Welcome to Santorini
Santorini, or Thira, is the top travel destination in Greece and among the most magic destinations, you’ve ever seen!
Located in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades islands, the island was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera. Amazing villages has been constructed on the edge of this caldera, with Cycladic architecture and breathtaking view to the sea.
Apart from the fabulous caldera villages, Santorini hotels are also famous for the romantic sunset and the luxurious environment.
Points of interest
- Discover Fira.
- Stay in a hotel in Santorini built on a cliff overlooking the caldera.
- Cruise around the volcano from the old port.
- Hiking from Fira to Oia.
- Caldera Sailing: Red & White Beach, Black Beach, Hot Springs, Volcano, Thirasia.
- Visit the bay of Ammoudi.
- Try local wines in the traditional wineries of Santorini.
- Drink your cocktail at Cavo Tagoo Hotel overlooking the famous sunset.
- Visit the archeological site of Fira.
- LandRover Safari in Santorini.
- Watch a movie in the open-air cinema in Chora.
- Visit Imerovigli.
- Archaeological tour by bus for the excavation of Akrotiri.
- Romantic dinner overlooking the Caldera.
- Visit the Atlantis bookstore in Oia.
Length of stay: 2 to 4 days
It is easy to travel there with direct ferry routes or flights not only from Athens but also from other Greek islands, including Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, and Crete.
- By Ferry from Athens & other islands
- By Plane from Athens & other capitals
- By daily cruises from other islands
Recommended hotels and villas
Choose between three private designer villas, all situated on the rim of the Caldera, in the exclusive neighborhood of Imerovigli. The three homes are all within walking distance of each other. This makes it great for larger family gatherings or wedding parties, wanting to be on the Caldera with easy access for the young & those young at heart!
Georgios & Sophie had a dream of offering exclusive hospitality in one of the most beautiful areas on the island of Santorini. Five years later, their labor of love culminated in the creation of Native Eco Villas. The unique Cycladic architecture & Sophie’s Scandinavian decorative style have, over the years, added up to a winning combination. The villas are recognized for their ecologically friendly building technique and materials used during the renovation process. Eco Villas is aimed at reclamation and sustaining the organic character of the neighborhood.
Anna Traditional Apartments is a complex of fully furnished traditional homes and build with love & respect to the island’s tradition and architecture. Wood and stone are the main structure of the apartments and the Greek spirit is everywhere.
Anna Traditional Apartments has a large swimming pool, perfect for both children and adults. Sunbeds & tropical style umbrellas decorate the pool area.
All Studios & Apartments have private balconies where one can enjoy incredible views of the sunrise and the breathtaking ocean. Each apartment or studio has a fully equipped kitchenette, refrigerator & a small living room to have your meals. The apartments are on the top floor & the studios are on ground level. All are furnished with traditional handmade furniture
Located in the marvelous village of Imerovigli, just a mere 2 km from the bustling capital of Fira, Abelonas Retreat combines the perfect accommodation for endless relaxing moments.
Abelonas Retreat is composed of 13 studios, suites, and maisonettes, each in line with the Cycladic architecture and the most refined stylistic approach that captures the island’s identity. Whether you are a morning person or you love watching the sun melt into the deep blue sea, you are more than welcome to choose the lodging that will make your dreams come true. Some of the lodgings showcase an outstanding sunrise view, while others open up to the earth-shuttering sunset…both a source of inspiration and not only to the romantic at heart!
Caldera View Resort is located in the most beautiful location between the traditional settlements of Megalochori and Akrotiri and is very close to the famous Red Beach and the Ancient Ruins.
Our Cafe – Bar – Restaurant is located exactly on the cliffs providing an astonishing view of the Caldera and the Volcano and Magic Sunsets.
Almost all of our rooms are built around the Double Olympic-sized Swimming Pool, in a calm, stress–free environment.
Dolphins Apartments has always been the perfect choice for your holidays.
It is situated on the magical volcanic Black Beach of the coastal village of Kamari and overlooks the beautiful dark blue Aegean Sea. There are 20 apartments. All of them have an exquisite view and direct access to the internal garden, which is full of greenery and overlooks the sea as well.