Scalani Hills Boutari Winery and Residencies in Heraclion, Crete

Aria Hotels aim to offer authentic Greek hospitality all year round. The Aria Hotels’ unparalleled philosophy is founded on three principles: love and respect for the Environment, an appreciation for Culture, and an interest in exploring the role of Individuals within contemporary society. Therefore, Aria Hotels are to be found only in the most exceptional locations and destinations of unique natural beauty in Greece. Each hotel has been selected for its architectural merit, and its contribution to the preservation of local historical and cultural heritage. Outstanding quality in services and accommodation are the very core of the Aria Hotels experience, always developed with a mind to satisfy today’s most discriminating guests’ comfort and needs.

Stemming as much from the Aria Hotels’ philosophy, as from the desire of contemporary Greek artists to showcase their work in front of an international audience of the calibre frequenting the Aria Hotels, guests have the pleasure of admiring artworks by established and upcoming contemporary Greek artists in both the public spaces and private quarters of Scalani Hills Boutari Winery & Residences, Alcanea Boutique Hotel in Crete and the hotels in Kimolos.

We hope that the multifaceted and clear artistic visions of Assimakopoulos, Vangelatos, Veremi, Dimitrakopoulou, Papadaki, Petropoulou, Samios, Solidakis, Syrivli and Chatzidaki, will touch the soul of every visitor, and stimulate an introspective insight, or even a dialogue inspired by the artists’ unique interpretations and renderings of Greece and the Greek culture.

Martix and Aria Hotels created Aria Art Buzz by placing artworks in the public and private areas of hotels managed by Aria Hotels around Greece. One of them is Scalani Hills Boutari Winery and Residencies; a small family-owned boutique hotel & villas company that offers holidaymakers authentic Greek hospitality and the ultimate in simple, effortless charm. Scalani Hills is a perfect escape for wine lovers, set among seven hectares of vineyards and olive trees within the Βoutari Winery just outside the village of Skalani, in Heraklion, Crete. A traditional cottage on the estate comprises three beautifully decorated holiday residences.