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

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GALINI HOTEL  **  Cat: C'   12 Rooms  4 Houses
Location & Description : Firostefani, about 1km from Fira Town. 
Facilities: Snack bar, fax facilities, daily maid service, roof garden. 
All rooms: Traditional furnished & decorated, A/C heating, private facilities, satellite TV
telephone, internet service, fridge, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, safe box. Some rooms with balcony.
The houses also have fully equipped kitchenettes.
Remarks: Terrace view to the Volcano overlooking the Caldera contact us now 

REVERIE TRADITIONAL APARTMENTS   ***  , Built 2002. Open all year. 4 rooms. 11 studios, 2 suites.
Location: Firostefani village, 700 m or a ten-minutes walk from Fira town. 4 km from airport, 6 km from port.
Although Reverie is not directly built on the volcano caldera, there is
a recently constructed terrace which gives you the chance to enjoy a satisfying panoramic view over the caldera and the rest of the Island of Santorini. The suites have Caldera view.
Facilities: Breakfast upon request (buffet breakfast), Bar, outdoor swimming pool, Fax/Photocopying service, snack bar, free internet / WiFi / Wireless LAN access. Room service, laundry service, daily maid service., massage (upon request).Car and bike rentals, private tours, excursions. Pool / beach towels on request. Baby cots free of charge.
Breakfast upon request.transfer service. Free parking in front of the building.
Room facilities: decorated with traditional furniture, individually controlled air conditioning system, direct dial phone,
satellite TV, fridge and safety deposit box. Wi-Fi internet access LAN. Hairdryer. Ironing facilities. Wake-up service / alarm clock.
MHTE 1167K134K0875600
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SMARO STUDIOS  Built 2004    6 studios  open April-November
Location: 8 Kilometers the airport, 15 Kilometers the port, 800m to Fira
Facilities: All rooms with Air-condition, hairdryer, kitchen, modem port, safe box, satellite-TV, telephone, private veranda with view of the Caldera, linen change daily. Also have a Jacuzzi for up to 5 persons with view of the Caldera.

Apartment Features: Private stone paved terrace, View to the Volcano, piped Music, shower or bath, hair dryer, Air conditioning, safe box, satellite Television, direct dial telephone, ISDN Internet access line.
A small equipped kitchen: The cupboards are stocked with essential supplies - tea, coffee, sugar, marmelade, fridge with
mini bar, coffee machine, electric kettle, electric burners.  contact us now

Location: Firostefani, a traditional and peacefulvillage built 200 meters above sea level.
Description: Family-run hotel providing avery good value accommodation in one of the most prestigious and expensive areas of Santorini. Clean and well appointed rooms overlooking the Volcano and the Caldera.
Facilities: Daily Maid Service, Breakfast, Mini Market adjacent to the hotel.
All rooms: view towards the volcano and the caldera gulf (not private balconies) private bath, fridge, air-conditioning, colour TV sets and water boiler for coffee.
The Exclusive room is located above standard rooms and it provides you with a private balcony woth view. contact us now
Excursions & Tours on Santorini: click here

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.