Santorini  with its striking geological structure, is very different from other Cyclades Islands. It is unique worldwide and very impressive: a half submerged volcano with huge cliffs plunging into the open sea. The " Lost continent of Atlantis" legend began here! The island attracts large numbers of visitors to its reputed archaeological sites: Akrotiri (a 'prehistoric Pompeii'), and ancient  Thira, (a superb location overlooking the sea) and also to the old-world romantic charm of Ia Village, the black sandy beaches, the wine tasting and the many other monuments and villages.

Firostefani: is the northerly/suburban extension of Fira. A quiet village, which is mostly constituated of hotels, traditional houses, villas, studios and rooms. The area proposes just a couple of restaurants and cafe but Fira, where all the activities are concentrated can be reached on foot.
There are 3 pages for Firostefani: presentation + top 5 star hotels, medium category hotels, and the more economical tourist types hotels.
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It lies higher up than the rest of the Town, and one of the most picturesque and peaceful neighborhood which is perched on the cliffs of the Caldera, allowing panoramic views over  the Volcano. Mykonos Accommodation Center strongly recommendeds volcano rim lodgings, for their unique magical views. Below are recommended properties for Firostefani, easy walking distance from Fira Town. Each district has own top accommodation with descriptions, photos and prices: Fira capital of the island, residential area  Imerovigli, and famous village Ia. (Oia).

Also see M.A.C. page: other areas on the island (attractive but without  these spectacular views):
the beaches of Kamari , Perissa, Monolithos, Akrotiri and some beautiful inland countryside locations: Messaria, Megalohori, Pyrgos. 

Firostefani Hotels & Properties

CLIFF SIDE SUITES  *****  (ex Grotto Villas)   16 Villas
Location: Firostefani, quiet area, about 10min walk from Fira Town. Grotto Villas reached by steps. 
Facilities: Individual houses built in traditional, island style; swimming pool & pool bar,
terrace with umbrellas and easy chairs, also has reception.
All Units: Comprise living room, one or more bedrooms, air-conditioned, fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, direct-dial phone, fax service, satellite TV with foreign language programs, radio, private terrace or balcony,
self catering, but have breakfast service.
Remarks: Traditional well cared for complex on cliffs facing the sea and volcano, enchanting view and superb sunsets.
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ELLINON THEA BOUTIQUE HOTEL   Open all Year
Location: This traditional hotel is situated in Firostefani just 500 metres from Fira, the capital of the island, and boasts a rooftop terrace which provides a breathtaking outlook of the area.
Hotel Facilities Gym, Steam room, The access for the elderly and people needing help is easy (only 6 steps)..
Room Facilities All of the fully-equipped, refined and comfortable accommodation incorporates traditional furniture, a light decor and free internet access featuring a spectacular sense of elegance. Each room has its own private balcony where you can admire the magnificent sunset, panoramic views and the Aegean Sea. Every room is named after a muse from Greek mythology and is decorated with paintings; this aspect effortlessly enriches the stunning architecture of this typical building which also houses a fitness centre and a bar.
The interior includes personal touches, seamlessly creating a familiar and relaxing atmosphere, the ideal environment for a stay in such beautiful surroundings.
All rooms include: Jacuzzi( indoor or outdoor), Private balcony, Minibar, Air condition, ΤV, DVD, Internet connection, Hair-dryer, Safe deposit box, Filmnet and 4 international channels. contact us now
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IKASTIKIES
Location: The Ikastikies complex keeps the front seat for you at the most central part of the Caldera amphitheater in Firostefani
Hotel Facilities The complex has 2 sweet-watered pools (one private and one sharing pool) and deck chairs. Breakfast is served in your Suite, while dinner can also be served in your suite upon request. Laptop, fax service and wireless Internet access available.
Room Facilities It is consists of 4 Suites, 3 of which are cave houses. The Suites have circular ends and curves.
All Suites are spacious and tastefully decorated in order to make your stay here unforgettable. They all have kitchen and magnificent en-Suite bathroom with Jacuzzi in blue, green and orange shades
Remarks: For your convenience we can – upon request – transfer you to / from the airport and the port. We can also make all the arrangements for car / moto rental.
We can make suggestions for excursions around the island, as and ticket reservations  contact us now
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ANTELIZ LUXURIOUS TRADITIONAL APTS   ****  CAT A, Built 2001
Location: Fira-Firostefani, 7 km from the port
Description: traditional settlement of the 18th Cent, with volcano view
Facilities: reception, swimming pool with Jacuzzi, daily maid service, breakfast served in the room, fax service, laundry service, transfer service. Room service.  Tourism and rent a car service.
All rooms: A/C, satellite TV, radio, CD player, mini bar, direct dial phone,  ISDN line, safe box, bath/shower, hairdryer, kitchenette, fridge. Some non smoking rooms. Pets allowed. contact us now 
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EFTERPI VILLAS   **   Cat. C’   10 villas   Totally renovated in 2004
Location & Description: Firostefani, on Caldera, about 1km from main town, Fira.
Facilities: Reception, safe boxes, restaurant, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and maid service, breakfast. 
All Houses: Renovated traditional houses with fully equipped kitchen, A/C, direct dial phone, colour TV,
shower and large terrace. 
Remarks: On cliffs, facing sea, unforgettable sunsets and with incomparable Volcano view.
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DANA VILLAS  ***  Cat B’   10 Studios, 20 Apartments (2-6 persons)
Location & description: Fira, Caldera View,
10min walk from Fira Town center. Access by step.
Facilities: Bar, A/C in common areas, reception , swimming pool,
pool bar, TV room, laundry service, fax service, daily maid service.
All Apartments: Private facilities, fully equipped modern kitchenette, some with living room, satellite color TV, direct dial phone, music, hairdryer, safety box.
Remarks: Traditional style, on Caldera Rim, private terrace, panoramic Volcano view. Children under 16 years old NOT allowed
NEW: VIP and Honeymoon Suites have Jacuzzi, bathtub and queen size bed. contact us now
 
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NOMIKOS VILLAS   ****   Cat. A’   Built 1993  Renovated 1997   6 Studios, 6 Apartments (2-6 persons) 
Location & description: Firostefani, close to Fira center. 
Facilities: Traditions style with spectacular view overlooking Caldera.
Swimming pool, pool bar, A/C reception, breakfast room and transfer service. 
All Apartments: Private facilities, A/C, direct dial phone, radio, colour TV, contact us now
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MANOS SMALL WORLD APARTMENTS  ***
Location: Firostefani
Description: Beautifully renovated building converted into junior suites, built on the rim of the Caldera.
Facilities: Hotel Reception open - 8:00 – 14:30 & 17:00 – 22:00, Jacuzzi , Free Internet Access and Wi-Fi network, fax service, Car hire, tour booking, scuba diving, horse riding, taxi reservation, massage & coiffeuse appointments on request.Breakfast available (10 euro per person). Free public parking area.
All Units: Each apartment has a large veranda with panoramic view, A/C, fully equipped kitchen, fridge, electric kettle, coffee machine, dining room, bedroom, telephone, satellite TV, private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, safe box, wardrobe, iron on request. 
MHTE 1167K113K0792700
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MILL HOUSES STUDIOS & SUITES   Built 1994, renovated 2006    Open all year
Location & description: Firostefani, 700 m from Fira, on the cliff, with caldera view. Traditionally architecture complex of suites, studios and apartments
Facilities: swimming pool, daily maid service, transfer service upon request.
All rooms: A/C (hot and cold air), marble bathroom, hairdryer, bathrobes, beach towels, satellite TV, music, fully equipped Kitchenette, fridge, veranda with sea view   contact us now
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VILLA ILIAS
Location: Firostefani, 10 min walk to the centre of the town.
Facilities: Outdoor Swimming pool facing the Volcano and the Caldera gulf. Reception lounge, Indoors Breakfast lounge, Snack Bar, Private Parking lot Wireless Internet Access available at the Reception lounge. Wireless Internet Access available at  the majority of the rooms, Available PCs for Internet use, VOIP telephone at the front desk, Magazines, books and board games, Friendly, well trained and experienced staff, Luggage service, Air-Conditioning, Daily maid service. Renovated interiors  (including bathrooms) for rooms, studios and apartments
All rooms: view towards the volcano and Caldera gulf, private bathroom, refrigerator, Air-conditioning and a colour TV set.
MHTE 1144K123K0825000
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M.A.C. books reservations at many other properties:
smaller or more economical but also sited along the extraordinary Caldera Rim:
Agnadema Apartments, Blue Dolphins Hotel, Mylos Hotel, Mina Villas, Reverie Traditional Apartments, Sunset Hotel.
Reserve early as Santorini's best properties are booked-up months in advance.