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About Santoríni

As far as many of us are concerned, Santoríni is one of the most spectacular places on earth. The drama of her multicoloured volcanic cliffs is perfectly contrasted by the peaceful beauty of her white, cubist villas - all arranged around the smooth and near perfect arc of the flooded blue volcanic caldera. She's as interesting as she is beautiful, what with her wineries and archaeological treasures, her buzzing tavernas, fine restaurants and boutiques and calm beaches beckoning welcomingly. Now you just need to know the best places to stay on Santoríni to get the most out of her!

Imerovigli may only be 2km from Santoríni's busy capital Thira but feels a million miles away in terms of peace and quiet. Oia is located at the northern tip of the island and some believe that it's the place to come if the view is top of your wish list - from here you can see not only the Caldera but the pretty white villages scattered to the south, not to mention the all-important sunset!

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Where to stay - which town?

  • Thira, with its steep, colourful cliffs is dramatic yet relaxed. This is Santoríni’s main town with more than its fair share of beautiful white cave hotels and apartments with infinity pools. Behind the hotels are the narrow streets of the town with the shops, bars and restaurants. Tear yourself away from the view and you’ll find the Museum of Prehistoric Thira, several galleries and your kids will love the cable car down to the docks. Nearby is the atmospheric site of Ancient Thira.
  • Just two kilometres from Thira, Imerovigli is quieter and seems to have more churches. Imerovigli has great access to the restaurants, bars, museums and the port of Thira without the hassle of being in the thick of it.
  • At Santoríni’s northern arc, the lovely little village of Oia has the cream of the crop when it comes to perfect views - partly because you can see the stacked sugar cubes of Thira and Imerovigli. Most of Oia can only be reached on foot - it’s steep - they still employ donkeys to take away the garbage. 300 steps below the town are the beaches, plus there’s a Maritime Museum.
  • Originally a Bronze Age settlement, Akrotiri is situated on the southern tip of the island. The settlement was destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 1627 BC, but the ash preserved many colourful frescoes and recent excavations have done a wonderful job at restoring a wide variety of ancient artefacts. A top spot for culture-vultures!
  • Meanwhile, Vlychada and Kamari are known for their rugged coastal beauty and are ideal if you're looking for a tranquil break by the seaside.

What not to Miss

  • If Santoríni's on your bucket list then to really experience her arrive by sea! She's a spectacle on approach.
  • Santoríni is famous for sunsets - many believe they’re the world’s most spectacular, so opt for one hotels that have made our list of the 10 Best hotel views on Santoríni.
  • Don't forget Akrotiri! Like Pompeii, this town of 5,000 was a thriving community until the eruption that made Santoríni so beautiful today;
  • And don’t forget that some of the islands in the group are still ‘smoking’, you can take a tour to see the steaming vents, hot springs and lava flows dating from the 1950s.
  • As well as building the Cycladic ‘sugar cube’ houses, people lived in cave houses cut into the cliffs and the rocks. Some are still in use, some abandoned and some have been turned into some of the best places to stay on Santoríni. It’s definitely worth trying to see a few and possibly a few of the churches built in the same way.
  • Santoríni is also home to some of the world’s oldest vineyards. The volcanic soil and unique climate of the island mean the local wines have quite a distinct flavour.
  • The lighthouse at Faros has a reputation for being a great spot for taking photos.
  • Santoríni has beaches in three colours: black, red and white. You’ll find everything here from secluded coves without any sand or facilities but excellent swimming conditions, to busy beach bars and perfect spots for snorkellers.
  • Don’t forget to walk: Santoríni is an incredibly beautiful destination so don’t risk coming away with only the classic photos, explore the island properly on foot and you’ll discover your own lookouts and highlights.

Please note that this island is an incredibly popular destination (especially during the peak summer months), and most of the best places to stay in Santorini get snapped up quickly. So do plan ahead and make your booking early.

The best places to stay in Santoríni

The Best Places to Stay in Imerovigli

  • Pegasus Suites & Spa is a smart, grown-up, all suites property where most of the accommodation comes with private plunge pool, jacuzzi or both. The views are fabulous and the restaurant gourmet standard.
  • The Avaton Resort & Spa has seven fantastically chic, neutral toned rooms with private balconies, an excellent Mediterranean restaurant and an indulgent spa. It’s very calm and peaceful and the views are amazing.
  • The Hotel Ilioperato is a lovely four-star hotel in Imerovigli with eleven rooms and apartments, all with private balconies, plus a lovely pool and fantastic sea views. Great value too.
  • The Hotel Afroessa is a traditional hotel with a collection of ten understated rooms and maisonettes. They also do fantastic breakfasts on their private balconies.
  • If you thought Santoríni was out of your price range think again, the Remezzo Villas in Imerovigli are a collection of 18th Century villas nestled into the cliffside with traditional Cycladean features and colours and a room rate from €120 per night.
  • The Kapari Natural Resort also offers reasonably priced luxury, this time in Imerovigli, carved right into the cliff face. There are 19 neutral toned rooms, a few with private hot tubs, plus an excellent wine bar and restaurant with fantastic sea views.
  • San Antonio’s stunning, uninterrupted views of the caldera can be seen from the private balconies of all of its 25 rooms which benefit from beautiful white decor, butler service and an extensive spa menu. And there’s a gourmet restaurant.
  • Grace Santoríni is a palatial villa cut right into the cliff, with 22 all white rooms with fabulous views, private balconies and hot tubs, a lovely Mediterranean restaurant and an extensive spa.
  • Chromata is one of the best places to stay in Santoríni to appreciate this romance. It has an infinity pool looking across the caldera! Built above traditional style 'cave houses' carved into the rocky cliff. Decked out in beautiful, simple luxury. Designed to make you feel like you're the only two people in existence.
  • The Vasilicos in Imerovigli has a great spot, high on the cliff top with spectacular sea views. There are just seven simple, chic suites with the option to dine privately on your terrace.

The Best Places to Stay in Thira

  • Tzekos Villas Hotel in Thira has been built into the side of the caldera to make the best of its views over the Aegean. The decor is typically Cycladic and there are balconies overlooking the ocean. Peaceful.
  • Aigialos is another great option for families with its collection of sugar cube houses on very top of the cliff. There are houses sleeping two people and mansions sleeping five - plus in between options and all have private balconies and access to a lovely pool and Mediterranean restaurant.
  • Sun Rocks in Thira has fantastic views of the sea - especially at sunset, which you can enjoy in the lovely, intimate restaurant or on one of several sun terraces. There are just 17 oh-so-chic and romantic rooms.
  • Our Guru’s best value recommendation is the Rena's Suites, a chic B&B in central Thira, with pretty all-white rooms and suites, a large pool and a relaxed restaurant. Almost unbelievably their rooms start from less than €60 per night.
  • Zannos Melathron is a classically elegant 18th Century mansion hotel with just 10 rooms and suites, some with interconnecting doors. Cut right into the cliff, the rooms all have private balconies, plus there’s a great Greek/ Mediterranean restaurant and a lovely pool.
  • Homeric Poems is a sophisticated cliffside hotel with 20 rooms and suites, a lovely pool and numerous sun terraces. There are beautiful views from almost everywhere, plus modern art to look at when you’re facing away from the views.

The Best Places to Stay in Oia

  • Katikies is a romantic dream in white and blue with 27 luxuriously tranquil rooms and stunning views. They also have an exceptional infinity pool and poolside restaurant and excellent wine bar. Plus an extensive spa.
  • The Kirini Suites & Spa is a fantastic, five-start hotel overlooking the Aegean, fastidiously designed in the Cycladic style, the suites are all white and very elegant. There’s a deluxe spa carved into the cliff and the restaurant is excellent.
  • Esperas also offers different types of accommodation, from rooms to studios to suites and whole villas. You’re right on the coast, with spectacular views from private balconies. The rooms are rustic white with bright art works. Great value, starting from around €150 per night.
  • 1864 The Sea Captain's House has just four suites, tucked into the old town of Oia. They all have plenty of character - think four-poster beds and antiques as well as whitewashed walls and balconies with incredible views you expect of Santoríni.
  • The Ikies Traditional Houses are along a similar line, a five star collection of rooms, suites and maisonettes cut into the cliff face, all facing out onto dreamy caldera views. The furnishings are all white and some have private hot tubs, also with caldera views.
  • Converted from 300 year old cave dwellings, the Perivolas LIfestyle Houses are now a collection of 20 tranquil, luxurious suites, plus a stunning infinity pool and beautiful terraced gardens.
  • The Aenaon Villas are a great option for families with older children. There are seven villas in the group, all are white and ultra chic with huge private terraces and amazing sea views. There’s also a fantastic pool.

The Best Places to Stay in Kamari

  • Closer to the beach, and further from the cruise ship crowds, Santoríni Kastelli Resort is for families. It's a good size and beside a black sandy beach and friendly tavernas.

The Best Places to Stay in Vlychada

  • Notos Therme Resort and Spa captures the real romance of the place. It's on one of the last relatively undeveloped bits of coast: around Vilhada, a tiny fishing village. Celebrate the tranquillity and views by treating yourself to a spa treatment or two. Perfectly romantic.

The Best Places to Stay in Akrotiri

  • Astarte Suites comprise of nine suites - each with their own private jacuzzi and balcony on which champagne breakfasts are served. You’re close to the beaches but there’s also a lovely pool.

Prefer a private Apartment or Villa?

  • If you’d prefer to stay in an apartment or private villa we recommend you visit our online partner, Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Santoríni airport is linked to Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester, with more flights available during the busier season. The airport is about seven kilometres from Thira. You can also arrive on Santoríni via cruise ships, which dock at Skála Firás, before taking the 580 steps up to Thira - unless you hire a donkey or take the cable car. Or, you can catch the ferry in to Athinios.
  • If you want to hire a car we recommend you visit our online partner, Rentalcars.
  • Santoríni really has just two seasons, summer, which is between March and October and temperatures range between about 11°C and 40°C, and winter, between November and February, when temperatures range between 10°C and 25°C. It’s certainly far from cold in winter, but the Greek islands tend to be more difficult to get to because of the reduced ferry timetable, and some parts of the island (including restaurants and bars) close down. But if you can work out the transport then you’ll be rewarded with a quieter, less expensive island.

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Best Hotels in Santoríni

  • Acqua Vatos Kamari, Santoríni 32 rooms from £69

    Local exploring  -  This hotel's location makes it an ideal choice for guests who are looking to explore the best of Santorini's bars and beaches
    Romantic Break  -  With well-appointed suites, a pretty pool and private dining options, this hotel is perfect for a romantic island getaway
    Beach Life  -  Set a few minutes' walk from a popular beach, this hotel makes an idyllic base for a seaside break
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the picturesque village of Kamari, with easy access via the shuttle bus that leaves from outside the hotel
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    Recommended by  -  Great Small Hotels

    Tucked away in Kamari, a stone’s throw from one of Santorini’s longest and most popular black sand beaches, this stylish hotel makes a charming hideaway holiday. Whitewashed walls are set off with splashes of colour in the bright suites, while outside an azure pool encourages total relaxation. See More

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  • Callia Retreat Suites Thira 17 rooms from £69

    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Value chic
    Romantic Break
    Sights nearby  -  Located in the centre of Fira
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    Chic B&B in central Fira. Fantastic value, pretty all white rooms and suites, large swimming pool, and easy access to restaurant, sights and activities around. A great choice for a couple or family on a budget. See More

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  • Hotel Afroessa Imerovigli 10 rooms from £87

    Views  -  Stunning views from every room
    Value chic
    Romantic Break
    Great walks  -  Easy access to the "Caldera Trail" which links Oia and Fira
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    A traditional hotel with fabulous sea views, understated rooms and maisonettes, and fantastic breakfasts from private balconies. A romantic understated spot, and great value too. See More

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  • Mill Houses Thira, Santoríni 13 rooms from £95

    Honeymoons  -  Honeymoon heaven, with elegant suites, verandas overlooking the Santorini volcano, fantastic food and poolside bar.
    Local exploring  -  Perfectly placed for exploring the stunning village of Firostefani, and trips along the coast.
    Local markets  -  Explore the local markets of Fira and pick up some regional produce to bring home with you.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Santorini's volcano and hot springs two miles away.
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    Perched atop the village of Firostefani, Mill Houses is a sumptuous hotel that offers magnificent views of the Santorini volcano. Built in traditional Cycladic style, its rooms are tasteful and luxurious. Explore the charms of the surrounding area or simply soak up the stunning view by the pool. See More

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  • Aria Lito Mansion Thira (Main Street) 16 rooms from £100

    Total relaxation  -  In a quiet and peaceful setting, its the ideal place to enjoy some time out, sit back and relax by the pool or on the terraces.
    Romantic Break  -  A perfect couples getaway with its chic and comfortable interiors, great service and food.
    Local exploring  -  Ideally located close to the centre of town as well as the beaches.
    Local markets  -  Explore the town area with several restaurants, cafes and shops.
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    A stylish retreat, in the heart of the city. This mid-1900's renovated mansion offers creatively designed rooms, with chic contemporary décor, and lovely views of the sea. An outdoor pool, a cosy garden space, in room massages and wine tastings add to the charm. A classy yet modern vibe. See More

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  • Remezzo Villas Imerovigli (Santorini) 12 rooms from £104

    Views  -  Fabulous views over the Aegean Sea
    Sailing  -  Santorini Sailing
    Outstanding location
    Hideaway  -  Tranquil and intimate.
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    Nestled on the cliffside, the restored 18th century villas have classic Cycladean features: white washed walls, vaulted ceilings & curved edges. Spacious suites and rooms with private balconies for enjoying the jawdropping views. No restaurant but a short walk from local eateries. Totally romantic. See More

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  • Apanemo Hotel Santoríni 25 rooms from £121

    Romantic Break  -  Take some time for yourselves at this romantic spot- boasting plush accommodation, stunning views and a peaceful atmosphere
    Beach Life  -  Apanemo offers seaside chic rooms just a 15 minute walk from the nearest beach
    Great walks  -  Hike all over Santorini's highest mountain peaks to catch some breathtaking views
    Sights nearby  -  The absolutely fascinating Akrotiri archeological site is just five minutes away
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    The lovely Apanemo Hotel, in Akrotiri on Santorini, offers stunning views of the Aegean. Apartment-style accommodation decorated in a typically Mediterranean fashion. Enjoy a rich buffet breakfast each morning and be sure to make use of the hot tub to fully unwind! A peaceful spot. See More

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  • Santorini Kastelli Resort Kamari, Santoríni 60 rooms from £122

    Total relaxation  -  Just steps from the renowned black volcanic sands of Kamari beach, with spa, hot tubs and cocktails by the pool.
    Diving  -  There is a diving center on Kamari beach where you can rent equipment and take lessons.
    Tennis  -  Make the most of the cool of the evenings with the on site flood lit tennis court.
    Sailing  -  Take a boat trip to the volcano, a wonderful way to explore the coast.
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    Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels

    Brilliant white building in traditional Cycladic style set in pretty gardens. Fresh contemporary interiors with stand out artworks and soft pastel hues. Set steps from a beach and with bountiful in house activities and a spa. Romantic evening poolside al fresco dining. See More

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  • Hotel Ilioperato Imerovigli 11 rooms from £124

    Views  -  Stunning caldera views
    Value chic
    Romantic Break
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool with amazing sea views
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    A lovely Four star hotel with a collection of rooms and apartments that have small kitchenettes and private balconies. Fantastic sea views, traditional Santorini white and blue decoration, swimming pool. Excellent value, very romantic. See More

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  • Tzekos Villas Hotel Thira 25 rooms from £138

    Romantic Break  -  Stunning views from which to watch the sunset
    Romantic  -  Private hot tubs with breathtaking views
    Swimming Pool  -  With amazing views of the volcano
    Rooms with balcony/terrace  -  Each have a private veranda
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    Built amphitheatrically on the edge of the renowned Caldera in Santorini's capital, Tzekos Villas has breathtaking views over volcanic islets and the Aegean sea. Rooms are typically Cycladic - bright white interiors, tiled floors, with verandas overlooking the volcano. Peaceful and romantic. See More

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  • Villa Bordeaux Thira (847 00 Santorini) 4 rooms from £143

    Local exploring  -  Conveniently situated in the heart of lively Fira, with a choice of many nearby beaches and island sights to explore
    Great walks  -  Hike from Fira to Oia, walk up the island's active volcano or the Skaros Rock viewpoint hike is also beautiful
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the ancient village of Akrotiri and the ruins of Ancient Thera
    Restrictions on children  -  Children older than 13 are welcomed
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    A stunning hotel overlooking a pretty bay with elegant cream stone interiors featuring romantic arches and vaulted ceilings. The simple fresh design continues in the rooms, with pale furnishings, minimalist art and natural materials. Boasting a top-notch restaurant and terrace pool. Fabulous! See More

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  • Vino Houses Oia (Santorini) 3 rooms from £148

    Groups  -  These spacious villas, which can sleep up to 4 people, are a great option for those travelling in larger groups
    Country Escape  -  Located in the beautiful Oia countryside, these private villas offer the perfect base for a country retreat
    Families  -  The self-catering facilities and private pool make these villas popular with families
    Cooking classes  -  Brush up your Mediterranean repertoire with a cooking class; enquire with the hotel for details
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    Vino Houses consists of just 3 private villas each with a hot tub in the quiet village of Finikia in Oia, Santorini. Chic interiors, views onto the vineyards, 10 minutes from the best black beaches in Santorini and just a 30 minute walk from Oia with private parking. Great for families. See More

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  • Notos Therme and Spa Vlihada, Santorini, Santoríni 29 rooms from £156

    Honeymoons  -  A wildy romantic setting with secluded rooms, private terraces overlooking the Aegean Sea and poolside cocktail bar.
    Spa breaks  -  Indulge yourself with the wide range of therapeutic treatments based on the volcanically enriched springs.
    Sailing  -  Located next to the only marina of Santorini island making it ideal for those travelling with their own yachts or boats.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels

    Beach hotel landscaped into volcanic cliffs next to an unspoilt fishing village, with stepped terraces and fabulous views. White on white interiors with pop coloured bed throws. A tranquil hideaway with great spa and range of natural treatments. Excellent Mediterranean cuisine. Wonderfully romantic. See More

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  • De Sol Hotel Thira, Santoríni 45 rooms from £173

    Families  -  As well as Family Suites, the deluxe villas offer spacious multi room accommodation and private pool
    Spa  -  Offering a wide range of massages and therapeutic treatments plus a large hot tub, sauna and hammam
    Views  -  Lovely views to the East of the island over Pyrgos Village and surrounding vineyards
    Swimming Pool  -  Heated outdoor pool. Suites and villas also feature private heated outdoor pools
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    A smart new family friendly five star property on the outskirts of Thira. The rooms are elegantly done with a soothing neutral colour palette and private balconies. Book a suite or deluxe villa for private pool and spa bathroom. Plus there's an outdoor heated pool and Mediterranean restaurant. See More

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  • Astarte Suites Thira, Santoríni 9 rooms from £174

    Views  -  Stunning views over the Aegean Sea. All suites have caldera and volcano views
    Romantic Break  -  All suites feature a private hot tub and all have the most stunning views.
    Private Hot Tub  -  All suites have a private hot tub
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    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller

    A romantic hotel tucked in the clouds of Santorini with spectacular sea views. Sultry suites have private hot tubs, champagne breakfasts served on balconies, and creamy furnishings. Lovely pool and within striking distance of beaches and sights. Ideal for couples and honeymooners. See More

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  • Athina Luxury Suites Thira (Santorini) 14 rooms from £177

    Beach Life  -  Set on the beautiful island of Santorini with sea views from every suite, book this hotel for a luxury seaside getaway
    Hideaway  -  Hideout in this pretty hillside hotel; with a bar, restaurant and spa services onsite, there's no reason to leave
    Romantic Break  -  The effortlessly chic suites and spectacular views make this hotel an idyllic destination for a romantic break
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
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    Perched on the cliffs of the caldera, these boutique suites make a luxurious pied-à-terre in Fira. The soft minimalism typical of contemporary Greek interior design is set off by wood accents and gold gilding. With a romantic restaurant overlooking the coast, this hotel is a dream couples' getaway. See More

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  • Astra Suites Imerovigli 27 rooms from £182

    Views  -  Panoramic views of the caldera and the Aegean Sea
    Romantic Break
    Swimming Pool  -  Cliffside infinity pool
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Wonderful boutique hotel with funky rooms and suites. Splashes of bright colour throughout all white rooms, all with private balconies, some with private hot tubs. Lovely Greek restaurant and swimming pool lounge area. Great for romantic getaways and family holidays. See More

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  • Zannos Melathron Thira 10 rooms from £208

    Foodies  -  Fantastic Greek cuisine.
    Romantic Break
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Relais & Chateaux, CN Traveller

    Sophisticated style and classical elegance in this 18th century mansion hotel. Sultry suites and some interconnecting rooms, cut from the cliff, have warm furnishings and private balconies. Fantastic Greek/Mediterranean restaurant, lovely pool, and lots to do in the villages and islands around. See More

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  • Bellonias Villas Santorini, Santoríni from £213

    Romantic Break  -  Private beach, secluded terraces for each room, gorgeous views and luxurious yacht trips around the island
    Sights nearby  -  Hotel can arrange guides for island tours
    Restaurant  -  Each villa comes with a kitchenette
    On the beach  -  Private space on Kamari beach
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Gorgeous whitewashed villas on Kamari beach. Minimalist rooms have pressed concrete floors, driftwood accents, kitchenettes and private terraces. Outdoor pool, sauna and gym. Restaurant offers contemporary Greek flavours. Private beach and bed can be booked in advance. Effortless, grown up luxury. See More

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  • Avaton Resort & Spa Imerovigli (Thira) 7 rooms from £215

    Views  -  Excellent sea and sunset views
    Beach Life
    Romantic Break
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Fantastically chic all white hotel with an extensive bar and fantastic Mediterranean restaurant. Rooms and suites in neutral tones have private balconies, dreamy sea views, and all the modern gadgetry. Minimalist designs, indulgent spa, and calming views. Very romantic. See More

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  • Santo Maris Oia Suites Oia from £215

    Honeymoons  -  Honeymoon heaven with sumptuous suites and private villas boasting outdoor hot tubs overlooking the stunning Aegean Sea.
    Local markets  -  Head off to explore the local markets of Oia and Fira to pick up some regional specialites.
    Views  -  Get stunning sea views from with cable car ride from Fira's Old Port.
    Sailing  -  The perfect stopping point for sailing trip around the Greek isles.
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    A magnificent five-star hotel overlooking the sea. A modern, stylish take on the traditional Cycladic style, with rooms maximising on comfort and luxury. It's the perfect place for a relaxing, indulgent romantic break, with an extensive spa and a stunning setting looking out to sea. See More

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  • Esperas Oia 17 rooms from £234

    Romantic Break
    Value chic
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    All white rustic chic accommodation ranging from studios to suites to separate villas on Oia's coastline. Charming rooms have splashes of art, kitchenettes, private balconies and spectacular views. Beautiful, romantic, family friendly too. See More

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  • 1864 The Sea Captain's House Oia 4 rooms from £243

    Town  -  Oia is one of Santorini's most picturesque towns.
    Full of character  -  A house with a history.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Romantic Break
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, CN Traveller

    A wonderful small hotel in old town Oia. Four suites have bags of character - four poster beds, fresh flowers, attractive linens, antique furniture, white washed walls, and private balconies. Fabulous sea views from verandahs, massages available and close to the beaches. See More

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  • Kapari Natural Resort Imerovigli 19 rooms from £247

    Views  -  Stunning views of the Caldera
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Romantic Break
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Very luxurious rooms and suites carved from the cliff face. Neutral tones, natural materials, clean lines, plus all the mod cons and a few private hot tubs. Excellent wine bar and restaurant with fantastic sea views. Romantic and very chic. See More

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  • Aigialos Thira 16 rooms from £252

    Views  -  Outstanding views of the caldera
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Fodors

    Utterly romantic all white hotel with a collection of sugar cube houses on the cliff top. Each house, from super to mansion size, sleeps from 2 to 5 people. All have private balconies, white washed walls, and pastel blue furnishings. Lovely pool and Mediterranean restaurant. See More

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  • Pegasus Suites & Spa Imerovigli (Santorini) 18 rooms from £260

    Views  -  The property has incredible view's over Santorini's caldera
    Swimming Pool  -  Heated outdoor pool with stunning views, plus an indoor hydrotherapy pool in the spa.
    Spa  -  The "Heaven Spa" features a hammam, and sauna and offers a range of treatments.
    Private Hot Tub  -  Several suites have a private hot tub either on the terrace or in the room
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    A grown up, all suites property with breathtaking views over Santorini's famous caldera. Built in typical Cycladean style, smart all white suites offer every luxury and many come with either private hot tub or plunge pool or both! Gourmet restaurant and spa too. Romantic heaven! See More

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  • Aenaon Villas Imerovigli, Santoríni 7 rooms from £260

    Romantic Break
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Fodors

    A cluster of 7 white villas house 7 ultra chic all in white rooms and huge private terraces. Dreamy sea views from its cliff top location, gorgeous pool area, and all in a secluded setting. Ideal for honeymooners, couples, and families with older children. See More

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  • Homeric Poems Thira (Firostefani) 20 rooms from £290

    Romantic Break
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Swimming Pool  -  Freshwater pool
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    A sophisticated cliff side hotel all in white with views over the ocean. Lazy terraces, luxurious rooms and suites, all the mod cons, lovely pool and splashes of modern art. A fabulous spot for couples, honeymooners and families with older children. See More

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  • Canaves Thera, Santoríni 18 rooms from £304

    Local exploring  -  A perfect base to explore the winding cobbled streets with local bakeries, art galleries and artisan shops
    Romantic Break  -  Luxury accommodation with breathtaking views
    Sailing  -  Sailing excursions can be booked with the hotel
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    In a picturesque village, this luxury hotel seems surreal. Perched on a cliff side, beautifully designed with white on white keeping in mind the traditional Cycladic style, rooms offer private terraces. The suites come with a private pool and the restaurant serves great food. Super romantic. See More

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  • Santorini Secret Suites & Spa Oia (Oia) 17 rooms from £304

    Beach Life  -  Set on the coast on the picturesque island of Santorini, book this hotel for a luxury seaside getaway
    Romantic Break  -  The laid-back, romantic atmosphere at this adults-only hotel is well suited to a couples' holiday
    Hideaway  -  With a spa, restaurant and pool onsite, there is no need to leave this boutique hideaway hotel
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Akrotiri archaeological site – one of the Aegean’s most important prehistoric settlements
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    Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels, Tablet

    This stylish bolt-hole offers luxurious villas and private suites in Oia on Santorini. Classic Cycladic exteriors give way to contemporary suites with a splash of colour in the designer fittings. For romantic sunset views, dine on the terrace at the hotel's gourmet Black Rock restaurant. See More

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  • Istoria Perivolos, Santoríni 12 rooms from £305

    Hideaway  -  With a restaurant, bar and pool on-site, plus a spa with excellent treatments, this makes a great Greek bolt-hole
    Beach Life  -  Situated on Perivolos Beach, there isn't a more conveniently located hotel for a beach holiday than this one
    Romantic Break  -  The bright, airy rooms and cosy atmosphere of this hotel score highly with couples
    Great walks  -  Hike the caldera path between Fira and Oia and discover the natural beauty of Santorini on foot
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Design Hotels, Mr & Mrs Smith

    This contemporary design hotel on Perivolos Beach boasts a stripped back look conceived by a renowned Greek studio. Drawing on local style, suites are simply dressed in white linens with tiled floors and large, semi-circle windows. The best offer a private hot tub and sea views; barefoot luxury. See More

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  • Chromata Imerovigli 25 rooms from £317

    Honeymoons  -  Sun, sea in a wonderously romantic honeymoon suite with private terrace, secluded Jacuzzi and sleek modern interiors.
    Sailing  -  Sail around the island and take in the stunning white villages and deserted beaches.
    Restrictions on children  -  Not suitable for children under thirteen
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Small Luxury Hotels, Mr & Mrs Smith

    Tradition meets cool contemporary on the most spectacular island in Greece. A series of cave houses in the cliffside, with white on white decor broken with stylish aztec bed throws. Impossibly perfect infinity pool and an intimate poolside restaurant both boast killer views. Ideal for honeymooners. See More

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  • The Vasilicos Imerovigli (Thira) 7 rooms from £336

    Total relaxation  -  Spend your days lounging by the pool sunbathing or book yourself in for a massage to truly unwind
    Romantic Break  -  Peaceful surroundings, chic accomodation and spectacular views-perfect for a romantic getaway
    Great walks  -  Join one of the various walking tours around the island to truly explore the area's beauty
    Private Hot Tub  -  Most rooms come with either private hot tub or plunge pool
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Kiwi Collection

    The Vasilicos is located in the viIlage of Imerovigli, high in the mountains of Santorini. Boasting spectacular sea views, the hotel offers seven simple chic suites which all feature a spacious terrace. Choose your own menu and enjoy a private candlelit dinner for two at sunset! A stunning spot. See More

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  • Ikies Traditional Houses Oia 11 rooms from £343

    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
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    Five Star Santorini-chic designed for honeymooners and romantic getaways. Unusual rooms, suites and maisonettes carved from the cliff face. Dreamy Caldera views, private hot tubs, all white furnishings. A very romantic spot within walking distance of the town centre. See More

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  • San Antonio Imerovigli 25 rooms from £347

    Views  -  Stunning uninterrupted views of the caldera
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Romantic Break
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    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller, Small Luxury Hotels

    Five Star luxury and Santorini chic from the cliff top. Gorgeous all white suites with private hot tubs, butler service and balconies. Gourmet restaurant, extensive spa, and all-round perfection. An ideal choice for romantics, honeymooners, and weddings. See More

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  • Sun Rocks Thira 17 rooms from £429

    Views  -  Fabulous sea and sunset views
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Small Luxury Hotels

    A gorgeous hotel with wonderful day areas and terraces dotted around. Spectacular views, lovely restaurant, and creamy rooms. Intimate, very romantic, and oh so chic. A great spot for couples and honeymooners. See More

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  • Kirini Suites & Spa Oia from £434

    Total relaxation  -  With a serene coastal setting, excellent on site cuisine and deluxe spa, it's ideal for a relaxing holiday.
    Romantic Break  -  Luxurious suites and a heavenly location combine to create the perfect place for a romantic getaway.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Santorini's volcano and Thirasia Island just three miles away.
    Diving  -  Take diving trips out from Oia harbour.
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    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux, Tablet

    Fantastic, five-star hotel facing out over the Aegean Sea. Fastidiously designed in line with Cycladic style, the suites are elegant and luxurious with crisp, whitewashed decor. The deluxe spa feature relaxing pods carved into the cliff and the restaurant serves delicious seafood. A clifftop wonder. See More

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  • Perivolas LIfestyle Houses Oia (Oia) 21 rooms from £477

    Hideaway  -  Set in 300 year old caves this stunning seaside property feels a-million miles away from everything.
    Sailing  -  Take a boat across the lava islands for magical views of the sulphur exuding caldera.
    Great walks  -  Explore the winding alleys of Oia, filled with charming churchs and craft boutiques.
    Restaurant  -  Serves contemporary Greek cuisine using locally sourced ingredients.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape

    A collection of lifestyle houses converted from 300 year old caves, built into the hillside. Spectacular views and complete tranquility meets laidback luxury and style. Stunning infinity pool, beautiful terraced gardens, and superb contemporary Greek cuisine. A wildly romantic destination. See More

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  • Andronis Luxury Suites Oia (Santorini) 27 rooms from £510

    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the amenities at this hotel, particularly the adult focus and the possibility of a private hot tub or pool
    Beach Life  -  With beautiful sea views from the hotel, and easy access to local beaches, this is a great base for seaside break
    Honeymoons  -  Make yours a luxury honeymoon by booking a suite with a private infinity pool
    Sights nearby  -  Take an impressive helicopter trip from the hotel across the Aegean to some of the most renowned Greek islands
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    This seafront luxury hotel in Oia offers stunning vistas across the Aegean. The suites have classic interior design with stonewashed bathrooms and nautical colours; the best lead onto a private infinity pool overlooking the sea. Don't miss the clifftop restaurant and sleek spa. A breathtaking hotel. See More

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  • Grace Santorini Imerovigli 22 rooms from £521

    Views  -  Panoramic sea views
    Romantic Break
    Swimming Pool  -  Wonderful infinity pool with stunning sea views - the largest of its kind on Santorini
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, I Escape

    A hotel cut from the cliff's edge with wow factor views and indulgent surroundings. All white rooms, suites and a palatial villa with fabulous private balconies and hot tubs. Lovely Mediterranean restaurant and extensive spa. Truly romantic and luxurious. See More

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  • The Tsitouras Collection Thira (Santorini) 5 rooms from £601

    Local exploring  -  Set in close proximity to the Thira ferry, this hotel is in a great location for exploring on Santorini and local islands
    Romantic Break  -  Couples love this hotel's discreet touches; book a luxury suites for a romantic private terrace
    Beach Life  -  Set on a cliff overlooking the sea, this hotel is a great choice for a luxury beach break
    Sailing  -  Visit Santorini's volcano and Thirasia Island on a boat trip; stop off on Thirisia Island for a traditional meal
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    This luxury hotel is located on a thousand-foot cliff in Santorini, Greece. Individually designed suites boast elaborate, antique furniture and living space; doors open out onto a private verandah with sun loungers and sea views. Unwind in the infinity pool after an al fresco dinner; a VIP getaway. See More

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  • Katikies Oia 27 rooms from £859

    Total relaxation  -  Enjoy A.Spa's restorative treatments, cocktails by the infinty pool, phenomenal rooftop dining and impeccable 24 hour service.
    Honeymoons  -  Sun, sea, tranquility and oh-so-romantic- five star service in these achingly chic cliff side cottages overlooking Caldera.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby village of Oia, the main square and sunset views are breathtaking.
    Swimming Pool  -  Gorgeous infinity pools - Top 50 Hotel pools.
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    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection

    A totally unique boutique honeymooner hotel draped over the cliffs of Oia. Cool and tranquil luxurious rooms with stunning views. Exceptionally lovely infinity pool and spa. Fresh mediterranean cuisine is served poolside as well as fine dining on the rooftop. The ideal place to completely unwind. See More

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