxury hotel, situated in one of the most beautiful and sought-after locations in Crete - the traditional seaside village of Sissi in Eastern Crete. Situated only 100 metres away from the centre of Sissi village and 350 metres from the sea, this resort is the perfect destination for a luxurious getaway in the sun. Sissi village, which is situated between Malia and Milatos, offers an excellent choice for a slow-paced holiday with its pretty harbour and narrow streets filled with small shops. 

Crete, also known as 'The Great Island', is the largest of the Greek islands. Visitors to Crete will find a wealth of things to explore: a fascinating history, stunning scenery, unique flora, a rich local culture, and a lively, warm, and endlessly talkative people. The eastern side of Crete has long established itself as a firm favourite with holidaymakers and it's easy to see why. With great beaches, varied and often very cosmopolitan resorts and night life, striking landscapes, picturesque villages and a wealth of places of historical interest, it contains all that you could wish for on any holiday in Crete and more!

Castello Boutique Resort & Spa 5*

Stylish and high-quality design is the hallmark of the adults-only 5* Castello Boutique Resort & Spa. Spacious yet intimate, with a modern character and a timeless elegance, this deluxe boutique resort will charm and delight you. Recalling a bygone era of gracious living, this deluxe hotel offers personalised service and the stunning amenities required by today's discerning traveller.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a choice between a Superior Garden or Mountain View Room, Superior Pool View Room, Superior Private Pool Room or Junior Suite.

Superior Garden or Mountain View Room

These elegantly furnished Superior Rooms offer a haven from the busy world. Spacious Superior Rooms are equipped with contemporary furnishings. There is also a designer bathroom equipped with either an AirBath or a crystal cabin shower accompanied with branded guest amenities. Your balcony is fully furnished and provides stunning views of the serene and majestic Cretan landscapes or hotel gardens.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Superior Pool View Room

These luxury rooms offer elegant furnishings and delightful views of the hotel swimming pool that glitters in the sun. Spend comfortable nights in your King-size bed, then head out and make use of all the hotel has to offer. This room features free high speed Internet connection, a designer bathroom, air conditioning and a 32" Satellite TV.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Superior Private Pool Room

Featuring the elegant design and impeccable amenities that the other Superior Rooms offer, this particular room's highlight is without a doubt, the private pool. Settle yourself on the sun lounger of the terrace, then with just a couple of steps you can be taking a dip in the refreshing waters of your own private pool. What more could you need?

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
Adults Adults
2 Adults

Junior Suite

These luxurious two story Junior Suites come complete with a downstairs living room which features a sitting area and dining room, both of which are bathed in light from the large windows that lead out to a sunny balcony with a stunning panoramic view or a terrace where you can bask in the Cretan sun.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Half Board stay (Breakfast and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).

Just for you
Just for you:
  • One free lunch per person per stay (excludes beverages)
At the Castello Boutique Resort & Spa 5*, high-class cuisine is a priority. The team of internationally trained gourmet chefs will prepare exciting meals to suit your tastes and your mood.

Elea Restaurant
This elegant and spacious dining complex boasts panoramic views of the tropical gardens and the mountains, and offers the finest gourmet cooking from Crete and around the world prepared with fresh locally produced ingredients.

Aroma Bar
A stylish open-air bar beside the main pool serves a wide range of cocktails, drinks, beverages, and snacks. Relax to chill-out music while sipping a fine cognac or specialty tea, served by the attentive staff.

In addition, the resort presents regular piano nights and other elegant entertainments, to make your dining even more memorable.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

At the heart of the resort is the luxurious Callista Spa Centre, which provides a wide array of therapeutic remedies, health technologies, and fitness facilities, all geared to enhance health, well-being, and beauty. The focal point of the resort is its picturesque outdoor fresh-water swimming pool, equipped with fibre-optical effects, where guests can relax and enjoy drinks served by the attentive staff.  

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Sunset Safari (from Kokkini Hani to Milatos)

Your Optional Excursions
Tested by our experts, this excursion will take you along Minoan roads, and through high mountains, while the sun slowly fades away into a stunning Cretan sunset. You will drive towards the Lassithi Plateau and in towards the mainland of the island.

This excursion begins at your hotel, and will take you through the mountains, as well as to the dam and water reservoir of Aposelemi and the ancient Roman aqueduct. From there, you will visit the peaceful village of Kastamonitsa where you can sample olive oil and raki. 

Next, go off-piste along trails which wind through the mountains. Drive through unforgettable wildlife and stunning landscapes while learning about the mythology and history of the area. Take a stop for a glass of Prosecco and fruit while you watch the sun set. Next, you will enjoy a traditional Cretan meal in a small village with plenty of local wine (vegetarian is possible), before departing - the road home will see you drive through stunning seaside villages lit up at night! 

Information about this excursion: 
- Departures: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 
- The excursion is not recommended for children under 4 years old and is not recommended for people with back problems (off-piste trails). 

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Land Rover Safari - Nida, the heart of Crete

Your Optional Excursions
This superb excursion allows you to discover the highest mountains on the island. Visit traditional villages, caves, vineyards, and discover the mythology and local Cretan life. Start your day in Gazi by heading off-piste trails as you venture alongside the riverbed to the picturesque village of Pendamodi, for a short stop to admire the old church and natural springs. Cross the vineyards of the island's largest wine region to the village of Krousounas, where you will sample local products such as raki and olive oil. Stop to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee whilst admiring the magnificent view in front of you. 

Continue your journey through the Livadi Plateau, discovering multiple apple orchards. You will then head for the Nidia Plateau, the highest point of the day, from which you will see the snowy peak Psiloritis. Listen to stories of the region from your guide before you move onto an unusual monument and a traditional "mitato" sheepfold, where you can observe the ancestral way of producing cheese. You will then discover the Ideon Andron cave, where, according to mythology, Zeus took refuge to escape death.  

Afterwards, journey onto the famous village of Anogia for a delicious barbecue with wine (vegetarian meal possible). Enjoy the view from the highest plateau of the island. After that, you will have the opportunity to take a stroll in the centre of Anogia before going back down the trails leading to the village of El Greco, Fodele, where you can relax before returning back to your hotel. 

Information about this excursion: 
- Departures: Tuesdays and Thursdays 
- The excursion is not recommended for children under 4 years old and is not recommended for people with back problems (off-piste trails).

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Excursion to Discover Crete

Your Optional Excursions
Created exclusively for Voyage Privé guests, this tour will take you through utter paradise! Experience the tranquillity, beauty and hospitality of Crete. The start of this tour will take you to a hidden-away convent, only known to locals. The path up to the monastery is surrounded by stunning nature and immaculate gardens, while the monastery itself is home to beautiful mosaics. Stop to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee made with Cretan herbs and spices, while you admire intricate architecture at the monastery.

After this spiritual visit, you will meet Katerina, a Cretan artist. She is a mother of three who followed her heart and utilised her talent to open a small workshop in a traditional house, where she lovingly restores beautiful jewellery. You'll also learn about the traditional "Komboloi" - where pearls are threaded to pass time or calm nerves. You’ll also get to make your own "Komboloi". Lastly, you will walk along a small street that leads to the picturesque "kagenion" of Katerina's mother, where you will enjoy a home-made Cretan lunch while enjoying views of Heraklion. 

Information about this excursion: 
- Included: Transfer, driver, lunch, wine and water, Komboloi workshop. 
- Not included: Tips, any personal expenditure. 
- Lunch Menu: 
- Starters: Tzatzíki, Greek salad, pork traditionally cooked with wine and tomato sauce, split peas. 
- Main course: Stuffed vegetables, wine and water. 
- Children are not allowed on this tour. 

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Your Journey to the Castello Boutique Resort & Spa 5*

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: It may be possible to add shared or private transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.

Car Hire: For the freedom to explore your destination at your own pace, car hire may be added at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).


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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on.

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Greece. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Greek Foreign Ministry.


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and 

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

If you are travelling to the EU, the UK government recommends that you have six months left on your passport on the date of your arrival to an EU country. You should also check when your passport was renewed.

If you renewed a 10-year adult passport before it expired, extra months may have been added to your passport’s expiry date. These extra months over 10 years will not count towards the 6 months that must be remaining. The UK Government has published a website tool to check the validity of your passport under these rules:

You can renew your passport online or by going to a Post Office with a Check and Send service:

If your passport does not meet the criteria for third-country nationals, you may be denied entry to any of the Schengen area countries. 

Please visit for further information.

Location Information

The address of your property: I. Papatheodorou, Sissi, Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece, 72400.

Distance from Heraklion Airport to the Castello Boutique Resort & Spa 5*: 40.5 km / 35 minutes.

In More Detail

Please note: This hotel is for Adults-Only (18+).

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 17 Junior Suites & 31 Superior Rooms
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include an accommodation tax of 4EUR per room per night, which is payable locally (this price is a guideline and is subject to change without prior notification).

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Guest elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • WiFi
  • Concierge

Room Facilities

  • Free Wifi & Gigabit Wired internet
  • 32" HD Satellite interactive TV
  • Silent air conditioning unit
  • 15" Electronic safety box
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Electronic keycard
  • Premium cotton linen and duvets
  • Branded bathroom amenities
  • Cotton bathrobes & slippers
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Magnifying make-up mirror
  • Luxury bed mattresses
  • Crystal Cabin Rain Fall Shower
  • Double glazed windows
  • Stylish furnishing
  • Lighted closet
  • Writing desk
  • Modern floors


  • Elea Premium Restaurant
  • The Aroma Bar
  • Elea Private Dining

Leisure Facilities

  • Callista Spa™
  • Outdoor fresh water swimming pool
  • Heated indoor fresh water swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam Bath
  • Dry sauna
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • Fitness centre

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.
The minimum age for driving a hire car in Greece is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

If you don't have a driver's license for the country you are travelling in, you will need either a European or international driving license.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver. The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on collection of the vehicle and in some cases a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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